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Getting Pregnant the Natural Way (Women's Health, by Deborah Gordon, David S. Feingold

Getting Pregnant the Natural Way (Women's Natural Health Series)

by Deborah Gordon, David S. Feingold

Purchase at:  Amazon.com 

Format: Paperback, 256pp. 
ISBN: 047137959X
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated 
Pub. Date: November 2000

Description from Amazon.com

Book Info 

Guide offering natural approaches to getting pregnant. Draws on the benefits of herbal medicine, homeopathy, nutritional therapies, and mind-body medicine in conjunction with the latest medical therapies. For consumers. Softcover.

Customer Reviews

Interesting, informative, and optimistic, July 31, 2001
Reviewer: A reader from Oakland, CA USA
This book had some great information that I hadn't read in other similar titles. I was most interested in the sections on movement therapies such as yoga and qi gong, although I wish there had been more specific information such as particular yoga poses that are beneficial. Many times in this book, the reader is told to consult a professional (yoga teacher, naturopath, accupuncturist) rather than being told what they can specifically do on their own. I suppose that is the most prudent course. Still, this book exposed me to some new ideas and I ended up feeling more optimistic than I had before I read it about my chances to conceive.

Description from BarnesandNoble.com

From the Publisher

Natural solutions for those experiencing infertility

Here is a compassionate guide that offers natural solutions to help women who are struggling with infertility, written by an authority in complementary medicine. Turning to the benefits of herbal medicine, homeopathy, nutritional therapies, and mind-body medicine in conjunction with traditional medical therapies, Deborah Gordon offers hope for those who need guidance reaching their goal--a healthy pregnancy.

D. S. Feingold (Los Angeles, CA) has contributed to numerous health books, including Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide and Alternative Health for Women, and has written for the health section of the Los Angeles Times as well as such trade publications as Healthy Mind, Healthy Body.

Deborah Gordon, MD (Ashland, OR), completed her medical training, including her family practice residency, at the University of California at San Francisco. She is the founding partner of a successful complementary practice in Ashland, Oregon, Complementary Medicine Associates. Her practice also incorporates therapies drawn from conventional medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, nutritional therapies, and mind-body medicine. She regularly lectures across the country.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Path to Fertility.

What Is Infertility?

The Menstrual Cycle--What Really Happens and What Can Go Wrong.

Male Fertility.

The Six-Step Natural Fertility Program.

How To Tell When You're Ovulating.

Eating and Supplementation for Natural Conception.

Herbal Therapy, Aromatherapy, Flower Remedies, and Other Natural Healing Systems.

Exercise, Movement Therapy and Massage.

Breaking the Stress Cycle--Mind/Body Remedies for Relaxation.

Keeping Your Sex Drive Active.

Adoption and Other Alternatives.

When and How to Approach Diagnostic Testing.

Sources.

Resources.

Index.
 


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