Black Mother holding newborn.jpg

Educational Training Programs

Educational Trainings

2018-02-23_00-22-54propublica article Midwives.jpg

A Woman's Way Warrior Midwife Training:
Remembering Reclaiming Restoring The Legacy of Our Grand Midwives

 

 

 

The Purpose of this training is to help eradicate the shortage and to address the inequities in access to African American Midwives. 

This training will provide skills for a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) . The CPM is the only midwifery credential that requires knowledge of and experience with birth in out-of-hospital settings.

This training will prepare you to become an independent practitioner educated in the discipline of midwifery through apprenticeship, self-study, distinct from the discipline of nursing. After completing the program you will be a direct-entry midwife providing services based on the  Midwives Model of Care to healthy women, pregnant people, and newborns through the childbearing cycle (primarily in out-of-hospital settings including homes and free-standing birth centers) and may also provide gynecological wellness care. Applications are

available now at:

https://www.awombmanswaywarriormidwifetraining.com

Doula certification

This training supports individuals focused on becoming supportive birth companions. Individuals will Learn relaxation and breathing techniques to offer the laboring woman/couple family. Individuals will learn to understand the importance of the use of massage and touch in providing comfort and stress reduction; Identify various positions for labor and birth. This course provides information, on how to render adequate physical and emotional support, and advocacy for women and their partners during and after the birth process. doulas.

Stock - HB-BC - High Res-11.jpg

Midwife Assistant Training

This course prepares individuals to care for and hold space for birthing women/couples/families. The Midwife Assistant will learn how to center the needs of the birthing couple and provides emotional support throughout the labor birth process. This course will provide basic knowledge of the pregnancy labor birth process, basic skills assessment including maternal & newborn vital sign assessment, preparing supplies for labor, and postpartum care. Basic support for labor birth & postpartum emergency care. Learns to maintain an added layer of support to the Midwife and laboring woman/couple/family.

republic_edited.png
IMG-3010.jpg

Basic Skills Training

Instruction in vital sign assessment Injectables Intravenous insertion training Leopolds Cervical assessment Basic suture techniques
Available to community Midwife students in training

In this course you will learn the basics in:

Charting

Gloving

Sterile Technique

Administering Injections 

IV line insertion

Maternal/Newborn Vital Sign Assessment

Suturing

To Register go to:

https://www.awombmanswaywarriormidwifetraining.com/book-online

Health Education Presentations

anes-sabitovic-286668.jpg
shutterstock_155146838.jpg

Nutrition & Wellness

This presentation focuses on optimal health for woman during & after childbearing years.  The course will provide information for healthy mind, body, & spirit-lifestyle living.

Sacred Circles Birth StoryTelling

This workshop offers women an opportunity to rediscover and find new meaning in their birth story.The purpose is to support women in personal healing from an emotionally painful disappointing or traumatizing unfulfilled labor birth experience. Women may find value in the presence of other women who may share in similar experiences. The workshop will offer tools aimed towards a future more positive birth experience. 

Image by Nadine Primeau

Diabetes Awareness In Pregnancy

This course offers information on early signs & symptoms of diabetes as well as nutritional health information aimed at reducing risk for diabetes during pregnancy. The course will  also focus on yoga, creative movement and other restorative work that promotes wellness. 

shutterstock_155146841.jpg

Reducing Your Risk For Preterm Labor

This course is designed to provide evidence based health options aimed at reducing risk for hypertension and preterm labor.  This course will focus on stress reduction integrating how racism and health disparities has played a role in this pervasive diagnosis.  Integrative therapies including nutrition, music, meditation and expressive art will be introduced as options for risk reduction and healing.

sage_as_helper.PNG.jpeg

Early Prenatal Care

This workshop will present the health benefits associated with early entrance into care during the first trimester of pregnancy. 

RobinBaker_BirthBlessingsPhotography_BornEnCaul_18.jpg

Childbirth Education

This course provides information for couples on preparing mentally, emotionally and physically for labor birth & postpartum care. The presentation will cover understanding the physiology of labor while providing information on relaxation breathing techniques,  movement flow and various optimal fetal positions to positively impact the labor & delivery experience.

shutterstock_342437132.jpg

Healing Our Wombs

This presentation focuses on ways to identify uterine/womb imbalances.  The course will focus on healthy womb healing therapies that provide a more healthier environment for fetal growth and well being.