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Acupuncture in pregnancy and childbirth

Author: Zita West
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zita West
ISBN: 9780443103711 0443103712
OCLC Number: 181068864
Description: xii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Planning for a healthy baby --
2. Pregnancy --
3. Nutrition in pregnancy --
4. Antenatal care explained --
5. First trimester: 1 to 12 weeks --
6. Second trimester: 13 to 28 weeks --
7. Third trimester: 28 to 40 weeks --
8. High risk pregnancies --
9. Abnormal positions of the fetus --
10. Preparation for labour --
11. Labour --
12. First stage of labour --
13. Second stage of labour --
14. Third stage of labour --
15. Postnatal period-the fourth trimester --
16. Classical Five Element acupuncture and its use in postnatal depression.
Responsibility: Zita West ; consultant editor, Lyndsey Isaacs ; foreword by Giovanni Maciocia.
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An illustrated and practical guide to using acupuncture to treat women throughout their pregnancy and labour. This book covers physiology related to pregnancy and childbirth, illuminating links  Read more...

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