Category Archives: certification

ICTC Full Circle Doula Training in Oakland!

Join me as I bring Sis Shafia Monroe’s Full Circle Doula Training to Oakland.

As you may know, I am a newly certified ICTC Full Circle Doula Trainer.

Visit ICTCmidwives.org for information and to register !  Although your registration is beign handled by the folks in Portland – feel free to cal lme with questions about the class.  You can reach me on 510-595-5534.

 

icitc oakland training oct 2016

Announcing Shiphrah’s Circle!

The Oakland Better Birth Foundation will be offering a unique doula practice to the Bay Area Community, Shiphrahs Circle Community Doula Program!
 
Join us in the circle for a hearty breakfast and to receive the following resources:
 
Pregnancy Testing
Birth Doula Support
Full Spectrum (Abortion) Doula Support
Childbirth Education
Breastfeeding Education
Bereavement Counseling (Grief support for loss due to miscarriage, abortion, or infant death)
Parenting Education and support
Referrals to local midwives and OB’s
Adoption information and referrals
 
All services are offered on a sliding scale and are free if needed.
Our target start date is April 2016 – RSVP here or check our website to receive notification of of our meeting place and time!
 
We look forward to serving you!
Samsarah Morgan
Executive Director and Doula
Call 510-496-3491 with questions!
samsarah and elijah

Join us for Childbirth Education and C-Section Avoidance Classes

Join us for Childbirth Education in Richmond!
Hello and thank you for shopping at the Pregnancy Birth and Baby Boutique!

We will be honored to help you prepare for the most exciting and sometimes most stressful time in a family’s life – the birth of a baby! The following classes are being offered to support you mind, body and soul.
Please sign our mailing list.
We are adding new classes every month. If there is a class you would like to have us offer, please let me know lsamsarahmorgan@gmail.com.
There is a fee for classes and if your family needs please pay what you can – please do not let finances keep you from getting information that will have you have a more satisfying birth and breastfeeding experience!

Feel free to call me with any questions 510 -393 7380. Samsarah Morgan, Instructor and Class Coordinator. NOTE: No class on Thanksgiving!

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Wednesdays 1-3pm and Saturdays 5-7 pm

Childbirth Preparation and C-section Avoidance Series
These classes will cover all a family needs to know to make wise choices and have a healthy birth experience. Learn the role of a doula and birth plan in taking charge of your experience with medical personnel. This class is suitable for families birthing at home, hospital and birth center.
Fees: 20.00 / per unit or 80.00 paid in full for the series.

Class 1
Pregnancy and Labor

What’s needs to possibly avoid high risk situations in labor?
Topics: Fetal Development. Diet and exercise. prenatal testing. How does labor start? How can I mange labor with medications?

Class 2
Birth at home – Birth in a hospital.
What is it like to birth at home? Is this an option for your family?
What is the hospital experience? What are common medical procedures offered to women in labor?

Class 3
Cesarean section.
What is a cesarean section? When might it be necessary? How can an unneeded surgery be avoided? Discussing VBAC (vaginal birth after C-section)

Class 4
My New Born Baby. My New Life as a Mother
Topics: What are the needs of you newborn? What procedures will the hospital staff offer to you after the birth of your child? Breastfeeding: a quick how to Guide.
Your first week with your new baby.

Class 5 Labor Preparation Exercises
Topics: we will discuss positions that encourage a smooth labor – breathing relaxation, hypnosis, and other tools that help labor progress powerfully and naturally. Even if you plan to use medications – these tools will prove to be a huge help in early labor!

The following classes are coming soon – please sign our mailing list to be informed of our start date or email me on lsamsarahmorgan@mail.com

Breastfeeding: Tips and Tools

Meet the Midwife night

Do I need a doula? Doula information night!

Dancing for Birth

Nutrition for Pregnancy and Birth

Hypnosis for Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting

To register for classes. Click the link – http://goo.gl/forms/EHQrBS63mu
Payments can be made via cash, check payable to Samsarah Morgan, and paypal to niahealingcenter@aol.com

Help spread the word!

Join us for Childbirth Education in Richmond!
Hello and thank you for shopping at the Pregnancy Birth and Baby Boutique!

We will be honored to help you prepare for the most exciting and sometimes most stressful time in a family’s life – the birth of a baby! The following classes are being offered to support you mind, body and soul.
Please sign our mailing list.
We are adding new classes every month. If there is a class you would like to have us offer, please let me know lsamsarahmorgan@gmail.com.
There is a fee for classes and if your family needs please pay what you can – please do not let finances keep you from getting information that will have you have a more satisfying birth and breastfeeding experience!

Feel free to call me with any questions 510 -393 7380. Samsarah Morgan, Instructor and Class Coordinator. NOTE: No class on Thanksgiving!

___________________________________________________________

Wednesdays 1-3pm and Saturdays 5-7 pm

Childbirth Preparation and C-section Avoidance Series
These classes will cover all a family needs to know to make wise choices and have a healthy birth experience. Learn the role of a doula and birth plan in taking charge of your experience with medical personnel. This class is suitable for families birthing at home, hospital and birth center.
Fees: 20.00 / per unit or 80.00 paid in full for the series.

Class 1
Pregnancy and Labor

What’s needs to possibly avoid high risk situations in labor?
Topics: Fetal Development. Diet and exercise. prenatal testing. How does labor start? How can I mange labor with medications?

Class 2
Birth at home – Birth in a hospital.
What is it like to birth at home? Is this an option for your family?
What is the hospital experience? What are common medical procedures offered to women in labor?

Class 3
Cesarean section.
What is a cesarean section? When might it be necessary? How can an unneeded surgery be avoided? Discussing VBAC (vaginal birth after C-section)

Class 4
My New Born Baby. My New Life as a Mother
Topics: What are the needs of you newborn? What procedures will the hospital staff offer to you after the birth of your child? Breastfeeding: a quick how to Guide.
Your first week with your new baby.

Class 5 Labor Preparation Exercises
Topics: we will discuss positions that encourage a smooth labor – breathing relaxation, hypnosis, and other tools that help labor progress powerfully and naturally. Even if you plan to use medications – these tools will prove to be a huge help in early labor!

The following classes are coming soon – please sign our mailing list to be informed of our start date or email me on lsamsarahmorgan@mail.com

Breastfeeding: Tips and Tools

Meet the Midwife night

Do I need a doula? Doula information night!

Dancing for Birth

Nutrition for Pregnancy and Birth

Hypnosis for Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting

To register for classes. Click the link – http://goo.gl/forms/EHQrBS63mu
Payments can be made via cash, check payable to Samsarah Morgan, and paypal to niahealingcenter@aol.com

Help spread the word!
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