Massage for a Peaceful Pregnancyby Gordon Inkeles
Here, for the first time, an easy-to-learn program of massage techniques to guide expectant parents every step of the way during pregnancyfrom the first month through full recovery. Massage provides a positive, hands-on role for the expectant father, involving him in the birth of his child on a day-to-day basis. The step-by-step program of peace and relaxation is ideal for birthing centers, where it will create a lasting bond between parents. Powerful techniques for relaxation and stress control are featured on every page. Everything works as promised. The promise to readers: you will be massaging ten minutes after you bring this book home. Every page features lush photography of real massage during pregnancy, showing exactly how strokes work. Additionally, beautiful anatomical illustrations, which are precisely keyed to photos, let you peer inside the body and find systems you can touch during massage. Check lists, do's and don'ts and health tips make the book a user-friendly and enjoyable companion for expectant parents. Makes a GREAT baby shower gift!
- Arcata Arts
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- 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)
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Just what we needed to bring our little family together during the 'pregnancy year.' (I count the recovery, which is also covered in the book) The techniques in this book are easy to learn and very effective, especially if relaxation without drugs is your goal.