Women's Sexual Passages: Finding Pleasure and Intimacy at Every Stage of Life
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She analyzes controversial hormone replacement therapy and looks at what effect stress, overwork, major life events, relationship upheaval, and sexual abuse have on a woman's sexual health. A woman's sexuality evolves dramatically during her life. Readers will appreciate her warmth and her "rare combination of breadth, practicality, strong - though not rigid - opinion and generous respect for individual experience" (Publishers Weekly).. The book features chapters on sexual awakening, sex in the later years, and up-to-date information on the creativity hormone, oxytocin. In this book, Elizabeth Davis explores hormones and menstruation, pregnancy and birth, menopause and aging, fertility management through body awareness, and much more, for a complete picture
Elizabeth has been a midwife, women's health-care specialist, educator, and consultant for more than twenty-five years.Germaine Greer is a writer, academic, and critic, and is widely regarded as one of the most significant feminist voices of our time. Her bestselling books include The Female Eunuch and The Whole Woman. Davis is a renowned expert on wo
. However, her juxtaposition of facts with speculations and opinions confuses the reader. Martha Cornog, Philadelphia Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc. Too wide a range of information is presented without enough references or qualifications. From Library Journal A midwife for over 20 years and author of Hearts and Hands: A Midwife's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth, Davis intermixes medical and scientific information about life-cycle phases and changes with client comments, responses from interviews, referrals to herbs and holistic remedies, descriptions of women's
A recommended contribution to personal and women's studies Midwest Book Review In Women's Sexual Passages: Finding Pleasure And Intimacy At Every Stage Of Life, midwife and women's health care provider Elizabeth Davis draws upon her many years of experience and expertise to provide a frank and intimate overview of female sexuality and its evolution over a lifetime. She shows how women's sexuality is connected to (and affected by) childbirth, child rearing, stress, grief, and creativity. Her commentary on such issues as sex during menstruation, after childbirth, after menopause, after rape, after infid. I wish my mom had had this book to read when I was young! I was referred to this book by my midwife (Debra O'Conner) as a book that I had to read as it's content was so "right on" and was she ever right. I know alot about my body. I am a licensed massage therapist and a mother of a 3 year old that I had at home. I spent hours and hours learning about my body during the childbirth process. That was great knowledge to add to the physiology I learned during my massage training. This book though, is something that every woman in our culture today should read. I now understand so much . Ellen Harris-Braun said Eye-opening for all women!. I found this book very eye-opening on many topics, from the monthly hormonal cycle to the effects of the pill to menarche rituals and menopause. Lots of the information here will be new to even well-educated women, and can help them improve their lives and sex lives. After reading and rereading this book, I bought copies for my Eye-opening for all women! I found this book very eye-opening on many topics, from the monthly hormonal cycle to the effects of the pill to menarche rituals and menopause. Lots of the information here will be new to even well-educated women, and can help them improve their lives and sex lives. After reading and rereading this book, I bought copies for my 3 sisters and my mother.. sisters and my mother.