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While many women react violently to the use of the word painless in connection with childbirth, every year thousands of women worldwide -- and from differing backgrounds -- experience a painless childbirth. The author herself has experienced it. How does this happen?
Pain is what we feel when something goes wrong. When we break a leg or sprain a joint, we feel pain. There is no relief unless we resort to painkillers. By contrast, childbirth is a natural event with a known positive outcome. And while a birth contraction is indeed intense, it lasts only a minute and then you get a break. When a woman learns to manage these contractions one minute at a time, she learns that labor is very different from what she has experienced as pain in her life so far. Once the baby is born, the sensations of labor go away, and the mother has a happy, amazing, loving baby snuggling in her arms. "Painless Childbirth is filled with heartfelt, practical and scientifically accurate ...