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Helping women cope with pregnancy: complementary therapies 

Helping women cope with pregnancy: complementary therapies
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Helping women cope with pregnancy: complementary therapies
Author(s):

Janet Medforth

, Linda Ball

, Angela Walker

, Sue Battersby

, and Sarah Stables

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198754787.003.0007
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date: 18 October 2019

The chapter begins with general advice for women regarding the safety of complementary therapy use during pregnancy. It next goes on to define and discuss the use of individual therapies, including homeopathy, aromatherapy, Bach flower remedies, reflexology, oriental medicine (acupuncture), yoga, and herbal medicine in pregnancy.

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