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Obstetric Acupuncture Treatment During Pregnancy and Post-Natal Care

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08-06-2019 through 06-01-2024
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This course by Sarah Budd, a Midwifery Sister who subsequently trained as an acupuncturist in London and China, gives you a broad overview of acupuncture in obstetric care. Topics include the following:

  1. A brief history of obstetrics comparing Western and Chinese classical approaches from the past with current practice
  2. Physiological changes in pregnancy, safety of acupuncture in pregnancy and the “forbidden points"
  3. Treating various conditions / pathologies in pregnancy including nausea & vomiting, heartburn, threatened miscarriage, constipation, varicose veins, muscle-skeletal problems such as back & pelvic pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and stress
  4. Obstetric “red flags”: including bleeding in pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, abdominal pain, cholestasis, polyhydramnios, oligohydramnios, premature labour, urinary problems, small for dates babies, hypertensive disorders, malpresentation & cord prolapse, retained placenta, post-partum haemorrhage, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders including postpartum psychosis, breast feeding problems, including mastitis
  5. Introduction to MYMOP and audit in the clinic
  6. Discussion of Obstetric acupuncture organizations and support groups
  7. Brief discussion of obstetric research
  8. Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) (another "red flag”). “Western” diagnosis and treatment, treatment with acupuncture, illustrated with case histories
  9. Discussion of research relating to HG including overview of presenter’s recent Delphi consensus study on acupuncture for HG
  10. Breech presentation and treatment by TCM
  11. Pre-birth preparation and induction of labour with acupressure and acupuncture
  12. Pain relief in labour with acupuncture and acupressure
  13. Anxiety & depression in pregnancy and post-natal period
  14. Building bridges and communication with the midwifery, GP and obstetrician communities


Goals and Objectives:

  • To ensure delegates have a thorough understanding of all aspects of obstetric acupuncture
  • To ensure practitioners are safe in their practice when dealing with pregnant and post-natal women
  • To inspire and encourage audit in practice
  • To promote advantages of membership of obstetric acupuncture organizations such as the "Obstetrical Acupuncture Association” (OBAA) and awareness of mentorship groups such as "Maternity Acupuncture Mentoring & Peer Support" (MAMPS)
  • To encourage engagement and familiarity with obstetric research and promote use of the organization "Evidence Based Acupuncture" (EBA)
  •  To encourage evidence-based communication with health professionals in order to promote advantages of obstetric acupuncture
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Sarah Budd

Obstetric Acupuncture Treatment During Pregnancy and Post-Natal Care

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Obstetric Acupuncture Treatment During Pregnancy and Post-Natal Care
CTCMA; 10 CEU, Category B3 - AACMA: 10 CPD points allocated
NCCAOM 553-563, 10.0 AOM-AC - IIllinois (225.000020) 10 CEU
Florida 50-8743; 20-659827; 10.0 GEN - California 591: 10 CEU Cat 1
Texas CAE00011; 10 CAE GEN - Massachusetts 10.0
TCM Fachrband Schweiz Label no. 21159 (Group 1)

Practical Maternity Acupuncture - Part One

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Practical Maternity Acupuncture - Part One
CTCMA; 7 CEU, Category B3 - AACMA: 7 CPD points allocated
NCCAOM 553-535, 7.0 AOM-AC - IIllinois (225.000020) 7 CEU
Florida 50-8743; 20-642059; 7.0 GEN - California 591: 7 CEU Cat 1
Texas Provider CAE00011; 7 CAE GEN - Mass 7.0 CEU
TCM Fachverband Schweiz Label no. 20267 (Group 1)