Birth in Water
Aim of the course
|Transfer of current information about water birth and to water birth|
Goals of the course
To learn the latest literature about water birth theoretically and practically.
To learn how to transfer them on courses.
Name and surname of educators
|Medical Doctor Hakan Çoker – Midwife Serpil Varlık|
Curriculum vitae of the educators related to the course
They have been having water births since 2008.
Cornellia Enning participated twice and Jenna Shaw Battista participated once studies related to the water birth.
Workshops are organized about water birth.
Method of education
|Didactic expression, slide, practice|
Schedule of course
09: 00-16: 00
1) Theoretical headings
The past and today of water birth
Definitions of water birth
Advantages and disadvantages
Medical and technical considerations
Results of water birth
Usage and storage properties of plastic birth pools
Features of water for water birth
Timing of pool use
Pregnancy acceptance criteria for water birth
Contraindications for water birth
Safety precautions for health personnel to join in water birth
Emergencies and to do in water birth
2) Practical headings
Regulations and discussions on water temperature
Practices for entering and leaving the pool
Follow up of parents and baby safety in the pool
Doppler usage and timing in the pool
Baby's positions in water birth
Things to be aware of when removing the water born baby
Place and timing of postpartum placenta separation
|Materials required for the course||Clothes for pools|
|Pre-condition for participation to course||
(Who can participate eg nurse, midwife, doctor, doula, physiotherapist, psychologist / everyone else?)
Open to everyone