It's not only that we want to bring about an easy labor without risking injury to the mother or the child, we must go further. We must understand that childbirth is fundamentally a spiritual, as well as a physical achievement. The birth of a child is the ultimate perfection of human love.
- Dr. Grantley Dick-Read, 1953
Birth is about making mothers -- strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength.
- Barbara Katz Rothman
She Believed She Could So She Did