Divine is a trained Doula, Certified Lactation Counselor and Traditional Herbalist in the Southern Tradition. After years of teaching and sharing herbal knowledge locally, she now brings her lessons online to reach a wider community in the comfort of their own home. She teaches Grandma’s Hands Pregnancy and Postpartum Herbs & Nutrition in the Southern Tradition Online Course. A 6 week, ethnobotany course discussing the herbs and healing modalities used by traditional Black Southern Midwives and the communities they served.
Grandma’s Hands Pregnancy and Postpartum Herbs & Nutrition in the Southern Tradition Online Course
6 week online course focusing on the herbs and healing modalities historically used by Southern Black Midwives
Grandma’s Hands Pregnancy and Postpartum Herbs & Nutrition in the Southern Tradition is a 6 week ethnobotany course based in the folk, historical healing traditions of the South, particular Black Southern Midwives.
Lesson 1 Historical Role of the Black Midwife in Healing her community
Lesson 2 Pregnancy and Childbirth Herbs and Usage
Lesson 3 Postpartum and Breastfeeding Herbs
Lesson 4 Importance of Salves, Tinctures, and Tonics
Lesson 5 Pregnancy and Postpartum Soul Food for Healing
Lesson 6 Doing an herbal assessment
1 Hour Weekly live class webinar on Thursday nights 8pm EST. It is recorded and the recording link is sent out within 24 hours after the live webinar. There is a Facebook group for students. Only students who complete both the course project and quiz will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the 6 weeks.
Next Course Cohort Dates
Summer 2021 June 3-July 8 OPEN
Fall 2021 Sept. 23-Oct. 28
Early Bird Fee Until May 16, 2021 $100
Regular Fee $150
Registration is non-refundable, registration can be transferred to another class.
Full Circle Package:
Includes Prenatal, Labor & Postpartum Support, 4 Prenatal Visits, 24/7 on call starting at 37 weeks, Pregnancy Tea & Mama’s Nutritional Food Powder, Labor support at home, hospital or birthing center, 2 Postpartum Visits, Postpartum Healing Tea, Perineum Healing Steam Herbal Blend, Belly Wrapping, Breastfeeding Support $1000
Just Labor Package:
2 Prenatal Visits, 24/7 on call starting at 37 weeks, Pregnancy Tea, Labor support at home, hospital, or birthing center, 1 Postpartum Visit $800
Just Postpartum Care Package:
2 Postpartum Home Visits (each visit lasts 2-3 hours), Belly Wrapping, Postpartum Healing Tea, Vaginal Herbal Steam Healing, Breastfeeding Support $500
Personal Prenatal Nutritional Coaching
1-on-1 Prenatal Coaching via Skype or Phone $75
After you have your baby is one of the most important but most neglected periods of childbirth. Let me help you plan a support team, foods and herbs, and practices necessary for a successful, less stressful postpartum $75