As an educator, you can help blind and visually impaired parents to build confidence and feel prepared for welcoming their baby. Listen to their needs and treat them like any other parent coming through your classes. Here are some tips on how to do so.
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.
Faith-based childbirth classes serve a purpose for those families seeking education that combines their spiritual beliefs with preparing for birth and baby. Christina Gebel talks about her Catholic childbirth program in our next post in the Welcoming All Families series.
Janelle Durham adds to the "Welcoming All Families" series with a post on how professionals can create a welcoming space for people with disabilities who may be attending their childbirth classes.
January 2015 saw the birth of a new series on Science & Sensibility – “BrilliantActivities for BirthEducators.” The purpose of the monthly series has been to offer fun, interactive, creative ideas for childbirth educators and others to use in birth classes and with clients. The topics are based on