Acupressure for Labor Pain and After Delivery Care

Acupressure for Labor Pain and After Delivery Care

Acupressure for Labor Pain and After Delivery Care: integrative, non-pharmacologic approaches to care

Acupressure can be used to support labor pain, breastfeeding and to promote the overall health and wellness of a new mom during the first days after birth.

Join us for a 60-minute instructor-led-group (Zoom) acupressure class designed by an experienced licensed acupuncturist from the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute to teach pregnant mothers and their labor partner(s) about how to apply acupressure during labor and after delivery. The course will also provide information about integrative postpartum care.

The program is offered:

  • Online using Zoom video conferencing 
  • On the second Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to noon
  • Cost is free to attend

Course content:

  • Acupressure for Labor Pain
  • Ear Seeds for Labor Pain
  • Postpartum Care: Nutrition, pain, constipation, postpartum depression and breastfeeding


  • Oct. 12, 2022
  • Nov. 9, 2022
  • Dec. 7, 2022
  • Jan. 11, 2023
  • Feb. 8, 2023
  • March 8, 2023
  • April 12, 2023
  • May 10, 2023
  • June 14, 2023
  • July 12, 2023
  • Aug. 9, 2023
  • Sept. 13, 2023
  • Oct. 11, 2023
  • Nov. 8, 2023
  • Dec. 13, 2023


Patient Health Education Department | 657-282-6357

Registration Instructions:

You may register for this class more than once.

Registration is required.

Late registrations are welcome through the series.

Call 657-282-6357 for late registration.

Nursing students:

Nursing students from community schools may attend this class. When registering, please indicate that you are a nursing student when entering your name. At the beginning of class, please also notify the instructor that you are a student.


Upcoming Dates & Deadlines


Oct. 13, 2022 | Nov. 10, 2022 | Dec. 8, 2022 |


Heather Rice, LAc

Heather was licensed as a Acupuncturist from the National Board and State of California in 2002 and has practiced acupuncture SSIHI since August 2007. Heather attended UC Santa Cruz where she earned a BS in Biology. She graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego with a Master's of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine. Her specialties include sports medicine, pain management, women’s health, and mental-emotional disorders. Heather has been integrating aromatherapy into her acupuncture treatments for 25 years. She is a certified Naturalist and loves to share her knowledge of the outdoors and has led " Hikes with Heather" for the Wellbeing Circle. Her hobbies are mediation, hiking, backpacking, making herbal medicine, and practicing yoga.

Acupressure for Labor Pain and After Delivery Care

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Heather Rice, LAc




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