Mother Massage: A Handbook For Relieving The Discomforts Of Pregnancy

March 28, 2006|
Mother Massage: A Handbook For Relieving The Discomforts Of Pregnancy by Elaine Stillerman
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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.
Elaine Stillerman, a licensed massage therapist in New York City, has been specializing in prenatal and postpartum massage since 1980 and has worked with hundreds of expectant women. She has written many articles on massage therapy and teaches the nationally certified course “Mother Massage: Massage During Pregnancy” at mas...
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Title:Mother Massage: A Handbook For Relieving The Discomforts Of Pregnancy
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 9.07 X 7 X 0.47 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 9.07 X 7 X 0.47 in
Published:March 28, 2006
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780440507024

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