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Description - Easy Labor by William Camann


Far too many expectant mothers find themselves unprepared when labor begins and natural techniques don't effectively manage the pain. This indispensable guide provides reassuring, proven approaches to combining medical and natural techniques to ensure the most comfortable pain-free labor possible. In Easy Labor, you'll discover

- what to expect during labor, and key factors that affect your comfort
- the facts on epidurals, safety concerns, and how effectively they reduce pain
- the pros and cons of pain-relief medications
- complementary and alternative methods, including water immersion, acupuncture, hypnosis, massage, and birth balls
- how your choice of hospital or birth center affects your pain-management options
- techniques to calm and eliminate the specific fears and stresses associated with childbirth

So relax and enjoy your pregnancy, with this important book by your side!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780345476630
ISBN-10: 0345476638
Format: Paperback / softback
(205mm x 134mm x 19mm)
Pages: 1
Imprint: Random House Australia
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William Camann

William Camann, MD, the co-author of Easy Labor: Every Woman's Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy During Childbirth, is the director of Obstetric Anesthesia at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, one of the most respected healthcare institutions in the world. Dr. Camann is also an associate professor of anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and president of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. Dr. Camann is an internationally recognized authority on obstetric anesthesia and pain control during childbirth and has appeared on various local and national news programs including Today, ABC World News Tonight, and Good Morning America. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts. Kathryn Alexander, MA, the co-author of Easy Labor: Every Woman's Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy During Childbirth, is a former child and family therapist who has worked in the healthcare field for more than 15 years. As a freelance writer, she has been published in many national parenting publications and on women's health websites. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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