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Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth Book
Author : Zita West
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008-01
ISBN : 0443103712
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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ACUPUNCTURE IN PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH is a concise highly illustrated and practical guide to using acupuncture to treat women throughout their pregnancy and labour. Drawing on an unparalleled wealth of experience as a midwife and an acupuncturist, the author has produced a book accessible to both acupuncture students and practitioners covering physiology related to pregnancy and childbirth, illuminating links between Western knowledge and acupuncture approaches and suggesting points and point combinations for particular stages and actions during pregnancy and labour. Highly illustrated with summary boxes and guidelines Covers nutritional aspects of pregnancy Gives practical advice and instruction on the use of acupuncture through the four trimesters of pregnancy and labour Uses case examples to further illustrate the text Covers recent advances in relation to the effects of aspirin and heparin to the immune system and pregnancy Includes IVF pregnancies Glossary and appendix of useful addresses Fully updated and revised throughout to include recent research Nutrition and its effect on the foetus (new and developing area of research)

Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth Book
Author : Zita West
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780443061387
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth" is a concise, highly illustrated and practical guide in using acupuncture to treat women throughout their pregnancy and labour. Drawing on an unparalleled wealth of experience as a midwife and an acupuncturist, the author has produced a book accessible to both acupuncture students and practitioners. It covers physiology related to pregnancy and childbirth, illuminating links between western knowledge and acupuncture approaches and suggesting points and point combinations for particular stages and actions during pregnancy and labour. Many practitioners are reluctant to treat pregnant women as they feel they lack a full understanding of pregnancy and fear harming the baby. This book provides the practical advice and instruction required to bridge that gap in knowledge and give practitioners the confidence they need.

The Essential Guide to Acupuncture in Pregnancy Childbirth

The Essential Guide to Acupuncture in Pregnancy   Childbirth Book
Author : Debra Betts
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780951054697
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Essential Guide to Acupuncture in Pregnancy Childbirth book written by Debra Betts, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Acupuncture in Midwifery

Acupuncture in Midwifery Book
Author : Sharon Yelland
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0750654139
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The latest information on the use of acupuncture in midwifery. Written specifically for midwives by a practising acupuncturist who is also a qualified midwife Updated and expanded in the light of new developments and increasing understanding of acupuncture Relates the use of acupuncture specifically to areas surrounding pregnancy and childbirth

Pregnancy and Childbirth E Book

Pregnancy and Childbirth E Book Book
Author : Suzanne Yates
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2010-02-22
ISBN : 0702047848
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Pregnancy and childbirth brings together, for the first time, western and eastern approaches providing a sound amalgamation of theoretical and practical information for bodywork practitioners world-wide. It describes in detail the application of massage and shiatsu from early pregnancy, including work during labour and for the first year postnatally for the mother. This is a useful source of information for massage therapists, shiatsu practitioners, osteopaths, physical therapists, chiropractors, reflexologists, aromatherapists, acupuncturists, yoga and Pilates instructors. For Students and practitioners to use as a learning manual and reference tool, the text provides: Clarity of information Full text referencing Clear diagrams, photographs, and summary boxes Clinical accuracy: reviewed by, and with contributions from, international specialists including midwives, obstetricians, osteopaths, chiropractors, acupuncturists, aromatherapists and massage therapists.

Medical Acupuncture in Pregnancy

Medical Acupuncture in Pregnancy Book
Author : Ansgar T. Roemer,Thomas Kempfle,Ingrid Reuther
Publisher : Thieme
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9781588902559
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

More and more health care professionals in obstetrics and gynecology are turning to complementary medicine to enhance their patients' comfort and wellness. With an emphasis on medical acupuncture, this book offers busy practitioners an accessible guide to the myriad ways in which these time-tested methods can both enhance and ease a pregnant woman's experience - before, during, and after delivery. Medical Acupuncture in Pregnancy begins with a concise, yet thorough review of basic TCM principles and proceeds to cover treatments for hyperemesis, preterm labor, preeclampsia, dysfunctional labor, postpartum depression, dysmenorrhoe, migraine, infections and more! Whether as an introduction to the topic or as a handy clinical reference, this text is essential for obstetricians, gynecologists, midwives, acupuncturists, and nurses who want to optimize patient care options with Chinese medicine. Special features: High-quality illustrations showing the precise location of acupuncture points Detailed descriptions and diagrams of needling depth and direction Treatment rules and therapeutic guidelines Easy-to-access format for quick reference in a clinical setting A practice-oriented introduction to Qi gong Supplemental information on Chinese dietetics

Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth Childbirth

Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth  Childbirth Book
Author : Iain Chalmers,Murray Enkin,Marc J. N. C. Keirse
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1989
ISBN : 9780192618801
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The contributors to this book assess the effects of various elements of care in pregnancy and childbirth by conducting overviews of data derived from all of the available controlled trials in which alternative forms of care have been formally evaluated.

Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education Book
Author : Francine H. Nichols,Sharron Smith Humenick
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The childbirth Educator; Expectant Parents; Supportive Strategies for Childbirth; Promoting Wellness; The Classroom Experience; Professional Practice

Eat Yourself Pregnant

Eat Yourself Pregnant Book
Author : Zita West
Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
Release : 2014-09-23
ISBN : 1848992351
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Zita West, midwife to Cate Blanchett, Stella McCartney and Kate Winslet, shares her expertise in nutrition to help you and your baby stay healthy naturally throughout your pregnancy. It is crucial to eat an optimum diet during pregnancy. Your levels of nutrients need to be high in order to support you through the process of pregnancy, and the baby that you’re carrying inside of you needs the full range of nutrients to be as healthy as possible. It can be difficult and tiring to make nutrient-filled meals, but Zita gives you clear information and simple, easy-to-make recipes. The first section of the book covers details such as what nutrients are important and what they do for you and your baby, and foods that are unhealthy to consume during pregnancy. The second section uses the vitamins and nutrients explained in the first section in 80 delicious recipes. Introduction Your Health (nutrients your body needs as it changes, sources of these nutrients, foods that help with the side effects of pregnancy, the importance of safe exercise) Your Baby’s Health (nutrients your baby needs to grow, what they do, sources of these nutrients) What to Avoid (foods not to eat why they are bad for you and your baby) Breakfasts Light Meals Snacks and Treats Main Meals Desserts.

The New Art and Science of Pregnancy and Childbirth

The New Art and Science of Pregnancy and Childbirth Book
Author : Thiam Chye Tan,Tan Kim Teng,Tan Heng Heo
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9812779396
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Edited by prominent obstetricians in KK Women's and Children's Hospital, the largest maternity hospital in Singapore with about 12,000 babies delivered each year, this book provides a comprehensive and informative look at pregnancy and childcare. It covers topics ranging from pre-pregnancy care, pregnancy care, and actual delivery to baby care. It also addresses common questions like, ?What are the pre-pregnancy vaccinations that I need??, ?Is it safe to dye, re-bond or perm my hair when I am pregnant??, and ?Are Chinese herbs and TCM safe for pregnancy?? Written by a diverse team of contributors, this easy-to-read book (replete with illustrations) is highly recommended for the lay person and busy career mums-to-be who are preparing for the arrival of their newborns.

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Pregnancy and Childbirth Book
Author : Jan de Vries
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2011-06-10
ISBN : 1780571968
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Allaying the doubts and fears which surround the most natural and yet probably the most traumatic experience a woman will go through, Pregnancy and Childbirth takes you step by step through conception, pregnancy, labour and the care of your baby. Calling upon a lifetime's experience in helping couples who have come to him following years of trying for a baby, Jan de Vries explains how he has helped them with either herbal or homoeopathic medicine, acupuncture or osteopathy. He describes how acupuncture can help, especially during labour, and provides advice for couples who have undergone severe stress when dealing with problems such as impotence, or feelings of inadequacy or rejection. What emerges from his extensive research is an overwhelming sense of hope in the wonder of nature and joy at the miracle of each new birth.

Holistic Pregnancy and Childbirth

Holistic Pregnancy and Childbirth Book
Author : James Marti
Publisher : Turner Publishing Company
Release : 1999-03-01
ISBN : 9781630261085
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Holistic pregnancy and childbirth. Your month-by-month guide to the latest therapies, techniques, and natural approaches. For the most rewarding path to a comfortable pregnancy, a shorter labor, and the joyful delivery of a healthy baby, turn to this wise and warm compendium of proven holistic advice. Approved by an advisory board of leaders in obstetrics and holistic medicine, this comprehensive book helps you make the birthing experience the most fulfilling and beautiful of your life. Let the journey begin. Monitor your physical changes and your baby s. Decide where you want to have your baby. Choose a holistic caregiver and prepare a birth plan. Design your optimum diet and personal exercise program. Discover today s holistic techniques for bonding, postpartum recovery, breast-feeding, and much more, including: * Acupuncture and acupressure aromatherapy Ayurvedic medicine * Bach flower remedies breathing techniques botanical medicine * Chiropractic diet and nutrition exercise homeopathy * Hydrotherapy hypnosis intimacy exercises massage * Meditation osteopathy qigong traditional Chinese medicine * Vitamin and mineral therapies yoga

Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth

Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth Book
Author : Melissa D. Avery
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-03-28
ISBN : 1118612000
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth: A Practical Guide provides an overview of current evidence and a range of practical suggestions to promote physiologic birth within the United States healthcare system. Presenting the latest evidence available on practical approaches and minimal interventions, this book looks into clinic exam rooms and hospital labor units to investigate the possibilities for improving the pregnancy and labor experience. Contributors discuss recent research and other published information and present a range of ideas, tools, and solutions for maternity care clinicians, including midwives, nurses, physicians, and other members of the perinatal team. An invaluable resource, Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth is a must-have practical guide for those involved in all aspects of pregnancy and birth.

