Guide to Essential Oils for Midwives & Birth Workers

Core Concepts that All Midwives and Birth Workers Should Know

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Welcome to "Harnessing Nature's Power: Essential Oils for Midwives and Birth Workers," an online course designed to empower midwives and birth workers with the knowledge and skills to integrate essential oils safely and effectively into their practice. Whether you're a seasoned midwife looking to enhance your toolkit or a student eager to explore holistic approaches to maternity care, this course is your comprehensive guide to unlocking the therapeutic potential of essential oils.

Birth advocacy is not just a profession; it's a calling—a commitment to nurturing and supporting women through one of life's most transformative experiences. Essential oils, derived from nature's bounty, offer a holistic approach to care, addressing not only physical but also emotional and spiritual aspects of well-being. By incorporating essential oils into your practice, you can enhance the birthing experience, promote relaxation, alleviate discomfort, and facilitate emotional balance for both mothers and babies.

In this course, we've collaborated with experts in the birth field and aromatherapy to curate a rich learning experience that combines evidence-based knowledge with practical applications. From understanding the science behind essential oils to mastering their therapeutic uses in pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care, each module is designed to empower you to harness the healing power of nature safely and ethically.

What You'll Discover:

  1. Introduction to Essential Oils: Explore the history, extraction methods, and properties of essential oils, gaining a foundational understanding of their therapeutic potential.
  2. Safety and Guidelines: Learn how to select, handle, and administer essential oils safely, adhering to best practices and guidelines for use in pregnancy and childbirth.
  3. Essential Oils in Pregnancy: Discover the benefits of essential oils in supporting the physical and emotional well-being of pregnant women, addressing common discomforts, and promoting relaxation and balance.
  4. Aromatherapy for Labor and Birth: Dive into the use of essential oils during labor and birth, exploring techniques for diffusion, massage, inhalation, and more to enhance comfort and facilitate progress.
  5. Postpartum Care and Beyond: Explore the role of essential oils in postpartum recovery, breastfeeding support, infant care, and beyond, empowering mothers and families to thrive during the transition to parenthood.
  6. Ethics, Legalities, and Scope of Practice: Navigate the ethical considerations, legalities, and scope of practice surrounding the use of essential oils in midwifery care, ensuring safe and responsible integration into your practice.

"Harnessing Nature's Power: Essential Oils for Midwives and Birth Workers" is more than just a course; it's a journey of discovery and transformation—a journey that empowers you to create holistic, supportive, and empowering birth experiences for the families you serve. Join us as we embark on this transformative learning experience together and unlock the full potential of essential oils in midwifery care.

Are you ready to elevate your practice, deepen your knowledge, and embrace the healing power of nature? Enroll now and embark on a journey that will enrich your practice and enhance the lives of the women and families you touch. Let's harness nature's power and make a difference, one birth at a time.

About the co-author with Leslie Cornwell, CNM

Dr. Jennifer Shell is a chiropractor and a certified essential oil specialist in Michigan with an emphasis on clinic nutrition from newborns to the young at heart. She received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and her Doctorate in Chiropractic from The National University of Health Sciences in Illinois. She is also the author of “Food to the Rescue”, which is sold through practitioners offices. Dr. Shell has been in practice for 21 years and has two fun teenage boys and a wonderfully supportive husband.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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