- Understand the physiology of the postpartum from the perspective of Western Biomedicine.
- Understand the physiology of the postpartum from the perspective of Chinese Medicine.
- Understand the benefits of a well-managed postpartum, including the concept of the Golden Month, as an opportunity for long-term health improvements in the mother.
- Understanding the principles of managing the postpartum, as well as the following aspects of self care: Rest, Routine Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Dietary Therapy, and Social Support.
0 hrs - 15 min
Introduction to the postpartum in the Yangsheng tradition. Cross-cultural perceptions of the postpartum.
15 min - 45 min
Postpartum physiology – Chinese Medicine perspective. Postpartum physiology – Western Medicine perspective. Benefits of a good postpartum: bonding, healing of old trauma and resourcing oneself for future good health.
45 min - 1 hrs
Component 1 of good care, "Rest": energy output postpartum, what constitutes proper rest.
1 hrs - 1.25 hrs
Component 2 of good care, "Massage and Warmth": avoiding cold, mother warming, massage.
1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs
Component 3 of good care, "Proper Diet": requirements and principles of the postpartum diet.
1.5 hrs - 1.75 hrs
Component 4 of good care, "Support": mothering the mother, honouring the mother, giving practical support.
1.75 hrs - 2.25 hrs
Three case histories.
2.25 hrs - 2.5 hrs
Great course! I would definitely recommend this to anyone wishing to gain more knowledge of the postpartum.
Marcy L. - United States of America
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Taught by Jenny Allison
Jenny Allison is a Chinese Medicine practitioner and author of ‘Golden Month: Caring for the World’s Mothers after Childbirth.’ She has focused on woman’s health for the past 30 years, and has a special interest in the care of mothers postpartum.View full bio