Acupressure for Pregnancy, Labour and Postnatal time

Maternity Acupressure Workshop

If you’re a midwife, student midwife, doula or a reflexologist, then please read on to find out more about our acupressure 1-day competency-based workshop.

This one day workshop is a combination of theory, research and practical on the use of 8 acupressure points that can be used safely during pregnancy, labour and postnatal period: nausea & vomiting, breech or posterior presentation, labour ’priming’, encouraging strong contractions, retained placenta, afterbirth pains, and promoting breastfeeding. 

Research published in peer-reviewed medical and midwifery journals conclude that acupressure is a safe, non-invasive, non pharmacological method of reducing nausea in pregnancy, breech presentations (baby upside position), duration of labour and pain in labour.

The morning session covers basic background information on acupressure and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), research studies findings, 8 acupressure points and safe methods used. The role of the partner and support persons to use these points is discussed. 

The afternoon session provides a safe practical hands-on session that involves locating the 8 acupressure points. Along with provided handouts (written information and diagrams), time is allocated for all participants to demonstrate that they are able to locate the points accurately on each other.

Workshop will be held at:

  • NSW: Newcastle/Belmont- Dates to be confirmed
  • Western Australia: Bunbury and Perth- November 2019: Dates and venue to be confirmed
  • Melbourne Vic: 2019  Dates and venue to be confirmed

For a free booklet on "Natural pain relief techniques for childbirth using Acupressure": visit Debra Bett's website:  https://acupuncture.rhizome.net.nz/


Contact us today at Sole to Soul Maternity Reflexology if you are interested in learning more or want to organise a workshop or course. 
Contact us on +61 410 422 965- Please leave a message or text. 
Or email maternityreflex@gmail.com


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