Catching Babies (Paperback)
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The birthing of a new baby is one of life's great medical and human dramas. When it goes well, it is a loud and joyful mess. But when it goes badly, it is a travesty, devastating not only to hopeful mothers, but also to their doctors regardless of how well they have learned to anticipate and navigate the myriad hazards of obstetric medicine.
Catching Babies charts the professional and personal struggles of those doctors. In the halls of a busy metropolitan teaching hospital, a group of OB/GYN doctors complete their residencies and embark on ambitious careers, all while trying to hold their lives together at the seams. Based on true stories from delivery rooms and labor decks, Catching Babies spins the doctors' stories into a gripping mosaic of the obsessions, the anxieties, and the heroism of doctors who have chosen to preside over life's greatest medical drama: high-risk childbirth.