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This had some good information but was mostly repetitive for me Some of the authors advice was also a little mainstream for my taste I also felt a little annoyed by all of the little stories in the book by real moms being written by urban people from NYC or California cities My favorite uote from the book however was When I was about a month away from giving birth my son a woman in my prenatal yoga class We were checking in like we did sitting in a circle in some approximation of the lotus position or what the lotus position might look like as performed by a ring of Humpty Dumpty parade floats This was Santa Cruz California so there was much patchouli in the air much oneness with nature much consternation over pidurals and pisiotomies We d all read Spiritual Midwifery and secretly wished that we too were giving birth inside a school
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Book Covers Everything About Making covers verything about making home and personal self natural and organic Good advice for creating a healthy nvironment in your home whether you re pregnant or not It is organized into three sections transforming pre conception growing pregnancy and living babyhood In Democratic Art each section the authors cover food homenvironment work Did the Greeks Believe in Their Myths? environment fitness playtc The text is asy to read and accurate and broken up by ssays written by various journalists I find these Codependent Forevermore: The Invention of Self in a Twelve Step Group essays to be a pleasure to read not something to skip over The perspectives are varied and many of them are uite amusing There is also an abundance of website recommendations throughout the book a nice perk in any While being pregnant is thrilling the responsibility of a growing baby can provoke anxiety about what is and isn't safe In The Complete Organic Pregnancy Deirdre Dolan and Alexandra Zissu address how you can minimize yourxposure to the invisible toxins that surround us in verything from food cleaning products and cosmetics to furniture rugs air and water Step by step they tell you where dangerous chemicals are lurking why it's. .
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Ones That Cover Food Which Are Most cover food which are most to at organically and why your house why not to remodel pregnant lead mold water filters plants that can actually filter your air beauty products phthalates what to toss out now household cleaning products what s really in them and why it s dangerous labor natural or Conscience and Memory epidural a great non judgmental summary of your options and plastics why they re dangerous for you and for baby Some of the advice may be a bit over the top for the average person can you really afford an organic mattress for you and for baby but their advice is sound and not alarmist at all This book gives advice on how to reducexposure to toxic chemicals before during and after pregnancy It includes long lists of chemicals included in many common household cleaners and beauty products and their potential ffect on you and the health of your baby There are also a lot of reprinted personal ssays from contributing writers about the challenges and health decisions they made during the course of their pregnanciesI find Edible Memory: The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Foods exhaustive lists of chemicals not very fun reading On the other hand the sections on cleaners and beauty products are probably the most useful in the book and the parts that I will go back to as I finish purging my own house of these sources of carcinogensstrogen imitators and neuro toxins Besides these sections I was surprised at how little new useful information this book offered for pre pregnancy and pregnancy There was actually a lot about post partum such as making your own baby food whether to use cloth or disposable diapers Elizabeth I etcThe personalssays were a bit hit and miss for me In a way it felt like a bit of a cop out from So important to avoid them when pregnant and what you can do before during and after your pregnancy to protect your childIn this Education in a New Society exhaustively researched book the authors calmly talk parents to be throughverything from the safest laundry detergent to which crib mattresses contain toxic flame retardants You'll find out how to choose the right face cream plastic water bottles household cleaners types of fish and much all with an.
REVIEW The Complete Organic PregnancyHe authors allowing them to produce less content themselves for the book Some of the ssays were very helpful while at least"One Could Be Perceived By "could be perceived by as mildly offensive This book drove me to the brink of insanity as I realized that it is not financially possible without a windfallto do verything organically when it comes to our ventual pregnancy let alone the two others that wedo verything organically when it comes to our The Baby Swap Miracle eventual pregnancy let alone the two others that we hopefullyndure to follow From food to beauty products to furniture to toys to household cleanersAHHH I ve come to the conclusion that I have to prioritize I ll do the best I can and that will have to be good nough So basically the book was a little too informative lol I really got a kick out of the reference to people thinking that following an organic lifestyle can be likened to the hippie generation of late as my sister and brother in law often tease me about this very thing What a load of malarkey The Hippies were these zen like incense burning stressfree people Clearly racing thoughts of phthalates parabens pesticides and growth hormones is anything but stressfree and zen like and following suit I am most definitely the polar opposite of any hippie I ve ver had the chance of ncountering I took verything in this book with a grain of organic locally produced safely packaged in glass saltThis book wasn t uite as alarmist as I assumed it would be when I picked it up but that doesn t mean that you don t freuently get the notion that the authors think that verything will kill your child It is often a daunting description of the harmful world we live authors think that verything will kill your child It is often a daunting description of the harmful world we live than a useful reference for a healthy familyIn a way that is probably good I firmly believe that the point of ating organically is about making conscious decision. Eye toward keeping you and your baby safe and healthyThe Complete Organic Pregnancy also features a collection of personal diaries from well known writers and organophiles including Barbara Kingsolver and Marion Nestle as well as recipes from organic chefs Reuired reading for anyone heading into this xciting stage of life The Complete Organic Pregnancy is your chance to make a difference for your children Gender Justice even before they're bo.