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A once in a life time opportunity; spending a day with Penny Simkin, PT. Penny will be in the DC area on March 26, 2011 presenting an all day conference . This conference is for doulas, childbirth educators, birth activists, and nurses.
Penny has dedicated her life to improving birth practices in the United States. She is an author, international speaker, childbirth educator and one of the founders of DONA International. To provide quality time with Penny, this workshop registration is very limited. Register early to make sure a spot is reserved just for you.
Topics that Penny will be covering during the conference include: What is Normal Childbirth and How Should We Teach/Talk About It?, How do we Teach/Talk About Pain in Labor?, How Do We Educate/Support a Woman Who Chooses an Epidural?, and How Do We Teach Mastering Comfort Measures to our Clients?. By attending the full conference 6 CEUs will be awarded.
8:30 - 8:45 Introduction
8:45 - 10:00 What is Normal Childbirth and How Should We Teach About It?
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Teaching About Pain in Labor
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 Epidural Analgesia: Education and Support
2:30 - 2:45 Break
2:45 - 4:15 Teaching Mastery of Comfort Measures
4:15 - 4:30 Closing & wrap up
Conference is located near the South Van Dorn Metro. Parking is also available.
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International Childbirth Education Association
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.