Use a blend with clary sage, cinnamon leaf, jasmine and cedarwood on the back during labour. Do not use on the abdomen and have your helper wash their hands before handling the new baby.
Use in an oil burner or an atomiser lavender, ylang ylang, petigrain, peppermint or sandalwood. Make sure this oil is one you like.
Post natal Care
Use a blend of geranium, jasmine, cypress and ginger can help with cramping feet during feeding (a mineral supplement is useful if this is happening)
A blend of dill and lemongrass used in hot compresses is useful for stimulating milk supply.
For cases of Mastitis, caraway, dill, peppermint and German chamomile are useful.