There has been a rapid increase in the interest of safe complementary and alternative approaches to healthcare in pregnancy and childbirth. For those working in maternity care who seek the evidence base for therapeutic approaches, this book offers a comprehensive guide to the principles and practice of complementary therapies, and the methods for applying them to expectant and new mothers and their babies.
Homeopathy · Osteopathy · Chiropractic · Acupuncture · Herbal Medicine · Massage and Aromatherapy · Reflexology · Shiatsu · Hypnotherapy · Hydrotherapy · Complementary Therapies for theRelief of Physical and Emotional Stress · Other Therapies - Bach Flower Remedies · Alexander Technique · Conclusion · Appendices - Quick Reference Chart, Useful Addresses.
Educational Director, Expectancy; Visiting Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Ad Dip Counseling Therapist, Charter Nightingale Hospital, London, UK