Touch For Birth

Massage and Birth Professionals

Touch for Birth provides educational resources for Massage Therapists, Childbirth Educators, Midwives and Doulas to enhance their skills as Touch Compa 2012 website Leslie-teachnions for pregnant women and families. Check out MotherTouch™ classes, DVD’s, Book, and CD of Spirit Songs!

CLASSES:  MotherTouch™ Perinatal Massage Classes include:

Massage & Acupressure for Birth , MotherTouch™ Rites of Renewal: A Postpartum Doula Training, Fundamentals of Prenatal Massage, Advanced Pregnancy Techniques ,Bodywork for the New Mother


Learn skills for closing the bones, rebalancing the hips, lactation support, acupressure and reflexology techniques for all trimesters and phases of the perinatal cycle.


DVD’s: MotherTouch: Nurturing Touch for Birth is a great educational tool for childbirth ed classes, birth companions, or the birth professional’s library. This film is beautifully partnered with MotherTouch: Touch Techniques for Birth –78 minutes of instruction by Leslie Stager RN, LMT, midwives and doulas. Use this film for self-education or share a chapter one at a time in childbirth education classes. Mastering Pregnancy Massage DVD teaches you bodywork skills to address common pregnancy complaints, draping and positioning basics, contraindications, and hours of bodywork techniques to integrate into your practice.


TEXTBOOK: Nurturing Massage for Pregnancy: A Practical Guide to Bodywork for the Perinatal Cycle is a comprehensive text covering all phases of the perinatal cycle––pregnancy, birth, and postpartum––with clear instruction of numerous techniques, useful imagery, and many details to guide your practice. This is a necessary reference guide to support your maternity massage practice.


CD: Diana Earthmission: Songs of Spirit 

CD is a great addition to any blessingway, women’s circle, or conscious birth. Acapella women’s voices and easy-to-learn earth/spirit songs can be incorporated into your celebrations of pregnancy, birth, mothering, and life!