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Volume 15, Number 5, May 2012

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Therapies for all
pp. 4-4(1)
Authors: Wray, Julie; Baston, Helen

Keeping calm and connected
pp. 5-5(1)
Author: Lester, Olivia

Ina May Gaskin interview
pp. 6-7(2)
Author: Robinson, Francesca

pp. 8-10(3)

pp. 11-11(1)

Lie back, listen and relax: hypnotherapy
pp. 12-16(5)
Author: Howell, Maggie

Shiatsu for midwives: a touch relaxing
pp. 24-27(4)
Author: Yates, Suzanne

Making a splash!
pp. 28-29(2)
Author: Weston, David

Birthbeats: music to your ears
pp. 32-34(3)
Author: Beckett, Rachel

Cut it out! Smoking and pregnancy
pp. 35-38(4)
Author: Galloway, Mandy

Finding high quality evidence for practice
pp. 42-46(5)
Author: Brettle, Alison

Cochrane Corner
pp. 48-49(2)
Author: Devane, Declan

Winning hearts, minds and Baby Friendly accreditation
pp. 50-53(4)
Author: Vincent, Sarah

After birth: the homeopathic remedy
pp. 56-57(2)
Author: Shrief, Lynnea

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