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We are experts in the childbirth profession. On this page you will find posts that give you valuable information and ...
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CPI Doula Course Brochure

Childbirth Professionals International has updated the doula course brochure. We love answering questions...contact us (click) if you have any about ...

Using a Rebozo for Birth Archive

The following rebozo posters are for reference and were previously available for purchase, but are currently out of print. Rebozo ...

Successfully breastfeeding baby past one

Please find these resources for long-term or extended breastfeeding.  History and research shows that not only have children always breastfed ...
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Facts about having a Big Baby…

One of the top fears for women having a baby today, besides the pain is that their babies will be ...
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Toolkit to Change Disrespect and Abuse in Prenatal & Maternity Care

#metoo is the voiceless finding voice, finally! Yet, what about countless women who are abused while receiving prenatal and maternity ...
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Top Free Birth Class Handouts

Childbirth educators, doulas, nurses, midwives, and other birth professionals can share the following handouts, worksheets, and resources for teaching birth ...
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Demand for Birth Doulas increasing

Evidence shows that doulas improve childbirth outcomes: a lot. Women that use doulas have higher birth weight babies, have less ...
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SJGH Labor Support Techniques Workshop

Resource Articles AWOHNN position statement https://www.jognn.org/article/S0884-2175(17)30482-3/pdf A New Way to Assess Pain in Laboring Women: Replacing the Rating Scale With ...
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10 Ways to support World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7

Breastfeeding is important! This first week of August is the opportunity to up the awareness of the power, necessity, and ...
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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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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 ...

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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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 ...