Hindsights for Maternal Wellness, 2nd Edition, by Stephanie McBride
Integrating essentials oils into maternity and birth is an incredible gift to offer yourself or an expecting mother. Essential oils can be used safely and effectively to lessen the majority of the common discomforts that arise during the year.
Welcome to Hindsights for Maternal Wellness, 2nd Edition. Integrating essentials oils into maternity and birth is an incredible gift to offer yourself or an expecting mother. Essential oils can be used safely and effectively to lessen the majority of the common discomforts that arise during the year. With improved access to high-quality oils, essential oil research, and education, aromatherapy has risen in popularity and is forging the way to becoming one of the best, easiest, and most affordable means for self- and family-care. Readers will come away feeling more confident using and recommending essential oils during pregnancy, each phase of labor, in postpartum, and in caring for infants and babies.
Binding: Softcover with coil binding.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Stephanie McBride, formerly Stephanie Pearson, is a passionate advocate for the use of essential oils as a form of natural self-care and in clinical practice, from the moment of conception onwards. Her primary focus on botanical medicine studies, coupled with practical experience as a certified clinical herbalist, professional aromatherapist, and functional nutritionist, has given her the in-depth knowledge necessary to simplify this ancient health modality for others to enjoy. And, most importantly, she is a mother of three!
- Essential Oil Quality
- Dilutions and Concentrations
- Safety Guidelines
- Section One: Specific Use Guidelines
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Digestive Troubles
- Stress, Insomnia, and Fatigue
- Poor Immunity
- Back Pain and Headaches
- Swollen Ankles, Hemorrhoids, and Varicose Veins
- Accelerating and Inducing Labor
- Labor Pain
- Birthing the Placenta
- Tissue Healing
- Postpartum Recovery
- Breast Health
- Infants and Babies
- Infant Care
- Infant Skincare
- Section Two: Essential Oil Profiles
- Section Three: Ailments and Conditions Quick Reference Chart