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Childbirth Education Course Outline | Doula Handouts | Doula Templates

Childbirth Education Course Outline | Doula Handouts | Doula Templates

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The Confident Birth Childbirth Education Course Outline is a comprehensive tool designed to help Doulas, educators, and their clients prepare thoroughly for labour, birth, and the postpartum period. This easy-to-follow document provides a 6-week course outline that can be customized to meet your unique Childbirth Education/Doula Business needs.

As a bonus, we've included a complete Birth/Cesarean Preferences Template!

Please note that Canva offers both free and paid options. To make the most of the templates in this bundle, we highly recommend a Canva Pro account.

You have the flexibility to teach this syllabus in two formats: a condensed weekend course (2 days, 7 hours per class, including lunch/coffee breaks) or a 6-week series (1 day a week, 2 hours per class).

Weekend Course Schedule:

Time: 10 am - 5 pm (including lunch/coffee breaks)
6-Week Class Series Schedule:

Frequency: 1 day a week
Duration: 2 hours per class
Here's an overview of the course units:

Class/Unit 1: Course Goals + Preparing your Mind/Body
Class/Unit 2: Stages & Phases of Labor + Breath Work
Class/Unit 3: Confidence Building & Decision Making in Labor
Class/Unit 4: Informed Consent, Interventions & Birth Planning
Class/Unit 5: Postpartum Planning, Recovery & Infant Feeding Options
Class/Unit 6: Breastfeeding & Newborn Care
To enhance your teaching, we recommend optional handouts that complement the syllabus, including resources such as:

Labor Stages & Characteristics
Labor Cheat Sheet
Home/Hospital Birth Checklists
Pain Management in Labor
Breathing Strategies for Labor & Birth
Support Strategies for Labor & Birth
Effective Labor Positions
Informed Consent
Failure to Progress
Birth Partner Cheat Sheet
Postpartum Planning Workbook
Newborn Crying
Newborn Hunger Cues
Infant Feeding Reference Sheet
All About Your Newborn
Breastfeeding Basics
Please note that the handouts are not included in this document and must be purchased separately.

For a more comprehensive childbirth education experience, consider utilizing the CBE Student Workbook, CBE Course Slide Deck, At First Latch - Complete Guide to Breastfeeding, and the Newborn Care Guide.

Both American and Canadian versions are included in this instant digital download. No physical item will be shipped. You can print the document as many times as needed for your practice.

Here's how it works:

1. Add the item to your cart and complete the purchase.
2. After purchasing, you can access your printables in a zipped file through the Etsy "Purchases and Reviews" section, and they will also be sent via email.

***DO NOT UPLOAD THE PDF FILE VERSIONS TO CANVA TO EDIT THEM. THIS WILL CAUSE MANY FORMATTING ERRORS AND MAKE THE DOCUMENTS ALMOST UNUSABLE***

3. To ensure all elements fit onto the page, please set your printer to "Shrink To Printable Area."
4. Customize and make the most of the files!

Please remember that all files included in this download are copyright of The Birth Work Company and are for use within your practice only. They cannot be resold or commercially distributed in any way.

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