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June 9th, 2009, 07:57 AM
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Childbirth without fear

Amazon.com: Childbirth without Fear: The Principles and Practice of Natural Childbirth: Grantly Dick-Read, Michel Odent: Books

I have it because a friend gave it to me....

What are you thoughts on it if you have read it???
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June 9th, 2009, 01:21 PM
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nope. Love to hear about it when your done though.
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June 12th, 2009, 12:39 PM
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I borrowed it from the library a few months ago because it looked good but I didn't get a chance to read it. I am a bookworm but since Cadie turned about 7 months old or so reading is rarely sonething I get to do anymore. I miss it so much!!

Let us know what you think! I will probably borrow it again once I get pregnant.
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June 12th, 2009, 10:56 PM
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No but I've heard of it. Let me know what you think about it.
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June 13th, 2009, 02:10 PM
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I did but didnt get through it all before I delivered but I found whqat I read very helpful like the way to relax my bottom half of my body
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June 14th, 2009, 06:32 PM
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I've only read quotes from it explaining the authors philosophy, and to be honest it kind of ticks me off when he says that pain is only a result of fear. Maybe his message has been misrepresented, so I would read it to give it a fair shot. A lot of people in the NCB community love him.
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June 15th, 2009, 01:33 PM
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I've read it. My Mom got it for me when I was pregnant with my first son. I honestly loved it. It's what hypnobirthing is based off of--the whole fear-tension-pain cycle. I recommend it.
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June 15th, 2009, 04:18 PM
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Haven't read it, but probably will. I REALLY like Michel Odent.
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