Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Started

  • 2

    Pregnancy Symptoms

    • Overview and How to use this section

    • Digestion in Chinese Medicine: Heartburn & Constipation

    • Acid Reflux and Nutrition

    • Movement For Constipation

    • Nutrition for Constipation

    • Acupressure for Morning Sickness, Nausea and Vomiting

    • Insomnia and Sleep Disorders

    • Fatigue

    • Acupressure for Low Back, Pelvic and Sciatic Pain

    • Acupressure for Edema

    • How To Get Out Of Bed Safely And Protect Your Body

    • Pregnancy Related Pain 2

  • 3

    Prenatal Nutrition and Diet

    • Pregnancy Diet Chinese Medicine Perspective

    • Prenatal Nutrition Part 1

    • Prenatal Nutrition Part 2

    • Digestion and Spleen Qi Handout

    • Cinnamon Raisin Cookie Bites

    • Prenatal Nutrition Live Session Slides

    • Fermented foods for gut health

    • Critical Nutrients for Pregnancy Cheat Sheet

  • 4

    Movement to Support Motherhood

    • Why Your Breathing Strategy Matters

    • Positions To Explore Breath & Connect With Pelvic Floor

    • Exercise Parameters

    • Key Exercises To Strengthen Your Outer Hips

    • Diastasis Recti

    • Kegel:Urgency

    • Using Your Breath to Decrease Pain with Sit to Stand & Protect Your Core

    • Movements To Connect With Your Pelvic Floor

  • 5

    Preparing for Labor

    • Bodywork for Labor

    • Supporting Labor Preparation With Movement

    • Conversation About Patient Rights with Diana Snyder

    • Acupressure for Labor

    • Labor Preparation List

    • Birth Supportive Movements

    • Perineal massage Labor Prep

  • 6

    Childbirth Ed

    • Childbirth Educator Kate Ellsworth Interview and Intro

    • Childbirth Ed Part 1: Pre-Labor Signs

    • Childbirth Ed Part 2: Early Labor

    • Childbirth Ed Part 3: Active Labor

    • RPP Childbirth Ed Part 4 Interventions

    • Childbirth Ed Part 5: Medication Options

    • Childbirth Ed Part 6: Assisted Delivery

  • 7

    The Fourth Trimester & Postpartum Recovery

    • Postpartum Recovery- A Journey Not an Event

    • Postpartum Goal Setting

    • Postpartum Nutrition

    • Postpartum Nutrition Live Session Slides

    • Postpartum Blood Building Tips

    • Post Baby Nutrition Ebook and Recipes

  • 8

    Bonus Meditation and Mindful Movement

    • Wave Hands Like Clouds Qi Gong Practice

    • Meditation to Pause and Just Be With Yourself and Baby

    • Qi Gong Practice: Pulling Down the Heavens

    • Meditation for Labor

    • Tidal Breathing

    • Bells of Mindfulness

    • Movement to Connect with Pelvic Floor

    • Movement Series to Gently Strengthen Core and Open Your Chest Wall To Breathe Better

  • 9

    Guest Expert Interviews

    • Pediatrician Interview Dr. Sarah Teasedale

    • Trauma Sensitive Birth Educator Justine of Resilient Birth

    • Mental Health Clinician Ashley Mahoney - Postpartum Mental Health

    • Astrologist & Yoga Teacher Ashley Mathews Interview- Birth Charts

    • Birth Doula Rollyn Bornhorst

    • Jodi Congdon, Doula Agency and DONA Educator

    • Dr. Hannah Gardner, Epidemiologist and Toxin Specialist (for Nursery, Toys, House and more)

    • Jodi Congdon, Doula Agency and DONA Educator

    • Dr. BreAnna Guan, Naturopathic Doctor, Postpartum Healing

    • Ellie Lindenmayer, hypnobirthing educator and doula

    • Jill Burke, Prenatal Yoga and Fitness

    • Marissa Hathaway, Birth Doula, re: all about the birth partner

  • 10

    Workouts

    • Lower Body Workout

    • Core Workout

    • Prenatal Yoga 20 min Practice with Jill Burke

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