Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth
For almost 40 years, The Boston Women's Health Book Collective (also known as the Our Bodies Ourselves organization) has been the leading resource on well-being for women of all ages. Created specifically to address the questions and needs women have during pregnancy, childbirth, and recovery, this comprehensive book combines the voices and wisdom of hundreds of mothers, midwives, physicians, and other maternity care providers. Designed to help women navigate the healthcare system, it candidly addresses the advantages and disadvantages of a range of maternity care practices. Covering every subject from prenatal care and pain management to birthing options and postpartum recovery, this detailed resource guide is a must-read and a friendly companion for every expectant mom.