Herbalism for Birth Workers

November 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Herbalism for Birth Workers

How to use medicinal plants to support people through the whole spectrum of pregnancy and birth experiences.

In this workshop, we will discuss the different herbs, preparations, indications, contraindications, interactions, and formulas. We will learn hands on how to incorporate herbal medicine into our work as doulas, midwives, nurses and partners for pregnancy, birth, postpartum, miscarriage, loss, and abortion.

Some topics covered will be:

  • Preparing the uterus for birth during the 3rd trimester.
  • Relieving common discomforts during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum
  • Tradition of use
  • Grief and loss
  • Healing after birth
  • Milk supply, and breastfeeding
  • Incorporating herbs into postpartum meals
  • Safety
  • Support person self-care
  • And more..

Cost: $35
Early bird: $30

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