Holistic Cannabis Consumption
Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Postpartum
Holistic 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 during pregnancy and beyond. We'll dissect current research, cannabis laws and regulations, and Shatter The Stigma associated with cannabis use during pregnancy.
The Cannabis Doula, Inc. supports cannabis choosing families from a psychoeducational intervention model, and harm reduction framework, combining evidence-based cannabis science, childbirth education, and family life education to assist families in making informed decisions on cannabis. This course is intended for women, birthing people and families, expectant mothers, cannabis consuming parents, especially those interested in learning how to use cannabis holistically and with intention to support the Endocannabinoid System for a healthy, happy pregnancy and childbirth. 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 who advocate for the use of cannabis by birthing people. 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.
Course participants are introduced to cannabis
as a traditional woman's health aid, plus you will learn:
The History and Science of the Cannabis plant,
and how it interacts with our body's Endocannabinoid System
Strategies for S.A.F.E. cannabis consumption for increased healing and
medicinal benefits during pregnancy through postpartum
Cannabis Analgesia, and Pain Management During 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 midwife,
or other care provider who supports cannabis use during pregnancy
Demonstrations and recipes for cannabis-infusions,
tinctures, topicals, and edibles to support female reproductive health
and consumption methods to promote family wellness
Self-Paced and Live Online Course options,
Recorded and Live Presentations, Videos, & Discussions
Demonstrations, Videos, & Tutorials
Supplemental Resources + Cannabis Recipes
Recommended Reading List
25+ PDFs of evidence-based information on cannabis, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum
Herbal Remedies + Holistic Comfort Measures
The Cannabis Diary by The Cannabis Doula
Live Online Course
7-week comprehensive course featuring
live online and recored, and/or in-person discussions and group sessions
Includes Course Guidebook, The Cannabis Diary, & Discounted Cannabis Doula
Care Consultation and Cannabis Doula Birth Packages
Virtual - $275
In-person (Washington DC- TBA) - $325
Scholarship details for the live sessions will be announced.
2022 Tentative Live Course Dates
February 26- April 9 - Join Course
June 25-August 5
September 24- November 5
Weekly Live Discussions Every Saturday /Wednesday
Live discussions are recorded for those who cannot attend live
Registration opens 1/4/2022
Registration into the self-paced course is closed temporarily.
Scholarships will be open for 2022 live online courses.
January 21-22, 2022 | Richmond, VA
NYC, New York - 2022 Dates TBA
Chicago, IL - 2022 Dates TBA
Los Angeles, CA - 2022 Dates TBA
Course Disclaimer: The Holistic Cannabis Consumption: Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Postpartum online course is for educational purposes only. Please consult with your doctor, and schedule a consultation with The Cannabis Doula or another cannabis specialist, if you are considering using medical cannabis especially during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. This course is not a cannabis doula training course, if you are a doula interested in training to support women and families who consume cannabis, contact Melanie for additional resources.