Complementary Therapies for Pregnancy and Childbirth


  • Denise Tiran, MSc ADM PGCEA RM RGN MSc ADM PGCEA RM RGN, Educational Director, Expectancy; Visiting Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London, UK Educational Director, Expectancy Ltd; Visiting Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London, UK
  • Sue Mack, MSc, CQSW, Ad Dip Counseling Therapist, Charter Nightingale Hospital, London, UK

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.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2000
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2328-6

Table of Contents

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.