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The Herbal for Mother and Child: Essential home remedies for a healthy pregnancy, a trouble-free birth and everyday childhood ailments [Paperback]

Anne McIntyre
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17 Mar 2003

To have a healthy child you have to be a healthy mother. Anne McIntyre, internationally respected herbalist, addresses the needs of both in this comprehensive guide to herbal healthcare and carefully explains how to treat and prevent a full range of conditions. This is a fully revised and enlarged edition of the highly successful Element original.

The Herbal for Mother and Child starts with the health of the mother, covering preconception, pregnancy and birth, and then focuses on herbal healthcare for newborns, young babies and children. It also explains how herbal medicine works and shows you how to prepare the herbs and start up your own herb garden. Topics include:

Fertility and preconception
• Pregnancy – from early days to late stages
• Childbirth – how herbal medicines can help
• Post-natal care
• Breastfeeding
• Immune-boosting remedies
• Home remedies for common childhood illnesses
• First aid
• Women's healthcare
• Herbal medicine for emotional healthcare
• Dealing with fatigue

A thorough and authoritative guide from the most popular herbalist working today.



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  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Thorsons; New edition edition (17 Mar 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0007139284
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007139286
  • Product Dimensions: 24.5 x 19.1 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 78,878 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The Herbal for Mother and Child starts with the health of the mother, covering preconception, pregnancy and birth, and then focuses on herbal healthcare for newborns, young babies and children. It also explains how herbal medicine works and shows you how to prepare the herbs and start up your own herb garden. Topics include:
• Fertility and preconception
• Pregnancy – from early days to late stages
• Childbirth – how herbal medicines can help
• Post-natal care
• Breastfeeding
• Immune-boosting remedies
• Home remedies for common childhood illnesses
• First aid
• Women's healthcare
• Herbal medicine for emotional healthcare
• Dealing with fatigue

A thorough and authoritative guide from the most popular herbalist working today.

About the Author

Anne McIntyre is a highly successful author and a renowned herbalist with her own busy practice in Bristol.


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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent, 22 Nov 2003
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excellent book with clear advice, I have two small children and have used it constantly for everyday ailments and for general health advice. It gives clear instructions of how to deal with ailments using herbal medicine, and at what point one needs to call a professional. Absolutely invaluable!
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This book gives you excellent alternatives to try before consulting your practioner. The more you use it the more you learn and remember to help your children. Useful traditional remedies which are simple to use. Helps you avoid the use of modern chemical drugs!!!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A NATURAL REFERENCE FOR PARENTHOOD 29 May 2009
By r*
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ANNE MC INTYRE*S EXCELLENT HERBAL WISDOM COMBINED WITH THE JOYS & TRIBULATIONS OF BEING A PARENT CREATES AN INFORMATIVE & PRACTICAL REFERENCE BOOK FOR ANYONE WHO WOULD PREFER TO ADOPT A NATURAL APPROACH TO PARENTHOOD. WITH A CLEAR REFERENCE SECTION TO SYMPTOMS OF DIS~EASE & HERBAL TREATMENT THIS BOOK CONTAINS A WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE & HAS BEEN INVALUABLE TO ME AS THE FATHER OF 2 SONS.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I recommend, makes great gift! 18 Nov 2013
By Jess - Published on Amazon.com
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I got this book as a gift for my doula. She loves this book, it has valuable info in it.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect book 18 April 2013
By Kombucha Mothers - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Just what I wanted, shipped fast. No complaints whatsoever. Good for families. I'm happy with it. It is a good addition to my library.
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