書名:MAGICAL BEGINNINGS, ENCHANTED(ISBN=9780517702208)
A much-needed antidote to our modern, assembly- childbirth, this new book is designed as a guide for all whowish to participate in the wondrous process o new lifeinto the world. Its ideas derive from two sources: the ancientwisdom of Ayurveda, with its emphasis on body, mind, and spirit,and the latest Western scientific prenatal research. By integratingthe best information from these two very different perspectives,this remarkable book gives readers the tools to ensure that ourchildren are nourished by thoughts, words, and actions from thevery moment of conception. Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives is rich in practicalinformation, including strategies to help enliven the bodyintelligence of unborn babies by nourishing each of their fivesenses, as well as through Ayurvedically balanced nutrition andeating with awareness. Specific yoga poses and meditationtechniques reduce the mother’s stress and improve the infant’semotional environment, as do tips for conscious communication witha partner. Exercises prepare parents for the experience ofchildbirth itself, followed by natural approaches to dealing withthe first weeks of parenting, from healing herbs to enhancing yourmilk supply to coping with postpartum depression. Inspiring, expansive, and remarkably informative, this uniquebook from acclaimed experts in mind-body medicine will profoundlyenhance the experience of pregnancy and birth for both parents andbaby.