Listen to Me Good: The Story of an Alabama Midwife (Women & Health C&S Perspective)
8 best books like Listen to Me Good: The Story of an Alabama Midwife (Women & Health C&S Perspective) (Margaret Charles Smith): A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments, Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me, Spiritual Midwifery, Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife, Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care, The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care, A Midwife's Story, All About H. Hatterr
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments
|Author||David Foster Wallace|
In this exuberantly praised book — a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner — David Foster Wallace...
Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me
A daughter’s tale of living in the thrall of her magnetic, complicated mother, and the chilling consequences of her complicity.
On a hot July night on Cape Cod when Adrienne was fourteen, her mother, Malabar, woke her at midnight with five simple words that would set the course of both of their...
|Author||Ina May Gaskin|
Here is the 4th edition of the classic book on home birth that introduced a whole generation of women to the concept of natural childbirth. Back again are even more amazing birthing tales, including those from women who were babies in earlier editions and stories about Old Order Amish women attended...
An inspiring collection of birth stories by a charming midwife.
Each time she knelt to “catch” another wriggling baby—nearly three thousand times during her remarkable career—California midwife Peggy Vincent paid homage to the moment when pain bows to joy and the world makes way...
In the United States, more than half the women who give birth are given drugs to induce or speed up labor; for nearly a third of mothers, childbirth is major surgery - the cesarean section. For women who want an alternative, choice is often unavailable: Midwives are sometimes inaccessible; in eleven...
The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care
In The Healing of America, New York Times bestselling author T. R. Reid shows how all the other industrialized democracies have achieved something the United States can’t seem to do: provide health care for everybody at a reasonable cost.
In his global quest to find a possible prescription,...
A gripping first-hand account of midwife Penny Armstrong’s journey from student midwife in Glasgow to running her own practice among the Amish in rural Pennsylvania, A Midwife’s Story never fails to enlighten, inform and surprise.
Going far beyond mere biography, Armstrong’s journey...
Wildly funny and wonderfully bizarre, All About H. Hatterr is one of the most perfectly eccentric and strangely absorbing works modern English has produced. H. Hatterr is the son of a European merchant officer and a lady from Penang who has been raised and educated in missionary schools in Calcutta....