Renowned for her practice's exemplary results and low intervention rates, Ina May Gaskin has gained international notoriety for promoting natural birth. She is a much-beloved leader of a movement that seeks to stop the hyper-medicalization of birthawhich has lead to nearly a third of hospital births in America to be cesarean sectionsaand renew confidence in a woman's natural ability to birth. Upbeat and informative, Gaskin asserts that the way in which women become mothers is a women's rights issue, and it is perhaps the act that most powerfully exhibits what it is to be instinctually human. Birth Matters is a spirited manifesta showing us how to trust women, value birth, and reconcile modern life with a process as old as our species.Watching The Business ofBeing Born was a jumping-off place for me, one that led me to Ina Maya#39;s books. The first one I read was her Ina Maya#39;s Guide to Childbirth. This sounds like a clichAc, but it changed my life by changing my views onanbsp;...
|Author||:||Ina May Gaskin|
|Publisher||:||Seven Stories Press - 2011-01-04|