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Make room for daddy : the journey from waiting room to birthing room / Judith Walzer Leavitt.
- Leavitt, Judith Walzer.
- , ©2009
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Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, , ©2009.
xi, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. -365) and index.
Introduction : men matter -- Alone among strangers : the medicalization of childbirth -- Keeping vigil : fathers in waiting rooms -- The best backrubber : fathers move into labor rooms -- He wants to know : prenatal education for fathers -- Peaceful and confident : mothers and fathers in labor rooms -- Side by side : men move into delivery rooms -- We did it : together in delivery and birthing rooms -- Epilogue : expectant fathers' expectations.