Birthing Beyond the Binary: LGBTQ+ 101 for Birthworkers
sept 14 + 21, 2019 | 10:30am - 4 pm | northern suburbs, cape town
You are ready to dig deeper in how you can do some critical work towards self reflection and taking actionable steps to making a difference in how you show up for LGBTQ+ clients and patients that you work with as a birthworker. Sweet. This training is for you if you are a doula, midwife, lactation consultant, childbirth educator, labour + delivery nurse, ob-gyn, postnatal educator and other birth & parenting support such as placenta encapsulation specialist, sleep consultant/coach, pregnancy fitness educator, newborn care specialist (NCS), baby nurse, night nurse or night nanny.
Day 1: LGBTQ+ 101
Laying the Foundation to Advocacy
Examining Power + Privilege
Understanding Gender + Sexual Diverse Identities
Gender-Neutral Language: For Harm Reduction in Birthwork
day 2: The Big 5 to Create A Safe Space
Marketing + Visibility
#RepresentationMatters Beyond the Hashtag
Self (+ Practice) Management
Allyship is a Verb - How Else are you Showing Up?
Holding Safe Spaces in Unsafe Places