Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
440
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702043956
eBook ISBN:
9780702047848
Print ISBN:
9780702030550

About the author

Suzanne Yates

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Well Mother - Education for Maternity Care, Bristol, UK