Pregnancy and Adoption
The Complete Organic Pregnancy
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0060887451
A guide to natural living during pregnancy, childbirth, and throughout the first months of a baby's life covers such topics as the benefits of organic foods, lead testing in a home, and avoiding chemicals that can be transmitted in breast milk. Original. 50,000 first printing.
The Ultimate Week-By-Week Pregnancy Guide
Paperback ISBN: 0696222213
An up-to-date, thorough guide to pregnancy offers a week-by-week overview of fetal development, as well as straightforward, supportive advice on how to promote a healthy pregnancy, real-life labor, essential preparations for parenthood, feeding options, prenatal care, and more. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Waiting For Birdy
A Year Of Frantic Tedium, Neurotic Angst, And The Wild Magic Of Growing A Family
Paperback ISBN: 0143034774
The Internet columnist chronicles a year in her life as she anticipated the birth of her second child while coping with the realities and challenges of life with an active toddler.
The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth
Paperback ISBN: 055338516x
A revised and updated guide to the Bradley Method of natural childbirth utilizes the teamwork approach to help fathers work with mothers to provide a joyful birthing experience that eliminates drugs, shortens labor, lessens complications, and promotes healthy newborns with a blend of prenatal exercise, nutrition, and psychological preparation. Original. 27,500 first printing.
A Journey into the World of Mothers and Midwives
Paperback ISBN: 0399527885
Offers an evocative and insightful look at the world of midwives and their role in childbirth, providing a thorough analysis and helpful advice on using a midwife as an alternative to physician-aided hospital delivery to bring one's child into the world. Original.
Enhancing Fertility Naturally
Holistic Therapies for a Successful Pregnancy
Paperback ISBN: 0892818328
â€¢ A guide to safe and inexpensive natural alternatives to often hazardous and extremely expensive conventional medical treatments for infertility. â€¢ Provides guidelines for using alternative therapies, diet, exercise, and relaxation techniques. â€¢ Explores acupuncture, reflexology, homeopathy, cranial osteopathy, aromatherapy, and herbalism. â€¢ Includes the personal stories of couples who have successfully conceived using these methods. Enhancing Fertility Naturally outlines ways in which you can improve your fertility through alternative therapies, diet, exercise, and relaxation techniques and avoid some of the hazards associated with conventional treatments. It discusses the most common causes of infertility and explains how to determine which therapy is most appropriate for you. In vitro fertilization, conventional medicine's most prescribed remedy for infertility problems, is expensive, dangerous, and has a success rate of only 14 percent, yet few of the one in six couples that experience infertility are aware of the effectiveness and safety provided by the wide range of alternative treatments. Thoroughly researched and packed full of invaluable advice and tips, the book explores such therapies as acupuncture, reflexology, homeopathy, cranial osteopathy, aromatherapy, and herbalism. The author includes case histories for each of the therapies discussed, showing how the therapies helped couples overcome both primary and secondary infertility in order to have the baby they longed for.