naturopathic obstetrics

naturopathic obstetrics

A cross-platform speciality that emphasises natural prenatal care, natural childbirth, non-use of anaesthetics, noninvasive interventions in birthing, and postnatal care in the form of massage and herbal infusions for mother and infant.
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naturopathic obstetrics

Alternative obstetrics A 'cross-platform' speciality that emphasizes 'natural' prenatal care, 'natural' childbirth, non-use of anesthesia, noninvasive interventions in birthing, and postnatal care, in the form of massage and herbal infusions for mother and infant. See Alternative gynecology, Bonding, Breast milk, Doula, Lamaze method, Natural childbirth.
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