Birth Assistant Workshop - Fall

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Certified Birth Assistant!

Birth Assistant Workshop

This course is designed for women who want to work as midwifery assistants in homebirth or out-of-hospital settings. Certified Birth Assistants can work in home birth or free-standing birth centers throughout the U.S. and internationally under the supervision of a certified or licensed midwife. Often, taking a birth assistant course is the first step in becoming a midwife. Start Your Journey Now!

Skills and Training

  • Intro to Birth - Learn what is normal during labor and postpartum and how to attend and support women through her labor process and postpartum.

  • Fetal Monitoring - Learn how to use a fetal Doppler, learn how to take fetal heart rate, and learn normal fetal heart tone rates and sounds.

  • Documentation and Terminology- Learn how to keep proper records during a birth and postpartum.

  • Vital Signs - Learn how to take blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respirations. Learn what is normal and when to take action.

  • Medications- Learn about different types of medication used, learn when they should be used and how to prepare them for the midwife.

  • Communication and Support- Learn how to interact and serve a family going through the labor and birth process.

  • Breastfeeding - Learn basics of breastfeeding and counseling.

  • Complications During Labor - Learn the complications that can arise during the labor, delivery, and postpartum phase.

  • Basic Emergency Response Skills- Learn the basics of neonatal resuscitation, CPR, and how to assist the midwife in an emergency.

Birth Assistant Workshop is designed as a part of the certification process to become a birth assistant. To download birth assistant certification materials

Click Here.

Next Workshop

October 25-26, 2019

Early Registration: September 23 - October 11

Birth Assistant Workshop - $250

Birth Assistant Workshop with CPR Training and Certification - $400

Registration: September 4 - September 17

Birth Assistant Workshop - $300

Birth Assistant Workshop with CPR Training and Certification - $450

Late Registration: October 12 - October 24

Birth Assistant Workshop - $350

For Information or to Register:

Contact Deborah Fuentes at (941) 264-6084

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