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The Winthrop-LIDA Birth Doula Project.
Description: The Winthrop-LIDA Project is a unique clinical opportunity for any student interested in: ?Gaining hands-on, meaningful, clinical exposure ?Empowering women to become agents of their bodies and health ?Promoting mother and baby-friendly childbirth initiatives ?Exploring birth doula work, midwifery, or obstetrics as possible professional trajectories Specifically, birth doulas provide emotional, physical and informational support to women in labor. The benefits of birthing with birth doulas are numerous, including: ?-Personalization and respect of individual birthing choices ?-Promotion of breastfeeding and maternal-infant bonding ?-Increased rates of vaginal delivery ?-Acknowledgement of birth as a natural process ?-Increased maternal satisfaction Volunteers will not only gain holistic exposure to the field of women’s health, but will also be fulfilled by their abilities to affect positive change in the diverse patient population they will serve. I speak from my own personal experience with this project when I say that it has been a most rewarding experience, and one I don’t think I could have obtained elsewhere. Our next training is March 3 & 4, 2018.
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|Company Name||The Winthrop-LIDA Birth Doula|
|About the Company:||LIDA, Inc., is a multi-professional organization operating on the paradigm that birth is normal and as such provides evidence based information and positive support for women in the early stages of motherhood, from conception through postpartum. LIDA, Inc., is passionate about supporting birthing families. Through our "Families in Crisis Fund" we are able to provide professional childbirth support to families in crisis at little or no cost to those in need.|
|How To Apply:||If your students are interested in registering for the next training and learning about pre-training requirements, please encourage them to reach us at email@example.com.|