Prenatal & Postpartum Ayurveda

Recorded webinar available now

This course is for Level 2 Sevanti Institute Advanced Certification Programs AND others with basic Ayurvedic training. If you are not a student at Sevanti but wish to take this course, please email here and state your interest in the course and your Ayurvedic background. Recorded webinar will also be available after the course date on

Course description:

Pregnancy and postpartum are extraordinary times in women’s lives that benefit from special guidance and attention. This course will lay the foundation for recommending basic ahara (diet) and vihara (lifestyle) for the mother. We will look at what is happening during each month of pregnancy according to western science and Ayurveda, and how we can adjust accordingly for each stage.

What do the classical texts say about pregnancy? How can we interpret ancient recommendations to be useful for modern life?

This course will cover pregnancy, birth, and the first two months postpartum. You will finish this module empowered and inspired to support women on their journey into motherhood with excellent health and the tools to handle imbalances.

Covered Topics

  • Month by month view of pregnancy
  • Adapting ahara and vihara for pregnancy and postpartum
  • Menu planning
  • Abhyanga
  • Kitchen herbal remedies
  • Ayurvedic practices to support labor and birth
  • Marma points
  • Essential oils
  • Yoga asanas, breathing practices and meditations for each stage of pregnancy and postpartum