Michel Odent, MD, was in charge of the surgical and maternity units at the Pithiviers state hospital in France between 1962 to 1985. For many years he was the only doctor in charge of a thousand yearly births. He coined the term hormone of love in connection with oxytocin. He created the Primal Health Research database, and has been a member of the Professional Advisory Board of La Leche League International for some forty years. Michel Odent is Visiting Professor at the Odessa National Medical University and Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Brasilia. He is the author of numerous articles and books.
Our Mysterious Connections to Water
Water, Birth and Sexuality Revised
Our Primeval Connection to Water and Its Use in Labour and Therapy
Understanding the Critical Period Between Conception and the First Birthday
Birth and Breastfeeding
Rediscovering the Needs of Women during Pregnancy and Childbirth