NATURAL BIRTH SKILLS:HERBAL MEDICINE, NUTRITION & HYPNOBIRTHING FOR MIDWIVES AND BIRTH PRACTITIONERS
Bridge Coworking and Event Space - 1/5 Bridge Street, GEELONG THURSDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2019 6.30PM-9pm
Are you a midwife or practitioner who looks after women in the antenatal or postnatal period?
Do you feel confident in managing a woman’s antenatal & postnatal use of nutritional products & herbal medicines?
There are a myriad of nutritional and herbal supplements available to purchase online, in supermarkets, chemists and health food stores; it can be difficult for consumers to know the difference between good quality and inferior products. What should you be recommending to women? This workshop will cover:
Nutritional supplements in pregnancy: multivitamins, probiotics, Vitamin D, Fish oils, Iron, Calcium & Magnesium
Herbal medicine for birth & lactation: Raspberry Leaf tea, galactagogues & safety issues
A three-hour workshop dedicated to unearthing the wonderful benefits of active birth and creating a positive mindset during your pregnancy. You will learn a wide variety of movement and relaxation techniques to assist in a more comfortable birth experience. This active birthing short-course is perfect for all mothers, regardless of whether it is your first baby or your fourth!
Techniques include: -Acupressure -Breathing techniques -Helpful positions for each stage of labour and the birth -How to optimise space in the pelvis for your baby's birth -Partner massage -Aromatherapy and essential oils in labour -How to create the ideal birth environment -Connection during labour -Relaxation session to close the workshop A "must do" for all couples planning a natural birth. This empowering workshop goes above and beyond the basic techniques and exercises taught in standard childbirth education classes. This is best suited to women 28 weeks onwards.
20 minutes of nourishing savasana will end the workshop. This will be led by Flow Mumma qualified pre and postnatal Pilates and Yoga instructor Sarah Claydon. Sarah has a special interest in Restorative Yoga and mindfulness and understands the importance of self care and nourishing the mind, body and spirit.
Refreshments include delicious treats, fruit platters and organic teas.
COST $95 per mum-to-be and her birth partner (eg. partner, husband, friend, birth support person or solo if you like)
WHAT TO BRING -Wear comfortable clothing (both of you!) that you can easily move around in. Activewear is perfect. -You may want to bring a water bottle with you. -Yoga equipment is available but feel free to bring any of your own things if you wish.
HYPNOBIRTHING AUSTRALIA SUPPORTIVE CAREGIVERS TRAINING
Bridge Coworking and Event Space - 1/5 Bridge Street, GEELONG FRIDAY 27th MARCH 2020 10am-4pm
Are you a midwife, doula, student or birth professional/worker who would like to learn how to support hypnobirthing parents? Would you like to incorporate the hypnobirthing philosophy into your everyday care?
The Hypnobirthing Australia™ Supportive Caregivers Training has been specifically designed to provide midwives and caregivers with training on how to best support hypnobirthing mothers with the use of self-hypnosis, conditioning, relaxation, breathing and visualisation.