Aromatherapy and Massage for Mother and Baby

Author: Allison England
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 0892818980
Release Date: 2000-11-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

This newly revised edition provides the reader with expert advice on using essential oils in massage, baths, compresses, lotions, and inhalations. Special sections give complete instructions for using massage to ease the discomforts of pregnancy and relieve the pain of labor and birth, as well as to soothe and comfort restless babies and facilitate the bonding of mother and child.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 9781608681921
Release Date: 2012-08-23
Genre: Health & Fitness

This encyclopedic book contains, in practical and easy-to-understand form, every conceivable use for essential oils and aromatherapy in everyday life. The author, a practicing aromatherapist for more than twenty years, unlocks the power of essential oils in more than 600 original recipes, most needing only a few essential oils. Unlike over-the-counter products, the recipes you make yourself contain no harmful preservatives. Most basic needs can be covered with just ten essential oils.

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children

Author: Aviva Jill Romm, M.D.
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9781587611926
Release Date: 2003-08-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Committed to finding natural ways to care for their children, many parents seek techniques that do not require the invasive procedures and medications often associated with Western medicine. In NATURALLY HEALTHY BABIES AND CHILDREN, midwife and herbalist Aviva Romm offers a comprehensive handbook that addresses the common health issues of children, from newborns to preadolescents. Aviva'¬?s whole-child approach integrates herbal remedies, nutrition, hygiene, and alternative health techniques with supportive, informed parenting. From anemia to whooping cough, each entry includes herbal, dietary, and general recommendations, including tips on when to pursue professional medical care. NATURALLY HEALTHY BABIES AND CHILDREN is indispensable reading for families seeking safe, effective ways to practice healing techniques at home.

Essential Oil Safety

Author: Robert Tisserand
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702054341
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Genre: Medical

The second edition of this book is virtually a new book. It is the only comprehensive text on the safety of essential oils and the first review of essential oil/drug interactions and provides detailed essential oil constituent data not found in any other text. Much of the existing text has been re-written, and 80% of the text is completely new. There are 400 comprehensive essential oil profiles and almost 4000 references. There are new chapters on the respiratory system, the cardivascular system, the urinary system, the digestive system and the nervous system. For each essential oil there is a full breakdown of constituents, and a clear categorization of hazards and risks, with recommended maximum doses and concentrations. There are also 206 Constituent Profiles. There is considerable discussion of carcinogens, the human relevance of some of the animal data, the validity of treating an essential oil as if it was a single chemical, and the arbitary nature of uncertainty factors. There is a critque of current regulations.

Lucy Libido Says There s an Oil for That

Author: Lucy Libido
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 153069079X
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre:

Meet Lucy Libido, your new best friend who will guide you through using essential oils between the sheets. Based on the smashingly popular Lucy Libido class, this hilarious yet informative book will teach you natural hormone balancing, oils that increase libido, and oils that increase your man's performance. She even includes her best oil recipes that have left her fans starry-eyed and smiling. Developed by a woman for a woman, "There's an Oil for THAT" gives you all the tips, tricks, and fun in one easy to read book that you'll want to store at your bedside.

The Mama Natural Week by Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth

Author: Genevieve Howland
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501146688
Release Date: 2017-04-25
Genre: Health & Fitness

With more than 1.3 million video views each month and over fifty-two million total views on her YouTube channel, Howland’s (a.k.a. Mama Natural) funny but informational videos have empowered millions of women to embrace natural pregnancy and parenting. Now Howland is turning to the page, offering up the first week-by-week natural pregnancy book for soon-to-be moms. For the last half-century, control over childbirth has been in favor of doctors. Many pregnancy guidebooks are conventional, fear-based, and written by male physicians deeply entrenched in the old-school medical model of birth. But change is underway. A groundswell of women are taking back their pregnancy and childbirth and embracing a natural way. Genevieve Howland, the woman behind the enormously popular Mama Natural blog and YouTube channel, has created an inspiring, fun, and informative guide that demystifies natural pregnancy and walks mom through the process one week at a time. The Mama Natural’s Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth is the modern (and yet ancient) approach to pregnancy and childbirth. “Natural” recognizes that pregnancy and birth are normal, and that having a baby is a wondrous biological process and rite of passage—not a medical condition. This book draws upon the latest research showing how beneficial and life-changing natural birth is for both babies and moms. Full of weekly advice and tips for a healthy pregnancy, Howland details vital nutrition to take, natural remedies for common and troublesome symptoms, as well as the appropriate (and inappropriate) use of interventions. Peppered throughout are positive birth and pregnancy stories from women of all backgrounds (and all stages of their natural journey) along with advice and insights from a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) plus a Registered Nurse (RN), doula, and lactation consultant. Encouraging, well-researched, and fun, The Mama Natural’s Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth will be an essential companion for women everywhere to embrace natural pregnancy and reap all the benefits for both baby and mama.

Naturally Healthy Kids

Author: Jerry Rubin
Publisher:
ISBN: 0977394921
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Genre: Medical

In this A to Z guide for illness and wellness, the authors have integrated their traditional, western medicine training as physicians with information for practicing a more holistic approach to children's health and embracing a fuller spectrum of health care options.

Gentle Birth Gentle Mothering

Author: Sarah Buckley
Publisher: Celestial Arts
ISBN: 9780307832030
Release Date: 2013-02-20
Genre: Health & Fitness

An authoritative guide to natural childbirth and postpartum parenting options from an MD who home-birthed her own four children. Sarah Buckley might be called a third-wave natural birth advocate. A doctor and a mother, she approaches the question of how a woman and baby might have the most fulfilling birth experience with respect for the wisdom of both medical science and the human body. Using current medical and epidemiological research plus women's experiences (including her own), she demonstrates that what she calls "undisturbed birth" is almost always healthier and safer than high-technology approaches to birth. Her wise counsel on issues like breastfeeding and sleeping during postpartum helps extend the gentle birth experience into a gentle parenting relationship.

Healing Oils of the Bible

Author: David Stewart
Publisher: Care Publications
ISBN: 0934426988
Release Date: 2003-04-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Frankincense and Myrrh--more than symbolic gifts to baby Christ. Considered cure-alls by Biblical people. Healing by prayer and anointment with oils as practiced by Jesus' disciples and early Christians is made practical for us today in this book. Based on both science and scripture.

Pocket Ref

Author: Thomas J. Glover
Publisher: Sequoia Pub
ISBN: PSU:000032430400
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Reference

All the reference information anyone needs on virtually any subject is right at the fingertips in this handy pocket-sized guide. Its tables, charts, drawings, lists, and formulas will be especially useful for contractors, students, travelers, electronics hobbyists, craftspeople, and engineers and technicians in virtually every field.