From preconception to birth - expert advice from the world's leading website for parents, Babycentre Produced with Babycentre - the world's leading parenting website - this up-to-the-minute guide to preconception, pregnancy, birth and the first few weeks with your baby, combines expert advice from health professionals with shared experience, suggestions and tips from parents, taken from the Babycentre online community. Information on what to expect at every stage of your pregnancy will help you make informed choices - from preconception to getting to know and look after your newborn. And a trimester-by-trimester guide tracks all the important milestones of pregnancy, covering antenatal care, maternal and foetal development. With top tips on practical care, understanding your emotions and a host of suggestions from other Babycentre mums who have been there too!
Author: Allison England
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
Release Date: 2000-11
Genre: Health & Fitness
This newly revised edition provides the reader with expert advice on using essential oils in massage, baths, compresses, lotions, and inhalations. Special sections give complete instructions for using massage to ease the discomforts of pregnancy and relieve the pain of labor and birth, as well as to soothe and comfort restless babies and facilitate the bonding of mother and child.
Author: Andrew Chevallier
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
For anyone interested in medicinal plants and how to use them at home "Eyewitness Companions offer an essential reference library, perfect for novices or anyone who just wants to know more about their favourite pastime." Heyday Discover everything you want to know about herbal medicine from one of the leading figures in the field, Dr Andrew Chevallier. From Aloe Vera to Zea Mays, know your plants using the easy-to-follow A-Z profiling 140 of the most popular. Find out plants active properties, which parts are used and their current uses. Pick up the basics, from using remedies safely, to quality control and which herbal preparations to use and why. Follow step-by-step instructions for making simple herbal preparations as a tea, decoction or tincture at home, so you can self-treat over 50 common ailments from insomnia to athlete’s foot. Start reading and start treating.
Author: Elizabeth S. Gilbert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2010-05-24
The only book of its kind, Manual of High Risk Pregnancy & Delivery provides a complete resource for care of this special patient and her complex needs. It helps you provide positive outcomes with coverage of today's newest technology, physiologic considerations, psychologic implications, health disorders, and other complications in pregnancy. Written by noted educator and practitioner Elizabeth Stepp Gilbert, RNC, MS, FNP-BC, CNS, this book also describes how to screen for risk factors, provide preventive management, and intervene appropriately when problems arise. It's a concise, hands-on reference for both inpatient and outpatient settings! A consistent format makes this book a practical, hands-on reference in the clinical setting, presenting problems with the following headings: incidence, etiology, physiology, pathophysiology, and medical management. Comprehensive coverage includes physiologic considerations, fetal assessment, perinatal screening, ethical and legal issues, health disorders during pregnancy, complications, and labor and delivery issues. Up-to-date content includes integrative therapy, domestic violence, multiple gestation, genetics, nutrition, culture, risk management, and all the latest screening tools. A section on ethical and legal considerations covers ethical decision making, legal issues, and risk management. Updated evidence-based content includes the latest AHWONN standards of practice. Patient safety and risk management strategies include updated approaches to improving outcomes, reducing complications, and increasing patient safety during high risk pregnancy and delivery. New Venous Thromboembolic Disease chapter provides current information on this increasingly common condition. Information on the latest assessment and monitoring devices keeps you current with today's technology. Standardized terminology and definitions from the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) lead to accurate and precise communication.
Author: Dorae Smith
Publisher: Independently Published
Release Date: 2018-04-04
Pregnancy, labour and those first few months with her baby will no doubt be one of the most beautiful yet overwhelming experiences of any woman's life. However, it is often accompanied by physical discomforts and ailments. It is also a very emotional journey that may be fraught with concerns and anxiety even alongside the joy and happiness. Both the physical discomforts and emotional distresses can often be eased by using natural remedies that are safe, gentle yet effective, and non-addictive. This book provides an easy to use guide on how to use natural remedies to ease the most common discomforts of pregnancy maintain the health of the expectant mother and growing baby support the woman during childbirth and post-labour recovery treat the newborn baby and overcome difficulties that may arise post-partum, for example with breastfeeding and lactation. The principles of Homeopathy, Tissue Salts and Bach Flower Remedies are explained in an easy to understand manner. Guidance is also given on how to safely use Essential Oils, Herbs and Home Remedies where appropriate. Common ailments and discomforts are briefly explored with remedy options being listed below. How to select appropriate remedies is clearly explained, as is dosage and potency. This book aims to help expectant mothers to have the most beautiful and empowering experience of their pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood, naturally.
Author: Anne Woodham
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Alternative medicine
More than 90 key therapies: Features every type of therapy, from acupuncture to yoga, with details of how each one works and step-by-step photographs of typical treatment The best treatment options: Highlights the most effective ways to treat more than 200 health problems, from asthma to high blood pressure, in an easy-to-consult ailments section Unique ratings system: At-a-glance ratings, based on the latest scientific research, evaluate individual therapies and highlight their suitability for different ailments Definitive reference guide: Authoritatively written by a respected health author with a leading doctor and complementary practitioner, in conjunction with a team of specialists.
Author: Sarah Brewer
Publisher: Souvenir PressLtd
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Family & Relationships
At a time when women are increasingly anxious about harming their unborn children with medication, food additives, and pollutants, this book calms expectant mothers with advice on natural health and well-being. Here is guidance on how natural therapies, healthy eating, and exercise can help pregnant women feel well and relaxed through the months of waiting, ease the pain of childbirth, and give babies a good start. It includes advice on diet, supplements, and exercise; techniques for relaxation, breathing, and meditation; an A-to-Z of natural therapies, with sensible advice and cautions; ways to cope with everything from morning sickness to stretch marks; and how to get back to normal after the birth, with tips on breastfeeding and coping with baby blues.
Coconut oil is an amazing substance that has many health benefits?it helps with weight loss, allergies, skin and health issues, and much more. It is recommended in many health programs and diets, especially the Paleo and raw food diets, and many people are discovering that it is better to use than other oils in cooking. It can be overwhelming to figure out all of the great uses of this magical oil, but this comprehensive handbook can help. With detailed information on everything to do with coconut oil?the benefits, uses, recipes, and insightful facts?this guide will teach you all about this healthy oil, including: The Coconut Oil Handbook includes all the information you'll need for cooking with this healthy oil including: How coconut oil is made How to make it at home Skin care recipes for face and body Hair care recipes for damaged, dry, or flaky hair Dietary benefits Coconut oil as medicine Common misconceptions And much more More and more people are learning about the wealth of benefits that coconut oil brings, and this handbook will explain all of them. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.