Cassidy far from paints a picture of the happy, easy going childbirth in her novel Birth. Instead she describes all of the problems that can happen during childbirth, and all of the screw-ups that we have had for the past 400 years. We can see that our education in child-birthing has grown over the years, which leaves mot...
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...Although many believe that this is simply harmless, it is not the way that nature intended the birthing process to be.
By the end of this book, the placenta pizza and the placenta cocktail might have your stomach turning even more than it had throughout the book. Being honest, as much fear and uneasiness that this book brought to me, I must say that it was very well written, and it was an easy read to comprehend. It was very interesting, mixing its facts with some slight humor which makes it easy to continue reading across the days. All in all I would give this book a three star rating. I would most likely give it a four star rating if I was not expecting to give birth within the following weeks, for then I would have found the information much more interesting rather than fearful. To be an educational read, it has to be one of the more interesting ones out there.
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