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December 17th at 3 Central

Gail Hart


Common Cause and Prevention for Preterm Birth:

Dispelling the Myths


 Join Gail as she shares her wisdom on Preterm Birth.

This is going to be an information packed class that you don’t want to miss!

New research has led to breakthroughs in identifying the nutritional, immunological and inflammatory processes which can cause preterm birth and is providing insight in how to prevent it. Preterm birth is linked to some specific problems such as pre-labor rupture of membranes, pre-eclampsia, hypertension, intrauterine growth restriction, cervical inflammation, and infections with Group B strep yeast and bacterial vaginosis. Fortunately these conditions can be detected through low technology methods and the remedies are widely available.


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Let's Talk About Sex: Sexuality After Childbirth and in Motherhood

The POWERHOUSE, Angela Gallo opens up the conversation we all should be having after birth! This webinar is juicy and information; it is one you wont want to miss! Angela talks all about sex after childbirth.  Topics discussed will be: the connection between birth and sex, cultural/societal attitudes towards mothers and their sexual identity, ascertaining the presence (or lack there of) of pleasure in your life, considerations re: past trauma and environment + how that affects our sex perspective) reframing sexual health, introducing sex positive language, body awareness, somatic self care and self love practices.  This webinar promises to be juicy and informative!

Pleasurable Eating in Pregnancy

In this webinar Jenna shares with us the art of pleasurable and intuitive eating in pregnancy.  Pregnancy is a time when the food rules change. The body has new needs, cravings, desires and aversions. You’re eating for two and want to eat well, so how do you do that without stress? Introducing the art of Pleasurable Eating in Pregnancy. When you eat with pleasure, your nervous system is calmed and your metabolism is boosted. Digestion and assimilation of nutrients are more effective, and the whole process is more fun. Learn the Pleasurable Eating Practices that will transform your relationship to food and your body, and support your thriving pregnancy.

Pelvic Floor Optimal Health: Tips and Tricks for Pre and Post Birth

In this webinar Lynn will teach birth professionals three assessment tools to utilize prior to birth, to help set mothers and their internal pelvic floor up for the best passage! Lynn will also be teaching key assessments post birth to help birth professionals address postpartum pelvic floor and abdominal muscle weakness.  This webinar will help midwives assist mother’s to feel strong and powerful in this area for years to come.

The Life of A Traveling Midwife

Join Gail Johnson, CPM as she shares her wisdom and path to becoming a traveling midwife.  In this webinar you will learn about the demand for traveling midwives as well as the  “how to’s” to making this transition. Gail paints a vivid picture of what the life of a traveling midwife looks life.

The Extraordinary Life of the Babies Biome

The microbiome is one of the THE most exciting areas of science right now. In this webinar Bridget shares her expertise on helping create the optimal microbiome for a baby, no matter how they are born.  If you work in pregnancy, birth, or with new parents you need to understand how to help give babies the best bacterial start and the importance of what happens microbially in early life. This information shared is incredibly interesting and literally life and biome shifting!  

When Homebirth Doesn't Happen- Solutions for a Successful Hospital Transfer

Many homebirth midwives dread transport because of the uncomfortable situation this can create. The interaction between homebirth people and medical personnel can be rough or unexpected. What do we do when we need to transport and how do we make the best of it? In this webinar, midwives will get the skills and language needed to help create a less hostile hospital experience for yourself and/or your clients.

The Practitioner’s Role In Ecstatic Birth

Pleasure is the most holistic birthing tool there is and yet it is rarely introduced as a viable option by birth practitioners to their clients. In this training, we will discuss the benefits of pleasure in birth preparation and planning, and explore the spectrum of ways in which we can use pleasure to support expectant moms and to nourish ourselves.

Creating The Space: How To Manifest An Undisturbed Third Stage

This class is for all the midwives out here who want to intentionally “do less” during the birth of the placenta and for all the mamas who want to OWN this part of their birth! Even women planning freebirths will benefit from this class because we will be looking at NORMAL physiology and also the “way that we’ve been taught” placenta birth looks (wait; do we even know what it looks like?)

Is Breech Birth Safe With Dr. Rixa Freeze, Phd

Join Dr. Rixa Freeze, PhD as she reviews research on term breech that has emerged since the 2000 Term Breech Trial. From a PubMed search of “breech” and “pelvic presentation” in the title & abstract, she extracted over 1,900 articles published between 2000-2017. She examines the evidence on term breech broken into several categories: neonatal morbidity, perinatal/neonatal mortality, long-term childhood outcomes (1-18 years old), short-term maternal morbidity, maternal mortality, long-term maternal outcomes, and outcomes for the mother’s future babies.

