This presentation aims to educate the observer on the role of birth doulas, identify the differences and similarities between the registered nurse and doula, and the critical need for collaboration between doulas and the health care team to improve outcomes and reduce the primary cesarean rate. Open to community members who identify as Doulas, Nurses, Midwives, and Physicians. Workshop attendees will leave with actionable strategies on working together to improve outcomes and reduce tension in the birth room. Attendees will earn 2 CEUs for attending and filling out a feedback survey.
Your Presenters: Nicole Stecker MN, RN, LCCE, IBCLC, BD and Liz Hochman FACCE, LCCE, CLC, CD(DONA) have spent over a decade as professional birth workers in a multitude of roles. With experience presenting at professional academic conferences they bring new information through the lens of birth doula and nurse in dynamic presentations full of evidence, research, and true life stories of working together in multidisciplinary teams.