Learn breech. Safely.
We are excited to offer a hybrid workshop combining virtual lectures with hands-on small group simulation training. The hybrid format was created specifically to mitigate concerns about covid-19. This hybrid workshop includes:
You may also purchase additional simulation training hours with Dr. Hayes. If you are a workshop or Breech Pro alum, you may purchase a 2-hour simulation block as well as Breech Refresh, a 4-hour breech refresher course that will remind you of what you learned and prepare you for your simulation training.Breech Refresh topics:1. 10 steps of physiological breech birth (45 min)2. Normal breech birth (45 min)3. Abnormal breech birth (40 min)4. Maneuvers (45 min)5. 2020 breech research update (60 min, to be released late April 2021)
Event schedule:Currently rescheduling for fall 2021; check back for updates!
What is your cancellation policy?If you are called away to a birth or family emergency on the day of the simulations and cannot reschedule your simulation time, you will receive a $100 refund and keep your access to Breech Pro. Otherwise tickets are non-refundable but the simulation block can be transferred to another person. Breech Pro includes 15 CEU contact hours.
What about COVID-19-related cancellations?If Breech Without Borders needs to cancel due to COVID-19 or low enrollment, or if you cannot come to the simulations due to COVID-19-related reasons, we will offer you a $100 refund for the simulation portion. All attendees will keep their access to Breech Pro, which includes CEUs and twice-monthly live sessions with Dr. Hayes and Dr. Freeze.
What are your COVID-19 guidelines?Our Covid-19 mitigation plan is available here: breechwithoutborders.org/covid-19/
Do you offer CEUs?The workshop is approved for 15 contact hours with ACNM, MEAC, DONA, & ICEA.
About the instructors:Rixa Freeze has a PhD from the University of Iowa and is a researcher, professor, and mother of 4 young children. Her current research specialization is vaginal breech birth. She is the founder of Breech Without Borders, a nonprofit dedicated to disseminating knowledge about breech. She blogs at Stand and Deliver.David Hayes is an Ob/Gyn with an academic background and a passion for science and its proper application to clinical medicine. He has worked for Médecins Sans Frontières and trained in critical care obstetrics. Physiologic breech birth and supporting the training of breech birth attendants are particular interests of his. He works at Harvest Moon Women's Health.
Questions? Please contact us at [email protected] or visit breechwithoutborders.org.
Please help us educate BIPOC birth workers by donating to our scholarship fund! To apply for a scholarship, visit www.breechwithoutborders.org/scholarships.