Author: Heather

Welcome to AVBRN, Jodi!

Jodi Rosen is a very welcome addition to AVBRN.  She leads two free breastfeeding support groups in the Antelope Valley and is currently the program manger for all things breastfeeding at AVPH.  Visit her AVBRN profile page and read about all that Jodi has to offer.       While she was pregnant with her third child, Jodi decided to leave hospital nursing and seek new challenges.  She attended the UCLA extensions Certified Lactation Educator program and received her CLE.  She worked with a Pediatricians office educating and counseling moms on breastfeeding.  In 2010, she went back to working...

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Welcome Rachel and Kelly

AVBRN’s Newest Members The Antelope Valley Birth Resource Network continues to grow with two new members!  Please help me welcome Kelly Wilson and Rachel Jones. Rachel Jones, AAHCC Rachel is a childbirth educator affiliated with The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth™. She has been teaching couples the Bradley™ way to have a healthy pregnancy and birth since 2013. She has safely birthed four healthy babies into the waiting hands of her loving and supportive husband/coach. She did so in water births at home under the watchful care of her midwives. She has been breastfeeding her babies since 2010 at...

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Welcome Two New Doulas to AVBRN

Join me in welcoming Erin and Lucy to AVBRN! Erin McMahan is a trained birth doula currently working towards certification with DONA.  She is also earning accreditation as a childbirth and hypno-babies educator.  Find her on Facebook or visit her AVBRN page. Lucy McEwen is a postpartum doula currently seeking certification with CAPPA.  She started a local postpartum support group and is Mental Health First Aid certified.  You can find her on AVBRN or visit Journey to Joy to learn more about her...

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Comfort Measures for Birth Doulas Workshop

Learn and review the basics in positioning and exercises designed to help the laboring woman in this course for birth doulas and labor support professionals.  Up to date techniques for using the rebozo & birth ball.  Use of innovative tools such as the peanut ball and tens unit are included in this three hour course.  We’ll also discuss proper posture and positioning for the doula while providing labor support and finish up with how to wrap a Bengkung Belly Bind for use by birth doulas as a recovery tool.   Thursday, February 16th at 2:00 pm in Ridgecrest.  Exact...

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