Labour Massage Training
Labour can be a stressful experience, for not only the labouring woman but also for the people helping her through this time. Whether it be their partner, parent, sibling or best friend, the people around her make a big impact on the journey to birth.
This is where a session of labour massage training can give you and your birth partner some helpful positions and massage techniques to assist during the presence of labour pains.
With advanced training in labour massage, Stefanie tailors a number of massage techniques, holds and stances that will assist in the pain and progression of labour. Taking away anxieties and stress with a few simple techniques, you and your birth partner will have some strategies to help give some relief of labour pains.
The touch experienced during labour can convey security, closeness, encouragement and sympathy, bringing a close intermit connection from the birth partner.
Labour Massage Training FAQ
Some frequently asked questions with answers related to Labour Massage Training…
A private session including:
- A discussion of the 3 Stages of Labour
- Your ‘Labour Plan’
- What you may need
- What you can do
- Demonstration of techniques, positions and stances.
Absolutely! This session is aimed at not only the mum to be but also their birth partner, instilling both with confidence during the time of labour. Often those present during the labour find it quite confronting and distressing that they can not help during the labour which makes them feel useless. By showing them techniques, stances and holds to assist the labouring women they are able to give some pain relief and support during the labour.
Your birth partner is anyone who is going to be with you during the birth. This could be your partner, your mum or dad, sibling, friend or anybody close to you that will be with you during the stages of labour.
A number of studies have proven that those who had massage during their labour reported a decrease in the intensity of labour pains, less muscle spasms, more energy, less anxiety and irritability, more mental clarity during the progression of labour and in some cases, a change of pain was experienced from sharp to dull aching.