"Healing Yourself During Pregnancy" by Joy Gardner
Joy Gardner, author of The New Healing Yourself, offers a great text about natural remedies during pregnancy and labor. Starting with preconception (including natural ways of regulating ovulation) through all the common complaints of pregnancy, Gardner offers ways of preventing problems, as well as curing them. She recommends herbal and natural cures for problems including -swelling of hands and feet -the common cold -varicose veins -frequent urination -infections Even if you're not completely into natural remedies, this is a useful book because it explores how to cure yourself if the drug you would normally take is dangerous during pregnancy. A great primer and resource to have around.
Paperback, 210 pages, English, Crossing Press, 1987