Module 2: Chinese Herbs for Pregnancy: Complex conditions

Consider the idea of blood quality and it’s importance in pregnancy paying special attention to the relationship between blood deficiency and blood stasis.

Differentiate between edema in pregnancy that is within the range of normal and not a threat to the woman or child and edema that is a red flag for more serious conditions.

How do the hemoglobin and hematocrit play an important role in Chinese medical differentiation and treatment planning?