Evidence-Based Cannabis Education and Care to Support Birthing People
The Healthy Cannabis Consumption: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Postpartum Online Course focuses on the traditional uses of cannabis for women's health, it's historical uses in obstetrics, and the use of cannabis-infused remedies for moms and babies for pregnancy and beyond. We'll dissect current research, cannabis laws and regulations, and Shatter The Stigma associated with cannabis use during pregnancy.
This course is intended for birthing people and families, especially those interested in learning how to make informed decisions about cannabis, supported by evidence-based information and cannabis science. This course is also great for doulas, childbirth educators, and other birthworkers including midwives and OB-GYNs, cannabis educators, caregivers, cannabis industry professionals such as dispensary agents and patient care specialists. Information presented in this course represents the most up to date research on cannabis, and is not intended to replace any care provided by a trained medical professional. Please consult with your doctor, and a cannabis specialist, if you are considering using cannabis at all, especially during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
In this course, you will be introduced to cannabis as a woman's health aid, plus you will learn:
The Botany of the Cannabis plant, and how it interacts with our body's Endocannabinoid System
Strategies for safely consuming cannabis for increased healing and medicinal benefits during pregnancy through postpartum (including tips for a pain-free, orgasmic childbirth)
Language to avoid using when talking about cannabis with your doctor
Tips to avoid negative interactions with social services
Best practices for locating a doctor, or nurse midwife, or other care provider who supports cannabis use during pregnancy
Demonstrations and recipes for creating your own cannabis-infusions, tinctures, topicals, and edibles to support female reproductive health and promote family wellness
$125 Non-Refundable Full Enrollment Fee or two-payments of $75
Complete pre-registration form below. Payment must be submitted with course registration form in order to reserve your seat in this class.
8-week Online Course (Live & Recorded) Live Demonstrations, Videos, & Tutorials Supplemental Resources + Cannabis Recipes Recommended Reading List
.Once you've submitted your pre-registration form, you will be contacted within 1-2 days via email to complete your course registration and submit your payment.
A six-week comprehensive childbirth education and preparation class that focuses on the mind, body, and spirit of giving birth while engaging families on evidence-based care, informed decision making, and healthy birth practices. This is a culturally-competent class, based on the Lamaze International Six Healthy Birth Practices, intended to provide specialized care and support to Black birthing families. This class is especially geared toward young, first-time parents or anyone interested in exploring holistic birthing options.
Classes provide information and support related to:
Nutrition & Exercise, Stress Management, and Mindfulness during Pregnancy
Anatomy & Physiology of Birth & Variations of Normal
Empowered and Orgasmic Births
Herbal and Homeopathic Remedies for Common Pregnancy Concerns
Natural Alternatives to Pharmaceuticals during Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Postpartum
Birth & Postpartum Preferences and Planning
Exploration of Relaxation, Meditation, Massage, & Hypnosis Techniques for Childbirth
Class Features Birthing Ball Happy Brown Baby Birth+Postpartum Family Workbook Access to Happy Brown Baby Lending Library (of 50+ birth related books) for one year On-going support for families during The First Year via Revolutionary Motherhood support group Light Refreshments
Location Washington DC + Online (Hybrid)
Class Instructor: Melanie Julion, HCHD Birth Doula, HypnoDoula, & Childbirth Educator B.S. Family & Child Studies: Family Social Services