Pregnancy and Childbirth book cover

Pregnancy and Childbirth

A holistic approach to massage and bodywork

Paperback, 440 Pages

Published: February 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3055-0

Contents

  • Foreword

    Acknowledgements

    Preface

    Contributors

    Glossary

    Abbreviations

    Introduction

    Section 1: Theory - western and eastern approaches

    1 Western approach to pregnancy

    2 Western appraoch to labour

    3 Western approach to postpartum

    4 Introduction to the eastern approach

    5 Eastern approach to pregnancy

    6 Eastern approach to labour

    7 Eastern approach to the postpartum

    Section 2: Practical bodywork

    8 Introduction to bodywork

    9 Practical bodywork in pregnancy

    10 Practical bodywork in labour

    11 Practical bodywork in the postpartum

    12 Aftercare and self-care

    13 The medical approach to labour

    14 Working with higher-risk maternity clients

    15 Professional issues

    Appendix 1: Useful contacts and resources

    Index

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