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SCHEDULE CURRICULUM

SPRING 2021 DATES

 

WEEKEND ONE

March 5th - 5pm - 9pm

March 6th - 8:30am - 12:30pm

March 7th - 8:30am - 1:00 pm

WEEKLY CONTENT

March 17th - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

March 26th - 6:00 - 9:00pm
April 2 - 6:00 - 8:00pm

One On-Demand Class (2.5 hours)

WEEKEND TWO

April 23th - 5pm - 9pm

April 24th - 8:30am - 12:30pm

April 25th - 8:30am - 1:00pm 

WRAP UP CONTENT

Childbirth Ed Audit Slot (12.5 hrs)

ALL INCLUSIVE PROGRAM

No Hidden Fees + nearly 50 hours of content!

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CURRICULM TOPICS

The Four Agreements


• What it means to support families with non judgement • How to empty your cup to support with neutrality • Deep Listening with all senses • Intentional Communication and the power of our words • Boundaries for yourself and for your clients




Intro to Birth and Labor


• Birth - mind, body, and spirit for mom, baby, and partner • Anatomy of pregnancy, labor, and birth • The truth about "Labor Patterns"




Doula Client Relationship and Building Trust


Doula- client communication Doula- client boundaries Red flags




Prenatal and Postpartum Visits Pt. 1


• What is the goal of your care • Meeting structure • Meeting etiquette • Develop content and rhythm




Prenatal and Postpartum Visits Pt. 2


• Interviews - Landing your potential client • Prenatal Care - Communication and autonomy • Postpartum Care - Communication, processing, closing the relationship




Common Birth Interventions


• Interviews - Landing your potential client • Prenatal Care - Communication and autonomy • Postpartum Care - Communication, processing, closing the relationship




Common Prenatal Concerns


• What is normal • Fielding questions and concerns • Easing fear and referring out




Pain Management Options and Critical Thinking


• Nitrous • Epidural • IV Narcotics • Alternative Options




Labor Support Techniques and Critical Thinking


• Physical, emotional, spritual • Unmedicated • Medicated • Cesarean • Positioning • Skills to move baby • Skills to alter the course of labor




What is Coping


• Comfort Measures • Coping Techniques • How to know if your client is coping well




Scope of a Doula


• Expectations • Advocacy • Medical professional relationships




Natural Labor Coping and Positioning for Doulas


• This workshop is held on a separate night after Part 1 • Learn hands on skills for positioning and coping for clients • This includes critical thinking scenarios for how positioning can change the course of labor. • Advanced skills including rebozo, massage, positioning for malpositioned baby.




Supporting Families in the Postpartum


• This workshop is held on a separate night after Part 1 • Understand how to support families from the Immediate Postpartum through the first few weeks • This class includes how to support families experiencing close calls and loss




Breastfeeding Basics for Doulas


• This workshop is held on a separate night after Part 1 • This class is taught by an IBCLC which is the highest level certification possible in the field. • Our resident IBCLC will explain how a doula can support breastfeeding and feeding options for family in the Immediate Postpartum and beyond.




Doula Tools


• Doula bag • Essential oils • Comfort tools • "Uniform"




Anecdotal vs. Evidence-Based


• Understanding how to support your clients with evidence based information • Autonomy over advice




Business Basics


• Starting your business • Contracts and forms • Social Media basics




On-Demand Content


Video content includes a more in-depth look at: • Cesarean Birth • Induction and Interventions • Supporting Clients in Writing their Birth Plan • Supporting Families in the times of COVID




Childbirth Audit Slot


• Free Attendance at a Hypno-Mama or Birthing From Within Inspired Childbirth Ed Class (5 week series) • Hear real questions from families and how to field questions • Select an upcoming date to audit after the training weekend




Technocratic vs Holistic Model of Care


• Learning more about the midwifery model of care • Learning more about the technocratic model and how it compares • Understand how providers and locations differ • Define your role in it all




Branding Your Business


• What is Branding • What does it accomplish • How to do it well • Leave with a jumpstart on your brand




Advanced Business Skills


• Boundary setting early in the game • Red Flags • Protect your assets • Managing conflicts




Interviewing Skills


• Learn to listen • Hands on practice and role play • Meet clients where they are • Book every client