The transcendent quality of pain in childbirth

Fisk, Karen
January 1997
Mothering;Jan-Mar97, Issue 82, p56
Stresses the importance of preparing mothers for labor and birthing pain. Learning not to fear the pain of childbirth; Research finding which suggested that women who experience childbirth pain increase their threshold for pain; Pain as an integral part of the profound process of transformation from pregnant woman to mother; Myth of painless childbirth; Benefits of natural childbirth.


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