Classes

Doula class with WIZIQ LIVE Starts Nov 6, 2018 Tues PM 7 PM EST for 12 weeks (skipping Christmas night). $300

Note : if going on next Dominican Republic trip its 1/2 price if preceptor fee is paid. (Otherwise can take $150 off preceptor fee when paid closer to trip after full price of doula class is paid )

Also MTB students get 10% discount too.

2018 dates for  DTB clinicals

July 23, 2019 2 week trip to Dominican Republic clinical trip (see post on 1st page ). Lots of hands on births there to finish certification of just being a blessings as a Doula or student Midwife. 8 hr shifts plus time for tourist activities too. DTB is  1/2 price once registered for a trip. Preceptor fees ($500) and expenses . Email dancingmidwife@gmail.com for more info. See Midwifetobe.com for more details.

Looking for Spanish Speaking Doulas to volunteer / teach in public hospitals in The Dominican Republic on our clinical trips.

 

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CLASSES

Offered on line as a live recorded class using WIZIQ or prerecorded at anytime.The 12 classes are one hour once a week if doing live recording.

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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