Learn breech. Safely.
We are excited to offer a Vaginal Breech Workshop and a Breech & Twins Master Class in Vancouver, Spokane, and Seattle!
About the breech workshop: The workshop includes:
About the Master Class:
The Master Class builds upon the material in the breech course and addresses the complex/complicated/rare scenarios that may arise during breech and twin births. This Master Class assumes that you are already familiar with the normal mechanisms of physiological breech birth, as well as the maneuvers needed to assist with stuck arms/heads. Enrollment in a breech workshop and/or previous completion of Breech Pro is required to attend the Master Class.
Breech workshop cost:$400 for MDs$350 for midwives, nurses, and other childbirth professionals$300 for students and BIPOC birth workers
Breech Pro alum pricing:$200: full day workshop (for those with current Breech Pro enrollment)$250: full day workshop + Breech Pro renewal
Discount for in-person 2019 workshop alums: -$50
Breech & Twins Master Class cost:$200 for MDs$175 for midwives, nurses, and other childbirth professionals$150 for students and BIPOC birth workers
$25 discount for a combined breech workshop + master class registration
Please help us educate BIPOC birth workers by donating to our scholarship fund! To apply for a scholarship, visit breechwithoutborders.org/scholarships. The Maui event will have up to two half scholarships available. Preference given to BIPOC midwives and student midwives.
Kristine Lauria, midwife, works for Médecins Sans Frontières and became BWB’s Global Midwifery Director in 2022. She specializes in high-risk maternity care in low-resource environments and is passionate in her support of bodily autonomy in medical decision making and is a staunch advocate for undisturbed, physiologic birth. She has attended over 5000 births in more than 25 countries around the world, among them being over 500 vaginal breech births, including sets of twins and triplets. She is the creator and instructor of BWB’s Master Class on breech & twins, as well as an instructor for our vaginal breech workshops.
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.
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 breech training, education, and advocacy. She blogs at Stand and Deliver.
This series of Breech & Twin Trainings is being hosted by the Washington Alliance for Responsible Midwifery. Please visit their website for more information about the organization: WARM.
Hands-on practice using Sophie and Her Mum simulators
Breech birth video analysisClinical scenarios (with hands-on practice)
You may want to bring a packed lunch
What is your cancellation policy? If you are called away to a birth or family emergency on the day of the workshop and cannot reschedule your workshop day, you will receive a $100 refund and keep your access to Breech Pro. Master class enrollees will receive either our Breech Bundle lectures course (preferred) or a refund for the same situations (birth/family emergency).Otherwise tickets are non-refundable but the breech workshop day ($100 value) and/or the master class registration can be transferred to another person if they have current or previous enrollment in Breech Pro.
What are your COVID-19 guidelines? Our Covid-19 mitigation plan is available here: breechwithoutborders.org/covid-19/
Do you offer CEUs? The full breech workshop includes a total of 23.5 contact hours with ACNM, with reciprocity with MEAC, DONA, & ICEA (14.5 CE for Breech Pro, 9 CEs for hands-on). The Master Class includes 7 CE hours.
Questions? Please contact us at [email protected] or visit breechwithoutborders.org.
Your breech workshop registration will renew Breech Pro for another year
$50 discount on the breech worksohp
$25 discount for enrolling in both events
20% off the normal price of $100, ships beginning in early Nov 2022. All proceeds support our scholarship fund.
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