The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and Other Labor Companions Paperback – Jan 14 2008
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About the Author
Penny Simkin, P.T., is a physical therapist, childbirth educator, doula, and birth counselor. She is nationally recognized as a premier authority on childbirth, having helped 9,000 expecting women and birth partners in childbirth and attended hundreds of couples though the birth process. Simkin is a prolific author and serves on more than ten different consultant and editorial boards, including the journal Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, The International Childbirth Education Association,and The Seattle Midwifery School, where she also provides training for doulas and lectures for the students. She has written myriad books, journal and magazine articles. She is also co-founder of DONA International (formerly Doulas of North America) and The Pacific Association for Labor Support. In addition to providing childbirth education, birth counseling, and labor support, Simkin travels extensively throughout the country, lecturing and presenting at conferences and workshops.
For more information, please visit Simkin's website at pennysimkin.com
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Every dad should read this book. In fact dads if you only read one book on pregnancy read this one.Published 19 months ago by D Jones
Excellent resource for moms and dads to be - just have to get through all of the content!Published 20 months ago by Amy
Good book but was delivered in three weeks and covered in old coffee stains.... Ew ?Published 24 months ago by Lindsay
This book was a great resource for birth partners. I especially enjoyed the chapter on comfort measures during labour. Read morePublished on Jan. 4 2014 by yukonmama