Frédérick Leboyer, M.D.

Frédérick 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.

Books By Frédérick Leboyer, M.D.

  1. The Art of Giving Birth

    The Art of Giving Birth

    By Frédérick Leboyer, M.D.

    Dr. Frédérick Leboyer's book Birth without Violence, looks at birth from the baby's point of view. In this book he explores the process from the mother's perspective, revealing how breathing, vocalizing and movement can create a successful and joyous birth. CD included.
  2. Birth without Violence

    Birth without Violence

    By Frédérick Leboyer, M.D.

    A revised edition of the classic that revolutionized how we view the birth process. The author shows how to create an atmosphere of tranquility to ease a newborn's transition from womb to world. Includes a new preface by the author.