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Aromatherapy and Herbal Remedies: For Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding

March 7, 2016

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Aromatherapy and Herbal Remedies: For Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding by Demetria Clark — This comprehensive sourcebook explains how essential oils and herbal remedies can provide natural, alternative solutions to the myriad health care needs that arise during pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Clark, an experienced aromatherapist and midwife, guides you through exploring the safe, gentle and […]

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Heart and Hands: A Midwife’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth — Fifth Edition

January 25, 2016

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Heart and Hands: A Midwife’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth — Fifth Edition  by Elizabeth Davis — This fully revised update of the foundational text on birth assisting offers professional guidance for both aspiring and veteran midwives. The book extends well beyond natural child-birthing experts to include anyone seeking thorough and compassionate guidance on what […]

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Detoxification for women’s health

October 18, 2015

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Detoxification for women’s health by Dr. Marianne Marchese —  Chemicals in the environment can disrupt the normal activity of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and other hormones in women. These chemicals are known as hormone- or endocrine-disrupting compounds. Women are exposed to hormone- disrupting compounds every day, often without knowing it. The exposure to chemicals comes from […]

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Can your tattoo be confused with cancer cells?

October 13, 2015

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Can your tattoo be confused with cancer cells? by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recently, a California woman was diagnosed with cervical cancer. The tests conducted prior to surgery showed that the cancer had spread to her lymph nodes. After undergoing removal of her uterus, Fallopian tubes and dissection of her lymph nodes, she found out […]

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New harm found from mammograms

October 10, 2015

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New harm found from mammograms by Mary Budinger —  A new study published in the Annals of Family Medicine, titled “Long-term Psychosocial Consequences of False-positive Screening Mammography,” spotlights an underreported harm of mammography breast screening — the very real and lasting trauma associated with a false-positive diagnosis of breast cancer. Researchers found that “Six months […]

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Enhance fertility and increase pregnancy odds with Reiki

October 4, 2015

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Enhance fertility and increase pregnancy odds with Reiki by Dawn Fleming —  Reiki, a Japanese energy modality, may seem difficult for the logical mind to understand, but that is because in the West, we tend to comprehend only what we can see. When we look at the human body, we see the biological aspects of […]

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The energetic language of conception

August 4, 2015

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The energetic language of conception by Dr. Christine Brass-Jones and Stasia Minkowsky —  Infertility has become a multi-million-dollar business, replete with invasive, uncomfortable tests and doctors who may lack sensitivity and compassion for their patients. Couples may find themselves locked into the Western ideology that infertility treatment is the only path to conception of a […]

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Strength Training for Women: Tailoring Programs and Exercises for Optimal Results

May 25, 2015

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Strength Training for Women: Tailoring Programs and Exercises for Optimal Results by Lori Incledon —  Strength training is an essential component of a woman’s fitness routine, helping her look and feel her best. With comprehensive descriptions of exercises and training programs this book outlines the hows of strength training as well as the whys. It […]

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Heart and Hands: A Midwife’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

May 23, 2015

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Heart and Hands: A Midwife’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth by Elizabeth Davis —  For more than 20 years, this has been a beloved guide for both midwives and parents. This new 4th Edition has been thoroughly revised with updated material that emphasizes the benefits of midwifery care, natural birth, the art of non-intervention and […]

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How to thrive during menopause

May 18, 2015

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How to thrive during menopause by Dawn Fleming —  For many women, menopause can be challenging and create havoc in all areas of their lives. Not only are their physical bodies changing, but also their minds can spiral into anxiety as they begin to deal with uncertainties that arise. Strategies are available not only to […]

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Action Plan for Menopause: Your Guide to a Healthy, Vibrant Transition

March 31, 2015

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Action Plan for Menopause: Your Guide to a Healthy, Vibrant Transition by Barbara Bushman, Ph.D. and Janice C. Young, Ed.D. — The book is a comprehensive guide that focuses on exercise as a primary means to control or alleviate the symptoms of menopause. This scientific approach outlines the best and safest exercises for every phase […]

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Homebirth is an appealing option

January 19, 2015

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Homebirth is an appealing option by Marinah V. Farrell —  Childbirth issues are complex, controversial and political. Chief among them is the fact that holistic healthcare begins at birth. In this country, however, modern medicalized birth is the foundation of our experience, both as parents and as new babies coming into the world. Pregnancy and […]

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Nurturing starts in the womb

December 8, 2014

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Nurturing starts in the womb by Sherry Anshara —  What an opportunity parents have the minute they know they are pregnant. Thank goodness for pregnancy tests. With this timely knowledge, parents can connect to their baby or babies from the very moment the test registers positive. Do you know that the baby experiences everything the […]

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