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Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioners

The following list of bodyworkers and birth workers have completed Spinning Babies® Professional Bodywork Education requirements on our website.

Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioners have been trained in a bodywork protocol intended to allow:

  • Comfort in pregnancy
  • Spontaneous change to a more optimal fetal position
  • Less pain and more ease in labor
  • New anatomical space made by reducing tensions and torsion in the fascia

Each practitioner does techniques according to their title, scope of practice, and skills. For instance, a midwife, nurse, or doctor will not have the full range of bodywork knowledge. A bodyworker would not do things that a midwife or medical doctor can with their scope of practice or license. Results occur on an individual basis.

Practitioners on this listing have agreed not to manipulate a baby (push, turn) unless they are a doctor or midwife trained in external cephalic version (ECV).

Spinning Babies® does not assume risk. Decide upon a course of care with your practitioner that you find comfortable and safe.

Find out more about how to become a Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioner.

Madeline Gardner

Certified Nurse-Midwife and Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioner (SpBAP) The Minnesota Birth Center
Address 2606 Chicago Ave Minneapolis MN 55407 Phone: (612) 545-5311 Website:
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Biographical Info

Madeline is a Certified Nurse-Midwife. She provides care for pregnancy, birth, postpartum, wellness, sexual and reproductive health. Madeline loves building a relationship with each client and hearing their story.  As a midwife she is a guide and guardian of safe, supportive, empowered birth.  She incorporates gentle body work and spinning babies education into her prenatal and birth care to facilitate alignment and ease. She is passionate about healing trauma and health equity. Madeline cares for individuals and families at the Minnesota Birth Center – an accredited free standing facility that offers a home-like environment.

Categories: Midwife, Minnesota, Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioner (SpBAP)
Updated 9 months ago.

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