Essential Oils for pregnancy, birth and beyond

WHAT are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are pure extracts from plants, seeds, trees, flowers and citrus tends.

WHEN can they be used?

During pregnancy, birth and beyond *always check with your health care provider before starting something new.*

HOW can they be used?

They can be diffused and/or applied topically.

WHY use essential oils during pregnancy, labour and beyond?

Essential oils can be used during any life stage, but there are also added benefits to using certain essential oils during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period. They may:

  • Help with easing common pregnancy complaints
  • Help to reduce the feelings of anxiety and stress
  • Help you to release endorphins- natures natural pain reliever.

What does the EVIDENCE say?:

Research suggests that mothers who use essential oils during birth are overall more satisfied with their experience and felt they had some control over their birth (Cochrane review, 2011).


Want to know more or wish to purchase your essential oils and accessories?

Contact Jemma, your doTERRA Wellness Advocate through the contact form on the Home page, or at:


p: 0412 353 495