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Stephanie McBride, BA-Certified Clinical Herbalist, Certified Aromatherapist,Functional Nutritionist

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Lactation 2016, Essential Oils for Maternal Wellness Lecture Package
  • Country: U.S.A
Biography:

Stephanie McBride is a passionate advocate for the use of Essential Oils as a form of natural self-care and in clinical practice for pregnant women, natural health educators and birth professionals. Her 30 years of botanical medicine studies, coupled with practical experience as a certified clinical herbalist, professional aromatherapist, and functional nutritionist, qualify her to provide the in-depth knowledge necessary to simplify this ancient health modality for others to benefit from and enjoy.

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Birth Kit Essentials for Lactation
This presentation, an excerpt from a longer training course, provides an overview of the most relevant information related to essential oil use for lactating moms. Innovations in processing and application have brought this traditional therapy to a whole new level of effectiveness and popularity. Participants will come away feeling capable in their understanding of the top five oils for nursing moms and the safe and effective clinical use of essential oils as well as their, individual properties, dosages, and contraindications during lactation.
Presentations: 26  |  Hours / CE Credits: 24.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: (IBCLC) Pharmacology and Toxicology, (IBCLC) Techniques
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Module 1: Fundamentals
This e-course begins with an in-depth introduction to essential oil therapy that includes an overview of historical uses, schools of thinking from modern schools of aromatherapy, essential oil attributes and their clinical effects on physiology, and criteria for determining essential oil quality.
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Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Medication & Herbs
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Module 2: Applications and Dosing
Module two provides a clinical explanation and examples for using the three main essential oil applications: Aromatic, topical, and internal. Topics covered include: dosing, modes of application, and the safe and effective use of carriers.
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Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Medication & Herbs
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Module 3: Safety in Maternity
Module three covers guidelines for the safe application of essential oils during each phase of pregnancy. Areas of focus include: General safety, potential toxicity, therapeutic actions, herb-drug interactions, and contraindications for use during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum.
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Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Medication & Herbs
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Module 4: Use in Pregnancy
This module addresses the most common uses for essential oil use during pregnancy, including: Nausea, vomiting, poor digestion, stress, fatigue, trouble sleeping, muscular aches and pains, vascular irregularities, swelling, and preparing for childbirth.
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Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Medication & Herbs
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Module 5: Use in Labor
This module offers indications for the key uses for essential oils during labor, including: Preparing the birth space, calming anxious feelings, coping with discomfort, exhaustion, and healthy delivery.
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Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Medication & Herbs
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Module 6: Use in Postpartum
This module addresses the most common indications for postpartum, including: Afterpains, heavy bleeding, care for tender skin, perineal care, hormonal balance, baby blues, breast health, and healthy milk production.
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Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Medication & Herbs
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Module 7: Use in Infant Care
Module seven covers safety guidelines for supporting infant health with essential oils. Participants will learn uses, applications, and concentrations for gently supporting: Digestive health, teething, calm, sleep, and skincare.
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Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Medication & Herbs
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Module 8: Materia Aromatica
This module, presented from an herbalist's perspective, provides summaries of 17 of the best essential oils for use in maternal and infant care. Each oil is characterized by its native location, aromatic parts, most important medicinal attributes, and any known contraindications. It also introduces the "Doctrine of Signatures", an ancient system of knowledge used by herbalists to better understand the unique attributed of individual plants.
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Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Medication & Herbs
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Module 9: Putting Aromatherapy into Practice
This module helps students to put the principles of aromatherapy and its uses during maternity into practice. It consists of instructive video demonstrations of basic essential oil applications, dilutions, related research, and DIY projects.
Accreditation, Main Category, Product Type
Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Medication & Herbs