Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss

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To The Moon And Back

40 North Main Street

Second Floor, #12

Gloversville, NY 12078

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Training, catered lunch, and live music therapy experience with a small group of birth and pregnancy professionals and volunteers.

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Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss (HSPL) was created by Amy Wright Glenn, founder of the Institute for the Study of Birth, Breath, and Death. This training will compassionately and wisely prepare participants to more confidently and clearly hold space for one of life’s most painful and devastating losses.

HSPL is specifically geared toward Birth Doulas, Therapists, Nurses, Midwives, Ministers, OBGYNs, Fertility Specialists, Birth Photographers , Prenatal Yoga Teachers, Prenatal Massage Therapists, Funeral Home Directors, End-of-life Care Professionals, and Bereaved Parent Peer Supporters and Activists

Yould should take this training, IF you serve, support, assist, or work with pregnant and postpartum persons

  • you haven’t received dedicated training for encountering and processing pregnancy loss and infant death OR you have done some training and would like some additional perspectives and materials to support your work
  • you want to feel confident assisting a client/patient/colleague/friend, their partner and family during a time of infertility, pregnancy loss, or infant death
  • you think it might be beneficial to reflect on your own experiences with loss, death, and grief as you work to provide the best care for those who are grieving
  • you wish to connect with the compassionate and skilled caregivers in your community to grow your support network
  • you are excited to learn about various resources for grief, loss, and bereavement in order to better serve a grieving client, colleague, or friend

Facilitator Amy Lee Czadzeck will guide participants through a heartfelt analysis of three key components central to holding space for grieving mothers and their families.

  • An introduction to the Companioning Model of Care outlined by Alan Wolfelt.
  • An exploration of best "care practices” with regard to the various support networks surrounding bereaved mothers.
  • A cross-cultural understanding of the healing power of ritual found in both religious and secular settings.

About the Teacher: Amy Lee Czadzeck, Licensed Massage Therapist, is the Founder of To the Moon and Back, where she shares meditation, mindfulness, and relaxation based practices. She specializes in bodywork and compassion based support for Moms and Babies and new families. Amy comes to this profession with her own story of navigating motherhood and chronic illness, and is passionate about serving her community.

Cost: Registration is $175 plus processing fees. There is an early bird discount registration special that will expire on August 30th at 10am, register before then to avoid processing fees. A few spots are available at a discount for those who serve marginalized communities. Contact info@moonandback.care for further info.

Lunch Hour: During our lunch hour we will have a catered lunch and a special music therapy experience. Please email info@tothemoonandback.care with any dietary restrictions.

  • In addition to the workshop, participants will receive:
  • Catered Lunch from Local Farm Store
  • Special Music Experience
  • A Certificate of Completion for 5 hours of Continuing Education
  • A PDF Document that includes the Resources and Quotations from the Workshop (sent via email)
  • Networking Contact Info of Class Participants (may opt out of being on this list)
  • Discounted Membership to the Institute for the Study of Birth, Breath, and Death
  • Access to a Facebook Group (with 350+ members) for Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss Past Participants (this will allow you to join conversations, share resources, and network with those who are engaged in this meaningful work)
  • Refund Policy: Please note there are no refunds. In the event of a birth for providers, your fee will be transferred to the next class taught.

Questions: Email info@tothemoonandback.care for additional questions

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To The Moon And Back

40 North Main Street

Second Floor, #12

Gloversville, NY 12078

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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