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Seattle, WA – Spinning Babies® Workshop w/ Kelly Dungan – Oct 13, 2019
October 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm PDT
Spinning Babies® Workshop
This course introduces the Spinning Babies® paradigm for pregnancy comfort, labor progress and easier birth for the experienced provider. Participants learn fresh solutions for labor pain, long and/or posterior labor, and labor dystocia. Spinning Babies presents a new perspective of the anatomy of fetal positioning and birth and applies stretch and jiggle techniques for muscles and fascia.
After this workshop you will be able to:
- Demonstrate fetal movement of rotation and descent through the pelvic floor in a gynecoid pelvis.
- Explain how uterosacral ligaments may influence fetal position.
- Design a 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 the pelvis (inlet, mid, outlet).
This workshop is open to 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. Having a foundation of practice will greatly help in understanding these tools and how to apply them.
Sign-in opens 30 minutes prior to start of workshop. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the workshop begins.
Cancellation Policy: 100% refund will be given if you need to cancel due to attending a birth. All birth-related cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to Gail before the workshop begins. No show, no call: no refund. Reach Gail at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need to cancel for other reasons, please arrange to give your registration to another person and get payment from them, then call the hostess to give her/his name. A fee may be charged.