Fertility & Conception The Natural Way: Boost your chances of getting pregnant and prepare for a successful birth and a healthy baby using natural therapies, diet and simple exercise regimes

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The perfect approach for the modern parent-to-be: how making the right kinds of lifestyle and diet decisions can help optimize your chances of conceiving and having a healthy pregnancy

How natural therapies like yoga, meditation and herbalism can support conventional medical knowledge to help potential parents prepare in the best way possible for a successful conception

Includes information on how we conceive; the best preconceptual care; ...

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Overview

The perfect approach for the modern parent-to-be: how making the right kinds of lifestyle and diet decisions can help optimize your chances of conceiving and having a healthy pregnancy

How natural therapies like yoga, meditation and herbalism can support conventional medical knowledge to help potential parents prepare in the best way possible for a successful conception

Includes information on how we conceive; the best preconceptual care; understanding cycles and timing; what the risk factors are; foods and fertility; the role of weight, age and genetic make-up; coping with problems and understanding treatments and holistic therapies

Question-and-answer sections and special in-depth features offer a balanced and accessible fund of knowledge, illustrated in over 130 photographs

boost your chances of getting pregnant and prepare for a successful birth and a healthy baby using natural therapies, diet and simple exercise regimes

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754825104
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 11/16/2012
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,463,427
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Chapter 1 Preparing for conception 8

Deciding to have a baby 10

How conception happens 12

Aiding conception 14

Preconceptual care 16

Time with your partner 18

Avoiding hazards 20

Common Qs and As 22

Chapter 2 Healthy eating 24

Sensible eating 26

A balanced diet 28

Can foods boost fertility? 30

Do I need supplements? 32

Foods to avoid and food safety 34

A healthy day 36

Common Qs and As 38

Chapter 3 Top fertility factors 40

Getting pregnant 42

Risk factors 44

What is the best age? 46

Your weight 48

Fertility hazards 50

The role of the genes 52

Relaxation and fertility 54

Preconception yoga stretches 56

Common Qs and As 58

Chapter 4 Delayed conception 60

Problems with conceiving 62

Fertility treatment 68

How natural therapies help 72

How do I know I am pregnant? 74

Common Qs and As 76

Chapter 5 Natural therapies 78

Herbalism 80

Homeopathy 81

Aromatherapy 82

Massage 83

Yoga 84

Meditation 85

Acupuncture 86

Reflexology 87

Shiatsu 88

Osteopathy 89

Chiropractic 90

The Alexander technique 91

Pilates 92

Glossary 93

Useful addresses and websites 94

Further reading and Acknowledgements 95

Index 96

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