DOULA TRAININGS + CONTINUING EDUCATION

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Dear Birth Workers,

Supporting a family during the childbearing year is intense and rewarding. Our workshops will help you thrive. We strive to create a better experience for parents and professionals by ending birth worker burn out!

You are invited you to join our mission to make the next evolution of birth better than in any other time in history. 

Update: July, 2020. Birth worker meet-ups and continuing education are on hold for the remainder of 2020. We are doing our best to manage our doula clients and parenting responsibilities. There will be a birth doula training in the fall and we hope to resume these sessions in spring 2021.

 

 

- Amity, Thresholds founder

Thresholds Classroom Seattle
Amity Kramer Thresholds Owner
Catherine Fenner, breastfeeding classes

OUR TEAM + YOU = AMAZING WORKSHOPS.

CURRENT OFFERINGS

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seattle

Free Birth Community Workshops

Come join other birth workers to share in community, learning, food, and rest. Free for anyone who works with or aspires to work with new families.

10am-12pm/ free/all are welcome

February 13th, 2020 | Birth worker meet + greet

Q + A with Physical Therapist Darshana Naik, DPT, MS, WCS, OCS, Cert MDT.

Bring your beginners mind and questions you have to this casual friendly session.

April 23, 2020 | Meditation + Birth Art

Doula

enCircle Doula Trainings

Have you always longed to care for laboring people?

This training is personal and in-depth and designed to help you feel fully confident as you step into your new role as a birth doula. Small groups allow you to bring your specific questions and interests.

Katie Spataro Thresholds

Consent for Birth Workers

With Katie Spataro, Full Spectrum Doula, Somatic Sex Educator.

Hands-on tools for your practice. This experiential workshop introduces the complexities of consent in the birth room and offers trauma-sensitive tools for supporting your clients in accessing greater embodied awareness and choice throughout pregnancy and birth.

December 12, 2019 or February, 6th 2020

12-4p/ $100/ Scholarships available 

 

Photo of Macall Gordan, Infant sleep speicalist

Navigating Infant Sleep

With Macall Gordon, Infant Sleep Specialist

Help your clients have realistic sleep expectations that are based on the best research available. Macall Gordon and Amity Kramer will help simplify this monster of a topic. Click on the purple button to learn more and register. 

November 6th or February 27, 2020

12-2pm/ $50/ Scholarships available 

 

Meg Heather Ford

Holding Power in the Birth Space

 

With Meg Heather Ford

The hours before, during, and after a birth are powerful! This workshop will provide additional colors in the diverse tapestry of POWER in the birth space. Come ready to explore and connect to your own power. You will learn creative ways to use it to enhance the experience of birth for yourself and those you serve.

January 30th, 2020

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March 12, 2020

12-3pm/ $75/ Scholarships available 

Catherine Fenner breastfeeding class lactation

First Latch + First Days

Come learn all you need to know to support your clients in the early nursing sessions. Catherine Fenner, IBCLC will lead a workshop that will help you nurture a new family in the first hours and days after birth.

Coming in 2020

Supporting Families in Grief

Supporting Families in Grief

This is a special opportunity to prepare ourselves and all involved when the dreams of a new baby turn to heartbreak. 

engaged couples workshops

Trauma Informed Care for Birth Professionals

Learn the basics of trauma informed care to help you be a supportive in the most unexpected circumstances.