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Childbirth, a consumer"s perspective

Betsy Quitko

Childbirth, a consumer"s perspective

by Betsy Quitko

  • 209 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Compact Books in Hollywood, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pregnancy.,
  • Childbirth.,
  • Hospitals -- Maternity services.,
  • Infants (Newborn) -- Care.,
  • Delivery -- popular works.,
  • Infant Care -- popular works.,
  • Labor -- popular works.,
  • Pregnancy -- popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementBetsy Quitko, Susan Curtiss, Karen Nicholas.
    ContributionsCurtiss, Susan., Nicholas, Karen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG525 .Q58 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2713228M
    ISBN 100936320206
    LC Control Number86006099

      Hailed by The New York Times as a “feminist classic,” and “America’s bestselling book on women’s health,” the comprehensive guide to all aspects of women’s health and sexuality, including menopause, birth control, childbirth, sexual health, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental health and general well-being. Six years after the overhaul of this classic guide to women 5/5(1). D) the feminist perspective Symbolic interactionism Because the sociology of medicine focuses on how cultural beliefs, lifestyle and social class influence health and illness, the sociology of medicine is a(n) ________ field of sociology.

      It includes lots of useful, evidence-based info about pregnancy and beyond from two of my favorite science journalists. Haelle wrote about her book in this article on Forbes (and also mentions mine). All Natural by Nathaniel Johnson () – This isn’t a book about pregnancy, but it includes a chapter on childbirth. It’s also just a great.   Buy Natural Birth: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding by Kristina Turner (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(11).

      The term “natural childbirth” denotes an approach to childbirth characterised by a bias towards physical and mental hygiene in the management of pregnancy and labour. It emerged in Britain in the interwar period, partly as a response to the growing interventionism of mainstream obstetrics. Its appeal since then has rested on the belief that it could provide a holistic approach to maternity Cited by: In the past month, two new studies have been released - one in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), the other in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) comparing out-of-hospital birth outcomes to hospital outcomes. These studies join a growing body of literature that consistently show high rates of obstetric intervention in U.S. hospitals and also show low risk to neonates.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: A consumers perspective book Betsy Quitko, Susan Curtiss, Karen Nicholas. All these issues benefited from a cross‐cultural perspective, which is why anthropological work on childbirth has consistently been drawn on by sociologists and childbirth activists (see e.g.

JordanKitzingerMead and NewtonOakley ). Medicalisation, consumers, and Cited by: 7. This book provides an introduction to the sociological study of midwifery. The readings have been selected to highlight the interplay between midwifery and medicine, reflecting the medicalisation of childbirth.

It highlights the major themes in both a historical and a current context, as well as western and non-western societies.

Two major themes underlie the organisation of this book: that /5(2). Updated Works by Natural Childbirth Pioneers (Likely found in the library, but may be at some bookstores or available from used-book sellers): Birth without Violence: The Book That Revolutionized the Way We Bring Our Children into the World ().

Leboyer, F. Childbirth Without Fear: The Original Approach to Natural Childbirth (). Dick. 'Having witnessed the natural birth process of our own children, and I can recognise the wisdom distilled in this timely book which summarises all that has been learned over the last 50 years, along with insights gleaned from the author's own experience of childbirth Overall, the book encourages new mothers to take an active role in the birth process, becoming participants rather than simply /5(8).

Pregnancy is a special time in the life of most women (Ladewig, London, & Davidson, ; Lowdermilk, & Perry, ).Many women face the end of pregnancy and approaching childbirth with trepidation.

They are eager for pregnancy to end but worried about the uncertainties of labor and birth (Olds, London, Ladewig, Childbirth Davidson, ).How women prepare for this experience has thus far been viewed Cited by: 5.

I had waited excitedly for the release of Henci Goer and Amy Romano's new book for a long time and was delighted to receive it after it was published in May Optimal Care in Childbirth: The Case for a Physiologic Approach was a robust, updated successor to Henci's previous book; Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities which was a well used source on my office bookshelf.

Both authors. First time parents, this is a great book for you. The Naked Truth about Pregnancy and Childbirth. If you wanted a comical book with a blunt approach to describing pregnancy, Jenny McCarthy will have you laughing from your belly with Belly Laughs.

This book isn’t for everyone, but Jenny herself even warns you of this at the beginning of the. Natural Birth: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding - Kindle edition by Turner, Kristina. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Natural Birth: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding.4/5(6).

I cannot think of a better book to prepare for childbirth. In planning my own natural childbirth, this book did not leave my side for nine months. For the expecting parent who desires a "gentle" birth, this is a great resource, or for anyone who may not be aware of the process of gentle birth.

The book is definitely biased, I wont lie/5. The book is divided into five chapters that cover pregnancy, labor and birth, the postpartum period, birth locations and interactions with healthcare providers.

As the reader works their way through the chapters, they see the stark reality of what it means for Black consumers (and their babies) to navigate maternity care today.

This is the first book I have seen to tackle the issues of birth from a feminist perspective. It was a fascinating, gruesome, and eye-opening read that was extremely well researached and documented.

Block's opinions on modern hospital birth come through loud and /5. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Doctoring Childbirth and Regulating Midwifery in New Zealand: A Foucauldian Perspective. B Elainy e Papps and Mark Olssen Th.

e Dunmore Press Palmersto, n North, pp. N Z price $ ISB. N CHILDBIRTH HISTORICALL haY bees n conteste terraid ann d continue tso be so, a s. From the perspective of consumer rights, childbearing women, as the principal participants, must play a major role in shaping how their births should be managed.

Many feminists also take this position. In childbirth, the consumers are necessarily women, and feminists would like to see them regaining power over their birthing experiences. Economics of Childbirth. The family perspective has to be taken into account when calculating the overall costs of preterm births from a societal point of view.

are the major consumers of. Get this from a library. Midwifery and the medicalization of childbirth: comparative perspectives. [Edwin R Van Teijlingen;] -- This book provides an introduction to the sociological study of midwifery.

The readings have been selected to highlight the interplay between midwifery and medicine, reflecting the medicalization of. Mythological and Archetypal Perspectives on Childbirth in Contemporary Culture: An Interview with Britta Bushnell, Ph.D. A Guest Blog Post by Bonnie Bright, Ph.D. When yoga teacher Britta Bushnell first became pregnant, it was natural for her to add prenatal yoga to the yoga classes she was already teaching.

Childbirth without Fear between print and film. Dick-Read's relocation to Johannesburg marked the start of arguably the most productive years of his career. This included preparing several new editions and overseeing translations of his bestselling book Childbirth without Fear, first published by Heinemann under the title The Revelation of Childbirth in Cited by: 1.

To explore current birthing service in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from care consumers' perspective by reporting women's birthing experiences and voices.

women within the first 24 hours after giving birth. Open-ended questions on a questionnaire or by contributing in Cited by: 2. Inthis groundbreaking book made a powerful entrance into the national conversation on race. In a media landscape dominated by racially biased images of welfare queens and crack babies, Killing the Black Body exposed America’s systemic abuse of Black women’s bodies.

From slave masters’ economic stake in bonded women’s fertility to government programs that coerced. Editorial Reviews 'Having witnessed the natural birth process of our own children, and I can recognise the wisdom distilled in this timely book which summarises all that has been learned over the last 50 years, along with insights gleaned from the author's own experience of childbirth Overall, the book encourages new mothers to take an active role in the birth process, becoming participants Pages: Overall, the book encourages new mothers to take an active role in the birth process, becoming participants rather than simply consumers of a health service.'- Scientific and Medical Network Review 'An esoteric, reflective guide which explores the spiritual elements of pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding.4/5(6).