Acupressure can have a significant and positive impact on a person’s pregnancy, labor and postpartum healing. Chinese medical theory, diagnosis and application of safe and effective acupressure strategies will enhance your practice while improving birth outcomes and overall patient/client satisfaction.
This is a course designed for birth professionals and recommended for midwives, OBs, nurses, doulas, massage therapists and other care providers.
Cost: Early Bird special until 9/07/2017: $125, General Registration: $150
Contact Sheri Lee to register: firstname.lastname@example.org, 414-751-0888
Introductions, overview of the day and questions
Traditional Chinese medicine and basics of it’s role in obstetrics
Research and evidence for the use of acupressure
Acupressure basics and practicum for pregnancy and postpartum conditions
Pregnancy acupressure and diet therapy for common complaints.
Postpartum acupressure and recovery including red flags and emergency points.
Questions, review of morning
The roles of yin, yang, qi and blood: applying individualized care during labor and delivery.
Acupressure for malpositioned babies prior to labor. Rules for moxibustion.
Labor preparation treatments and the truth about acupuncture labor induction
Labor encouragement acupressure and practicum for post dates, prior to medical induction or pre-ruptured membranes.
Acupressure and practicum during labor and delivery.
Utilize acupressure effectively in labor and delivery
Learn the research and evidence to support obstetric acupressure
Understand the basic concepts of Chinese medical theory as applied to birth
Be able to provide basic traditional Chinese medicine diet therapy to your patients/clients for common complaints in pregnancy, during labor and to assist in postpartum healing.
Provide acupressure and teach your patient/clients self-care acupressure for common complaints in pregnancy.
Provide acupressure for labor encouragement, labor and delivery and postpartum healing.