Postpartum 101 - Course 1

Birth Explained

Learn more about what happens in childbirth. Dr. Deb Davies, DACM, L.Ac. shares her perspective as a doula, childbirth educator, and licensed acupuncturist about different options for birth and what it truly means to be postpartum.

Deb Davies
Deb Davies

Course Overview

​​Do you want to specialize or deepen your understanding of birth to be able to support your pregnant and postpartum clients? If so, you have come to the right place! Dr. Deb Davies, DACM, L.Ac. is teaching some incredibly helpful information to acupuncturists on how to confidently support families in the birthing and postpartum process. Come experience Deb’s teachings & build your understanding around birth.


Dr. Deb will discuss birth and postpartum from her perspective as a doula, childbirth educator, and licensed acupuncturist. Deb shares about evidence-based birth and why the kind of birth matters for recovery, breech birth, doctors versus midwives, pros and cons of home versus hospital births, how a doula supports better birth outcomes, and what it truly means to be postpartum.


Watch this course if you are a beginner with birth and postpartum or for those interested in supporting postpartum mothers and families. Grow your skills to better understand this precious population.


This first class in the series Postpartum 101: Treating Postpartum with TCM is an excellent introduction to the world of birth and postpartum. Join us for just this class or for the entire series.


  • Learn about Evidence Based Birth.

  • Understand why the type of birth matters for recovery.

  • Know the different options for types of birth.

  • Learn how a doula can support better birth outcomes.

  • Be able to define postpartum.


  • 0 hrs - 15 min

    This is an overview all about understanding birth. The content shared includes natural home birth and natural hospital birth VBAC (vaginal birth after c-section).

  • 15 min - 30 min

    Learn about breech birth and TCM modalities to support optimizing position for a breech baby.

  • 30 min - 45 min

    Understand the different options families have for giving birth and the difference between birth in a hospital versus the home or a birth center.

  • 45 min - 1 hrs

    Learn what it means to be postpartum and the different scenarios in which a woman would be considered postpartum including abortion, miscarriage, and stillbirth.


Deb Davies

Deb is an acupuncturist, educator, and best-selling author. She’s spent over 20 years passionately following her mission of supporting women through fertility, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care, & empowering families by educating and equipping them with natural and integrative health care ideas.


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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: California [Until 2025/04/05]* (1), Florida (1), NCCAOM (1), Standard Certificate (1)

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 1 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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