The live webinar is now over. The mobile friendly recording will be available by June 5th, 2018
This lecture is designed as an introduction to acupuncture and acupressure in labour and postpartum period.
The lecture will include an exploration of the evidence-based uses of acupuncture and acupressure as well as research and safety.
- What is acupuncture?
- Role of acupuncture and acupressure in labour
- Examples of integrative maternal care
- Research in maternal acupuncture and acupressure
- What is acupressure?
- Point demonstration for acupressure in labour
Emilie Salomons is a registered Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (DR. TCM) with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture of BC and has been practicing for over a decade. Emilie is a fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM), as well as a co-founder and board member of the Obstetrical Acupuncture Association (OBAA), she co-developed the first program in Canada for training midwives in Obstetrical Acupuncture for pain in labour. She also works with the Dept. of Medicine at the University of British Columbia on a project aimed to reduce maternal and infant mortality in India. Emilie currently works out of Acubalance Wellness Centre in Vancouver, Canada.