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Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth (2nd edition)

WEST Zita [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780443103711

Churchill Livingstone 2008 2nd Edition

AU $88.00
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Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth is a concise, highly illustrated and practical guide in 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. It covers 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. Many practitioners who feel they lack a full understanding of pregnancy and fear harming the baby are reluctant to treat pregnant women. This book provides the practical advice and instruction required to bridge that gap in knowledge and give practitioners the confidence they need. Features: >> Covers nutritional aspects of pregnancy > Gives practical advice and instruction on the use of acupuncture through the four trimesters pregnancy and labour >Uses case examples to further illustrate the text. What's New >Covers recent advances in relation to the effects of aspirin and heparin to the immune system and pregnancy >Includes IVF pregnancies >Glossary and appendix of useful addresses >Fully updated and revised throughout to include recent research >Nutrition and its effect on the foetus (new and developing area of research.

192 x 253 mm, 102 illustrations.

272pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 28724)

Related Subject Areas:

Acupuncture      Obstetrics/Gynaeco      TCM Specialities     

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