Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth
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 guidelinesCovers nutritional aspects of pregnancyGives practical advice and instruction on the use of acupuncture through the four trimesters of pregnancy and labourUses case examples to further illustrate the text
Covers recent advances in relation to the effects of aspirin and heparin to the immune system and pregnancyIncludes IVF pregnanciesGlossary and appendix of useful addressesFully updated and revised throughout to include recent researchNutrition and its effect on the foetus (new and developing area of research)
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- interesting facts nutrition food health
- international center for sports nutrition
- international foundation for nutrition and health
- international journal for vitamin nutrition research
- international journal of sports nutrition
Planning for a healthy baby
Nutrition in pregnancy
Antenatal care explained
First trimester 1 to 12 weeks
Second trimester 13 to 28 weeks
Third trimester 28 to 40 weeks
First stage of labour
Second stage of labour
Third stage of labour
Postnatal period the fourth trimester
Classical Five Element acupuncture and its use in postnatal depression
Standard international nomenclature for the 14 meridians
Western Medical Glossary