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San Diego, CA – Spinning Babies® Workshop w/ Tema – Sep 26, 2021
September 26 @ 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Spinning Babies® Workshop
Where dilation stalls, rotation solves! Spinning Babies® reduces unnecessary cesareans with a paradigm-shifting approach to physiological birth. Spinning Babies® goes beyond fetal positioning with our contribution to addressing all labor progress issues. Revolutionize your practice!
After this workshop you will be able to:
- Facilitate comfort in pregnancy and ease in childbirth for your clients
- Improve fetal position with techniques for uterine ligaments and pelvic muscles
- Identify when to take action to avoid a long labors or cesareans
- Use fresh solutions for long and/or posterior labor, labor dystocia and labor pain
- Resolve labor stalls with Spinning Babies® Three Levels Solutions℠
- And much, much more!
Spinning Babies® offers the world’s first complete system of matching birth positions and labor progress techniques to “Where’s Baby?” in the pelvis. Find out how you can change the effective size of the pelvis.
Who may attend: We welcome all professionals who serve people in their pregnancy and birth. Ideal for: midwives, nurses, nurse practitioners, doulas and childbirth educators. Also attended by obstetricians, family medicine doctors, prenatal yoga instructors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, perinatal case managers, and community health workers. It is recommended for people new to Spinning Babies®️, as well as those practiced in it for years.
CEUs: Doulas and nurses may use the document of attendance to obtain 7 contact hours. American College of Nurse Midwifery (ACNM) has awarded this course with 7 CEs. 7 CA BRN CE’s available.
Hosted by: Tema Mercado, email@example.com
Details: Please pack your lunch , snack and drinks.
Covid Precautions: Please do not come if you are sick or have been exposed to Covid.
Mask Policy: Masks are required for this indoor event.
Cancellation Policy: Attendees can request refunds up to 30 days before the event’s start date. A $25 administrative fee will be withheld from your refund. Exceptions may be made if you miss due to attending a birth. You must notify the trainer that you are on call at least 30 days before the workshop. If you are called to a birth, email the trainer TemaMercado@SpinningBabies.com before the workshop begins. Refunds will not be granted without prior notification.
Participants are responsible for their own travel, accommodations, and related expenses and Spinning Babies® is unable to refund these expenses.
About the Trainer: Tema Mercado is a Xicana Midwife (LM, CPM), mother to five children and a grandmother. She believes that birth work can change the world and has dedicated the last 10 years to birth and reproductive justice on the U.S Mexico Border serving families on both sides of the border.
Tema was born and raised in San Jose, California and spent her adolescence in Mexicali, Baja California. Spinning Babies® as a concept and practice came to Tema early on in her student midwife journey. She connected with Nicole Morales and through her mentorship, Tema began to view birth through a different lens.
Spinning Babies® is a paradigm shift on how we understand and assist different forms of pregnancy discomfort. One of the fundamental approaches in this practice asks, ”where is the baby?” in relation to the levels of the pelvis. It decentralizes questions about cervix dilation which expands our capacity to support complications in births like labor dystocia, shoulder dystocia and breech birth. The expansiveness in Spinning Babies® and its commitment of restoring balance in pregnancy aligned with Tema’s ancestral midwifery knowledge that was passed down from her Partera ancestors.
Tema feels honored to be part of a collective of people supporting with the trainings. She looks forward to traveling and learning from her future Spinning Babies® workshop participants. If you are curious about the work Tema offers in the community, you can visit her website http://www.lamatrizbirth.com/ and her IG page @matrizmidwife.
Advanced Offerings: The Spinning Babies® Workshop is required before taking any further trainings, such as Spinning Babies® Certified Parent Educator Training or Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioner Workshop.
See SpinningBabies.com for more information on Spinning Babies.