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ADVANCING BODYHEALTH & WELLNESS THROUGH 

CPR AED & FIRST AID 

American Heart Association Courses

Healthcare Provider Courses

Initial and renewal courses available


Community courses

Adult, Child & Infant


PRIVATE CLASSES AVAILABLE

Please call to ask for individual and/or group rates and details.


ADVANCING BODYHEALTH & WELLNESS THROUGH 

EARTHSIDE CLASSES 

Infant Massage  

Infant CPR

Sibling preparation

Welcome baby 

Postpartum tricks to transitioning

Partner Support Made Easy

Breastfeeding

Preparing for the Shift


PRIVATE & SPECIALTY CLASSES AVAILABLE

Please call to request a specialty class and ask for individual and/or group rates and details.

ADVANCING BODYHEALTH & WELLNESS THROUGH 

EARTHLY ESSENTIAL CLASSES

Essential Oils & uses beginning to advanced 

Herbs  & Oils for kids

The family medicine cabinet

Herbs & Oils for the seasons of life

Holistic Approaches to health & wellness

Bach Flower Essences

Make & Take Herb & Oil classes


PRIVATE & SPECIALTY CLASSES AVAILABLE

Please call to schedule special request classes and ask about our individual and/or group rates and details.

ADVANCING BODYHEALTH & WELLNESS THROUGH 

ASIAN & TRADITIONAL TEACHINGS

Reiki (First, second, and Master levels)

Chakra Balancing

Meditation groups and sessions

Touch Therapy

Infant Massage

Reflexology Basics

Reflexology with oils

Sound Vibration Healing

Sacred Spaces

Blessing Ways

Ayurveda

Ancient & Spiritual Traditions


PRIVATE & SPECIALTY CLASSES AVAILABLE

Please call to schedule special request classes and ask about our individual and/or group rates and details.


ADVANCING BODYHEALTH & WELLNESS THROUGH 

TUTORING & EDITING SERVICES

Learning is fun but too often experienced as stressful and daunting. Living Tree provides professional, affordable tutoring and editing services. We help all ages in a variety of topics. Our educators have more than 30 years experience as educators and use a variety of teaching techniques to aid the students and their needs. We are also qualified to help with many special education needs. Since our experience is vast it is best to call or email to set up a free consultation to assess if we can help. One on one and groups welcome. Don't forget our editing services. 

ADVANCING BODYHEALTH & WELLNESS THROUGH 

CELEBRATING WOMYN

Luna Y Sol SiStars Monthly Womyn's empowerment group 

DOULA Services by D.A.M.E. Doulas Attending Mothers Exceptionally

Blessing way Ceremony

Contraception

Grief and Trauma support

Safe Sex Practices

Pre-Conception

Natural Family Planning

Natural Childbirth Education

Teen Pregnancy

Sex in Pregnancy

Twins or Multiple Births

Breech Birth

Water Birth

Ancient Birth

Postpartum Preparations

Practical Parenting

Menstrual Cycle

Menopause

Coming of Age

Adoption

Single Parenting

Sibling Adaptation

Breast-Feeding Support

Supporting the Laboring Women

Natural/Herbal Inductions

Advanced Referral Needs

Cord Blood Registry


PRIVATE & SPECIALTY CLASSES AVAILABLE

With more than 30 years of Midwifery Experience I am happy to provide counseling & education in the above and more. Please call to schedule special request classes and ask about our individual and/or group rates and details.


ADVANCING BODYHEALTH & WELLNESS THROUGH 

MIDWIFERY & D.A.M.E. DOULA TRAINING

D.A.M.E. Doulas Attending Mothers Exceptionally

Thank you so much for looking into our D.A.M.E. Doula’s

Attending Mothers Exceptionally Doula training program. Our

training provides you with the the skills to give professional and

customized support to the mother-to-be and is and ageless

tradition common to all cultures. It means to ‘Mother the Mother’.

Benefits of Doulas include:

25% decrease in the length of labor

50% decrease in cesarean section

30% decrease in the use of forceps and pain medications

40% decrease in the use of pitocin and induction

60% decrease in the use of epidurals

Please see the calendar for upcoming classes/workshops!

All additional trainings supporting doula work through D.A.M.E. is independently instructed such as End of Life Doula’s, PLA’s etc. Contact us for more information.


ABW LIVING TREE offers 4 kinds of Doulas

P.L.A. (Professional Labor Assistant)

This doula tends to the mothers emotional and physical needs in labors but is also skilled and licensed to do a birth should it be indicated. This doula typically starts labor with the mother at home and then transfers to the birthing site with the family.

