You're Pregnant! Now What?
Instructors: BreAnne Huss is a Certified Nurse Midwife and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with Kootenai Health in CDA, ID. Before becoming a certified nurse midwife in 2016, BreAnne started as a labor and delivery nurse in 2003 and then went on to become a women's health nurse practitioner. Jennifer Bookamer is a Certified Childbirth Educator through the Bradley Method and Doula since 1998. She has extensive training and experience with home, birthing center and hospital births. Kailie Denham received her doctorate in Physical therapy in 2007. She began training to be a pelvic floor physical therapist in 2014. She owns Her Physical Therapy and Wellness, PLLC based out of Post Falls, ID and has been on a mission to empower, through education, women in the community. She has extensive training in pelvic health with a focus on the female athlete through all stages of life.
When: Available starting January 1, 2020. Entirely online!
Where: From the comfort of your own home!
Who: This workshop is open to anyone! Thinking of becoming pregnant, those pregnant or any birth professional wanting more information!
This ~2 hour workshop will include lecture and demonstrations.
⁃ Putting together a rockstar birth team and what that might look like!
⁃ Labor/delivery positions to minimize pelvic floor trauma.
⁃ How to breathe to push baby out and why purple pushing is not recommended!
⁃ Perineal massage/stretching during pregnancy and delivery: should this be done? When and how?
⁃ Pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy: how to minimize/prevent!
⁃ Home vs. birthing center vs hospital delivery. Water birth? Informed choice!
⁃ What is a doula and why you should consider having one!
⁃ Techniques to help with pain during labor.
⁃ Breastfeeding (including mastitis) tips!
⁃ Common but not normal-there is help: incontinence, prolapse, pelvic discomfort, diastasis and how pelvic floor physical therapy can help during pregnancy!
⁃ -and more! You don’t want to miss this!
Bonus Video from Kailie (Pelvic Floor PT)
-How to apply Rocktape to decrease/eliminate low back and round ligament discomfort