As childbirth educators and birth professionals, we can do a small but important part to make all of the people in our classes feel comfortable and welcome. Using gender-neutral language is something we can do to welcome gender-diverse people.
Having art on the walls that reflect the journeys of the pregnant families who come through my classroom is an added bonus and fun to collate. Do you have art that supports your teaching where you work?
Our newest webinar offering is scheduled for next week, on Monday, November 12th, 2018 at 4 PM EST. Complementary Therapies, Antenatal Education and Labor Experience: Analyzing the Outcomes and Economic Analysis will be presented by Kate Levett.
When it comes to birth, the brain isn’t far away. Utilizing novel activities peaks people’s attention. Playing with small toys, shaping Play-Doh, or eating a sweet treat couples a creative activity with a meaningful message – and families are more likely to remember the main idea.
The past few weeks have seen lots of interesting news and tidbits that impact (or have the potential to impact) birthing families both in the United States and on a global level.