Media and speaking engagements

Maternal and Infant Health Canada. Free international webinar for medical staff, allied healthcare workers and birth support workers. This course reviews the current body of evidence for acupressure in labour as well as reviews the techniques and functions of each point and how to properly administer acupressure as cervical ripening/birth preparation, as well as for labour support.

University of British Columbia: Keynote for the, 'Sparking Better Health' event: opening a dialogue and beginning exploration of topics like gender-based health inequalities and different cultural expectations of the role of motherhood .

Maternal and Infant Health Canada: An introduction to Acupuncture and Acupressure during pregnancy and labour (an evidence based approach).

UBC panel : Discussant for the 'Traditional medicine in the contemporary world' event at the University of British Columbia.

Georgia Straight : The importance of creating a more inclusive fertility dialogue.

CTCMA AGM : TCM Obstetrical Assessment and Treatment for Labour Preparation.

Georgia Straight : 18 things you need to do in Vancouver (LGBTQ+ path to parenthood talk).

Healthy Seminars : Moderator and panelist for ongoing perinatal/obstetrical lectures and roundtables.

Maternal and Infant Health Canada: Moderator for the ongoing educational series seminars exploring varying determinants of maternal and infant health globally.

Urban baby and toddler magazine: Article on nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.

The Province : Relief work in Uganda with the Pan African Acupuncture Project.

TujaWellness: A video on how to do moxibustion for breech presentation in pregnancy.

TujaWellness: A video on the benefits of cupping.


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888 W 8th Ave #208
Vancouver, BC
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All are welcome. Dr. Emilie provides LGBTQ2SIA+ friendly care.