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Make room for daddy : the journey from waiting room to birthing room / Judith Walzer Leavitt.

Leavitt, Judith Walzer.
Date
[2009], ©2009
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Publication/Creation

Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2009], ©2009.

Physical description

xi, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-365) and index.

Contents

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.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 9780807832554
  • 0807832553