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Preparing for a Hospital Birth with Hilary Seamans, L.Ac.

  • Five Flavors Herbs 344 40th Street Oakland, CA, 94609 United States (map)

This class aims to prepare people who plan to birth or be a birth partner/team member in a hospital setting. This class will cover the anatomical and physiological basics of labor and delivery, methods of monitoring, evaluation, and pain management commonly used by hospital staff, and potential medical interventions. We will discuss various ways to modify pain management strategies as needed in a hospital setting, and the use of herbs, essential oils, and massage in preparing for labor and creating a positive birth experience in the hospital.

This is part of an amazing class series! Sign up below, or learn more here.

Hilary Seamans, L.Ac., is a California state licensed acupuncturist and birth doula practicing in the Bay Area. A Bay Area native, she received her Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Oakland's Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences, and her DONA training with Debbie Levin in San Francisco. Hilary loves to give and receive acupuncture, and is passionate about herbal medicine and holistic healthcare. You can learn about her private practice here.