Aviva Romm, MD, is a much-loved and recognized expert in midwifery, women’s health, and women’s and pediatric botanical medicine. Before becoming a physician she practiced as a homebirth midwife and herbalist for over 20 years. She was one of the first certified professional midwives (CPM) in the US and wrote her now classic books The Natural Pregnancy Book, Naturally Healthy Babies and Children, Natural Health After Birth, Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent’s Guide, ADHD Alternatives (with her husband Tracy Romm, EdD), A Pocket Guide to Midwifery. She has also written the textbook Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health (Elsevier).
Her numerous books are now regarded as standards for mothers, midwives, herbalists, and other health professionals using herbs for women’s and children’s health. Additionally, she has written numerous articles, has been published in medical journals, and has contributed to several major integrative medicine textbooks.
One-Day Workshop at the Wise Woman Center
Botanica Erotica with Aviva Romm - August 27 or August 28
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Aviva's goal is to continue to serve as a bridge between the alternative and conventional medical communities, fostering the growth of a truly integrative, trans-disciplinary health care model, and promoting greater access to health care. Her primary commitment is to practicing and teaching clinical medicine, promoting an environmental basis for health, and continuing to care for mothers, children, and families. Her areas of research include botanical medicine for women and children, and evidence based maternity care.