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Mother Massage: A Handbook for Relieving the Discomforts of Pregnancy

STILLERMAN Elaine [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780440507024

Dell Publishing 1992 1st Edition

AU $34.95
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A Handbook for Relieving the Discomforts of Pregnancy
Massage is a sensuous, relaxing, and loving treatment that has the added bonus of being especially good for you. It’s the perfect way to reduce stress and promote general well-being. During pregnancy, your body is undergoing many changes, some of them stressful and discomforting. Mother Massage, by licensed massage therapist Elaine Stillerman, is a beautifully illustrated guide to help eliminate some of these adverse effects. Designed to be used either alone or with a partner, Mother Massage provides techniques for a variety of massages, including full body massage, preparation for labor and birthing massage, massage during the postpartum and nursing stages, and infant massage. These techniques are explained in step-by-step, illustrated detail. You’ll also learn special massages for treating such discomforts as:

> Backaches
> Breast Soreness
> Charley Horse and Leg Cramps
> Headaches
> Heartburn
> Fatigue
> Morning Sickness
> Sciatica
> Stretch Marks
> Varicose Veins
> And Many Others

Also included are sections on reflexology, herbal remedies, and nutritional requirements for pregnant and lactating women.
About the Author
Elaine Stillerman, a licensed massage therapist in New York City, has been specializing in prenatal and postpartum massage since 1980 and has worked with hundreds of expectant women. She has written many articles on massage therapy and teaches the nationally certified course "Mother Massage: Massage During Pregnancy" at massage schools all over the country. She is also the author of The Encyclopedia of Bodywork (1996).

230 x 175mm

170pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 12950)

Related Subject Areas:

Obstetrics/Gynaeco      Western massage     

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