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Portland, OR – 2-Day Spinning Babies® Workshop w/Gail Tully – Oct 9-10, 2019
October 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm PDT
Spinning Babies® Workshop
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.
Wednesday, Oct 9: 9am – 6pm
Thursday, Oct 10: 9am – 5pm
Lunch Break: We will take a 90 minute break mid-day. 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 class model.
Continuing Education: Midwives and doulas may use the document of attendance to obtain contact hours.
Scholarships are available for Birth Workers of Color in communities with birth disparities. Please contact Gail@SpinningBabies.com to inquire about using this scholarship opportunity to attend this or any Spinning Babies® Workshop. Must be actively attending births prior to the date of the workshop.
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 us if you are called to a birth. eMail info@SpinningBabies.com before the workshop begins. Refunds will not be granted without prior notification.
About the Trainer: Gail Tully is a midwife (CPM) from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Author of The Belly Mapping Workbook and Resolving Shoulder Dystocia DVD. Penny Simkin and Ruth Ancheta’s Labor Progress Handbook features Belly Mapping in Chapter 3. Anne Frye’s Holistic Midwifery, Vol 2, cites Gail on shoulder dystocia. Gail has been published on Shoulder Dystocia; Belly Mapping; Opening the Brim, and Resolving Breech Obstruction.
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.