This is a doula in training as a midwife under supervision or a state licensed midwife able to do vitals and exams.

Services Include

Help in preparing the expectant mother and family for your new arrival.

Physical comfort and relief to the mother while she labors

Hydrotherapy Advanced mental and physical relaxation techniques

The option to labor at home for as long as possible

Advocacy for the family to better understand what is happening

Sibling support and preparation for brothers and sisters

Lactation support and counseling 24/7

Postpartum support 24/7

Why?

Statistics show, women who birth with a doula present have:

Shorter labors

More comfortable labors

More successful breast-feeding experience

40% TO 60% less interventions of epidural, cesarean, pitocin, and episiotomy

25% o 30% less use of forceps, vacuum, extractor, and narcotic use.

Specialized appointments to establish and build a solid working relationship.


Postpartum Support Doula

This doula tends to the after birth transitions and helps the family in the home with light housekeeping, breastfeeding support, and other odds and ends that may need to be dealt with.

Sibling Support Doula

This doula tends to the siblings needs if planning to attend an upcoming birth. Time is spent with the child to build trust. Birth videos, a coloring book and preparation activities are incorporated. The doula is there solely for the sibling and their needs. A great combination with the sibling preparation class.


D.A.M.E. Doula

The doula has had extensive training and is inthe process of gaining their certification. Part of the course is to provide services for experience and feedback from the families they serve. This will help the, to perfect their skills at services families. They can provide all doula services accept P.L.A.


EOLA (End of Life Assistant) Doula

An End of Life Doula is similar to a labor and birth Doula only at the end stage of life. The role of the “Death Doula” is to help with the care and decisions leading up to the death of the client as well as the details of after death. Some of the things that will be learned are but not limited to:

Facilitating advanced directives

End of life healthcare planning

Navigating the health care system

Pain and symptom management

Attaining peaceful death with voluntary actions such as stopping treatment, voluntarily stopping to eat and drink, disconnecting life support treatments with physician support.

Interfacing with health professionals about compassionate, client-centered care for mindful death

Support and resources appropriate for the individual circumstances

Grief support and the cycle of emotions with loss

Discussing honestly ones wishes and helping those wishes be implemented and legally honored

How to facilitate aid in dying

Helping family and friends be effective advocates for the dying loved one

Burial options and religious supported choices for cremation, green burial and embalming

Celebrations of life ceremonies and live memorials


Please visit our contact page for details and to set up a phone interview. This program is in cooperation with Art of Birth & Wellness and is based on the traditional apprentice model of education.

