Henci Goer specializes in birth issues. Every pregnant woman should read her book The Thinking Woman's Guide to a better Birth . It's all about birth choices from the very empowering postition of being self educated by actual medical facts, statistics. Having decades of scientific studies at your fingertips, and real information on Modern Birth practices. When you read this book you will feel shocked, awed, and more than anything more empowered and optimistic about birth than ever before. The Below is an excerpt from her website:
Henci Goer, award-winning medical writer and internationally known speaker, is the author of The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth. Her previous book, Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities, is a highly-acclaimed resource for childbirth professionals. An independent scholar, she is an acknowledged expert on evidence-based maternity care. Goer has written consumer education pamphlets and numerous articles for magazines as diverse as Reader's Digest and the Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing.
She is currently a resident expert on Lamaze International's website, the Lamaze Institute for Normal Birth. Now concentrating on writing and speaking, Goer was a doula (labor support professional) for over 20 years and a Lamaze educator for ten.
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