Salud Natural después del Parto

Salud Natural después del Parto

La Guía Completa para una Buena Salud Postparto

Essential advice for adjusting to challenges facing women during the first year after giving birth

• Includes herbal tips, recipes, and gentle yoga exercises

• Addresses a new mother’s need to replenish her body, mind, and spirit so that she can nurture her child

Midwife, herbalist, and mother of four, Aviva Jill Romm shares her insights into how to make the transition to motherhood a smooth and happy one. She provides essential advice for preparing for the postpartum period before the baby arrives, coping during the first few days after the birth, establishing a successful breast-feeding relationship, getting enough rest, eating well even with a hectic schedule, and finding time to regain strength and tone with gentle yoga exercises. The book provides support both for women who plan to be home full or part time during the first year and for those who must return to their jobs soon after the birth.
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  • ITI en Espanol | 
  • 276 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780892816965 | 
  • September 2003
List Price $16.95
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What is the Postpartum? 
Midwife Raven Lang once stated, "As long as the baby is still in diapers and you're up in the night, you're postpartum." Such a view reminds mothers that the demands of motherhood, which can include intense sleep deprivation and maximum amounts of energy being poured out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to another person, no matter how loved and wanted that baby is, is demanding. Unfortunately, our cultural definition of postpartum does not include this more simple and holistic view.

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About the Author

Aviva Jill Romm

Aviva Jill Romm is a certified professional midwife, practicing herbalist, and the former president of the American Herbalists Guild. She is the author of The Natural Pregnancy Book, The Pocket Guide to Midwifery Care, and Naturally Healthy Babies and Children as well as coauthor of ADHD Alternatives. She lives with her family in Georgia.

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