In June, we hosted Amy Mager DACM, Lic.Ac., Dipl. OM (NCCAOM), FABORM for her FREE webinar, Empowering Pregnant Patients on How to Prepare for Birth.
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About this webinar:
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine are incredible tools for supporting pregnant families in how to prepare for birth. In this webinar, our featured guest, Amy Mager shared a few tools you can immediately use to support your pregnant clients.
Please note: Amy does not use the language “”acupuncture induction” as we support pregnant people and are not a pitocin drip nor do we use Foley bulbs to dilate the cervix. However, we can use herbal medicine, acupressure, acupuncture, heat, and other tools to provide meaningful preparation for birth and connection with the growing precious one.
What You Will Learn:
- Understand how to apply useful language to create an invitation for the baby to birth
- Understand and know when to apply a traditional TCM formula used for centuries to ease birth
- Understand and know when to apply presented skills to support new parents’ healing postpartum
Who Should Watch:
- Practitioners and students looking to learn more about supporting families preparing to give birth
- Practitioners and students with questions about supporting birthing with acupuncture and TCM
- Practitioners and students looking to add to their Treatment Tool Box
About Our Speaker:
Amy Mager DACM, Lic.Ac., Dipl. OM (NCCAOM), FABORM
Amy has been NCCAOM certified to practice acupuncture since 1988 and licensed to practice acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine in MA since 1992. She was first licensed to practice acupuncture in California in 1990. She is a fellow of the American for the Oriental Reproductive Medicine. Additionally, Amy is a childbirth educator, birth doula, end of life doula and a trained lactation counselor. Amy apprenticed with midwife and acupuncturist Dr. Raven Lang for two years, while completing her MS in Chinese Medicine at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is published in the books Parenting from the Heart and Round the Circle and on HuffPo. Amy has been working with pregnant women since 1987.
Amy earned her DACM from PCOM in 2017. She has a radio segment with Denise Vozella on WHMP called Major Healing with Amy Mager DACM, Lic.Ac. Currently, she practices at The Wellness House located at 27 Brewster Court in Northampton, MA.
Amy is also involved with legislative advocacy at the state and national level working to get insurance coverage by all insurance providers for acupuncture as an evidence-based non-opioid treatment for pain. Amy also serves as the vice chair of public policy for the American Society of Acupuncturists.
For a more in depth bio, please go to www.WellnessHouseNorthampton.com