Supporting LGBTQ+ Families in Childbirth Education
Supporting LGBTQ+ Families in Birth & Postpartum: Part I, Introduction
This interactive workshop examines various birth settings and models of care that have historically included/excluded queer birth. We will discuss questions such as, what is the experience of birth like for members of the LGBTQ+ community and, how can birth professionals prepare this community to have empowering and healthy births?
The topics we will discuss include:
I. Definition of Terms
II. The Role of Non-Gestational Parents
III. Experience of Birth for Queer Families & Supporting LGBTQ+ Families in Birth*
V. State/Federal Second-Parent Adoption Laws
VI. Childbirth Ed Curriculum Building
This workshop is for birth workers of all professions (birth and postpartum doulas, childbirth educators, midwives, OGBYN's, etc).
3 DONA CEUs available.
For content questions about the workshop, please reach out to Morgane Richardson at [email protected]
On call? No sweat! If you're called to a birth during this training you can apply your credit to another workshop at no additional cost.