As part of our ongoing work in the area of Prenatal Education, we have developed a three-course series which covers the area in a most comprehensive manner. A brief information about this is provided here. A special portal for Prenatal Education will soon be available with more relevant details about these courses and other activities taken up by SAFIC in this field of work.
This course series is designed in a three-tiered format. The first two courses can also be offered independently to interested audience.
- Tier One: Ujeevanam (The Art and Science of Conscious Living)
- Tier Two: Sambhuti (Pre-natal Education)
- Tier Three: Prasuti (Art and Science of Conscious Birthing)
Tier One: Ujeevanam (The Art and Science of Conscious Living)
This course is open to any student enrolled in
Tier Two: Sambhuti (Pre-natal Education)
This 12-month course is designed to assist couples and individuals who are planning to start a family become more conscious regarding their lifestyle choices and actions, both during the pre-pregnancy and pregnancy periods. The course is based on the premise that conscious conception has the potential to transform the essence of the human population in a matter of few generations. Couples who are struggling with infertility issues will also benefit from this course. Course material will include insights from various ancient Indian texts along with relevant contemporary writings on these topics. Both the theoretical and practical components of the course will be based on the relevant clinical, psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects related to pre-pregnancy and pregnancy.
For the pre-pregnancy part of the course, following topics will be covered — preparing for pregnancy (both for mother and father), conscious conception, holistic well-being, prevention of deformities in the child, etc. For the pregnancy part of the course, topics covered will include — month-based physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development of the foetus; physical and emotional well-being of the mother; the parents’ psychological and emotional connection with the baby; preparing for a conscious and natural delivery; dealing with inter-generational conflicts and
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Tier Three: Prasuti (Art and Science of Conscious Birthing)
This 12-month course is essentially a combination of the first two tiers, along with some specific content relevant for learners who wish to be trained to become conscious pregnancy therapists, childbirth educators and
This professional course is open to anyone who aspires to become a childbirth educator or conscious pregnancy therapist. Ayurvedic practitioners, yoga teachers, psychologists, counsellors, gynaecologists, general medical practitioners, physiotherapists, nurses, midwives, social activists, and anyone interested in birthing the new humanity are eligible to apply. Anyone enrolled in an existing health-related educational programme at the undergraduate or post-graduate level at any university or college is also eligible to apply. The minimum qualifications to apply are: Completed high school (+2); reasonable proficiency in English; interest in contributing positively to the society.