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COMPONENTS TO YOUR CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION COURSE
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8-PDF FILEs - downloadable via Thinkific platform Forums-Discussions - discussion boards on Thinkific platform Things to do: Assignments - Turn in via email - quizzes are auto graded through Thinkific Things to watch: Video Content - private linked videos for you to watch for each module! Syllabus outline below: Module One: Introduction to Childbirth covers what you will need to certify, the history of childbirth, an overview of dance of teaching childbirth book, God's design and control (which is all about anatomy), and the Christian aspect to the course.
Module Two: Nutrition, Pregnancy and Informed Consent covers the importance of informed consent, nutrition and spirituality of pregnancy, and some topics from your books Dance of Teaching and New Active Birth. Module One: Introduction to Christian Childbirth covers what you will need to certify, the history of childbirth, an overview of dance of teaching childbirth book, God's design and control (which is all about anatomy), and the catholic aspect to the course.
Module Two: Nutrition, Pregnancy and Informed Consent covers the importance of informed consent, nutrition and spirituality of pregnancy, and some topics from your books Dance of Teaching and New Active Birth. Including the Catholic Mother's Companion to Pregnancy Book. (Optional reading for non-Catholics).
Module Three: Exercises and Labour Stages covers exercise in pregnancy, depression, pregnancy surprise, stages of labour, and the reading material needed for this unit.
Module Four: Pain, Labour, and More covers emotions of labour, Christian childbirth and pain, and information on herbs and pregnancy.
Module Five: Birth & Business covers the third trimester, breathing, the birth plans or wishes. Covers the aspects of locations for classes, and some information on the Catholic Mother's Companion again optional for non-Catholics to read).
Module Six: Comfort Measures covers water birth, epidurals, environment and labour, the doulas birth bag and continuing coverage of A Catholic Mother's Companion to pregnancy.
Module Seven: Medical Options for Labor covers things like natural and medical inductions, newborn care, and a catholic overview.
Module Eight: Labor Challenges covers C-section, waterbirth, prolonged labour and other challenges that might occur.
The class will be covered over Thinkific with videos and coursework.
Great books for you to read. Note: The Catholic book is optional for Catholics who want to read this as extra credit. The other books are required: (starred are required) ***The Christian Childbirth Handbook by Jennifer Vanderlaan ***"Dance of Teaching Childbirth Education" ****"New Active Birth" book by Janet Balakas Optional: "A Catholic Mother's Companion to Pregnancy"
Modules Eight all together! AND CEU info...
First Module: Introduction to Childbirth
Second module: Choices at Childbirth
Third module: Childbirth Course
Fourth Module: Learning more about Childbirth Education
Seventh Module: Medical options for labor and some business for CBE
Eighth Module: More on postpartum and business!
Sorry at this time our course does not qualify for Lamaze CEU's or any DONA CEU's however if you want us to go through a process of getting this for you - please email us and pay $55 down for this request. That amount will go towards your down payment of class and CEU extra fee. Thank you for understanding. $55 is NON-refundable as we cannot guarantee CEU's for other organizations. WE can guarantee CEU's for Catholic doula students, or Magnificat students. We will send you a 20 CEU certificate if you wish to have it if you are a Catholic Doula student taking this class.
$500 is now the price for this program. I'll consider a woman of color or financial need discount. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for that information. Scholarships are LIMITED. At the moment very limited - so we will consider applications and go from there. Thank you. We can do payment plans for this class - use form below and let us know! If you NEED a payment plan - fill out the form below and we can work that out. The Thinkific link below will only have a pay one time only option. So, if you need a payment plan - we will be glad to offer that to you. Thank you so much. https://magnificat-childbirth.thinkific.com/courses/magnificat-childbirth-education