Let’s bring yet another helpful pregnancy book from the public library. For 1973 this was groundbreaking. (How about that cover?) Choices in childbirth were unheard of until probably the mid 1980’s. Although I personally am of the opinion that drugs for childbirth has merit (actually, I will now amend that statement to include the childhood and the teen years), I also realize my way isn’t the only choice. Of course this is where the public library steps in– giving women lots of information and choices to discuss with a midwife, doctor or whomever they wish.
Here is the back cover:
I had my kids 18 and 20 years ago and I wouldn’t even speculate on changes and choices available now. Changes since 1973? Please.