Aromatherapy and Massage for Mother and Baby, by Allison England

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Fragrant, gentle essential oils are ideally suited to the special needs of women during pregnancy, birth, and early motherhood.

 

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Fragrant, gentle essential oils are ideally suited to the special needs of women during pregnancy, birth, and early motherhood. This newly revised edition of the definitive guide provides the reader with expert advice on using essential oils in massage, baths, compresses, lotions, and inhalations.

Special sections on massage for pregnant women and newborns 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. The author also explains how to successfully treat common disorders such as morning sickness, water retention, cellulite, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and stretch marks. Safe, effective remedies for babies are also covered, including colic, diaper rash, and teething pain.

Objective: Educational. (Click here for information on the difference between Educational and Marketing materials.)

Pages: 163.

Binding: Softcover.

Dimensions: 6" wide x 9" tall x ½" deep.


AUTHOR INFORMATION
Allison England is an aromatherapist and registered nurse. She has also been trained in massage, herbal medicine, and reflexology. She operates her own aromatherapy clinic for mothers and babies in Cambridgeshire, England, and is the mother of 5 children.


Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Benefits of Aromatherapy in Pregnancy
Chapter 2: Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Explained

Chapter 3:
A History of Essential Oils

Chapter 4:
How to Use Essential Oils

Chapter 5:
A Guide to Essential Oils

Chapter 6:
Pre-conceptual Care

Chapter 7:
Pregnancy Massage

Chapter 8:
Aroma-help for Discomforts During Pregnancy

Chapter 9:
Aroma-help for Labor and Birth

Chapter 10:
Postpartum Care and Adjusting to Motherhood

Chapter 11:
Breast-Feeding

Chapter 12:
Getting Back into Shape

Chapter 13:
Post-pregnancy Skin and Hair

Chapter 14:
Baby Massage

Chapter 15:
Aroma-help for Baby Problems

Chapter 16:
A Reference Guide to Essential Oils

Additional Features:

  • Glossary of Medical Terms
  • Appendix 1: Resource Guide
  • Appendix 2: Recommended Reading
  • Index

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