Acupressure and Acupuncture During Birth is for acupuncturists and birth professionals. This book explains how yin/yang and other principles of Chinese medicine can improve birth experiences as well as outcomes. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can greatly support the healthy physical and emotional journey of birth. It also provides nonpharmacologic treatment approaches for commonly occurring disorders of labour. Disorders include malposition, asynclitism, slow cervical dilation and inadequate contractions, as well as postpartum and post-caesarean care.
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Accessible and engaging, this book includes an overview of Chinese medicine for women’s health, information on what happens before, during and after birth from both a biomedical and Chinese medical perspective, a toolkit of treatment strategies for birth work.
Author Claudia Citkovitz, Ph.D., M.S., L.Ac, is Director of Acupuncture Services at NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn. She has taught acupuncture for birth internationally for over ten years.
Publisher: Singing Dragon. 352 pages.