Birth BBiBirth Preparation
Help prevent Birth Trauma
Best for more experienced Pelvic Health Physiotherapist (APA level 2+ or equivalent). This course is for anyone wanting to help prevent birth trauma - both physical and mental.
- Anatomy related to labour, stages of labour and the cardinal movement’s of a baby.
- Different starting positions of babies and the research behind whether this is relevant.
- Research behind what is an optimal pelvic floor for birth.
- What we do clinically to optimise a woman’s body and pelvic floor. Both what we assess and how we treat.
- How to explain that labour is painful ,what contractions are and what they can tell you about labour.
- Latest research behind intervention such as the cascade of interventions, induction, epidural, instruments, and CB.
- Birth positions, and how to manipulate them.
- Pain management strategies
- TENS, massage, acupressure, heat, water, morphine, gas, epidural and distraction techniques.
- How to create a birth plan
Date: Friday August 2nd 2024. 8am to 3pm on ZOOM
COST = $440 +GST NOTE: This includes a 2 hour practical workshop for those who can attend in Sydney - see details below.
- Assess the whole body externally (and see why this links to the pelvic floor)
- Understand when to assess and when to release the pelvic floor in pregnant women (and when not to)
- GH+PB at rest and on BD
- Assess and rate the bearing down and learn how to cue it to improve it
- Release work and perineal massage
- Learn how to teach distraction techniques.
- Watch transperineal RTUS assessment and biofeedback for push technique. It is assumed that you will volunteer to be a patient as a part of this workshop, as it includes VE's.
NOTE: If you cannot attend the practical face to face then there is a livestream options PLUS pre-recorded videos of all the practical skills.
Date: Sunday 11th of August 2024. 8.30-10.30am
Location: Anaria. 331 Port Hacking Rd, Miranda