Emergencies In Childbearing

Advanced Skills, Knowledge, & Technical Training For Doulas Who Want to Be Confident, Calm And Know Exactly What To Do In Emergency Situations

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The Emergencies In Childbearing course is the first of its kind in Australia and has been developed specifically for Doulas who want to:

  • Be more prepared, confident and calm in emergency situations
  • Undergo specific training and role play of your role in emergency situations
  • Be able to detect common warning signs during pregnancy, labour and post delivery
  • Be acknowledged and respected by other birth professionals as a valued team member in emergency situations
  • Better understand the ethical, legal and professional role of the doula in an obstetric emergency

How You Will Benefit From This Course

As a doula it is your role to provide emotional, physical, and educational support to a mother who is expecting, is experiencing labour, or has recently given birth.

We are there primarily to help our mothers enjoy a safe, memorable, and empowering birthing experience.

But as you well know there will be times in your career when the unexpected happens. So knowing what to do in emergency situations, especially when you are the only birth professional present, is crucial and could make all the difference in those critical moments.

It is these exact skills that you will gain from completing this course.

As professional doulas and midwives with over 30 years experience we have developed this course to give you the practical training and specific knowledge you need to remain calm, confident and know exactly what to do in any emergency situation.

Why You Need This Course
In any profession it is important to continue your education. But when it comes to assisting with childbirth, and knowing what to do in emergency situation it is critical that you have these advanced skills and training.

4 Main Reasons You Need This Course:

  1. So you can confidently provide potentially life saving assistance in emergency situations where you are the only birth professional present.
  2. To ensure the mothers wishes, dignity and wellbeing a respected during an emergency.
  3. To be able to understand, communicate and assist other birth professionals during an emergency. Doulas who undertake our course are highly respected and sought after by other birth professionals.
  4. To ensure you remain calm, confident and do not become traumatised or burnt out after during and after an obstetric emergency.

A Supportive Community For Professional Doulas
As well as learning these advanced techniques and trainings, and being given the necessary tools and role play examples to implement what you learn in pressure situations, you’ll also benefit by becoming a member of our supportive, professional doula community.

At the end of each module in this course there is a comments section where we discuss the lessons and you can ask questions and have your peers, and also Jacki and Jennifer provide feedback, stories and helpful insights to what you have just learned.

Our active facebook group is also a great place to support each other and discuss topics around all aspects of being a doula (including professional and business development) and empowering women during pregnancy and childbirth.

Course Modules (What You’ll Learn)

Throughout the course you’ll be using your workbook to complete each module. After watching/reading/listening to each lecture and completing the extra curricular activities, you’ll then complete the section of the workbook that relates to that module.

Each Module Contains:

  • Module introduction and objectives.
  • Video lectures.
  • Mp3’s recordings of video lectures to listen whilst on the go.
  • Comments section to discuss the lessons and topics with teachers and peers.
  • A section in your 28 Page Workbook to complete, and which you will be assessed upon.
  • Recommended Extra Curricular studies to advance your knowledge and skill
  • Role play scenarios of many different types of emergencies and how you should respond.
  • Link to other resources such as sounds recordings of normal lung and heart function in newborns to gain practical knowledge you need when in a real life setting.
  • Lifetime Access: We are constantly updating this course to stay up to date with the latest cutting edge information, techniques and industry changes. And your membership gives you Lifetime Access for this low, one-time membership fee.
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30-Day Money Back Guarantee

The feedback from Doulas, midwives and other birth professionals about this course has been incredible so far, and we are so confident that you’ll love and appreciate the training that we are offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee.

If you are not completely satisfied with the trainings at anytime during the first 30 days, simply contact and tell us why you want a refund and we’ll refund your money immediately.

You have NOTHING TO RISK by joining this Advanced Doula Training and seeing for yourself why EVERY doula should know what is taught in this course.

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Unlike other courses about maternal & neonatal emergencies, this course is designed with the needs of the doula in mind. Learn what you need to know to serve women and families in your care.

"We look forward to meeting with you and sharing this valuable and life-changing information. If you have any questions at all please email us directly at [email protected]

Regards Jacki and Jennifer

Your Instructor

Jacki Barker & Jennifer Hazi
Jacki Barker & Jennifer Hazi

Jacki Barker

Jacki is a highly qualified, experienced and respected birth professional with a passion for natural births. She has 20 years experience in a variety of settings and now operates her own successful doula business, www.lovecherub.com.

  • Midwife with 20 years experience
  • Qualified HypnoBirthing practitioner
  • Member of Steering Committee for the State Directive 'Towards Normal Birth'
  • Successful Full Time Doula for the past 3 years attending around 50 births per year:
  • Co-Director of We Birth: Advanced training for Doulas and Birth Workers.

Jennifer Hazi

Jennifer Hazi is an experienced Midwife, Doula and Childbirth educator with over a decade of experience in birthing. She is passionate about working with women and their families as they transition into parenthood and has a keen interest in women’s experiences of pregnancy and mothering.

  • Registered Midwife working in a large tertiary referral hospital.
  • Qualified Doula and Childbirth Educator with over 10 years experience.
  • Founder and facilitator of 'Circles of Women',a women's circle and antenatal space expecting and new mothers in Sydney, Australia. www.circlesofwomen.com.au
  • Post graduate studies in reproductive and sexual health.
  • Co-Director of We Birth: Advanced training for Doulas and Birth Workers.

Class Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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