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.
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.
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.
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