Sheila Kitzinger’s memoir A Passion for Birth, is a rich cross-cultural adventure. It’s a fascinating insight into her world of babies, birth, women, social justice and challenging powerful institutions. For her, it was a lifetime of dedication to positive social change.
Sheila was a passionate campaigner for women’s and babies’ rights, childbirth educator and author, describes the experiences that have shaped her since childhood and the enormous changes that have taken place over the last 50 years on the subject of birth. Her work as a social anthropologist has taken her round the globe and the knowledge, wisdom and engaging warmth of her books continues to be revelatory and indispensable for thousands of women.
This memoir was published shortly after her death.
UK May/June 2015