Birth Reborn - How to satisfy the basic needs of women in labour. This DVD contains a seminar recorded in Bristol December 2009 with Michel Odent and Liliana Lammers
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Michel Odent has been in charge of the surgical unit and the maternity unit at the Pithiviers state hospital (1962-1985) and is the founder of the Primal Health Research Centre (London). He introduced in the 1970s the concepts of home-like birthing rooms and birthing pools in maternity hospitals. He is the author of the first article in the medical literature about the use of birthing pools (Lancet 1983), of the first article about the initiation of lactation during the hour following birth, and of the first article applying the 'Gate Control Theory of Pain' to obstetrics. He created the Primal Health Research database www.primalhealthresearch.com and the website www.wombecology.com. Author of 12 books published in 22 languages.
Liliana Lammers has been working with Michel Odent for the past 12 years assisting with homebirths and imparting doula courses in London and various European countries. She has been doula at more than 200 births in London. She has 4 children, 3 born at home assisted by Michel, and has 2 grandchildren!