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Womankind

By Elaine Stillerman, LMT

Elaine Stillerman, LMT, has been a New York State licensed massage therapist since 1978, and began her pioneering work in prenatal, labor support and postpartum massage therapy in 1980. She is author of MotherMassage: A Handbook for Relieving the Discomforts of Pregnancy (Bantam, 1992) and The Encyclopedia of Bodywork (Facts On File, 1996), as well as numerous articles on prenatal massage therapy. She also is the developer and instructor of the professional certification workshop "MotherMassage®: Massage During Pregnancy." Visit www.MotherMassage.net for more information.

Previous Articles

Gestational Diabetes: Does She or Doesn't She?
  May, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 05)
The Potential Dangers of Taking Medications During Pregnancy
  January, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 01)
CE's: Continuing Education or Corrupt Enterprise
  December, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 12)
A Common Problem for New Moms and Professional Athletes
  August, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 08)
Obesity and Childbirth
  May, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 05)
Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)
  October, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 10)
Cesarean Scar Massage
  June, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 06)
Uterine Fibroids
  March, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 03)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
  December, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 12)
Informed Consent
  September, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 09)
Postpartum Depression
  June, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 06)
Prenatal Massage and Pre-Treatment Evaluations
  March, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 03)
In Honor of a Doula
  December, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 12)
The Ethics of Learning
  September, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 09)
The Danger of Mastitis
  June, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 06)
A Call to Arms, Hands and Hearts
  March, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 03)
The Media Skews the Message
  October, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 10)
Keeping Cool Through Pregnancy
  August, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 08)
Some Good News About Breast Cancer
  June, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 06)
Pregnancy Leg Massage
  April, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 04)
Fragile Eggs, Fragile Legs?
  February, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 02)
Breastfeeding Basics
  November, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 11)
Maintaining Core Integrity During Pregnancy and Postpartum Recovery
  September, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 09)
Are You Feeling Hot, Hot, HOT?
  July, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 07)
To C or not to C? That Is the Question
  May, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 05)
The Truth About Pitocin
  March, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 03)
Prenatal Massage During the First Trimester
  January, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 01)
Kegel Exercises
  November, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 11)
Pelvic Floored
  September, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 09)
PMS: Please Make It Stop
  July, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 07)
"V-Back" to the Dark Ages
  May, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 05)
Womankind: Is Seasonale® Reasonable?
  March, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 03)
"Peek-a-Boo, I See You": Obstetric Ultrasound
  January, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 01)
Menopause, Part II
  December, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 12)
Menopause, Part I
  October, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 10)
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