Topics covered in the BiA Doula Advanced Training – Level 2 are:
Tools/skills during Pregnancy:
Preparation, prenatal sessions, released waters and no contractions, going past 42 weeks / facing induction
Prenatal appointments – in small groups (what questions do you ask? How do you structure?)
Encouraging a breech baby to turn head down:
Tools/skills during labour:
When birth is taking twists and turns – not engaged baby, asyncliticism, posterior, stalled labour, issues during pushing;
Use of rebozo, positioning, accupressure, massage, peanut ball
Tools/skills for postpartum:
postpartum sessions, recognising problems
We work with interactive methods:
Practicing hands on techniques with each other, role play, reflection, case studies
When going into the theory there’s room for questions, sharing of knowledge, experiences, interaction with the group; when watching birth clips, there’s reflection / interaction time afterwards.
Read here on the Certification Requirements.