“Ayurveda for the Childbearing Years – a primer” fills a gap in published Ayurvedic teachings related to this crucial time in women’s lives.Written by a retired Registered Midwife and Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner(NAMA), it offers information to midwives and pregnant women new to Ayurveda, as well as those interested interested more generally in Ayurveda for women’s health. It focuses on Self Care.
Ayurveda for the Childbearing Years includes:
- Basic Ayurveda Concepts
- Ayurveda and Western herbs for Women’s health
- Menstrual Health
- Fertility Health
- Pregnancy Health
- Birthing Health
- Postpartum Health.
It also, includes the useful Steps of Healing paradigm, originated by herbalist Susun Weed and information on the healing modality, Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®.
Terra Rafael, formerly a Registered Midwife, attended births for over 20 years. She graduated from Alandi Ayurvedic Gurukula as a Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner in May 2001. Terra now writes and continues her individual work with women through her practice, WiseWomanhood . Her on-line school offers on-demand courses to support women – body, mind, and soul. Terra also has taught at several other Ayurveda Schools including Alandi Ayurveda Gurukula, Ayurved Sadhana, and Yoga Veda Institute