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Wise Woman's Guide to Your Healthiest Pregnancy and Birth : From Preconception to Postpartum

Wise Woman's Guide to Your Healthiest Pregnancy and Birth : From Preconception to Postpartum
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SKU18972
Author
Patricia Ladis
ISBN Number
9780757323706
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A fresh, new pregnancy guide-the first complete functional medicine book-offering women and their partners a comprehensive approach to maintain and enhance health and wellness before, during, and after pregnancy. The Wise Woman's Guide to Your Healthiest Pregnancy and Birth combines the expertise of top-tier physical therapist Patricia Ladis-who works with superstar athletes, professional dancers, and celebrities-with Dr. Anita Sadaty, a highly regarded holistic ob-gyn with a celebrity clientele.

Together, they have devised a six-step protocol beginning the six months before conception continuing forty days post-birth and beyond, incorporating holistic principles that encourage optimal wellness for mother, partner, and baby. Whether they are in their 20's, 30's or 40's, this book empowers readers to be in tune with their bodies during all stages of pregnancy, and is the first book by a functional medicine dream-team aligning medical and structural body issues to avoid such potential pregnancy outcomes as osteoporosis, sciatica, pelvic prolapse, structural weakness, and postpartum depression. Each of the six stages organizes Ladis and Sadaty's holistic principles into five easy-to-follow aspects: Body, Movement, Breathing, Nourishment, and Wisdom.

They include practical applications such as foods to help reduce internal inflammation, specific exercises-with instructive photos-in each stage, breathing techniques to lower stress, and "pearls of wisdom" backed by science exploring a multicultural history of this special time in a woman's life. For the first time, a pregnancy guide considers the importance of choices you make six months prior to conception, and the effect on genes. When both members of a couple are calm, fit, and well-nourished, the latest science suggests that together they are less likely to pass on negative genes to a child.
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