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Joyous Childbirth Changes The World - Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura

Joyous Childbirth Changes The World


Published: 29th April 2014
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"No matter how science has progressed, childbirth, in essence, has remained unchanged from ancient times...[it] is the last natural process left to us," writes internationally lauded obstetrician Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura, "The fact that it has remained unchanged means that there is truth in it." The truth and power of birth is the subject of Dr. Yoshimura's first book published in the United States. Yoshimura describes babies born so directly into the arms of their mothers that they do not cry, and women so transformed with pride and passion in their ability that they are joyous and forever changed. Instead of a medical disaster in need of intervention, Yoshimura describes a trancendant natural process that cannot be perfected, and that, when performed through the innate power of women, reveals what he calls a "mystic beauty." Full of delightful stories of birthing women and peaceful smiling infants, and insights into his interesting childbirth preparation program including lots of lunges, Joyous Childbirth Changes the World is a must-read for all expectant parents and those who care for them. Yoshimura's incredible clinic serves as a testament to the kind of compassionate birth culture that is possible if we prioritize the health and experience of women and babies

"Joyous Childbirth provides an insightful look at the secrets that giving birth holds, as told through the amazing story of one physician awakening to the 'Spark of Life!' Dr Yoshimura fills us with nurturing information that will guide you to claim your power, release fear, find joy, and birth yourself and your baby in love."--Debra Pascali-Bonaro, Director of Orgasmic Birth "Joyous Childbirth Changes the World is a masterpiece of truth and wisdom and hope. May its message transform the way we approach birth."--Christiane Northrup, M.D., OB/GYN and author of the "New York Times" bestsellers "Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom" and "The Wisdom of Menopause" "Dr. Yoshimura's courage and vision in fashioning a clinic to meet the needs of women during pregnancy and birth have been remarkable, to say the least... So here, at last, is the story of how [he] reached a philosophy of birth that is in harmony with nature but accepts that modern technology, too, has an important place in optimal maternity care."--Ina May Gaskin, from the book's Foreword

ISBN: 9781609805241
ISBN-10: 1609805240
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 29th April 2014
Publisher: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.9 x 13.9  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1