Touch For Birth
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Pregnancy & Perinatal Massage Resources. Maternity Massage Certification, NCBTMB & MEAC approved Massage Courses, DVDs, Books
Resources for Pregnant Women, Expectant Fathers, Birth Companions. Easier, faster, safer births with nurturing massage & acupressure.
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Private sessions for postpartum pelvic pain, birth trauma, organ prolapse, scar tissue, emotional healing.
Gentle, effective body treatment to address baby's challenges after birth.
  • "I appreciated the emphasis on how profound the work that we do is."

  • "I think the positions demonstrated for helpful touch were great! I loved the use of the rebozo for opening the hips."

  • "Very kind and so inspiring to help make this world a better place, one birth at a time."

  • "Leslie is very down to earth and helpful. She makes it seem do-able instead of daunting."

  • "I liked the hands on demonstrations and partner work. The video was also quite beautiful and a lovely way to synthesize the class info."

  • "The instructor was so informative, grounded, and compassionate. She really modeled how to be in birthing situations."

  • "Simply amazing! Instructive. Informative. Loved her!"
    Pregnancy Essentials Student

  • "Leslie is very experienced and knowledgeable. She presents the material in a way that is easy to understand."

  • "I like learning acupressure points for lactation."

  • "Leslie presents material and demonstrates techniques in a way that is easy to assimilate."

Leslie attended a homebirth with me as a pregnancy massage...

"Leslie attended a homebirth with me as a pregnancy massage therapist in what turned out to be a surprise-twin delivery. Her strength, depth-of-knowledge, and skill throughout the entire long labor was a vital piece in a successful and smooth delivery. Her combined gifts of touch and encouragement led the mother through portals of transformation, as labor and birth will do to those willing to be transformed. Leslie is a rare gem!"
Terri Nash CPM, MS