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Natural Hospital Birth in the News

Reviewed on blog of the Acupuncture Healthcare Associates of Michigan.

Cynthia Gabriel featured in Ann Arbor Family.

Reviewed in Library Journal:

“Women who want a natural birth with minimal medical intervention may feel that a home birth is their only option. Here, Gabriel, a doula and mother of three, empowers women to make the choices that will keep them comfortable with their birth experiences. She gives specific advice on how to speak to doctors and nurses to avoid interventions (e.g., “I’d like to wait an hour”) and what to include on the mother’s written birth plans to ensure her wishes are clear. Gabriel’s experience as a natural birth doula gives her insights that many expectant moms may not have—even if this isn’t their first pregnancy—such as asking for intermittent rather than constant fetal monitoring.”

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The Harvard Common Press and Natural Hospital Birth were featured in Independent Publisher:

Indie Groundbreaking Publisher: The Harvard Common Press

Founded in 1976 in a house on the town square of Harvard, Massachusetts, The Harvard Common Press was purchased in the early 1980s by current president and publisher Bruce Shaw.

An upcoming spring 2011 release is Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds, by Cynthia Gabriel, a guide to ‘natural childbirth with minimal medical intervention and the peace of mind offered by instant access to life-saving technology that only a hospital can provide.’”

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