This is an online course - you do not have to be in our area to participate! This course can be taken from anywhere you have an internet connection.

Registration for the Emergency Birth Skills portion of this course closes on March 3rd, 2022.

Registration for the Doula Skills portion of this course closes on March 23rd, 2022.

Emergency Birth & Doula Skills Course

This is a 3 week course that can be taken in 2 parts if desired. The Emergency Birth Skills portion of this course occupies the first two weeks, and the Doula Skills portion occupies the third week. This course does have attendance requirements.(100% virtual)

In response to the global pandemic, The Human Path has transformed our Emergency Childbirth & Doula Skills Hands-on Workshops into an interactive remote format.

The 16-hour Emergency Childbirth class and 8-hour Doula Skills training will include downloadable video modules that step participants through skills for facilitating a safe and respectful birth, even in remote and post-disaster settings. Each section will have progress quizzes and a hands-on skills exercise and assessment. Students can choose from scheduled times to show mastery of skills in a private session with an instructor.

16-hour Emergency Childbirth class subjects include:

– Why Mothers die (Maternal Mortality)

– Delays in Care during Emergency/Disaster scenarios

– Blood Pressure, Pulse/Heart Rate, Temperature

– Urinalysis

– Care during Eclamptic Convulsion

– Emergency Antepartum Scenarios

– Leopold’s Maneuver and Fetal Heart tones

– Obstructed Labor

– Normal Birth in Emergency Situations

– Cord cutting

– Placental expulsion

– Shoulder Dystocia

– Management of Breech Birth

– Vacuum Assisted Delivery

– Hemorrhage/Shock

– Why Babies die. Causes of Neonatal Deaths

– Helping Babies Breathe

– Relactation & Supplemental Nursing Systems

– Postpartum Scenarios

8-hour Doula Skills class subjects include:

– Breathing Techniques

– Visualizations

– Journaling & Coloring Exercises

– Power of Music

– Affirmations

– Antepartum Scenarios

– Prenatal Exercise

– Relaxation Techniques

– Pain Strategies

– Labor Scenarios

– Acupressure in Labor

– Massage

– Repositioning Baby

– Breech in Antepartum

– Management of OP, Back Labor and Stalled Labor

– Herbal Tinctures in Labor

– Labor Positions

– Rebozo

– Birth Ball & Peanut Ball

– Water Birth

– Postpartum Herbal Support

– Birth Scenarios

– Bengkung Wrap

– Newborn Care

Equipment needed

Blood Pressure Cuff, Stethescope, Thermometer, Rebozo or Fabric, doll, human model for demonstration, computer with video recording capacity, internet connection.

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