Missoula, MT – 2-Day Spinning Babies® Workshop w/ Nikki Zerfas – Feb 1-2, 2020
February 1, 2020 @ 8:30 am - February 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm MST
Spinning Babies® Workshop
***Registration opens to the public on December 15***
This course introduces the Spinning Babies® approach to pregnancy comfort, labor progress and easier birth. Participants learn fresh solutions for long and/or posterior labor, labor dystocia and labor pain. Spinning Babies presents a new perspective on the anatomy of fetal positioning and birth, and applies stretch and jiggle techniques for body balancing. Spinning Babies® Balance, Gravity and Movement℠
After this workshop you will be able to:
- Demonstrate fetal movement of rotation and descent
- Explain how uterosacral ligaments may influence fetal position
- Design a daily pregnancy protocol (activity routine) for pregnant people to follow
- Differentiate a progressing from a non-progressing labor
- Apply a maternal position to increase each diameter of each level of the pelvis (inlet, mid, outlet).
- And much, much more!
Who may attend?
We welcome all professionals who serve people in their pregnancy and birth. Specialities may include: midwives, nurses, nurse practitioners, obstetricians, family medicine doctors, childbirth educators, doulas, prenatal yoga instructors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, myo-fascial release practitioners, perinatal case managers, and community health workers. It is recommended for people new to Spinning Babies, as well as those practiced in it for years.
Hosted by: Marisa Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunch Break: Snacks, coffee, and tea will be provided. We will take a 60-minute lunch break. Bring a lunch or go out with new friends.
If you are a birth professional in your final month of pregnancy you may inquire about being our pregnant volunteer.
Continuing Education: Doulas and nurses may use the document of attendance to obtain contact hours. ACNM contact hours available. American College of Nurse Midwifery (ACNM) has awarded this course with 1.3 CEU.
Cancellation Policy: Attendees can request refunds up to 30 days before the event’s start date. A $25 administrative fee will be withheld from your refund. Exceptions may be made if you miss due to attending a birth. You must notify the trainer that you are on call at least 30 days before the workshop. If you are called to a birth, email the trainer at NikkiZerfas@spinningbabies.com before the workshop begins. Refunds will not be granted without prior notification.
About the Trainer: Nikki Zerfas is originally from South Dakota. After a decade living in France, she returned to the US to become a nurse and found her passion of working with patients at all points in their perinatal journeys. She is especially interested in supporting physiological birth in complex medical situations. She continues to work as a Labor & Delivery RN at a teaching hospital.
Advanced Offerings: The Spinning Babies® Workshop is required before taking any further trainings, such as Spinning Babies® Certified Parent Educator Training or Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioner Workshop.
See SpinningBabies.com for more information on Spinning Babies.
Interested in bringing Spinning Babies to your city? See the current list of Provisional and Approved Trainers on our Spinning Babies website or request a workshop with this form.