6 Week Social is delighted to have Anna, an experienced midwife for over 15 years, as one of our supporting specialists. Anna is able to offer a range of accredited complementary therapies to help with various pregnancy discomforts via her Bump Birth Begin business.
Anna will sometimes lead our first session of the 6 Week Social.
Having developed an interest in natural ways to help expectant mums through pregnancy and birth, Anna completed a Diploma in Midwifery Complementary Therapies with Expectancy and now offers a bespoke maternity complementary therapies service in Hertfordshire.
It is Anna’s passionate belief that expecting mums should have the opportunity to explore all the available options to enable you to make informed choices about your pregnancy and the birth of your baby.
Some of the services Anna is able to offer through her Bump Birth Begin company are Natural Induction Techniques, a combination of acupressure, reflexology and aromatherapy massage to encourage labour to start naturally. We can also discuss your options for medical induction of labour.
We also include time to discuss the options that are available for turning breech babies and the birth of your breech baby, including teaching the use of moxibustion as a traditional Chinese medicine technique.
Anna offers treatments for common pregnancy problems such as backache, pelvic pain, constipation, swelling, stress, headaches, heartburn, nausea, vomiting and many more. These can usually be treated with a combination of reflexology and aromatherapy.
She can also be consulted for advice on appropriate remedies for pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. Seeking out a trained professional when using natural remedies is highly recommended, as some should be avoided either completely or at certain stages of pregnancy.