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Penny Simkin

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Penny Simkin



Average rating: 4.29 · 10,201 ratings · 982 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Birth Partner

4.32 avg rating — 6,576 ratings — published 1989 — 23 editions
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Pregnancy, Childbirth And T...

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Labor Progress Handbook: Ea...

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When Survivors Give Birth: ...

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Comfort Measures for Childb...

4.59 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1997
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The Birth Partner's Quick R...

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The Birth Partner's Handboo...

4.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1989
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The Napsac Consumer Guide T...

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“Try not to take it personally if the mother criticizes you or tells you to stop doing something that you expected to be helpful. Just say, “Sorry,” and stop doing it. Don’t try to explain why you did it or express frustration with her. She is really saying that labor is so difficult right now that nothing helps. You are the safest person for her to lash out at. Later, she will probably apologize.”
Penny Simkin, The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions

“General anesthesia is now rarely used for childbirth and, when it is, better techniques help protect the patient from this complication. Still, many caregivers today continue the out-of-date and unnecessary policy of withholding food and drink and giving every patient IV fluids.”
Penny Simkin, The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Partners, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions

“preregister, which involves obtaining, reading, and signing pre-admission forms and a medical consent form. By registering in advance, you save time and avoid confusion when you arrive with the pregnant person in labor.”
Penny Simkin, The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Partners, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions

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