The Whole Pregnancy Handbook

The Whole Pregnancy Handbook

An Obstetrician's Guide to Integrating Conventional and Alternative Medicine Before, During, and After Pregnancy

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Penguin Putnam
At last, everything you need to know about the latest in alternative and conventional healthcare before, during, and after pregnancy—in one comprehensive, jargon-free guide.Whether you embrace the philosophy that mind, body, and spirit work together to promote good health or you’re just looking for a way to have the healthiest, most comfortable pregnancy possible, The Whole Pregnancy Handbook has the information you need to make educated decisions and take charge of your prenatal care. The Whole Pregnancy Handbook features
  • Complementary treatments and techniques to improve your pre-conception health and fertility, such as nutritional medicine, mind-body medicine, acupuncture and herbal medicine

  • Comprehensive and compassionate information about genetic and prenatal testing

  • Techniques such as massage, accupressure, herbal medicine, and mind-body exercises to help you relax and feel more comfortable as your pregnancy progresses

  • A fully illustrated chapter on prenatal yoga with pose variations for all three trimesters.

  • How your pregnancy unfolds month by month and how you can connect with your baby while you’re expecting

  • The best practices of doulas and midwives

  • The pros and cons of giving birth in a hospital, birthing center, or at home

  • Effective pain management for your labor—from epidurals to hypnotherapy

  • Everything you need to know about inductions, assisted deliveries, and C-sections

  • What happens postpartum—physically and emotionally

  • Candid recollections and insights from other moms and patient stories from Dr. Evans’s practice, The Center for Women’s Health

The Whole Pregnancy Handbook is an informative and reassuring guide that will empower you to combine the best of conventional and alternative medicine with confidence at every stage of pregnancy.

On the web: http://www.wholepregnancy.com



Random House, Inc.
At last, everything you need to know about the latest in alternative and conventional healthcare before, during, and after pregnancy—in one comprehensive, jargon-free guide.Whether you embrace the philosophy that mind, body, and spirit work together to promote good health or you’re just looking for a way to have the healthiest, most comfortable pregnancy possible, The Whole Pregnancy Handbook has the information you need to make educated decisions and take charge of your prenatal care.The Whole Pregnancy Handbook features
  • Complementary treatments and techniques to improve your pre-conception health and fertility, such as nutritional medicine, mind-body medicine, acupuncture and herbal medicine

  • Comprehensive and compassionate information about genetic and prenatal testing

  • Techniques such as massage, accupressure, herbal medicine, and mind-body exercises to help you relax and feel more comfortable as your pregnancy progresses

  • A fully illustrated chapter on prenatal yoga with pose variations for all three trimesters.

  • How your pregnancy unfolds month by month and how you can connect with your baby while you’re expecting

  • The best practices of doulas and midwives

  • The pros and cons of giving birth in a hospital, birthing center, or at home

  • Effective pain management for your labor—from epidurals to hypnotherapy

  • Everything you need to know about inductions, assisted deliveries, and C-sections

  • What happens postpartum—physically and emotionally

  • Candid recollections and insights from other moms and patient stories from Dr. Evans’s practice, The Center for Women’s Health

The Whole Pregnancy Handbook is an informative and reassuring guide that will empower you to combine the best of conventional and alternative medicine with confidence at every stage of pregnancy.

On the web: http://www.wholepregnancy.com



Baker & Taylor
A doctor certified in both holistic and modern obstetrics and gynecology presents an illustrated reference for expectant women on how to draw on the practices most suited to their pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum needs, in a guide that covers such topics as massage, pain management, prenatal yoga, assisted labor, and birthing centers. Original. 35,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9781592401116
1592401112
Branch Call Number: 618.2 EVANS
Characteristics: xvii, 557 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Aronson, Robin

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