New Natural Pregnancy
Practical Wellbeing from Conception to Birth
Janet Balaskas; foreword by Gayle Peterson
7 1/2" x 9 1/2" • 92 pages • full color photos and illustrations throughout
ISBN 9781566563116 • paperback • $15.00 •
New Natural Pregnancy helps expectant mothers to enjoy the experience of pregnancy. It also enables women to take responsibility for their own health-and that of the baby-at a time when a healthy lifestyle and natural healthcare will enhance the development of your baby and the wellbeing of both mother and child.
New Natural Pregnancy is a refreshingly clear and practical guide to diet, lifestyle and exercise for a healthy pregnancy, with natural self-help treatments for the common physical and emotional ailments that may arise. New Natural Pregnancy addresses the topics of: massage, nutrition, relaxation, breathing, simple yoga exercises, making love, and posture. Janet Balaskas offers further advice on osteopathy, reflexology, acupuncture, shiatsu, herbalism, homeopathy, Bach flower remedies, hypnotherapy and counseling in pregnancy.
Janet Balaskas is a teacher, lecturer and internationally renowned campaigner for women's rights in childbirth. She has helped to bring about major changes in prenatal education and maternity practices. Founder of the Active Birth Movement and Director of the Active Birth Centre in London, Janet teaches yoga and preparation for birth and parenthood.
Gayle Peterson, MSW, LCSW, specializes in perinatal psychology and family development. She is the author of Birthing Normally, and coauthor of Pregnancy as Healing and Cesarean Birth.
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