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The art of giving birth : with chanting, breathing, and movement

Author: Frédérick Leboyer
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Healing Arts Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. ed

A guide to help women find the joy and confidence needed for successful childbirth.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frédérick Leboyer
ISBN: 9781594772764 1594772762
OCLC Number: 257556792
Notes: Includes compact disc. "Includes music CD to accompany birth"--Cover.
"Originally published in German under the title: Atmen, singen, gebären, by Patmos Verlag GmbH & Co."--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 103 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Foreword by Marta Campioti PART ONE Giving Birth with the Help of Tai Chiand the Tambura To Lisa Who Is Having a Baby (A Letter from Frederick Leboyer) Zen in the Art of Giving Birth: Letters from Women Induced Labor Caesarian Section The Miracle of Birth PART TWO The Art of Breathing and Singing Breathing Singing the Tones A E O I U M About the Exercises Appendix: Using the CD During Pregnancy During Labor Photo Credits About the Author
Other Titles: Atmen, singen, gebären.
Responsibility: Frédérick Leboyer ; translated by Ariel Godwin.


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"Frederick Leboyer, whom I met in 1984 while researching water birth, is a legend in his own time, and we have been blessed with this book--a book that will show mothers that giving birth is so much Read more...

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