brings you inside the intense and intimate world of real-life births. Story after spell-binding story provides a rare, doula’s-eye view of how the birthing process often unfolds in today’s hospitals. A wide variety of deliveries are experienced, including intervention-free, medicated and cesarean. Whether you’re pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or are a childbirth professional, you’ll appreciate this collection of uniquely moving birth stories – each one sharing the challenges and joys that laboring women experience as they bravely bring their babies into this world.
Penny Simkin, PT, Author of The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Birth Companions