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Towson, MD – Spinning Babies® Workshop w/Rhea Williams – Oct 25, 2019
October 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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.
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: American College of Nurse Midwifery (ACNM) has awarded this course with 0.7 CEU credits. Doulas may use the document of attendance to obtain contact hours.
Scholarships are available for birth workers of color. Please contact RheaWilliams@SpinningBabies.com to inquire about scholarship opportunities.
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 the trainer before the workshop begins. Refunds may not be granted without prior notification. If you need to cancel for other reasons, please contact the email address on this email.
About the Trainer: Rhea Williams is a CNM providing care to women in a variety of settings since 2013. She enjoys providing care and support to women with a holistic and integrative approach. She found her path to midwifery through the empowerment she felt during her pregnancies under the care of midwives. Rhea also focuses on nutritional therapy for treating common medical conditions.
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.