Sunday, December 24, 2017

Become a birth worker!

Natural BirthWorks, your birth community and birthing center, is offering another wonderful Birth Assistant training workshop!

~I am so thankful I took this workshop, I had been working with a Midwife but didn't understand everything I needed to be ready for until now. When I completed the workshop I went back to do a birth and had a situation present at the birth that made want to call you all and THANK YOU! -AH 2017

The birth assistant workshop is aimed at women who want to work as midwifery assistants in homebirth or out-of-hospital settings. Birth Assistants can work in home birth or free-standing birth centers throughout the U.S. under the supervision of a certified or licensed midwife.
Areas covered are:
*Performing and recording maternal and newborn vital signs
*Blood pressure, Fetal Heart tones, temperature,
*Learning how to use medical equipment
*Understanding Labor & Delivery
. Drawing up injectable medications for administration;
Administering herbal tinctures and homeopathic remedies per midwife’s order;
* Labor support, providing comfort needs;
*Assisting the midwife with suturing, handling of sterile equipment;
* Understanding and Assigning APGARS;
*Care and coordination of placenta
*Basics to herbs and methods to a smooth birth
*Universal precautions
Practice with equipment and technique will be done and a final exam given at the end of the last day.

Attending 5 births post workshop, 25 clinical hours and NRP & CPR is required to receive final certification.