Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth & Modern Maternity Care
Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth & Modern Maternity Care, Jennifer Block. Da Capo Press.
A provocative & incisive analysis of childbirth in the age of machines, malpractice, and managed care. The current media buzz is over a woman's right to choose a scheduled cesarean; at the same time, however, there are limits on a woman's right to choose a normal birth. This groundbreaking journalistic narrative presents the complete picture of maternity care in America. Crisscrossing the country to report what women really experience during childbirth.