Where Women Have No Doctor - A Health Guide for Women
A. August Burns
Editor: Sandy Niemann
The Hesperian Foundation and the contributors to Where Women Have No Doctor do not assume liability for the use of information contained in this book. This book should not replace properly supervised, hands-on training. If you are not sure what to do in an emergency situation, you should try to get advice and help from people with more experience or from local medical and health authorities.
This health guide can be improved with your help. We would like to hear about your experiences, traditions and practices. If you are a midwife, traditional birth attendant, village health worker, doctor, nurse, mother, or anyone with suggestions for ways to make this book better meet the needs of your community, please write to us. Thank you for your help.
The Hesperian Foundation encourages others to copy, reproduce or adapt to meet local needs any or all parts of this book, including the illustrations, provided that the parts reproduced are distributed free or at cost - not for profit.
Any organization or person who wishes to copy, reproduce or adapt any or all parts of this book for commercial purposes must obtain permission from the Hesperian Foundation.
Before beginning any translation or adaptation of this book or its contents, please contact the Hesperian Foundation for suggestions about adapting the information in the book, updates on the information provided, and to avoid the duplication of efforts. Please send the Hesperian Foundation a copy of any materials in which text or illustrations from this book have been used.
© Copyright text The Hesperian Foundation 1997
First edition 1997
This edition 1997
This book is printed on paper suitable for recycling and made from fully managed and sustained forest sources.
Printed in Malaysia
A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.
Project coordinator: Jane Maxwell
Art coordination: Deborah Wolf and August Burns
Design and production: Elena Metcalf and Jane Maxwell
Book format: Laughing Bear Associates, Montpelier, Vermont
Cover design: Sara Boore
Cover scans and layout: Paul Marcus and Shareen Harris
Field testing coordination: Katharine Shapiro, Deborah Wolf, August Burns, and Elsa Aegerter
Additional writing: Susan McCallister, Elena Metcalf, Sandy Niemann and Sarah Shannon
Medical editor: Melissa Smith
Additional research: Ronnie Lovich
Additional medicines research: Todd Jailer and Brian Linde
Copy editor: John Kadyk
Proof readers: Marc Polonsky, Lorraine Mann, and Rose Hauer
Index: Ty Koontz
Production manager: Susan McCallister
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