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Natural BirthWorks

Birth Assistant Workshop

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.

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Birth Assistant Workshop

Time & Location

Mar 17, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Natural BirthWorks, 513 Melaleuca Dr, Margate, FL 33063, USA

About The Event

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. (*deadline for registration/payment is January 10) 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. Birth Assistant workshop $725 Attending 10 births post workshop, 25 clinical hours and NRP & CPR is required to receive final certification. ***We are excited to announce that this certificate can be used as credits and put towards your path to becoming a Midwife with select MEAC accredited schools.***