Ina May s Guide to Childbirth

Titre : Ina May s Guide to Childbirth
Auteur : Ina May Gaskin
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781407030401
Libération : 2010-06-15

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Ina May Gaskin, America's leading midwife, shares her exceptional birthing wisdom in this intuitive guide to childbirth. By sharing a wealth of knowledge generated by three decades of experience she explains why the natural birthing process, when left to its own devices, can proceed so beautifully on its own. In this invaluable book Ina May teaches you: - What really happens during labour - How to create a safe, comfortable environment for birth in any setting - Tips for maximising your chances of an unmedicated labour and birth - The risks of anaesthesia and caesareans - what your doctor doesn't necessarily tell you Ina May's Guide to Childbirth is an inspiring read and gives women the opportunity to take back the fear of childbirth by regaining confidence in their bodies. It tells you everything you need to know to have the best birth experience for you - whether in a hospital, birthing centre or the comfort of home.

Thurston House

Titre : Thurston House
Auteur : Danielle Steel
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9780751556537
Libération : 2015-05-28

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Hard work had made Jeremiah rich: at the age of forty-four he was one of the wealthiest mining barons in America. When he married the captivating Camille - less than half his age - he was looking for more than love. He was looking for a woman to found a great family. And for that family, he built a mansion: Thurston House. The vast mansion was the finest in the city - a palace for a prince, a princess and their children. In bricks and mortar, turrets and columns, it symbolised the great power of the new dynasty it was to house. Many generations would live and love and die in Thurston House. Each generation would ask itself whether money alone can buy happiness, a family and love. Thurston House is the compelling tale of three generations of the Thurston family: Danielle Steel is a master storyteller.

Ulysses Annotated

Titre : Ulysses Annotated
Auteur : James Joyce
Éditeur : BookRix
ISBN-13 : 9783736813762
Libération : 2014-05-22

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Ulysses (1922) is a novel by the Irish author James Joyce. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920, and then published in its entirety by Sylvia Beach on 2 February 1922, in Paris. Joyce's technical innovations in the art of the novel... he used a complex network of symbolic parallels drawn from the mythology, history, and literature, and created a unique language of invented words, puns, and allusions. One of the most important works of Modernist literature, it has been called "a demonstration and summation of the entire movement". "Before Joyce, no writer of fiction had so foregrounded the process of thinking." Written over a seven-year period from 1914 to 1921. No book has ever been more eagerly and curiously awaited by the strange little inner circle of book-lovers and littérateurs than James Joyce's "Ulysses".

Loving Hands Large Print 16pt

Titre : Loving Hands Large Print 16pt
Auteur : Frédérick Leboyer
Éditeur : ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN-13 : 9781459618114
Libération : 2011-04-01

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Baby massage is a practice begun in India, and simply stated, involves sitting with the baby on your lap and massaging it gently with oil. There is very little text in this book - it's mostly photographs, of a beautiful young Indian mother, sitting on the ground with her baby on her outstretched legs. The photographs are sequential and show the various moves - gently tugging at opposite arms and legs, rubbing circular motions on the torso, massaging tiny hands and feet, and so on.The baby is clearly blissed out in the pictures, as yours will be, too if you try this! And the very act of spending that kind of time in close communion with your baby will elevate your soul as well as the baby's.I recommend this book to all new parents and give it as a Welcome to the world gift when their babies are born.

Bonheur D occasion

Titre : Bonheur D occasion
Auteur : Gabrielle Roy
Éditeur : Random House of Canada
ISBN-13 : 077109860X
Libération : 1989

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A family in the Saint-Henri slums of Montreal struggles to overcome poverty and ignorance while searching for love.

The Doula Book

Titre : The Doula Book
Auteur : Marshall H. Klaus
Éditeur : Da Capo Press
ISBN-13 : 9780738215495
Libération : 2012-04-03

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For an entire generation of new parents, this warm, expert work has become the standard guide to the shortest, easiest, and healthiest childbirth. Now a thoroughly updated and revised edition offers new research showing how labor support reduces the rate of cesarean sections, length of labor, need for pain medicine, and number of episiotomies. New material also demonstrates the positive effects of having a doula on mother-infant bonding, how relatives or friends can be trained in labor support, and how hypnosis is used to ease and shorten labor. No expectant parent will want to be without this empowering and irreplaceable book.

On the Properties of Things

Titre : On the Properties of Things
Auteur : Bartholomaeus (Anglicus)
Éditeur : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015013934891
Libération : 1988-05-01

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Trevisa's translation of De Proprietatibus Rerum was the first encyclopedia ever published in English. From the late middle ages to the early 16th century, it was the most popular work of its kind, and it provides scholars with first-hand commentary on central medieval ideas. The two-volume text of the translation appeared in 1975 and quickly established itself as definitive. The third volume, comprising an introduction and glossary, plus a book-by-book commentary written by noted medieval experts, offers an informative guide to this mine of medieval thought.

Brought to Bed

Titre : Brought to Bed
Auteur : Judith Walzer Leavitt
Éditeur : Oxford University Press
ISBN-13 : 0198020910
Libération : 1988-11-10

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Based on personal accounts by birthing women and their medical attendants, Brought to Bed reveals how childbirth has changed from colonial times to the present. Judith Walzer Leavitt's study focuses on the traditional woman-centered home-birthing practices, their replacement by male doctors, and the movement from the home to the hospital. She explains that childbearing women and their physicians gradually changed birth places because they believed the increased medicalization would make giving birth safer and more comfortable. Ironically, because of infection, infant and maternal mortality did not immediately decline. She concludes that birthing women held considerable power in determining labor and delivery events as long as childbirth remained in the home. The move to the hospital in the twentieth century gave the medical profession the upper hand. Leavitt also discusses recent events in American obstetrics that illustrate how women have attempted to retrieve some of the traditional women--and family--centered aspects of childbirth.

Water and Sexuality

Titre : Water and Sexuality
Auteur : Michel Odent
Éditeur : Penguin Books
ISBN-13 : 0140191941
Libération : 1990

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LOVE/SEX/MARRIAGE

Understanding Waldorf Education

Titre : Understanding Waldorf Education
Auteur : Jack Petrash
Éditeur : Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 9780876591369
Libération : 2002-09-01

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Written by a teacher with more than 25 years of experience, this book offers a jargon-free view of Waldorf education and its philosophy of the importance of a three-dimensional education. Through learning experiences that involve all of the senses, children use a variety of intelligences to develop thought, feeling, and intentional, purposeful activity. Whether you're Waldorf parent or teacher, or you just want to learn more about these innovative educational concepts, this book contains important ideas on learning that you can apply today.