Mother Massage

Mother Massage

A Handbook for Relieving the Discomforts of Pregnancy

Book - 2006
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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.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delta, 2006, c1992
Edition: Dell trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780440507024
Branch Call Number: 618.24 STI
Characteristics: xxi, 167 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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