Acupressure can be very effective and without negative side-effects, it can help you manage many different symptoms as well as being great for lowering stress and anxiety due to it's balancing effect on the nervous system.
We follow the NADA ear acupressure protocol which is safe to use throughout pregnancy and makes a perfect complement to your birth preparation, during labour and birth as well as the postpartum period. We are trained in both ear and body acupressure for pregnancy, birth and postpartum.
Examples of when it can be helpful:
- Pregnancy: morning sickness, stress, worry/anxiety, trauma, PTSD, tocophobia, tiredness, sleeping problems, helping baby adjust their positioning, pain and tension, as well as helping combat side effects of quitting addictive substances.
- Labour*: helping baby adjust their positioning, pain relief, worry, fear and/or stress, induction/augmentation of labour, queasiness or vomiting, supports active and pushing phases of labour, placental detachment, urine rention.
- Postpartum: after pains, healing, sleep, stress, pain, bonding with baby, breastfeeding; milk production, engorgement or blocked ducts.
*Acupressure during labour and birth is only available to birth doula clients.
Contact us for individual prices.