Supporting Survivors Giving Birth

Supporting Survivors Giving Birth

Hey there, are you a doula or birth professional who wants birthing people to emerge from childbirth in the fullness of their power, but is also aware of the impact of trauma on birth experience?

Want to provide trauma-informed support to parents across the perinatal period?

Join our intimate online course for perinatal professionals

 
 

Learn to…

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Support Survivors In Pregnancy

Get guidance on what questions to ask parents prenatally

Discover trauma-informed language and learn how to build trust

Help the birthing person and support partner to connect and discover what they need to feel supported in birth

Tap into your deep listening skills and know how to handle disclosures

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Support Survivors In Birth

Learn to hold space as the guardian of the energy in the birth room

Feel confident in you capacity to support trauma survivors, even in challenging situations and environments

Work with the birth team to avoid retraumatization

Gain practical grounding techniques and tools

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Support Survivors During Postpartum

Understand your role in listening to birth stories

Know how trauma might manifest in the postpartum period and how you can help

Become familiar with mental health warning signs and know when and how offer referrals

Understand vicarious trauma and prioritize self care

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Build your professional network

Find a community of fellow birth workers who understand the stories you carry. Know who to refer to and when. Workshop ideas and practice your skills in a safe space.

What’s involved?

  1. Join our closed Facebook group:

    In our closed Facebook group we will be holding weekly Live trainings on how you can better support survivors in pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. These Facebook Lives will be held on Tuesdays at 1:30pm EST for 6 weeks starting on Tuesday June 4, 2019.

    This group will also be your space to share, go Live, comment, and get to know your fellow course participants.

  2. Attend our weekly Circle of Wisdom Zoom conference call:

    A live video conference call on Zoom will be held weekly on Wednesday nights, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST starting on Wednesday June 5. Ask questions, troubleshoot problems, and interact with the group face-to-face.

    Each week we will post a recording of the Zoom call in the Facebook group so that you can always watch later.

Sign up now. Enrolment closes on Friday, May 31