Practical Medical Advice and Holistic Wisdom for a Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Written by Lauren Feder, M.D.
Category: Health & Fitness - Pregnancy & Childbirth; Family & Relationships - Child Care
Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: June 24, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-57826-499-5 (1-57826-499-5)
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO A HEALTHY, NATURAL PREGNANCY
Pregnancy and childbirth can be one of the most exciting times in a couple’s life. With Natural Pregnancy, you can make informed, educated decisions about your pregnancy to ensure your baby is born happy and healthy—naturally.
Natural Pregnancy is the perfect resource for expectant parents; whether you choose to opt for an all-natural birth, or are looking to combine conventional treatments with homeopathy and holistic medicine, Natural Pregnancy is the all-in-one reference to keep your pregnancy simple and safe.
Natural Pregnancy answers your questions and offers advice on common topics, including:
* Prenatal tests and procedures, including ultrasound and amniocentesis
* Vaccinations during pregnancy
* Homeopathic medicine for common pregnancy conditions and easier childbirth
* Midwives and doulas
* Home birth
* Homeopathy for healing after amniocentesis, perineal tears, and cesarean section
…and much more!
As medical techniques continue to advance, natural births are now safer than ever. For any parent looking to approach pregnancy and childbirth in a more holistic and natural way, Natural Pregnancy is your authoritative and reliable resource each step of the way.
LAUREN FEDER, MD, is a nationally recognized physician who specializes in homeopathic medicine. Affiliated with the Natural Center for Homeopathy, Holistic Pediatric Association, and La Leche League, she is a frequent lecturer for parents and professionals and has been seen nationally on various health-oriented television programs and heard on radio stations throughout the United States. Dr. Feder has written for Homeopathy Today and Mothering Magazine and has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Alternative Medicine Digest, DiscoveryHealth.com, and many other publications and websites.
Dr. Feder is in private practice in Los Angeles, where she lives with her husband and two sons. Visit her at www.drfeder.com, a family resource for homeopathy, holistic health, and natural parenting.
“Wow, the Midwifery Model and Homeopathic Medicine in one book! Now that's natural childbirth. Plus, Lauren Feder's reasonable and experienced voice. Natural Pregnancy is a must have.” — Peggy O’Mara, former Editor and Publisher of Mothering Magazine and author of Natural Family Living and Having a Baby Naturally
“Natural Pregnancy offers a wise and practical guide into empowered parenthood, one that more and more parents are seeking. Bringing the rich traditions of mother-centered pregnancy and birth into a modern context, Dr. Feder beautifully integrates perspectives from contemporary medicine with the wisdom of time-honored traditions that today's parents will welcome. Her EMPOWER BIRTHS model and natural medicine chest guide will make this an invaluable resource for expectant parents, midwives, doulas, and caregivers.” — Nancy Peplinsky Massotto, Founder & Director of the Holistic Moms Network