Wise Woman Way of Birth Presents Doula Training -
June 28, 29, 30 and July 1, 2013
Sat, Sun, Mon of the Canada Day long weekend)
taught by Jessica Austin
This 4 day course will give you the skills to assist
women giving birth. Doula services are in demand. There is a pre-reading requirement. Please call (604) 737 7063 for further information and to register for the course.
Place: 604 West Broadway, Vancouver BC
Cost: $450 (Cdn)
What to bring: 3 ring binder, pen, watch with a second hand, gestation wheel, paperback medical dictionary (a binder and gestation wheel are supplied with your pre-reading package)
DAY 1: Introduction, Review of pre-reading, Hospital Do's and Don'ts, Medical Terms to know.
Stages of a normal birth, how to recognize by external observation Designing a doula business for fun and profit.
DAY 2 Prenatal counseling, client history-taking, using art therapy and guided imagery to create an ideal birth plan.
Visualization, birth coaching, tricks of the trade for comfort and relaxation.
DAY 3: Medications and interventions (antibiotics, induction, augmentation, managed third stage).
The amazing newborn. How to examine a newborn, signs of wellness, recognizing when to call for medical help. Breastfeeding
DAY 4: Assisting in special situations e.g.
waterbirth, vaginal birth after cesarean, stillbirths, miscarriages.
Nutritional counseling . Beyond the 4 food groups. Practical and helpful ways to individualize diet and lifestyle improvement for pregnant couples.
There will be an exam at the end of the course and successful students will receive certification.
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