Perinatal Herbal Medicine Class

Perinatal Herbal Medicine Class

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Using Herbal Medicine during Pregnancy, Labor/Birth, Postpartum & Breastfeeding, and Early Childhood
Meet the “gentle giants” of the plant kingdom.  Learn about herbs and how they pertain to the perinatal/parenting times of life.  In this series, you’ll learn how to safely use these “gentle giant” herbs to maintain/boost health, treat ailments and imbalances, to repair and promote growth, and lift your spirits with herbal medicine that be used safely and effectively for moms/birth parents, dads/parents/partners, babies/children and the whole family with this class.   Class(es) are ideal for perinatal professional, parents (to-be), partners and anyone interested – from beginners to expert herbalists. You can take the whole series or just the classes you want.

Class One
Pregnancy & Birth

You will learn about:

  • Herbal support for common experiences of pregnancy that support digestion, sleep, mood, skeletal-muscular care, and uterine health.
  • Herbs to avoid during pregnancy
  • Herbal and dietary suggestions for preparing for labor and during labor/birth.
  • Supporting the birth partner(s) – herbs for the whole support team.

Length: 2 hours

Cost: $90


Class Two
Postpartum Mom & Family Care

You will learn about:

  • Herbs aiding the post-birth recovery time – sitz baths teas, and tinctures etc.
  • Food for the new mom (0-10 days and beyond) and birth partner(s)
  • Remedies to support lactation and breast health
  • Placental food medicine
  • Mind-body comfort  herbal therapies

Length: 2 hours

Cost: $90


Class Three
Baby and child-friendly herbs

You will learn about:

  • Safe and effective herbal remedies for babies and children
  • Dosage and sources of herbal medicines
  • Treating common ailments of infancy and childhood 

2 hours

Cost: $90 Students will walk away from the class(es) with resources, articles, samples of teas and other herbal remedies, and a comprehensive understanding of the many uses of herbal medicine during the perinatal time.

Entire series cost: $220 

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beth@mindfuldoulaarts.org

415-518-0335