This comprehensive sourcebook explains how essential oils and herbal remedies can provide natural, alternative solutions to the myriad health care needs that arise during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Experienced aromatherapist Demetria Clark guides you through exploring the safe, gentle, and effective formulas specific to this transformative time in a woman’s life. Demetria carefully outlines which essential oils and herbs are safe to use (and which are not) for each stage of this amazing process, from pregnancy, labor, and birth to breastfeeding and recuperating from delivery. In addition, she provides instructions for a wide range of aromatherapy and herbal remedies that can be easily prepared and used at home. An endlessly valuable resource, this book is sure to be cherished and passed down through the generations.