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CHHHS Midwifery learning packages: Acupressure

Guide for Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service Midwifery learning packages and resources


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Natural pain relief techniques for childbirth using acupressure, promoting natural labour and partner involvement.

The following website can be used as a resource to offer women choices about the use of acupressure and acupuncture throughout pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum recovery. 

It is intended that this information is used in conjunction with western medical care and not as a substitute for medical advice.


For further information relating to learning packages and midwifery education within CHHHS, contact:

Rita Ball

Midwifery Educator | Women's Health Unit | Nursing and Midwifery Education & Research Unit | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Email | Tel. 07 4226 6470

P: +61 7 4226 6679 | E:
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