Teach Moms How to Push During Labor Instructor Training Course
About This Course
Learn how to teach pregnant people (and their partners) what they really want to know: How to Push During Labor!
This course is taught first hand by Lead Oh Baby! Fitness® Instructor Kathleen Donahoe and focuses on the technique called Coordinated Pushing: a physiological way to approach the pushing stage of labor for more efficient births.
You’ll be able to teach your clients in a clear and concise way the dos and don’ts of how to push during labor.
Who It’s For
This course is for current Fitness Instructors looking to expand their course offerings, and for medical and birth professionals to learn the physiology of pushing to share in childbirth education.
- What muscles to contract and which to relax when pushing
- How you can practice the Coordinated Pushing technique
- Pelvic floor exercises to prepare for birth
- Graphics of how muscles coordinate during pushing in labor
Along with video instruction, you’ll receive:
- Downloadable Instructor Training Guide PDF
- Labor Push Class “Cheat Sheet” for Instructors
- Individual Exercise Breakdowns
- Current ACOG Recommendations for Perinatal Fitness
Mackenzie Miller, Certified Nurse MidwifePlymouth, MA
How is the Teaching Moms How to Push During Labor Course offered?
This course is offered online via a teaching video of a live class in action. You will not only learn the technique of Coordinated Pushing, you’ll see how the class is taught so you can teach it to your clients, patients, or use it for your own birth! This course is adapted to include a pregnant person’s partner in the class. Partners are taught how to help cue relaxation, the appropriate time to push, and the actual pushing technique.
Are there any prerequisites before taking the Teaching Moms How to Push During Labor Course?
No other courses are required in advance, but the Oh Baby! Fitness Pre/Postnatal Exercise Instructor Training is strongly recommended to give you a full understanding of the role exercise plays in a healthy pregnancy and postpartum period.
Is there an exam for the Teaching Moms How to Push During Labor Course?
There is no quiz required for completion of this training.
How long will it take me to complete the Teaching Moms How to Push During Labor Course?
The training video that comprises this training is approximately 90 minutes. You may choose to watch it repeatedly until you feel confident enough to teach the technique yourself.
Who is the Teaching Moms How to Push During Labor Course designed for?
This course is for fitness instructors looking to expand their course offerings, and for medical and birth professionals to learn the physiology of pushing to share in childbirth education.