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New Retreat Dates Just Added!
September 22-24, 2023 . In-person
in Kettering and virtual via Zoom

We are excited to have you join us in one of our powerful Retreat circles!

 

Retreats will be scheduled remotely and in-person in the spring and again early fall and dates will be shared in the private BWS Facebook group which you will be added to once you register.

 

If there is not a retreat near you, you can attend for free when you organize a retreat in your area!
Email birthwithspirit@gmail.com for more information.

Topics Covered In Our Birth With Spirit Retreats

  • Why storytelling is supremely important

  • How to practice whole person (Quantum) listening

  • How to nurture the spirit by listening to others

  • How to nurture the spirit by listening to ourselves

  • What is a doula?

  • What makes a Birth With Spirit Doula different

  • Evidence-based information

  • Strategies for working with different types of clients

  • How to provide unconditional support

  • How to provide the most opportunity for empowerment

  • How to have clean, clear boundaries without triggers

  • How to be grounded

  • How to avoid burnout

  • How to practice excellent self-care

  • What is Quantum Care?

  • Scope of Practice and Ethics

  • Quantum prenatal care

  • The Birth Plan

  • Belly mapping

  • Optimal fetal positioning

  • Quantum stages of labor and birth

  • April’s Cycle of Three

  • The impact of birthing practices on breastfeeding

  • Quantum postnatal and postpartum care

  • Culturally conscious care

  • How to work with clients from specific communities and cultures

  • How to practice cultural humility

  • Conscious communication

  • How to practice true informed consent

  • Body language, facial expression and how to avoid subtle coercion

  • How to work with generational resonance and trauma in one’s self and with others

  • Enriching practices for prenatal, labor, birth, postnatal and postpartum care

  • How to provide radical presence

  • Common traps of providing doula care and how to avoid them

  • The business of providing support throughout the childbearing year

  • Taxes, record keeping, marketing, and all that other good stuff

  • Confidentiality, social media, etc.

  • Building a supportive community

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