Birth Work Courses

Knowledge is Power

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Doula Certification Course

This course is ran by Midwife Delk and Midwife Abigail Iovine of Cardinal Birth. The course is all online and self-paced. You can start when you are ready and there is no time limit to finish. We do not require any births to certify at this point in time. This course includes:

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Stages & Phases of Labor

  • Supporting Birth in ALL Settings

  • Tools for labor

  • HIPAA & Advocacy 

  • Breastfeeding Support

  • Postpartum Doula Support

  • Birth Doula Support

  • Bereavement Care

  • Assignments, Final Quiz, and PDF Books!

At the end of this course when all requirements are fulfilled you will receive a certificate that certifies you as a Cardinal Birth, Birth and Postpartum Doula! 

Price: $150

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Placenta Encapsulation Course

This course covers the "How-To", of placenta encapsulation. This is not a certificate course. The topic include:

  • PPE, Universal precautions, and blood borne pathogens

  • Tools for Encapsulation

  • How to Encapsulate

  • How to Prepare Tinctures

  • Placenta Prints

The course is self-paced, all online, and includes a bonus PDF book! There are no assignments for this course.

Price: $35

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Midwives' Assistant Course

The Assistant course goes deeper than the Doula Certification. This is a more clinical look at birth and what care looks like in a home setting. This course covers topics such as:

  • Tray set-up

  • Normal physiological birth

  • Management of the third stage

  • Normal vitals during labor

  • Tools used in a home setting

  • Postpartum Assessments

  • Normal Newborn Behaviors

  • Emergencies & Transports

  • Charting

  • Step-by-step birth

  • PDF Books & More!

This is not a certificate course, this course is to give you the skills and knowledge to start working with a Midwife in your area!

Price:  $150

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Pregnancy Art Course

This course is for the artist in you! You will dive in to the world of body casting and freezing moments in time. This course covers:

  • Placenta Casting

    • How to handle the placenta​

    • Universal Precautions

    • Blood Borne Pathogens

    • Materials for Casting

    • How to Cast and Encapsulate

    • Tips on Decorating

  • Belly Casting​

    • Two ways to belly cast​

    • Multi-step smoothing process for plaster cloth casts

    • Tips on making a cast stronger and decorating

  • Breastmilk Jewelry​

    • How to preserve breastmilk​

    • Working with resin

    • Jewelry making tips

    • Working with other personal inclusions

    • Shipping inclusions including breastmilk

Price: $250

Are you ready to sign up? Please contact me by filling out the form below for more details!

 

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