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Online Course

Acupuncture and acupressure are powerful and simple tools that can be used to help gently prepare the body for labour and birth. It has been found to help soften the cervix, stimulate contractions, encourage proper baby positioning and calm the nervous system to help women have more efficient, well-supported births with less discomfort and fewer interventions.

In this course, Naturopathic Doctor Amy Dobbie will cover the ins and outs of using acupressure in the final weeks of pregnancy and during birth including a demonstration of specific points. You'll leave with hands-on strategies and the confidence to manage labour with ease!

You will learn:

  • Benefits of using acupuncture and acupressure during pregnancy and birth

  • How to do acupressure at home

  • Points to use to prepare for birth and during labour

  • Strategies to navigate specific situations including stalled labour, pain managment, back pain, malpositioned babies, anxiety or fear and points to stimulate labour past the due date

Who this course is for:

  • Pregnant people preparing for any type of vaginal birth (medicated, unmedicated, induced or spontaneous, VBAC, etc.) 

  • Partners, friends and family members who will be supporting a pregnancy person through birth

  • Doulas & Birth Professionals

*BONUS* Purchase this course with Birth Education & Empowerment by Pelvic Health Physiotherapist Robyn Synnott and save 25%! Option available at checkout.

Please note: The information in this course is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always speak with your primary health care provider with any questions you may have, and before starting any new treatment, technique or therapy.

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