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Innerstanding Birthwork: An intermediate Doula Training

Innerstanding Birthwork is a three-day, culturally sensitive virtual  training curated to help birthworkers navigate the various dynamics of supporting black families  during the journey of pregnancy and immediate postpartum. This Full-Circle intermediate doula training includes comprehensive knowledge of antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum,  designed to supplement  the newly trained birthworker with more skills to help them  better assist birthing families.

**Previous doula  training recommended.
2022 Dates:
January 28th - 30th
May 27th - 29th
September 23rd - 25th 
January 28th - 30th 2022  | 10:00am - 4:00pm each day

Early Bird $550 ends Dec. 20th | Registration $750 ends Jan. 23rd

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Course Outline

Antepartum

Basic Anatomy & Terminology

Herbal options  & Supplements 

Basic Understanding of Pregnancy Labs

The Art of Belly mapping

Prenatal visits and what to expect

Exploring Estimated Due Dates

Cultivating a Birth Plan

Intrapartum

Exploring the hospital room

Birth rights and Hospital Policies

Know your drugs

Supporting Inductions

Supporting Epidural births

Supporting VBACs

Assisting with malpositioning

Postpartum

Planning for postpartum 

Breastfeeding support

Postparum Warning Signs 

Recognizing PMAD

Physical and Pelvic floor therapy

Contracts & Records Management