ARE YOU AN

L&D NURSE?

PHYSIOLOGIC BIRTH TRAINING FOR NURSES 

Are you a Labor & Delivery nurse and wish you had more tools & strategies to help your patients achieve a vaginal birth? We've all seen the "experienced" nurse pull tricks out of their hats to help get the baby lower or get the patient to complete... but has anyone ever taught you how and why they work? What about malpositions? Do you know how to strategically get the baby rotated? We got you! We believe that YOU make a huge impact on the patients you care for and deserve to have all the tools to help give them the best labor experience possible, with the best outcomes. 

Tired of the same-old, read the powerpoint nursing trainings? US TOO! We are committed to helping you learn in a fun, interactive way that gives you practical tools you can apply TOMORROW at the bedside! 

This workshop will provide you with 8 Continuing Education Hours from the California BRN. 

  • *ONLINE* Physiologic Birth Training for L&D RNs - July 2021
    Jul 28, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
    ALL ONLINE!
    Tired of the feeling stuck at times in helping your patient achieve the birth they want?! US TOO! This is going to be a fun, interactive training that has many practical tools you can apply TOMORROW at the bedside!
  • *ONLINE* Physiologic Birth Training for L&D RNs - September 2021
    Sep 09, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
    ALL ONLINE!
    Tired of the feeling stuck at times in helping your patient achieve the birth they want?! US TOO! This is going to be a fun, interactive training that has many practical tools you can apply TOMORROW at the bedside!
  • *ONLINE* Physiologic Birth Training for L&D RNs - November 2021
    Nov 15, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST
    ALL ONLINE!
    Tired of the feeling stuck at times in helping your patient achieve the birth they want?! US TOO! This is going to be a fun, interactive training that has many practical tools you can apply TOMORROW at the bedside!

OBJECTIVES

  1. Identify the hormones of labor and how they contribute to physiologic birth.                                               

  2. Discuss the importance of the maternal pelvis, pelvic floor, ligaments, uterine muscle, and cardinal movements of the fetus, how they work together and how they facilitate physiologic birth.                                                                                               

  3. Compare maternal positions and movements during labor and how they facilitate the descent of fetus.                                                                                            

  4. Display proper use of various birth props such as (but not limited to) rebozo, birth ball, and peanut ball.                                                                                                 

  5. Predict and identify fetal malpositions and how the RN can actively respond to facilitate optimal fetal positioning.                                                                         

  6. Identify causes for labor dystocia and create pathophysiologic solutions to reverse them.              

  7. Identify patients with a history of trauma and adapt care accordingly.                                                          

  8. Demonstrate therapeutic communication techniques between the nurse, provider and patient when encouraging a physiologic birth intervention.                                                                              

  9. Explain how understanding and pursuing physiologic birth can decrease cesarean birth rates and maternal morbidity/mortality.                      

  10. Integrate 3 new techniques into practice.

Physiologic Birth Workshop

This 8-hour workshop is designed for labor & delivery nurses working with intrapartum women and their partner(s), practicing in the inpatient hospital setting. It will provide information necessary to promote physiologic birth and/or interact with various labor patterns/interruptions through non pharmacological nursing interventions. This course promotes birth as a normal, physiologic process for the majority of women, but recognizes that there are common interruptions in the birth process that can have an impact on the ultimate mode of delivery. Upon successful completion of the workshop, the participant will be able to educate, triage and better facilitate physiologic birth to meet the desires of the laboring woman and accomplish a vaginal birth.

This workshop will be presented through multiple activities, hands on practice, lecture, visuals, models and discussion. 

Training includes workbook + other fun supplies (sent via snail mail) to help assist your learning!

Make sure you wear comfy clothes! Consider signing up with a buddy and take the class together so you can practice with each other!

Some topics we will cover: Anatomy/physiology of physiologic birth, supporting hormones of labor, pelvic floor, the pelvis, strategic positions for labor, identifying and treating acynclitism, OP, labor dystocia, arrest of descent, trauma-informed care, legal/ethics, closed- knee pushing, case studies and therapeutic communication strategies for working with the hospital team.      .

Spread the word! Click the button to download a flyer for this event to post on your unit!

Interested in hosting an event or bringing this training to your hospital?

Email bundlebirthnurses@gmail.com

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Meet your Instructors

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Founder, CEO of Bundle Birth

RNC-OB, BSN, PHN, CLEC, ICCE

Sarah Lavonne

I believe that we, as nurses, can change the world. I believe that we hold the power to make or break a woman's (and her partner) birth experience. My dream is to provide the nursing education and support that empower you to be the best you can be. I want you to love going to work - you work so hard, sometimes you need someone to remind you who you are, and give you some practical tools to help you feel more confident and empowered to live out your calling. 

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I have held various nursing roles, from floor nurse to peer mentor (educating and mentoring nurses as they came off orientation), childbirth educator, to manager... I felt my impact had been exhausted in the hospital setting. So, I created Bundle Birth, A Nursing Corporation to help unite patients, support persons and medical personnel together through education and support. 

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Head of Nursing, Bundle Birth

RNC-OB, BSN, PHN

Justine LeDuc

I have been obsessed with birth since nursing school and really obsessed with facilitating vaginal births since I spent a month in Tanzania as a nursing student in a Maternity suite. Empowering women during birth is my favorite part of the job. My goal is to provide simple, quick and easy tools that nurses can incorporate into their already busy shift. I hope to inspire nurses to go to work every day feeling as they are making a difference in the lives of the families they are caring for. 

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Justine is in school to get her Masters in Education. She works at a community hospital in the Inland Empire and is a labor and delivery clinical instructor.