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Integrative Healing Strategies for Postpartum Recovery

In this webinar, strategies for using physical medicine, functional nutrition, and lifestyle medicine education to support recovery from vaginal or surgical birth through the first year postpartum will be discussed. Jessica will discuss common concerns, screening, and nutrition and supplementation to support recovery. The postnatal period is a time when women are at risk for HPA axis dysfunction, pelvic floor and core myofascial injuries, and triggering or exacerbation of autoimmune conditions including interstitial cystitis, and postpartum thyroidits. Often resuming sexual activity, work, and fitness activities can be painful and difficult. Jessica will take a holistic look at postpartum recovery in this webinar using her unique perspective as a pelvic floor specialist physical therapist and nutritionist trained with a functional medicine perspective.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding how to screen for postpartum pelvic floor dysfunction and core weakness, and where to appropriately refer client for follow-up.
  • Understanding how to support postpartum recovery from either vaginal or surgical birth using nutrition therapy.
  • Understand how to support postpartum recovery from either vaginal or surgical birth using nutrient and herbal supplementation.
  • Understand how to support postpartum recovery and reduce the risk for postpartum autoimmune condition trigger or exacerbation using nutrition and lifestyle medicine strategies.

Jessica Drummond
Jessica Drummond, MPT, CCN, CHC, the Founder and CEO of the Integrative Women's Health Institute is passionate about caring for and empowering women who struggle with women’s and pelvic health conditions. She is equally passionate about educating and supporting clinicians in confidently and safely using integrative tools to transform women's and pelvic healthcare.
Jessica Drummond
Invivo Education