Birth Works Childbirth Educator Workshop

Friday, August 26 at 9:00am – August 28 at 6:00pm

 

This workshop is a prerequisite to our Childbirth Educator certification program however, one does not need to be enrolled in out program to attend.

Birth Works International is a non-profit organization of childbirth educators and doulas, which embodies the philosophy of developing a woman’s self-confidence, trust, and faith in her own ability to give birth.

The following is an outline of topics covered during the workshop:
Childbirth Educator Workshop
This experiential and dynamic workshop offers both an academic and emotional preparation for birth and will cover:
· Feelings, Belief Systems, and Philosophies
· Pelvic bodywork and labor positions
· Birth physiology: neocortex and hormone behaviors
· Components of labor, privacy, pain, and vocalization
· Feeling safe to give birth and comfort measures
· Human values in birth
· VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) and Cesarean decisions
· Grieving and healing
· Mother/baby skin-to0skin contact and fetal brain wiring
· Group dynamics preparation for teaching Birth works ® classes

Costs:
Cost of workshop: $450
Cost of certification program: $395
Discounts: • 15% off on BWI modified program for CCEs currently certified in another program

The workshop is a three day program and the days go as follows: The first day is 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, the second day is 9:00 am to 6:30 pm and the third day is 9:00 am to 5:30 pm; unless otherwise posted. All workshops are taught by highly qualified Birth Works® trainers. Please register at:www.birthworks.org.

Entry into the certification program is not a prerequisite to attending the workshop though the workshop is a requirement of the certification program. The workshop remains valid towards certification for five years from the date it was held. We encourage those in the certification program to attend the workshop early in their training, but anytime during the two-year training period is acceptable.

For more information or to register for the event please contact me at: kathleenr@birthworks.org or 1-888-TO-BIRTH.


Kathleen Roseboro
Workshop Coordinator
BirthWorks International
PO Box 2045
Medford, NJ 08055

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