Participants will be able to describe a framework of looking at what makes birth an optimal experience and be able to use the information to guide their clients in choosing their own paths for birth.
Describe the psychological benefits of a challenging birth experience
Name components of the “Hero’s Journey” which are applicable in birth
Describe the changing paradigm from ‘natural/interventionistic birth’ to ‘embracing the challenge’
Professionals will be better equipped to compassionately work with families of the Millennial Generation
Define the different generations represented by lactation professionals and lactating families
Differentiate between the stereotypes of Millennial views and values and the actual views and values Millennials hold
Demonstrate how Millennials gather information, learn, and communicate
Participants will identify strategies and professional guidelines to decrease unnecessary cesarean surgery from research published in the last year and incorporate the information into their childbirth education classes.
Identify key strategies from research published in the last year which should be included in childbirth education classes to decrease unnecessary cesarean surgery
Discuss briefly controversial studies published in the last year which are not congruent with Lamaze Six Healthy Birth Practices
Discuss briefly professional guidelines that have been published in the last year to promote safe, healthy, physiologic birth
Participants will understand common exposures, how to evaluate health risks with evidence-based sources, and opportunities for advocacy within current day chemical policies.
Participants will recall the pre/post intervention outcomes of the utilization of a clinical practice guideline for second-stage labor.
Describe the Pre/Post outcome results of a clinical practice guideline for second stage labor.
Participants will be able to recognize language within their own curriculum that does not provide true informed consent
Learner will be able to discuss childbearing rights of pregnant people including the meaning of informed consent.
Learner will be able to examine and modify activities within their childbirth education curriculum to model and reinforce informed consent.
The participant will walk away with an understanding of common terms and labels relating to variations in gender, sexuality, and family structure and be able to incorporate inclusive language skills in their classes to ensure all families feel welcomed.
Participants will discuss common terms and labels relating to variations in gender, sexuality, and family structure
Participants will describe the social context of LGBTQ parenting and some of the challenges present for these families
Participants will identify 5 strategies to be inclusive of LGBTQ families in their childbirth education classes
Participants will apply the concept of the GRACE acronym to effectively facilitate new parent support groups.
Apply the concept of GRACE to manage parent groups
Participants will be invited to develop strategies to promote diversity in their classes.
Describe culturally influenced health disparities
Learner will identify a culturally sensitive teaching philosophy
Participants will be encouraged to reclaim the sexuality of the childbearing year by enhancing awareness of holistic sexuality (physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual empowerment).
List three ways positive sexuality can be incorporated into a childbirth education class
Describe two ways the use of inclusive LGBTQAI curricula can enhance a childbirth education class
Participants will identify strategies to help support learning and development in the home and social contexts.
Describe three features of the home learning environment that support learning and development.
Identify ways to promote children’s language and cognitive development.
Describe the role of multi-modal coordination in helping children learn new words within the social context.