Deliver This!

Make the Childbirth Choice That’s Right For You… No Matter What Everyone Else Thinks

Deliver This! was published by Seal Press in January, 2007.

Table of Contents

(Click links below to read excerpts from the book)

Introduction: From Pregnancy to Motherhood in One Not-So-Simple Step

1. The First Shot Fired in the Mommy Wars

2. All About Control: Taking Charge vs. Letting Go

3. Domestic Debuts: Home Birth

4. The Best of Both Worlds: Birth Centers

5. From Baby Catchers to Birth Coaches: Midwives and Doulas

6. Drug-Free in a High-Tech Zone: Natural Birth in a Hospital

7. Epidural Bliss: Medicated Vaginal Birth in a Hospital

8. Murphy Brown, Labor Instructor: Media and Childbirth

9. Out the Emergency Exit: Preplanned, Medically Advised C-section

10. My Baby, My Belly, My Decision: Maternal-Choice C-section

11. Expect the Unexpected: When Labor Doesn’t Go as Planned

12. The Deliver This! Plan for Giving Birth Your Way