Highly recommended for those assisting at birth – partners, doulas and others. Everything you need to know to be an effective birth partner and give increased confidence and support to the labouring woman. Chapters include: Before the birth, labour and birth, moving through the stages of labour, comfort measures for labour, strategies for special situations, the medical side of childbirth and after the birth.
The Birth Partner is a recommended title for the DONA Doula Certification programme.
4th edition. USA 2013 (reissued 2017)