Wise Woman Herbal Workshop for Midwives

Charlotte, NC

Sunday, September 8

5 hour Comprehensive workshop covering herbal & homeopathic remedies for Well-Woman, Fertility, Pregnancy, Labor & Birth, Postpartum, & Breastfeeding

This workshop is suitable for practicing midwives, students, and apprentices that want to begin incorporating herbal knowledge into their practice or training. Handouts and supplemental materials are provided. Herbal tinctures and teas will be available for sampling and purchase at the workshop. 


Cost: $150.00

Includes 0.5 ACNM CEUs

When: Sunday, September 8, 2019 

12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Location: 7661 Neal Road, Charlotte, NC 28262

Practical & Useful Information on the Following Topics

Intro to herbs and homeopathy, similarities and differences, when to use. 

  • Reproductive tonics: Herbs for the Well Woman and Fertility 

  • Herbs and alternative remedies in pregnancy by ailment: 

    • Nausea 

    • Anemia 

    • GI Issues (constipation, heartburn) 

    • Varicosities & hemorrhoids 

    • Hypertension & a history of pre-eclampsia 

    • Threatened preterm labor &/or a history of miscarriage 

    • Anxiety & Depression 

    • 36 weeks and beyond 

    • Post-dates pregnancy 

  • Herbs and alternative remedies for labor and birth: 

    • Prodromal labor 

    • PROM and augmentation/induction 

    • Slow/long labors due to fetal position, fear, etc 

  • Third & fourth stage remedies 

    • Placenta, clots, and bleeding 

    • Perineal care 

    • Newborn transition support 

  • Herbs and alternative remedies for postpartum & breastfeeding  

    • Mood support postpartum 

    • Milk supply and other breastfeeding issues 


Belinda K Lashea, CNM


Belinda is a midwife at a freestanding birth center in Chapel Hill, NC. She began her journey as a direct-entry midwife, learning the art of midwifery & traditional healing with plants through apprenticeship.


She went on to earn her Bachelor’s in Nursing from UNC Chapel Hill, & her Master’s Degree in Nurse-Midwifery from East Carolina University. She is currently a student in the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine. Belinda is a board member of the NC Midwives Alliance, NCACNM, and NCMERA. She is Chair of the Community Birth Committee of the NCACNM, & serves as Adjunct Faculty at the ECU College of Nursing where she teaches Out of Hospital & Community Birth as well as Herbs & Homeopathy for Midwives.


She is passionately committed to honoring diversity and promoting unity amongst all midwives; to community & out of hospital birth; traditional wise-woman healing modalities; & to the preservation of the art of midwifery. 

©Bear Root Midwifery 2019