The Fourth Trimester

The Fourth Trimester

A Postpartum Guide To Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, & Restoring Your Vitality

Book - 2017
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A guide to help support women through post-partum healing on the physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual levels.

This holistic guide offers practical advice to support women through postpartum healing on the physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual levels--and provides women with a roadmap to this very important transition that can last from a few months to a few years.

Kimberly Ann Johnson draws from her vast professional experience as a doula, postpartum consultant, yoga teacher, body worker, and women's health care advocate, and from the healing traditions of Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine, and herbalism--as well as her own personal experience--to cover

* how you can prepare your body for birth;

* how you can organize yourself and your household for the best possible transition to motherhood;

* simple practices and home remedies to facilitate healing and restore energy;

* how to strengthen relationships and aid the return to sex;

* learning to exercise safely postpartum;

* carrying your baby with comfort;

* exploring the complex and often conflicting emotions that arise postpartum;

* and much more.
Publisher: Boulder :, Shambhala,, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781611804003
Characteristics: xiii, 343 pages ; 23 cm


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