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Schedule an extra 90 minute in person session

This purchase is for a single 90 minute in person session within 30 miles of Sandy Utah. If you live farther than that and still want an in person session, please contact me for a quote than includes a travel fee.

Posterior Positioning and Back Labor

About 25% of the time, babies will be in a less than ideal position, most likely posterior. This short module will help you learn how you can encourage rotation and work with back labor, where contractions are felt mostly in the low back.

So you are considering induction…

This quick module covers some of the common reasons for labor induction, the most used methods of induction, and some information on figuring out your body’s readiness for labor.

Cesarean Birth

If a cesarean birth is in your future, this quick module will help you know what to expect and how to prepare to have your baby by cesarean.

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My baby is breech!

If you’re 32+ weeks and your baby is breech, you might be wondering what – if anything – you can do about that. This class will go over some of your options for encouraging a breech baby to turn head down.

Transitioning to Parenthood

It’s not easy to become a parent or add a new child to your family! This module will help you figure out what you can do in advance to make the transition smoother, look out for serious bumps in the road, and get a good start on breastfeeding if that’s your plan.

Planning for your Birth

There are three steps for planning your birth: Exploring your options Deciding what you want Doing what you can to maximize your chances of getting it This process may or may not include writing a document. This course will give you ways to explore your options and figure out what you want, as well as …

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Introduction to Labor Techniques

This module is an introduction to some of the common techniques that people use to be more comfortable during the labor process. Includes audio files for several different kinds of breathing and relaxation. Note: This class does NOT include an in-person or over the internet session. It is just the online part of this module. …

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The Medical Side of Birth Bundle

Inductions and monitoring and and IVs, oh my! If you are feeling overwhelmed by the medical stuff that can sometimes go along with birth, this module will cover the most common things that might come up. Includes the Cesarean and Induction modules, as well as additional information on routine procedures like IVs, breaking the amniotic …

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Common Variations in Labor Bundle

It’s not unusual for labor to be not quite the textbook process, but still within the normal range. This bundle includes the modules for breech babies and posterior positioning, and additional information on longer than usual labors and other variations.

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The Physiology of Labor and Birth

This course covers the basics of physiologic birth – what the body does the vast majority of the time when not induced or otherwise hurried along. Would pair well with my Variations of Labor module.

Basic Online Childbirth Class

This course includes only the online educational content. It does not include any private sessions or supplies for activities.

Building Your Doula Website With WordPress

Each day for 30 days, you get a short lesson with information, resources and an assignment. By the end of the 30 days, you’ll be well on your way to having your new site up and running! Don’t forget to join the Google Classroom as a place for discussion, questions and help troubleshooting.

Excelling at the Expo

You have the opportunity to get a booth at a local baby fair! Should you do it? If you do, how do you even get started pulling together a booth? This class will help you think through every step of the way, from deciding if it’s even a good idea to following up after it’s …

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Hire Me! A marketing class for doulas

Each day for 30 days, you get a short lesson with information, resources and an assignment. By the end of the 30 days, you’ll have a whole new set of ideas for marketing your business.

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