Henci Goer

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Henci Goer is an American author who writes about pregnancy and childbirth. She is the author of The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth. Her previous book, Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities is a resource for childbirth professionals. Goer has written consumer education pamphlets and articles for magazines[1] such as Reader's Digest and the Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing.[citation needed] Previously appearing on ParentsPlace.com as the “Birth Guru,” she is currently a resident expert for the Lamaze Institute for Normal Birth Forum.[citation needed] Now concentrating on writing and speaking, Goer was a doula (labor support professional) for over 20 years and a Lamaze, (private interest) educator for ten.[2]

In 1993, she received the National Association of Childbearing Centers Media Award[citation needed], and in 1995 ASPO/Lamaze presented her with its President's Award in recognition of her book, Obstetric Myths and Research Realities: A Guide to the Medical Literature (1995).

Bibliography[edit]

  • Obstetric Myths and Research Realities: A Guide to the Medical Literature. Westport: Bergin and Garvey, 1995. (ISBN?)
  • The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth. Perigee Books, 1999.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goer, Henci, The Assault on Normal Birth: The OB Disinformation Campaign Issue 63, Autumn 2002, midwiferytoday.com
  2. ^ About Henci Goer Lamaze International, Accessed 10/12/08

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