This class explores the ways herbal medicine can be used effectively and confidently during pregnancy, labor and birth. New parents will learn about herbs, their uses, and how to easily and safely include herbal remedies into their daily lives. The class will touch upon common herb allies during pregnancy and birth; herbs to avoid during pregnancy; tips on using herbs to support common discomforts of pregnancy; and resources in finding a professional herbalist.
About the Instructor
Beth Rees, B.A. is a birth & postpartum doula serving the San Francisco and greater Bay Area. She has been working with women and families for 15 years as a women’s and children’s health advocate, educator and event coordinator. Beth studied and worked with the American School of Herbalism in Western and Traditional Chinese herbal medicine. To this day, Beth works with www.fiveflavorsherbs.com, helping craft herbal remedies and teaches perinatal herbal medicine classes with the www.sylvanbotanical.com. Beyond being a birth enthusiast, Beth enjoys cooking, crafting fiber arts, coordinating life celebrations and parties, auto restoration, and spending time with loved ones, in and out of the City. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.