Ayurvedic Breast Care

    
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In Ayurvedic Breast Care class, students will learn about common ailments that may arise with postpartum mothers, in relation to breast health. Students will be prepared to offer preventative care, as per Ayurveda.
At the completion of this class students will be equipped to support mothers with their breast health through preventative Ayurvedic practices. Students will also be trained on how and when to refer to a physician in the case of complications

Topics to be covered in this course:

  • Breast Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Healthy Breast Care
  • Breast Changes in Pregnancy
  • Breast Changes in Breast Feeding
  • The Role of Vata Pitta Kapha in Breast Feeding
  • Beginning of Lactation
  • Breast Feeding Positions
  • Maintaining or increasing Milk Supply
  • Doshas in Breast Milk
  • Common Concerns
  • Weaning
  • Preventing Breast Cancer
  • Resources and when to Refer

Dates:

  • Theory Class: Sun, Sep 23, 2018 10:00 am – 6:30 pm MT
  • Hands-on Class: Tue, Jan 15, 2019 10:00 am – 6:30 pm MT

Online Multiple-choice Closed Book Exam: October 26th through October 28th

Instructor: Terra Rafael

Price: $420

Class format:  In-person in Superior, Colorado near Boulder

Credits: 1 Credit

Text Book(s)/Notes: Students will receive PowerPoint notes prior to class