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Author West, Zita.

Title Acupuncture in pregnancy and childbirth / Zita West ; consultant editor, Lyndsey Isaacs ; foreword by Giovanni Maciocia
Edition Second edition
Published Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone, 2008

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 MELB  618.20692 Wes/Aip 2008  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description xii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Planning for a healthy baby 1 -- 2. Pregnancy 21 -- 3. Nutrition in pregnancy 37 -- 4. Antenatal care explained 51 -- 5. First trimester: 1 to 12 weeks 71 -- 6. Second trimester: 13 to 28 weeks 89 -- 7. Third trimester: 28 to 40 weeks 103 -- 8. High-risk pregnancies 121 -- 9. Abnormal positions of the fetus 139 -- 10. Preparation for labour 155 -- 11. Labour 169 -- 12. First stage of labour 185 -- 13. Second stage of labour 209 -- 14. Third stage of labour 219 -- 15. Postnatal period: the fourth trimester 227 -- 16. Classical Five Element acupuncture and -- its use in postnatal depression 245 -- Appendix Standard international nomenclature -- for the 14 meridians 253 -- Bibliography 255 -- Western Medical Glossary 257
Summary 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
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Previous ed.: 2001
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Acupuncture anesthesia.
Acupuncture.
Childbirth.
Natural childbirth.
Pregnancy -- Complications -- Alternative treatment.
Pregnancy.
Acupuncture Therapy -- methods.
Prenatal Care -- methods.
Labor, Obstetric.
Postnatal Care -- methods.
Pregnancy.
Author Isaacs, Lyndsey.
LC no. 2008274669
ISBN 0443103712 (hbk.)
9780443103711 (hbk.)
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