Birth without Violence
By (author) Frederick Leboyer
Normal Price: $29.60
Your Price: $26.64 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $2.96! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.33 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Birth without Violence by Frederick Leboyer
Book DescriptionA revised edition of the classic that changed the way children are met when they enter our world - The original book that challenged society's beliefs about awareness in the newborn - Shows how gentle lighting, a quiet atmosphere, and a warm bath allow a newborn to ease the transition from womb to world without trauma or fear - Includes a new preface by the author, the founder of the gentle birth movement Birth without Violence is the first book to express what mothers have always known: babies are born complete human beings with the ability to experience a full range of emotions. First published in 1974, it revolutionized the way we perceive the process of birth, urging us to consider the birth from the infant's point of view. Why must a child emerge from the quiet darkness of the womb into a blaze of blinding light and loud voices? Why must an infant take its first breath in terror, hanging upside down as its vulnerable spine is jerked straight? Why must the infant be separated from its mother after spending nine months inside her nourishing body? Examining alternatives to technocentric approaches to childbirth, this new edition of the classic text, complete with a new author preface, shows us how we can ease the transition from womb to world without trauma or fear. Birth without Violence illustrates how to create an environment of tranquillity in which to welcome our children: a relaxed mother, gentle lighting, soothing atmosphere, and a warm bath that mirrors the child's prenatal surroundings. Dr. Leboyer's simple techniques demonstrate how a birth without violence has far-reaching implications for improving the quality of human life physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Buy Birth without Violence book by Frederick Leboyer from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781594772979
(224mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Healing Arts Press
Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: United States
You might also like...
First Five Years by Philippa Kaye
This one-stop expert guide to how and when children develop each skill or ability between the ages of 0 and 5 offers parents hundreds of simple ways they can encourage their children's progress. It covers motor skills, playing, exercise, eating, behaviour and speech development.
Get a Life by Rosie Bray
An honest and emotional His and Hers guide to surviving IVF.
Dream Baby Guide - Sleep by Sheyne Rowley
Sheyne Rowley is known as Australia's Baby Whisperer because of the highly successful integrated program she's developed for helping parents assist their babies to be calm, content and happy.One of the key - and most popular - aspects of Sheyne's program is her guidance for parents teaching their baby to sleep.
Mama by Antonella Gambotto-Burke» View more books like these...
In this groundbreaking book, Antonella Gambotto-Burke encourages a complete re-evaluation of motherhood, showing that our lack of respect for maternal love is at the root of our widespread dissatisfaction with modern life.
Books By Author Frederick Leboyer
Birth without Violence, Paperback (March 2011)
Birth without Violence revolutionised the way we perceive the process of birth, urging us to consider birth from the infant's point of view. This Pinter & Martin edition is the definitive edition, published exactly how the author intended it.
Art of Giving Birth, Paperback (January 2009)
A guide to help women find the joy and confidence needed for successful childbirth.
Inner Beauty, Inner Light, Paperback (January 2006)» View all books by Frederick Leboyer
In matchless prose and stunning photos, Frederick Leboyer discusses the importance and beauty of yoga for pregnant women. He shows how they can use yoga to move toward healthy and joyous childbearing and how the health benefits will far outlast the birthing process--for both mother and child. 100 photos.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Birth without Violence book by Frederick Leboyer and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Frederick Leboyer
FrEdErick Leboyer, M.D., was the first physician to challenge society's beliefs about awareness in the newborn, revolutionizing the course of prenatal care and the way babies are introduced into the world. A retired obstetrician who attended more than 10,000 births, he is a graduate of the University of Paris School of Medicine where he served as Chef de Clinique. He lives in Switzerland.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2015. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.