Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Waterbirth Workshop

Thursday, September 24th 2009
9:30 am—5:30 pm

Workshop fee: Providers: $255
Students, nurses, doulas or apprentices: $125
Parents may attend (space available): $75
Please make personal plans for lunch

Hosted by:
Amazing Births
4722 NW 2nd Ave., Ste C108
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Registration & Coffee at 9am

Many women are choosing a more natural way of giving birth. Water assisted labor, including waterbirth, is a miraculous pain relieving option. Be prepared when women in your community request this safe alternative. Be able to speak knowledgeably about water immersion in labor. Know the science behind this amazing option. Find out where to get supplies, protocols and more.

Contact Hours
7 Contact hours have been granted through the Ohio Assoc. of Nurse Executives for nurses and through the Florida Assoc. of Midwives for CPM's. Lamaze & DONA accept this as an approved course. Certificates will be available for participants who attend the entire work-shop. No partial CEU's will be available.

This workshop is hosted by Amazing Births. Local contact for questions about the facility or the programs at Amazing Births: Lorie McCoy: (561)445-8124
All other questions: Barbara Harper: (954)821-9125 or by email at barbara@waterbirth.org

Click here for online registration

Phone: 954-821-9125 Fax: 503-716-4661

A CD with articles and protocols will be part of your regis-tration packet.

About the trainers/presenters:
Guest presenter: Dianne Garland, SRN RM ADM PGCEA MSc Dianne has been a practicing Midwife from Kent, England, since 1983. Instrumental in wa-terbirth research and government programs, she has published and lectured all over the world on the use of water during labor and birth. Her book, Waterbirth: An Attitude to Care, is in its third edition (due out soon). Dianne is the Waterbirth International UK representative, and we are happy that she is on holiday in Florida, at the same time as this workshop!

Barbara Harper, RN, founded Waterbirth International in 1988 with one purpose in mind: to make waterbirth an available option for all women. Barbara has been providing education, training programs, consultations and referrals for parents and practitioners alike for the past two decades. She has been instrumental in the installation of birth pools in over 200 hospitals in the US and many more around the globe. The Oregonian newspaper referred to Barbara as the “Billy Graham of waterbirth.” Come see why Barbara is such a sought-after speaker, researcher and clinician. Barbara lives and works in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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