Frequently Asked Questions

Money Matters

1. Do you accept payment plans for INNATE Postpartum Care- Certification Training?

Yes, payment plans are accepted for INNATE’s training in the following way:
Money is sent to me through PayPal: innatetraditions@yahoo.com through the ‘friends and family’ option. $97 reserves your space. Up to 3 total payments can be made.

In the notes section of your payment through PayPal, include the following information: Your name; How much money you are paying out of total payment; How much money you have payed in total; Class location/where you are attending INNATE’s training. Following the above protocol helps me to easely keep track of payment plans- and be able to keep offering them.

Payment plans must be paid-in-full no later then THREE WEEKS prior to course start date.

Payments are non-refundable.

2. Do you offer scholarships/grants/trades for INNATE Postpartum Care- Certification Training?

My family and I offer two $100 grants per INNATE training to birthkeepers of color and single Mothers, who are actively working within their communities. Through grant writing and consistent outreach, we do at times have larger scholarship opportunities available.

The scholarships we offer are in acknowledgement of the world’s racist and unjust history—with the understanding that this ‘history’ affects all of humankind, today.

My family and I believe that when we address this history through dismantling our own conditioning, conscious dialogue AND external action—we will be able to create a world based in love and justice.

The small scholarships we offer are -part- of this ACTION for my family and I; with the acknowledgement that culturally competent and accessible birth/postpartum programs are -part- of the solution to reproductive injustices that exist and persist.

Our family is not in the position to offer trades/scholarships/loans beyond these two scholarships we do offer. This business structure we have created is how our family assures our health and vitality—therefore assuring our ability to continue offering what we do. INNATE’s training is how our family supports ourselves, and represents 15plus years of hard work and synthesis of information.

If you are wanting to participate in INNATE Postpartum Care- Certification Training and do not currently have the funds to register, we can suggest the following:

  • We offer payment plans- as outlined above.
  • Apply for a grant from a supporting organization.
  • Take out a personal loan from a loved one.
  • Perhaps an existing client will pay you ahead of time- allowing you to take this training.

There are many possibilities available to manifest the resources needed to take this training.

I created this training in part to give to women the necessary tools to create thriving businesses- in integrity and alignment with Life. Inquiries are already being made by women and their families, who are seeking the kind of care that INNATE Postpartum Care provides.

INNATE’s Schedule during the 4-day training

INNATE’s 4-day training is an ‘intensive,’ and therefore please expect our class to meet from 9am-6pm daily. Depending on the group’s needs and dynamics, class may begin later or end earlier on given days. Our class schedule is the following:

Day 1:
Morning: Group Introductions and Introducing the history, lineage, container of INNATE Postpartum Care.
Afternoon: ROOT care

Day 2:
Morning: WOMB care
Afternoon: BELLY care

Day 3:
Morning: BREAST care
Afternoon: THROAT care

Day 4:
Morning: THIRD EYE care
Afternoon: CROWN care and Closing Ceremony

Logistics of INNATE Postpartum Care-
Certification Trainings

For any logistics of INNATE’s 4-day training –outside— of curriculum, please contact the CLASS HOST in your area.

Certification Requirements

To become CERTIFIED as an INNATE Postpartum Care Provider, the following requirements must be met within 6 months of completion of training:To become CERTIFIED as an INNATE Postpartum Care Provider, the following requirements must be met within 6 months of completion of training:

1. Required reading of 4 books.

2. Three Case Studies applying INNATE Postpartum Care teachings. The purpose of case studies is:

  • That we are not just ‘talking’ about the information/understanding it from our minds only, but rather that we are embodying it; and
  • That you begin to envision how you want to weave INNATE’s teachings into the work you are already doing—and then try it out.  In this way, you will be developing your unique expression of how to bring this work forth serving postpartum women.
  • The first case study must be done on YOURSELF—applying the information and techniques learned to your life and your body.  This is ‘care for the caretaker,’ and is how we practice in integrity.
  • Case studies 2 and 3 may be done with clients, friends or family members—whether one week or 10 years/plus postpartum.  These case studies are to be done at a discounted rate.
  • Each case study must be a written-review 1-3 pages long and in a WORD Document.

3. Upon completion of the book list reading and the case studies, an approximately 1-hour phone consultation is scheduled with Rachelle.  Phone consultations are $147 and can be scheduled/payed for under the SESSIONS section of my website.

4. Once your phone consultation is scheduled, INNATE’s Certification Agreement will be sent to you via email.

5. At least 3-days in advance of your scheduled call, please submit by email:

  • The Certification Agreement (print, sign, scan and email)
  • Your 3 completed case study reports
  • A resource list of women’s health providers within your community—so that you can refer your clients to others as needed.  Please include in this list providers who offer:   Uterine treatments, intra-vaginal work, cranial-sacral work or myofascial release and Naturopathic Doctors.  If these providers do not exist within your community—connect with these providers outside of your community.
  • 3 to 5 questions/points that you would like to discuss during our phone consult (related to postpartum care/work, business related, personal/life coaching related).
  • Information for the Practitioners Directory, including: -A head shot photo -A 3-5 sentence biography -Your contact information, including your city, state, website, email and phone number if desired.

6. Successfully complete the phone consultation.

Certification Benefits

Upon successful completion of the Certification Requirements, Certification as an INNATE Postpartum Care—Certified Provider gives you the right to:Upon successful completion of the Certification Requirements, Certification as an INNATE Postpartum Care—Certified Provider gives you the right to:

  • Identify yourself as an INNATE Postpartum Care—Certified Provider.
  • Use the INNATE Postpartum Care—Certified Provider logo on your website and marketing materials for business purposes.
  • Be included in the INNATE Postpartum Care—Certified Provider Practitioner’s Directory on our website.
  • Use the outline/template of a 2-hour introduction to INNATE Postpartum Care class for your community entitled:  “Introduction to INNATE Postpartum Care:  The 4-Essentials to Postpartum Healing.”
  • Use 4 handouts, created by Rachelle, with your clients in your own community—in accordance with the terms of the Certification Agreement.
  • Be included in marketing/advertising through Innate Traditions website and social media.
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