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Childbirth Online Continuing Education

CPI offers online learning opportunities awarding contact hours and nursing CEUs for members/nonmembers needing to renew their certifications as doulas, ...
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Midwifery Podcast

This page an ongoing conversation about midwifery and the historical, social, economic, and political aspects. Midwifery and quality care: findings ...
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Educate Midwives

Educating midwives in America improves birth outcomes

Medical evidence and research studies demonstrates that midwifery care would significantly increase birth outcomes for women in the United States ...
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Labor Practice Handout for Birth Class

The following handout is available for use to help pregnant women and their support person prepare for labor. It has ...
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Midwifery Schools in California

This post will be updated with information as we research and discover more. The information listed should be verified by ...
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New Dads and Expectant Fathers Resources

It is important that doulas, birth educators, midwives, physicians and other childbirth professionals help men transition into their roles as ...
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Nurse Midwife Maude Callen

What is the history of midwives in America?

The United States has a long history of midwifery care being provided by women that are incredibly skilled at the ...
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List of Top Birth Tools for Comfort

Much fear surrounds the birth process due to that nasty little rumor that you have probably heard...birth is painful. Painful, ...
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CPI Course Calendar

Breastfeeding Specialist Certification Course This is an online course offered continuously. (Click for information) July 9, 2018, BSC Online Aug ...
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cesarean birth

Consumer Reports ranks hospitals with high Cesareans

Really important information is available for pregnant women to assess their local hospitals ranking for cesareans. Click to download and ...
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Train the Doula Trainer Workshop

Birth, Maternal Health, & Related Topics This course gives the practical skills necessary to facilitate successful training workshops teaching doulas, ...
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Program Transfers

CPI is committed to supporting professionals to maintain and renew certifications through the following transfer requirements. Doula Program   I ALREADY ...
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Affirmations: a simple birth tool

Affirmations are words or phrases that are positive, validating, and empowering. Used through pregnancy they can prepare women to cope ...
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Black Doula Resources

Black Doulas and Birth Professionals Resources

For African American Doulas and health professionals by the Black Birth Professional Consortium of CPI We have experienced the passion, ...
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women of color

Multicultural Representation in Childbirth Education materials

Non white individuals are not well represented in childbirth education materials. So how exciting to happen upon a website which ...
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Your journey

Birth Professionals Share Your Career Story in New Book

Our audience would like to hear all about your career journey as a childbirth professional. Revision of the CPI book ...
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