A Z for a Healthy Pregnancy and Natural Childbirth

A   Z for a Healthy Pregnancy and Natural Childbirth Book
Author : Jacky Bloemraad-De Boer
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release : 2007-11-13
ISBN : 1467013110
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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GIVE YOUR BABY THE BEST START IN LIFE In my years of experience, I have developed a holistic way of assisting couples with their pregnancies. My treatments and advice combine Eastern and Western medical knowledge as well as traditional and complementary health techniques. With this in mind, I have formulated an 'A to Z' with solutions for common pregnancy complaints and some fundamental pregnancy and childbirth information. This book will help you make informed choices, allowing you to play an active role in your pregnancy and labour. It is packed with wonderful self-help advice, is easy to use, and is a vital resource for both pregnant women and their caregivers. Proceeds from this book are going towards financing a clinic for pregnant mothers and young babies in rural South Africa. This will create a place where rural women can receive essential advice and support for healthier pregnancies and safer childbirth.

Complementary Therapies in Maternity Care

Complementary Therapies in Maternity Care Book
Author : Denise Tiran
Publisher : Singing Dragon
Release : 2018-01-18
ISBN : 0857012843
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The complete textbook on complementary therapies in maternity care, this book addresses how midwives and other birth professionals can use or advise on complementary therapies for pregnant, labouring and new mothers. Almost 90% of women may be using complementary therapies during pregnancy and birth, and increasingly midwives and doulas incorporate therapies into their care of women, so it is vital that they and other professionals in the maternity care field are aware of safe and appropriate use based on contemporary evidence. Therapies covered include acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy, aromatherapy, reflexology, yoga, massage and hypnosis. This complete guide to complementary therapies in pregnancy and childbirth covers safety, effectiveness, evidence, benefits and risks, legal, ethical and professional issues based on accurate and up-to-date research.

Your Pregnancy Companion

Your Pregnancy Companion Book
Author : Zita West
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2012-12-31
ISBN : 1409005828
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Your Pregnancy Companion is an informative and reassuring guide to pregnancy, birth and the first weeks with your baby. Full of the latest essential information and expert advice, it will help you to prepare yourself for motherhood and give your baby the best start in life. Zita also includes her own unique methods and advice which make her so successful with her clients’ pregnancies, such as relaxation techniques to prepare for birth, simple Mind-Body-Baby exercises to start bonding with your baby during pregnancy, and information on nutrition to help control morning sickness, sleep well and feel more energetic. Your Pregnancy Companion includes: · Stage-by-stage photographs of your developing baby · What to eat to stay healthy and help your baby develop · What to expect from antenatal care · How to prepare yourself physically and mentally for the birth · Information on genetics · Sections for expectant dads and preparing for fatherhood · Specific advice for mothers who have had IVF, have a higher risk pregnancy or who are expecting twins · Q&A sections to answer common questions and concerns · Essential advice to help you through the first weeks of parenthood, including breast- and bottle-feeding, promoting good sleep, keeping your baby clean and comfortable, ‘baby blues’/ PND, understanding your baby’s cries and having fun with your baby This is the perfect companion to help you prepare yourself physically and mentally for the most incredible and unique time in your life.

American Journal of Acupuncture

American Journal of Acupuncture Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Mosby s Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Mosby s Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Book
Author : Wayne B. Jonas
Publisher : Mosby
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Approximately 6,600 terms, 500 illustrations and 24 appendices comprise this contemporary, health care glossary which covers the five major areas of complementary and alternative medicine as outlined by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the National Institutes of Health.

Manual of High Risk Pregnancy Delivery

Manual of High Risk Pregnancy   Delivery Book
Author : Elizabeth Stepp Gilbert,Judith Smith Harmon
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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MANUAL OF HIGH RISK PREGNANCY AND DELIVERY, 2ND EDITION provides the practicing perinatal nurse in obstetric facilities with comprehensive in one accessible text. The text covers the must-knows of care screening for risk factors, providing preventive management, and intervening appropriately when problems arise. Various problems are presented in a consistent format that includes incidence, etiology, physiology, pathophysiology, and medical management with protocols for nurse practitioners. Collaborative problems and desired outcomes are also addressed. The book also discusses the role of the advance practice nurse implementing care. This completely revised edition includes. current AWHONN Standards of Practice and NANDA nursing diagnoses, a new chapter on complementary and alternative therapies, new content on multiple gestation including nutritional needs and preterm management, and new information on domestic violence, thrombophilias and other connective tissue disorders. A new chapter has been added on complementary and alternative therapies New content on multiple gestation includes nutritional needs and preterm management New information has been added on domestic violence Updated coverage includes content on thrombophilias and other connective tissue disorders Current AWHONN Standards of Practice and NANDA nursing diagnoses are included The role of the advanced practice nurse in implementing care is discussed Psychosocial implications and family considerations are incorporated Comprehensive coverage of substance abuse and STIs is provided - including implications for both the mother and the newborn

How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy Healthy Birth

How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy  Healthy Birth Book
Author : Honora Lee Wolfe
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1993-01-01
ISBN : 9780936185408
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy Healthy Birth book written by Honora Lee Wolfe, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.