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Description - Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth by Zita West

Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth is a concise highly illustrated and practical guide to 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 covering 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 are reluctant to treat pregnant women as they feel they lack a full understanding of pregnancy and fear harming the baby. This exciting new edition provides the practical advice and instruction required to bridge that gap in knowledge and give practitioners the confidence they need.Highly illustrated with summary boxes and guidelinesCovers nutritional aspects of pregnancyGives practical advice and instruction on the use of acupuncture through the four trimesters of pregnancy and labourUses case examples to further illustrate the textCovers recent advances in relation to the effects of aspirin and heparin to the immune system and pregnancyIncludes IVF pregnanciesGlossary and appendix of useful addressesFully updated and revised throughout to include recent researchNutrition and its effect on the foetus (new and developing area of research)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780443103711
ISBN-10: 0443103712
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 16-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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