Books tagged: labor and delivery

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I Am
By Janice Daugharty
Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
The aborted boy is only a scrap of flesh but has a heartbeat like the fluttering of butterfly wings. Kate, nurse on duty, doesn't know what to do. This sixteen-week old baby was supposed to be delivered dead! It was a given. She's been trained under such unlikely circumstances to discretely place the fetus in a basin and set it on a shelf in the lab till its--his--heart quits beating. She can't.
Memoirs of a Singing Birth
By Elena Skoko
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Romantic, inspiring, informed. This is the book that will change your perception of birth. An intimate story where pregnancy and labor are seen as an empowering initiation, where fear is transformed by chanting and pain is channeled into music. An exotic quest for natural birth that will take you to the island of Bali and its birth traditions. Lotus birth described in practice. Witty and honest.
Painless Childbirth: Experience Labour and Birth without Pain, Step-by-Step
By Tina Taylor
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by IM Press, Inc. Category: Nonfiction
Painless Childbirth uses a number of holistic techniques including self-hypnosis, NLP, breathing and relaxation to eliminate the need for drugs, extreme stress and pain during the childbirth process whether you choose to give birth in a hospital, with a midwife or at home. Forewords by Richard Bandler & Paul McKenna
The Unfeeling Doctor Betwixt Birthing Babies: Poems About Love, Loss, and More Love
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction
This is the story about a plucky emergency doctor giving birth to two healthy babies—and all the whacked-out stuff that happens in between. Death and disease stalk and smite my family; I'm trying to save lives in the ER and conceive another baby. Warning: this book is less about official doctor-ing and more about my unbalanced life (but funny! And plucky! Did I mention plucky?).
Five Strands of Hope
By Laura Hubbard Casey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
FIVE STRANDS OF HOPE is about my journey from infertility, a horrendous triplet pregnancy to the birth of healthy triplets. Along the way, we faced varicocele surgery, miscarriages, failed IUIs, IVF, a quadruplet pregnancy that naturally reduced to triplets, preterm labor, incompetent cervix, gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia that occurred after the delivery.
Laboring Well, A labor nurse shares insights from 10,000 births
By Elizabeth Allen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,200. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
No one understands the joys and challenges that women face during labor like the nurses who care for them. Elizabeth Allen shares stories and insights from over 20 years of caring for women during the journey of birth. She offers a unique, insider’s perspective, answering questions like: • How can I prepare for labor? • Am I a good candidate for natural labor? • Is out-of-hospital birth right for