Cover of: Birth | Tina Cassidy

About the Book

"Starting with a lively, personal introduction in which Tina Cassidy describes her grandmother's, her mother's, and her own experiences of giving birth, readers are taken on an astounding journey into the history of childbirth. From evolution to the epidural and beyond, Tina Cassidy presents an intelligent, enlightening, and impeccably researched cultural history of how and why we are born the way we are."--BOOK JACKET.

About the Edition

"Starting with a lively, personal introduction in which Tina Cassidy describes her grandmother's, her mother's, and her own experiences of giving birth, readers are taken on an astounding journey into the history of childbirth. From evolution to the epidural and beyond, Tina Cassidy presents an intelligent, enlightening, and impeccably researched cultural history of how and why we are born the way we are."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

1. Evolution and the female body
2. Midwives throughout time
3. The hut, the home, and the hospital
4. Pain relief
5. The cesarean section
6. The dawn of doctors
7. Tools and fads
8. A father's place
9. The postpartum period.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
618.2
Library of Congress
RG651 .C37 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination
312 p. :
Number of pages
312

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24201773M
Internet Archive
birthsurprisingh00cass
ISBN 10
0871139383
ISBN 13
9780871139382
LC Control Number
2006047589
OCLC/WorldCat
70129218
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