Tammy Ryan loves teaching. Clockwise from the top, A fun moment with maternal positioning during the Flashlight Game. Preparing to do a bed lunge. The Sidelying Release with the person’s arm over her ear for a nice side stretch. Pictures by Katie Miles, Empowered Mama Doula Services in Witchita, Kansas, USA.
Tammy Ryan began her Spinning Babies exploration during her very first year as a doula in 2003. Tammy is also an active birth doula trainer whose curriculum is approved by DONA International. Tammy trains extensively and often does back-to-back doula training and Spinning Babies workshops.
Donna Terry McQueenI’ve been an LDR/LDRP RN for almost 29 years, and the class that I attended with Tammy Ryan has truly opened my eyes to a new way to look at labor. Our nurses (there were 11-12 of us that attended this session) just can’t stop talking about and sharing the things we learned.
Maíra, Gail, and Mariane Menezes Midwife Maíra Liberdade and Dr. Marcos Nakamura work together in Rio de Janeiro to reduce cesareans due to breech presentation. They offer External Cephalic Versions for parents pregnant with a breech baby to turn the baby head down. Midwife Maíra has a unique suggestion. When an External Cephalic Version is scheduled, […]