Pregnancy, Birth, and Baby Care With Essential Oil shows you how to safely use essential oils for all types of issues that arise during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. Unlike traditional pregnancy guidebooks that follow conventional, fear-based instruction, this book offers a healthy approach to pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care, embracing a natural and safe way to use essential oils. Full of advice and tips for a healthy pregnancy, Totilo's researched-based remedies for common and troublesome symptoms guide you with the utmost care given to the health of you and your unborn child. - Safe and Effective Essential Oils Treatments that address a range of ailments and concerns before and after the baby arrives. Details over 50 different pregnancy discomforts and challenges from morning sickness to insomnia, acne to backaches, heartburn to stretchmarks - and how aromatherapy can help - Numerous Charts outline specific essential oils safe for use during pregnancy, labor and delivery, nursing, and newborn care - Detailed Profiles of 45 Essential Oils provides a comprehensive understanding of the medicinal properties, chemical makeup, and precautions of each essential oil - Over 100+ Essential Oils Recipes professionally formulated with step by step instructions for use in the bath, in a massage, and for diffusing around your home
Safe and Natural Remedies for Pregnancy, Birth, and Children
Author: Christina Anthis
Pubpsher: Althea Press
Category: Health & Fitness
"All moms-to-be have the same goal: healthy pregnancy, healthy baby. But along the way it can be hard-- not to mention a little scary-- to figure out how to treat your aches, pains, and even emotional swings safely. Now you can knowledgeably and confidently use natural and affordable essential oils throughout pregnancy and beyond with hundreds of safe blends. The complete book of essential oils for mama and baby is your go-to resource of natural remedies. In these pages, Christina Anthis draws on her years of aromatherapy training to make sure you understand when it is and isn't safe to use essential oils, providing usage guidelines for all ages and stages" -Page  of cover.
Every mother-to-be approaches pregnancy differently; some are excited and positive in their outlook, while others feel apprehensive stressed and worried. One of the most popular forms of complementary treatment, aromatherapy is an ideal way to help you through the stresses, strains and discomforts of pregnancy, birth and into the first six months of motherhood. Fully updated, Aromatherapy and Massage for Mother and Baby shows you how to choose and use the fragrant, gentle essential oils. It shows you how the recipes, made up simply and safely at home, can alleviate the discomforts of pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period, as well as problems with your baby such as nappy rash and teething. In addition, it provides clear instructions on how to treat yourself and your baby to soothing massage. Comprehensive and easy-to-follow, with an A-Z reference guide to essential oils, Aromatherapy and Massage for Mother and Baby ensures a happier, healthier, more relaxed pregnancy and motherhood.
Release on 2011-11-11 | by Shirley Price,Len Price
Author: Shirley Price,Len Price
Pubpsher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Aromatherapy for Health Professionals covers the full spectrum of theory and practice from essential oil science and the foundations of practice to the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions. The fourth edition of this highly successful book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings. It gives valuable information for any health professional wishing to develop their understanding of the subject, providing the in-depth knowledge needed to use essential oils in the practice environment. NEW FOR THIS EDITION * Two new chapters – Wound Care and Bereavement – provide valuable additions to the text * The chapter ‘Aromas, Mind and Body’ has been enhanced * Several new essential oils – giving properties, indications and cautions – have been added * New case histories illustrate the practical application of theory and techniques described * References have been updated and new research added The book is supported by a CD-ROM of ancillary tables covering essential oils for general use in health-care settings including indications for safe, therapeutic uses of essential oils; those to be used with caution; and essential oil definitions.
Herbal treatments and aromatherapy are valuable, time-proven, natural approaches to a healthy and more comfortable pregnancy and birth as well as a successful breastfeeding experience. Herbalist, instructor, and midwife Demetria Clark explains everything a woman needs to know about using herbs and essential oils during this important time of life. Demetria explains which specific essential oils can help with particular physical and emotional challenges that commonly affect women during pregnancy and birth. She also explains how essential oils are made and their various purposes and applications, including infusions, topical preparations, and air dispersal via sprays and diffusers. Readers will find practical tips on how to purchase essential oils and use them safely, along with a list of essential oils to avoid during pregnancy and postpartum. A reference section covers both common herbs and those typically familiar only to herbal practitioners. Descriptions include which conditions an herb is best suited for and when that herb should not be used. Demetria provides the botanical name of each herb so it can be identified regardless of the common name it's sold under. In addition, she offers basic information on how to make herbal remedies at home and how to grow, gather, and prepare herbs from fresh plants.
THE must-have handbook to help you have the best possible pregnancy, labour and birth
Author: Jenny Smith
Pubpsher: Pan Macmillan
Category: Health & Fitness
In this book, Jenny Smith takes readers by the hand through every stage of pregnancy, labour, birth and the first six weeks of their baby’s life. She encourages mums-to-be to approach birth with a positive, confident mindset and to be prepared for every eventuality - even if things don't go according to plan. You will also find out about the NHS system and how you can make it work best for you - including the choices available and a who's who of antenatal care. Armed with this insider knowledge, you will learn precisely what you can do to help yourself during each trimester so that you feel calm and able to deal with every eventuality. With a section devoted entirely to your birth, you will know what is going on at every stage - from the first signs of labour to holding your baby for the first time. Jenny's reassuring voice and broad-ranging practical advice make this book very special indeed. Using case studies and tried-and-tested mental preparation techniques, you will also learn how to train your mind to overcome any fears and feel prepared every step of the way. This book is for every pregnant woman who wants to feel confident about the biggest event of her life. 'I cannot rate this book highly enough. All parents-to-be need a copy.' GABBY LOGAN
Using Aromatherapy to Reduce Stress, Alleviate Anxiety, and Lessen Pain with Any Birth Plan
Author: Michaela Boldy
Pubpsher: North Atlantic Books
Category: Health & Fitness
This practical guide helps expecting mothers discover the health benefits of aromatherapy to improve the childbirth experience Many women experience anxiety and fear during childbirth. Essential Oils for Childbirth highlights the effectiveness of aromatherapy as an inexpensive, noninvasive practice to increase comfort in childbirth for all mothers—whatever their birth plan. Moms and partners will learn how to safely create, prepare, and apply labor blends during childbirth and more!
The dictionary of choice for student midwives and practitioners, this reference provides a thorough and reliable first point of information. Revised and updated throughout, the 11th edition provides support and clear, brief information on all key terms. Comprehensive antenatal tests and investigations Infertility terminology and techniques Woman-friendly definitions Useful appendices Main entries increased, for ease of searching New terms for recent tests and investigations Mainly new artwork to update old-fashioned illustrations Genetic advances Online ancillaries: spellchecker, Word of the Day, weblinks.