POC ONLY DOULA TRAINING LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Skills to deal with one bias’ triggers and ego

  • Understand the art of holding space, deep listening, and others triggers

  • Understand the history of birth in the United States, understand the current birth climate in the US, and begin to find ways of how individual can support a more optimal reality.

  • Understand the human female anatomy pertaining to being a doula

  • Understand the mechanisms of labor

  • Understand the signs of labor

  • Understand options for abortions and how to hold space for this process

  • Understand the options for miscarriage and how to hold space for this process

  • Understand the three stages of labor

  • Have a full toolbox of remedies and things to bring more comfort for pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. This includes both food, tactile support, and traditional healing modalities and methods.

  • Understand how to support someone in navigating the medical industrial complex

  • Understand how to conduct an interview/ inquiry, prenatal, and postpartum appointment

  • Understand how to advocate for client

  • Understand how to support someone in finding the best decision for their self

  • Understand how to support with post birth disappointment, regret, and trauma.

  • Knows when to and how to advise a referral during any part of the process

  • Knows how to spiritually and energetically  hold space via collective traditions and modalities.

  • Understands what tools they will need.

  • Knows how to take care of ones self

  • Knows how to prevent burnout and to see the warning signs

  • Knows how to cloak, or is aware of he concept to support with the practice of mastering this technique

  • Knows how to find evidence based current research for nothing them, their clients, and their clients practitioners or family.

  • Knows how to take care of a healthy infant up to 3 months.

  • Knows the warning signs during pregnancy, abortion, miscarriage, birth of live infant, and postpartum of a complication and knows how to handle the situation whether their is a primary care provider present or not

  • Knows how to hold space for a precipitous birth if there isn’t a primary care provider present or if holding space for a free birther.