Postpartum 101 - Course 2

Common Postpartum Complaints and Treatments

Dr. Deb Davies DACM, L.Ac. shares her perspective as a doula, childbirth educator, and licensed acupuncturist on placenta encapsulation as well as common postpartum complaints and how to treat them with TCM.

Deb Davies
Deb Davies

Course Overview

​​Do you want to specialize or deepen your understanding of postpartum? 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 postpartum. Come experience Deb’s teachings & build your understanding of important considerations to take for postpartum families.


Dr. Deb will discuss birth and postpartum from her perspective as a doula, childbirth educator, and licensed acupuncturist. Deb shares her knowledge of placenta encapsulation, lochiorrhea, weight gain, stretch marks, breast issues such as clogged ducts, mastitis, slow let down, low milk supply, and the importance of mental health care during this time.


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 second class in the series Postpartum 101: Treating Postpartum with TCM teaches you about placenta encapsulation and important postpartum complaints and how to treat them with TCM. Join us for just this class or for the entire series.


  • Develop an understanding of placenta encapsulation.

  • Be able to identify some of the most common postpartum complaints.

  • Learn to treat postpartum complaints with other TCM modalities.

  • Be able to understand mental health postpartum.


  • 0 hrs - 15 min

    Learn about zi he chi (placenta) from a TCM perspective and how it can be incorpated into postpartum through placenta encapsulation.

  • 15 min - 30 min

    Identify common postpartum complaints including lochiorrhea, weight gain, stretch marks, and breast issues.

  • 30 min - 45 min

    Learn protocols for lochiorrhea, weight gain, stretch marks, and breast issues with TCM modalities including auricular acupuncture.

  • 45 min - 1 hrs

    Develop an understanding of postpartum mental health conditions and how to support patients with TCM resources.


  • April N. (United States of America)

    For a thorough class of potential concerns for postpartum patients, Deb gives a great overview along with practical information that can be used immediately in one's practice. Thank you! 😊


For a thorough class of potential concerns for postpartum patients, Deb gives a great overview along with practical information that can be used immediately in one's practice. Thank you! 😊

April N. (United States of America)


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: Standard Certificate (1), Florida (1), NCCAOM (1)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • 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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