Support Women and families during one of the most beautiful and important life events: birth.
Lexington Medical Center now offers Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association training classes for people interested in becoming hospital-based doulas. Hospital-based doulas are specifically trained to offer comfort and support to mothers and their families as they bring their babies into the world. They also work with other hospital staff to ensure a postive birth experience for expectant parents.
Participants will learn:
comfort techniques for labor, including postitions and movement
support for non-medicated and medicated mothers
the role and scope of practice
the natural birth process
pratical experice and role playing
affirmation and encouragement techniques
The class is held on a consecutive Saturday and Sunday.
Each day the class will begin at 8:30 am and ends at 4:30 pm. For more information please contact Dianne Pound at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-791-2631. Thank you.