Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to The Course!

    • Welcome to The Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula Training with Jenna + Lisa

    • QUICK SURVEY: Please complete before we begin.

    • FIRST 42 DAYS: Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula eBook

    • First 42 Days Training: Recipe eBook

    • Video Directory + Course Outline

    • Join our Private Facebook Group: Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula Training

  • 2

    MODULE 1: Women Caring for Women and Understanding Ayurveda

    • Introduction to the First 42 Days

    • Understanding Ayurveda: The Foundation

    • Ayurvedic Key Terms: Agni

    • Ayurvedic Key Terms: Prana

    • Ayurvedic Key Terms: Ojas

    • Module 1: Creating Balance Exercise

    • Module 1: Integration Quiz

    • Module 1: Integration Short Essay

    • Glossary of Terms

    • Dosha Test

    • LIVE ZOOM MEETING - **access recording here**

  • 3

    MODULE 2: The Physiology of the First 42 Days

    • Intro to Postpartum Physiology

    • Perineal Support

    • Outliers in Perineal Care

    • Lactation and Baby Care Intro

    • Breastfeeding Postions

    • Common Questions About Baby Care

    • Common Questions Continued

    • Ayurveda and Lactation

    • Postpartum Checklist and Resources for New Parents

    • Care Plan Assessment

    • Module 2: Integration Quiz

    • [LIVE MEETING RECORDING] with Lisa Arshawsky, Midwife + Registered Nurse

    • [LIVE MEETING Module 2] Handout and resources

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    MODULE 3: Ayurvedic Hands-on Therapies and Mindfulness Practices

    • Stabilizing Ojas: Ayurvedic Therapies

    • Self Assessment: Ojas Levels

    • Mindfulness Practices

    • Rebuilding Prana: Breath-work and Meditation

    • Pranayama Practice: 3-Part Breath

    • Meditation: For New Mothers

    • Meditation: So Hum

    • Abhyanga: Healing Self Massage

    • Abhyanga: The Set Up

    • Self Massage for New Mamas

    • Baby Massage: Overview

    • Baby Massage: Sequence

    • Baby Massage: Demonstration

    • Integration Exercise: Abhyanga

    • Module 3: Integration Assignment

    • Module 3: Integration Quiz

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    MODULE 4: Ayurvedic Eating through the First 42 Days

    • The First 42 Days Menu: Intro

    • The Gunas: Rajas, Tamas and Sattva

    • The First 42 Days Menu: Overview

    • Kitchen Guidance

    • Stock The Freezer: Recipes to Prepare in Advance

    • Rebuilding Agni: More Dish Highlights

    • Healing Vata Dosha: Medicinal Foods

    • Menu Substitutions + Cooking Following Surgical Birth + More

    • Integration Exercise: Hands on Learning

    • BONUS: Easy Food Prep Tips

    • Trusted Course Resources

    • Module 5: Integration Quiz

    • [Live Meeting Recording] Module 4 with Jenna Furnari

    • [LIVE MEETING Module 4] Resources

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    MODULE 5: Mind-Body Healing

    • Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Ayurvedic Perspective

    • Pranayama: Nadi Shodhana (Breathing Practice)

    • Ayurvedic Daily Practices: Dinacharya

    • Integration Exercise: Dinacharya

    • Belly Wrapping

    • Extra Care: Healing Post Surgical Birth

    • Integration Exercise: Journaling

    • LOS ANGELES Resource List: Mama, Baby and Family

    • Scope of practice

    • Guidelines of Professionalism

    • Module 5: Integration Quiz

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    MODULE 6: Running your business as an Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula

    • Scope of Practice

    • On-The-Job: Flow of the Day

    • On-The-Job: Day 1

    • Getting Your Business Started

    • Interviewing with Potential Clients

    • Prenatal Appointments + Entering Contract

    • Your First Client: A Look at Days 1-3

    • Scope of Practice

    • Care Plan Template

    • Care Plan Assessment

    • Guidelines of Professionalism

    • Prenatal Appointments + Scheduling

    • Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula Service Agreement

    • [Live Meeting Recording] Module 6 - Closing with Jenna and Lisa

    • [LIVE MEETING Module 6] Resources

  • 8

    Certification: Steps to Complete

    • Further Requirements

    • Final Course Integration Assignment

    • Field Experience: Written Reflection

    • Breastfeeding Workshop/Class Attendance Verification

  • 9

    Further Resources

    • Glossary of Terms

    • Dosha Constitution Test

    • Trusted Course Resources

    • Care Plan Assesment

    • Care Plan Template

    • Prenatal Appointments + Scheduling

    • Example of Contract Proposal - Blank

    • Your First Client - A Look at Days 1-3

    • Scope of Practice

    • Postpartum Checklist and Resources for New Parents

    • Guidelines of Professionalism

    • Los Angeles Birth and Postnatal Resource list

  • 10

    BONUS MATERIAL

    • Newborn Care - Workbook

    • BALANCED MOTHER HAPPY BABY

  • 11

    Archived LIVE Expert Interviews

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] Lisa Arshawsky - Breastfeeding + Physiological Healing - PART 1

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] Lisa Arshawsky - Breastfeeding + Physiological Healing - PART 2

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] Lisa Arshawsky - Lactation Education

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] Jenna Furnari - Ayurvedic Nutrition

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW REFERENCES] Jenna Furnari - Ayurvedic Nutrition (references)

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] with Kate Schwabacher - Chinese Medicine

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] Raquel Lemus - Placenta Usage

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] Delynn Davidson - Postnatal Anxiety (a mother's perspective)

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] with Princess McKinney Kirk - Belly Binding

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] with Sabrina Elizabeth - Vaginal Steaming

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] with Jenna Furnari - Business Building

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] Jenna Furnari + Lisa Arshawsky Closing

    • [LIVE INTERVIEW RECORDING] Lindsey Daniels - Business How Tos