Traditional Midwifery in Thailand | eBook

Traditional Midwifery in ThailandFirst published: November 2019
Last updated: October 2021
Length: 136 pages
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Traditional Midwifery in Thailand is a fascinating domain that integrates a vast range of Thai Healing Arts modalities.

The Thai Folk Healer or Thai Midwife needs to be extremely versatile and well-trained in a variety of treatments, such as Pregnancy and Postpartum Thai Massage, Herbal Ball Compress Massage, Herbal Baths and Herbal Steaming treatments, Abdominal Binding, Spiritual Practices, and Antenatal and Postnatal Dietary Regimes, to name some fields.

Moreover, the therapist needs to accompany a woman and her baby going through various phases: from pregnancy to labor, and from delivery to postpartum period.

In fact, we have very much enjoyed doing research and writing this book, and we think we have created a unique and in-depth overview thoroughly covering Traditional Thai Mother & Child Care concepts and modalities.

This book is not a training course, it doesn't contain pictures or instructions of techniques, but aims at providing you with a thorough understanding of the topic presented.

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~ Thai Traditional Midwifery | Moh Tum Yae 8
~ Thai Traditional Medicine 10
~ Thai Traditional Massage | Nuad Thai 12
~ Hot and Cold | The Postpartum Concept of Regaining Heat 15
~ Body, Mind, and Energy in Thai Medicine 17
~ The Four Body Elements: Earth, Water, Wind and Fire 19
~ Thai Herbal Medicine 25
~ The Sib Sen Energy Lines 28
~ Midwifery Treatment Categories 31
~ Pre-Pregnancy and Fertility Treatments 34
~ Karsai Nei Tsang Genital Detox Massage 35
~ Chi Nei Tsang Abdominal Massage 38
~ Dietary Precautions during Pregnancy 42
~ Spiritual Beliefs and Superstitions around Pregnancy 44
~ Thai Pregnancy Massage 47
~ Kud Thong | Thai Childbirth Massage 49
~ Thai Intrapartum Care and Massage 51
~ Yu Duan | Postpartum Confinement Period 53
~ Yu Fai | Thai Postpartum Care and Massage 56
~ Dietary Restrictions during the Postpartum Period 58
~ Thai Herbal Steam and Heat Treatments 60
~ Thai Herbal Baths 62
~ Thai Herbal Sitzbaths 64
~ Thai Herbs and Applications after Childbirth 66
~ Kao Krachome Steaming 74
~ Thai Womblifting 75
~ Yok Thong | Uterus Massage 76
~ Sitting above Charcoal | Vaginal Steaming 77
~ Kon Sau | Hot Stone Compresses 79
~ Ekgakraohm | Herbal Steam Baths 80
~ Hot Herbal Compresses 81
~ Heated Salt-Filled Clay Pot Compresses 83
~ Ya Dong Lao 84
~ Postpartum Abdominal Binding 86
~ Traditional Breast Care and Breastfeeding Practices 88
~ Breast Massage for Lactation 93
~ Infant Care after Childbirth 95
~ Thai Baby and Infant Massage 98
~ Asian Traditional Postpartum Practices 100
~ Ginger | The Thai Herb par Excellence 102
~ Castor Oil 105
~ Abdominal Massage and Deliberate Abortions 107
~ Origins of the Thai Healing Arts 109
~ Pregnancy Massage for Relaxation and Health 114
~ Vaginal Steaming | Benefits and Risks 116
~ Pelvic Floor Muscles Exercises 118
~ Mantak Chia and the Universal Healing Tao System 121
~ Emotional Release during Labor and Postpartum Period 123
~ Intimacy Aspects in Thai Massage 125
~ Traditional Solutions vs. Contemporary Problems 129
~ Traditional vs Contemporary Postpartum Treatments 130
~ Learning the Traditional Arts in Thailand 132

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