Bradley method


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Noun1.Bradley method - a method that prepares a mother for natural childbirth by providing education and exercises and nutrition and techniques of breathing and relaxation (with the assistance of the father)
natural childbirth - labor and childbirth without medical intervention; no drugs are given to relieve pain or aid the birth process; "natural childbirth is considered the safest for the baby"
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When the time to deliver grew near, she gave me a book called The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth and a list of things to have on hand for the big event.
Robert Bradley founded in 1970 The American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth, which is dedicated to training instructors to teach women his method known as, The Bradley Method. He pioneered natural birth practices, and in 1947, he was the first doctor to ever advocate the presence of husbands in the delivery room.
My husband and I fell into a program called the Bradley method as a way of trying to give birth safely, relatively comfortably, and spiritually.

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