Classes

2017 dates for  DTB

July 10 , 2017 Dominican Republic clinical trip (see post on 1st page ). DTB will be offered there LIVE with all the hands on births you want to get certified on the trip at 1/2 price Plus preceptor fees ($500) and expenses . Email dancingmidwife@gmail.com for more info

 

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CLASSES

Offered on line as a live recorded class using WIZIQ . Classes can be started anytime using prerecorded or can wait till next live one starts. either way if you miss one you can always make it up at anytime. Classes are one hour once a week when series is going. usually 2-3 times a year.

1 PREGNANCY
Doulas what they are and how they can help
Stages of pregnancy
Normal and high risk
Fears
Emotions
Dreams
Diet
Pregnant Patients Bill of rights (USA only classes)

2 Birth Classes
Types of classes
Exercise
Relaxation
Breathing
Teaching private classes
3 Family Teaching
Helping Father of baby
Helping Moms others children
Team building
Resolving conflict
Moms previous births
Abuse issues
4 Dealing with People
Communication skills
Listening skills
Personality types
How to encourage
Touring hospital
Birth staff roles
Boundaries

5 Birth Normal
Stages of labor
Medical terms
Protocol and procedures
Infection prevention for Doula
Fetal presentation 1.
Labor support
6 Birth Plans
When to use
Sample ones
Pain management
Assessing relaxation & coping skills
Panic plan
Birth involvement (sights and sounds)
Music
Lights
Water
Dance
7 Doula Bag
Tricks of the trade
Birth ball
Photography
Rebozo
Back pain aids
Essential oils for labor
Labor link
Heat and cold for labor
Hands on techniques (pressure points, massage )
Supplies to maybe bring
8 Birth risks
Types of high risk situations
Medications in labor
IVs, Monitors
Episiotomy
Assisted birth (forceps, vacuum)
C-sec
VBAC
Preterm labor, birth
Emergency birth procedures

9 Business End
Doula contract
Back up forms/plan
Standards of practice
Code of ethics
Scheduling
Fees, Taxes
Birth story , feedback
Being Organized 2.
Time management
10 Babies and Breastfeeding
Normal newborn
Newborn issues
Breastfeeding
Learning babies style, needs
11 Postpartum Time
Bonding & Golden Hour
Placentas
Parents needs
Emotions and reactions
PP depression
PP follow-up
PP doula work
Going over birth story
Feed back
12 Special Situations
Teen Moms
Fetal loss
Community resources
International work
Military wives
Prison Moms
Adoptions
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