How to use Essential Oils for Labor & Birth

Preconception, Birth, Postpartum & Beyond Doula Services

The following Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils from doTERRA® are a wonderful enhancement for labor and birth:

BALANCE: For fear and grounding. Apply 1 drop to wrists. If carrier oil is desired apply 1 drop to wrists also. Inhale deeply. Inhale as soon after birth as possible.

BASIL:For labor pain & anxiety (works like Advil, Ibuprofen & Xanax). Apply to hips, bottom of feet, abdomen and temples. Mix 2 drops to 2 tsp carrier oil.

*CLARY SAGE:Induce labor/encourage contractions (slow labor). Mix 1 drop to 1 tsp carrier oil. Apply to abdomen, lower back, and the insides of ankles every 15 minutes.

GERANIUM: To help prepare perineum. Massage daily for six weeks (begin at 34 weeks). Mix 5 drops & 1 TBS carrier oil. Can also be applied to forehead to help with negative memories and negative emotions.

LAVENDAR:For fear…

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