Aromatherapy and Massage for Mother and Baby, by Allison England

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Fragrant, gentle essential oils are ideally suited to the special needs of women during pregnancy, birth, and early motherhood. This revised edition of the definitive guide provides expert advice on using essential oils in massage, baths, compresses, lotions, and inhalations.

Special sections on massage for pregnant women and newborns give complete instructions for using massage to ease the discomforts of pregnancy and relieve the pain of labor and birth, as well as to soothe and comfort restless babies and facilitate the bonding of mother and child. The author also explains how to successfully treat common disorders such as morning sickness, water retention, cellulite, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and stretch marks. Safe, effective remedies for babies are covered too, including some for colic, diaper rash, and teething pain.

Purpose: Education. (Learn more about the difference between Marketing and Education materials.)

Publication: 2000.

Pages: 163.

Binding: Softcover.

Size: 6" x 9".


Allison England, RN, is an aromatherapist as well as a nurse. She has been trained in massage, herbal medicine, and reflexology. She runs her own aromatherapy clinic for mothers and babies in Cambridgeshire, England, and she is the mother of 5 children.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Benefits of Aromatherapy in Pregnancy
Chapter 2: Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Explained
Chapter 3: A History of Essential Oils
Chapter 4: How to Use Essential Oils
Chapter 5: A Guide to Essential Oils
Chapter 6: Pre-conceptual Care
Chapter 7: Pregnancy Massage
Chapter 8: Aroma-help for Discomforts During Pregnancy
Chapter 9: Aroma-help for Labor and Birth
Chapter 10: Postpartum Care and Adjusting to Motherhood
Chapter 11: Breast-Feeding
Chapter 12: Getting Back into Shape
Chapter 13: Post-pregnancy Skin and Hair
Chapter 14: Baby Massage
Chapter 15: Aroma-help for Baby Problems
Chapter 16: A Reference Guide to Essential Oils
Glossary of Medical Terms
Appendix 1: Resource Guide
Appendix 2: Recommended Reading


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