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A Modern Approach to Essential Oil Use in Maternity

by Stephanie Pearson, Functional Nutritionist, Certified Herbalist, Clinical Aromatherapist
  • Duration: 1439 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, .1 Midwifery CEU
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: Midwifery 2015
Abstract:

This presentation, an excerpt from a longer training course, outlines the most valuable information on the use of essential oils during each phase of maternity and in infant care. Participants will come away feeling capable in their understanding of the safe and effective clinical use of essential oils as well as their various applications, individual properties, dosages, and contraindications during maternity. Essential oils may seem like old news, but access to therapeutic-quality oils and French methods of application have brought this ancient health practice to a whole new level of popularity. Course content is substantiated by current, peer-reviewed research.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Describe a general overview of the aromatic and topical functions and applications of essential oils in maternity.
Objective 2: Discuss safety guidelines, concentrations and contraindications for essential oil use in pregnancy and labor.
Objective 3:Explain specific indications for five essential oils used in pregnancy and labor.

Presentations: 18  |  Hours / CE Credits: 17.25  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks