Cover: The Psychology of Childbirth in PAPERBACK

The Psychology of Childbirth

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$19.00 • £15.95 • €17.00

ISBN 9780674721067

Publication Date: 05/08/1977

Academic Trade

160 pages


The Developing Child

North and South America only

  • Prologue
  • 1. Life Before Birth
  • 2. Social and Psychological Factors
  • 3. The Delivery: When and Where
  • 4. Pain and Relief
  • 5. The First Minutes
  • 6. What the Baby Knows
  • 7. Mother and Child: Separation
  • 8. Mother and Child: Socialization
  • Epilogue
  • References
  • Suggested Reading
  • Index

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