ADVANCING BODYHEALTH & WELLNESS THROUGH

MIDWIFERY TRAINING

Main Core Course Curriculum
  • Fertilization Reproduction and Fetal Development
  • Antepartum Transformation, Examination, Nutrition, and Comfort Measures
  • Antepartum Testing and Risk Assessment
  • Intrapartum First Stage, Pain Management and Pharmacology
  • Intrapartum Second and Third stage, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean
  • Forth stage and postpartum
  • Neonatal Newborn care, Congenital Anomalies
  • Anatomy and Physiology basic
  • Digestive
  • Cardiovascular
  • Endocrine
  • Skeletal
  • Integumentary
  • Endocrine
  • Nervous
  • Terminology and Documentation
  • Interconceptual Well woman care and contraception, Family Planning, Disease Prevention, STD’s
  • Variation of normal disease, menopause, infertility, Common Infections
  • Antepartum conditions systemic and chronic
  • Antepartum complications acute, fetal and infectious
  • Birth complications and variations of normal intrapartum first stage
  • Hemorrhage and related complications intrapartum second stage
  • Intrapartum complication third and fourth stage
  • Postpartum complications
  • Neonatal pathology, abnormalities and complications
  • 112 Basic Protocols
  • ABO / RH INCOMPATIBILITY
  • ABNORMAL FHT
  • ABNORMAL NBS
  • ABRUPTIO PLACENTA
  • ADOPTION
  • AMBULANCE-EMS TRANSPORT AND REQUEST PROCEDURES
  • AMNIONITIS / DHOIOAMNIONITIS
  • ANEMIA
  • ANTEPARTUM BLEEDING
  • APGARS
  • BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS / GARDNERELLA
  • BIOMEDICAL WASTE
  • CLEANING TOOLS AND STERILIZING
  • BREECH PRNATAL AND BIRTH
  • CATHETERIZATION, URINARY
  • CHANGING DUE DATES WITH SONOGRAM
  • CHART REQUEST
  • APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING NON PREGNANT OR POSTPARTUM
  • CONSTIPATION
  • PHYSICIANS CONSULT
  • DEATH MATERNAL AND / OR FETAL
  • DEABETES
  • DISINFECTANT
  • DRUGS / HANDELING / STORAGE
  • ERYTHROMYACIN
  • FAILURE TO PROGRESS PREVENTION FIRST STAGE
  • FAILURE TO PROGRESS PREVENTION SECOND STAGE
  • DOCUMENTATION
  • LESSENED FETAL MOVEMENT
  • FETAL WELL BEING CHECKS
  • FERN TESTING
  • GLUCOMETER INSTRUCTIONS
  • GTT
  • RANDOM GLUCOSE SCREEN
  • 50 GRAM GLUCOSE SCREEN
  • HANDWASHING
  • HAZARSOUS WASTE
  • HEADACHES IN PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM
  • HEARTBURN
  • HERB
  • HEMOCUE
  • HEMORRHAGE
  • HEMORRHOIDS
  • HERPES
  • HIV / HBV
  • HOMEBIRTH
  • HOSPITAL VISITS
  • HYPOGLYCEMIA IN THE NEWBORN
  • INSOMNIA
  • INCIDENT REPORT FOR ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE
  • IUD
  • IUGR
  • JAUNDICE
  • LAUNDRY
  • LEG CRAMPS
  • LIDOCAIN
  • LIGAMENT PAIN
  • LONG LABOR
  • LOW LYING PLACENTA
  • MECONIUM / SUCTIONING
  • MENSTRUAL HISTORY EVALUATION
  • MORNING SICKNESS
  • MULTIPLE PREGNANCY
  • NEONATAL RESUSCITATION
  • NEWBORN ASSESSMENT
  • OPHTHALMIC SOLUTIONS, ADMINISTRATION
  • O2
  • PAP RESULTS
  • PERINEAL LACERATIONS
  • PIH
  • PLACENTA PREVIA
  • PREGNANCY TEST AND CONFIRMATION
  • PREMATURE RUPTURE OF MEMBRANES
  • PRENATAL CONSULT
  • PROLAPSED CORD
  • PROTEINUREA
  • 24 -42 WEEK PROTOCOLS
  • POSTPARTUM MONITORING AND STAYS AND HOME VISITS
  • POSTPARTUM HEMORRHAGE
  • RECORDS AND RELEASES
  • RH-
  • RUBELLA NON-IMMUNE
  • PREMATURE RUPTURE OF MEMBRANES
  • SPONTANEOUS OR INDUCED ABORTION
  • SCHEDULING PRENATAL AND POSTPARTUM
  • SHOULDER DYSTOCIA
  • SIZE DATES DISCREPANCY
  • SMALL FOR GESTATIONAL AGE
  • STERILIZATION
  • SUTURING
  • THYROID
  • TOURNIQUET USE
  • POST TRANSPORT MIDWIFRY CARE
  • TUBERCULOSIS
  • TWINS EMERGENCY DELIVERY
  • UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS
  • UTI
  • YEAST
  • WET MOUNT
  • UTERINE MYOMA
  • LATE TO CARE
  • WATERBIRTH
  • WBC ELEVATED
  • XYLOCAINE
  • LAB TEST REQUEST
  • DIAGNOSTIC TEST REQUEST
  • PRIMARY ROLE
  • ASSISTANT ROLE
  • INCLUDING DOULAS
  • RECEIVING GIFTS
  • THANK YOUS AND CORRESPONDENCE
  • BABY SHOWERS, BLESSINGS, NAMINGS, BAPTISMS, FUNERALS
  • HERBAL TRAINING COURSE FOR MIDWIVES
  • Themed Topics throughout the main curriculum & Optional Courses for further development:
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology
  • Childbirth Education Instructor course
  • DAME, Doula Training Certification
  • Essential Oils for Midwives
  • Bach Remedies for Midwives
  • Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Advocacy
  • Hospital Interfacing
  • Setting up a practice
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Ethics in Women’s Reproductive Health Care
  • Cultural Awareness
  • These are advanced courses and although many of the issues are addressed in the First and Second level courses of our main curriculum, and in the work assignments, we have created extended courses of study for further development for Junior/Senior level students or currently practicing midwives.

Please visit our contact page for details and to set up a phone interview. This program is in cooperation with Art of Birth & Wellness and is a slide scale course based on a home school model of education. 

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