A Matter Of Life And Death Part I: Neonatal Resuscitation With Karen Strange

In this lecture, Karen sheds light on the most common failures and misconceptions that come up in neonatal resuscitation. She explains the key failures as well as the key components to successfully breathing for a newborn.

A Matter Of Life And Death Part II: Birth Case Studies With Karen Strange

In this online class, Karen presents and reviews a few real-life case studies to help you get a clearer picture of the benefits of looking at resuscitations and reviewing them yourself or with someone with a lot more experience in that area. She covers key points that often lead the way to understanding what got missed or what could have been done sooner.

Intuition As Authoritative Knowledge In Midwifery And Birth With Dr. Robbie Davis-Floyd

Join us as Robbie Davis-Floyd PhD discusses intuition and authoritative knowledge in childbirth, how midwives and mothers use intuition to make choices, and how to help women identify for themselves what counts as authoritative knowledge, and how to find the right balance between hierarchal and intuitive knowledge.

Babies Suck! Demystifying How Babies Breastfeed With Jacqueline Kincer, Ibclc

Join Jacqueline Kincer, IBCLC as she discusses the mechanics of latching and infant feeding; the anatomy of the baby’s mouth and mother’s breast and how they work together. Anyone who works with breastfeeding mothers will benefit from this enlightening session.

Vaginal Steaming Class

Having recorded over seven hundred case studies, Keli Garza holds the only known research database on vaginal steaming. Learning from her customers’ experiences, she developed unique vaginal steam treatment protocols for different conditions, becoming a skillful practitioner able to treat a wide array of women’s health concerns.

How To Be An Awesome Partner Before, During And After Birth

Join Tate Haglund-Pagel, a superdad of 3 under 6 (and Margo’s brother, arguably one of the coolest, most thoughtful dudes around) to cut through the BS around the role of the partner during these often challenging months and years.

Labwork For Midwives With Gail Hart

Join research expert and midwife Gail Hart as she takes us through her 90 minute online presentation about lab work for midwives. She will give a thorough review and explanation about blood tests that can be ordered, and detail interpretation about what varied results might mean.

The Baby’s Not Coming! A Webinar On Prolonged Labor

We’ve helped and supported many women through “prolonged labor,” and would like to share our experience, knowledge and inspiration with you. So, what do we do when babies don’t just “fall out”?

The 90 Minute Guide to Waterbirth

Get the information you need to prepare for your waterbirth.

The Birth Revolution Webinar

The Birth Revolution begins NOW. Join us for this powerful presentation that gets to the heart of the matter when it comes to birth and what is going on in the U.S. We are going to make it crystal clear that reclaiming your power in birth isn’t about the PLACE you birth or with WHOM, but about the underlying principles and philosophy you use to make those choices. This will be a fascinating and eye opening class that will finally give you “the material” to understand birth politics… and help you discover how to make a choice for yourself, or support others in their choices.

Avoiding Cesareans: Everything you need to know that they don't tell you

Come learn the truth about the rising rate of cesarean sections in the US and what you can do to avoid having one yourself. This class will benefit women who have never had a c-section as well as those planning VBACs after any number of previous c-sections.

The Indie Birth Doula Project

If you are a doula, childbirth educator or serve women in birth in any way, this online training is for you! We want to teach and inspire you to change the paradigm of birth with us, one birth at a time.

Indie Birth Visionaries

Maryn Green has been in the birth world for over 13 years, and has been attending women as a midwife since 2009. She has written numerous blog posts and recorded over 140 (and counting!) podcasts on iTunes (“Taking Back Birth”) that encourage women and midwives to rethink what they have been taught, and re-connect with ancient wisdom in combination with current research and knowledge. Her motto; The woman is always the center of her spiral! Most passionate about physiological birth and the fate of future generations, Maryn has been taught by witnessing hundreds of undisturbed births, the best of which have been the births of her own 9 children. 

- Maryn

Margo came to the world of pregnancy, birth and babies by way of serendipity and a deep inner calling before ever being pregnant herself. During her college years, she was focused on the history and strategies of social justice activism, women’s personal and collective empowerment, and the development of her own personal vision for a healthy, just and sustainable community. She now brings that background and passion to her community midwifery.  She completed a traditional apprenticeship with Maryn from 2011 to 2016, and has been attending births as a midwife since that time. Celosia, Margo's daughter, was born at home in 2014, against all odds, and that experience has been the continuing inspiration for much of her work around concepts of risk, variations of normal, and woman-centered midwifery.

- Margo

Women across the world are waiting for you to help usher in the new birth paradigm

We consider it a great honor & privilege to help guide you on your journey. Let’s get started.