When it comes to giving birth, women should be involved in the process. That was the earth-shattering concept that took hold during the second half of the 20th century. In the wake of the big news, numerous doctors and researchers were ready to explain just how we should go about preparing for the task.
So how do you birth a baby? Here's the scoop on the methods that have survived into this century, incorporating new research and acknowledging the role of woman as decision maker '- and birth giver.