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The Hormonal Physiology of Birth
October 5, 2017$75 – $95
Supporting Natural Hormones Evidence
Action – Comfort
Provided by the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey
Saint Clare’s Hospital, Denville, New Jersey
This workshop will provide the latest science regarding the hormones involved in childbirth, breastfeeding, bonding and mother-baby health and well-being. Focus will be on non-pharmacological comfort in childbirth including communication techniques and measures which can be supportive of laboring patients and their partners. The afternoon will include practice using birth balls, peanut balls and rebozos as well as labor positions and acupressure techniques. Participants will leave this program with at least ten strategies to enhance comfort and ease in labor and birth.