Natural Babycare: Pure and Soothing Recipes and Techniques for Mothers and Babies

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Get you baby and yourself off to a great beginning — naturally. Herbalist Colleen K. Dodt offers her experienced advice on the safest and gentlest products and practices for ensuring good health for your baby and enhancing the mother-child bond. Natural BabyCare includes easy-to-follow instructions on how to select or create pure and safe herbal creams, baths, shampoos, and oils that will promote the health and well-being of both mother and child.

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Overview

Get you baby and yourself off to a great beginning — naturally. Herbalist Colleen K. Dodt offers her experienced advice on the safest and gentlest products and practices for ensuring good health for your baby and enhancing the mother-child bond. Natural BabyCare includes easy-to-follow instructions on how to select or create pure and safe herbal creams, baths, shampoos, and oils that will promote the health and well-being of both mother and child.

Special features on baby care include:

• Relaxation methods for pregnancy and childbirth

• Aromatic recipes for using herbs and essential oils

• Safe and simple homeopathic remedies

• A guide to resources for natural baby care

By using these easy-to-follow instructions, mothers can create and safely apply creams, lotions, shampoos, bath and massage oils, and powders that will ensure good health for both the newborn and for themselves. Dodt includes special features on self-care during pregnancy, childbirth and lactation; safe and simple homeopathic remedies to promote wellness; and more. 144 pp. National ads.

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“…a valuable resource for anyone who wants to explore alternatives to dubious chemicals and synthetic products.” – Taste for Life Magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882669533
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/4/1997
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 548,410
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

An herbalist for over 15 years, Colleen K. Dodt is the author of The Essential Oils Book and Natural BabyCare, of which James A. Duke, author of The Green Pharmacy, said: "I believe Colleen would do better at healing my children and grandchildren than most of my HMO physicians have done." Colleen is the owner of Herbal Endeavors, Ltd., in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Her business and products have been featured in Herb Companion magazine, and she has written numerous articles on herbs and aromatherapy. She was the first American and the first woman to write for The International Journal of Aromatherapy (February 1988).

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 A Primer of Natural-Care Products and Techniques

Chapter 2 Caring for Yourself During Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Lactation

Chapter 3 AromaBaby: Healthy Scents for Cleaning and Caring for Baby

Chapter 4 Natural Ways to Raise a Happy, Healthy, Growing Baby

Chapter 5 Creating a Healthy, Welcoming Environment for Your Child

Resource List

Reading List

Index

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