"A multifaceted practitioner, Brown has a master’s degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine, is a New York State licensed acupuncturist, and a board-certified herbalist. Her expertise lies in women’s menstrual health and fertility with a holistic dietary and lifestyle approach."
I spoke with Klara Brown L.Ac, MS, Dipl. OM Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine specialist in New York City, and she tells Romper, "I look for signs of depletion in the postpartum phase, which can have varying presentations and duration, depending on the woman. Not only is pregnancy and childbirth a time of great change and energy expenditure, but the time after of breastfeeding and caring for an infant continues to tax the body’s energy reserves."
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The journey to get there varies as broadly and uniquely as each woman’s life and composition. It may be long and fraught, or perhaps so immediate as of a surprise, and there is all nuance between. I have sat with more women than I can count, delighting in the newness of this life-changing announcement, “I’m pregnant!” I have humbly been the first of very few in these women’s lives to share in this wonderful secret and the...