Book Reviews


Reading list

We have been able to include reviews of a few of the books that are included on the reading list. We would like to be able to include reviews of more of the books and it is always good to hear more than one person's opinion. If you would like to send us a review of one of these books, or comment on books that we have not currently included but which you feel should be, then please do send details to Also if you have seen a review published that was helpful to you, could you let us know as it may be possible to reproduce it on the website.


Caesarean Birth in Britain
Dr Colin Francome, Professor Wendy Savage and Helen Churchill
Published by Middlesex University Press 2006
ISBN 1-904750-17-6

review by Debbie Chippington Derrick (2006)

Caesarean Recovery
Chrissie Gallagher-Mundy
Carroll and Brown 2004
ISBN 1 903258 72 3

review by Moira Clark, pregnancy and postnatal fitness instructor (2005)
review by Debbie Chippington Derrick (2004)

The Caesarean
Michel Odent
Free Association Books ( 2004
ISBN: 1-85343-718-2

review by Debbie Chippington Derrick (2004)

Caesarean Birth, Experience, Practice and History
Helen Churchill
BFM (Books for Midwives Press) 1997
ISBN: 1-898507 51 1

review by Gina Lowdon (1998)


Natural Childbirth After Cesarean, A Practical Guide
Karis Crawford, PhD and Johanne C. Walters, BSN, RN, with foreword by Charles Mahan, MD
Blackwell Science 1996
ISBN 0-86542-490-X

review by Gina Lowdon (1997)

Trust Your BODY! Trust Your BABY! Childbirth Wisdom and Cesarean Prevention
Edited by Andrea Frank Henkart. Forewords by Nancy Wainer Cohen and Michel Odent, MD
Bergin & Garvey 1995
ISBN 0-89789-294-1

review by Debbie Chippington Derrick (1996)


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