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Easy Steps to a Safer Pregnancy - View e-book or Download PDF - FREE!
An interactive resource for moms on easy steps they can take to reduce exposure to chemical toxins during pregnancy.

Other excellent resources about avoiding toxins during pregnancy

These are easy to read and understand and are beautifully presented.

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This is a new page, and I hope it will blossom and be fruitful.

Acupuncture for labor preparation [6/21/16] by Kim Silsby

Studies Show That Acupuncture Decreases Caesarean Rates [10/9/09]

This excellent review of acupuncture research is from Harmony Acupuncture in the San Jose, CA, area.

The Beautiful Baby Point  - Acupuncture For a Healthy Baby by Diane Joswick, L.Ac.

Oriental Medicine and Pregnancy By Marc Sklar, LAc - Acupuncture can help alleviate the symptoms that sometimes appear with pregnancy.

Conditions Treated During Pregnancy

Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Association of Perinatal Naturopathic Doctors (APND)

acubriefs.com offers a search of their newsletter archives.



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