Accepting Fully Who We Are

By Cathy Daub, PT CD, CCE (BWI) | September 30, 2019

Our Birth Doula training is very comprehensive and includes not only Optimal Pelvic Positioning and “The Four Principles,” but also ways in which to enhance character development.  One of the ways we do this is by having our students complete the BirthWorks Doula Journal Workbook in which one of the exercises is to write responses […]

“The Baby Comes Out the Back” – Birth Story

By Krista Haggerty | September 30, 2019

by Krista Haggerty, BWI Trainee I was 40 weeks and 6 days pregnant when I woke at 6am to my waters breaking.  It was a small trickle, but I knew today would be the day we would meet our third child.  I woke my husband, text my doula, and called my midwife.  Since this would […]

Birthing in the Spirit

By Cathy Daub, PT CD, CCE (BWI) | September 12, 2019

  She labored in the water, feeling her body becoming lighter as her abdomen tightened in another contraction.  Her partner looked at her saying, “Are you okay?” with a thumbs up to encourage her.  She smiled back at him looking relaxed in the water.  But inside she felt huge.  Her mind was whirling as she […]

Yes! Type 2 Diabetes is Reversible!

By HORATIO DAUB | August 29, 2019

  BirthWorks is a comprehensive program that works to improve birth and health for the whole person. We address many issues that help keep a woman in the perinatal period healthy so she has a better chances of growing  a healthy baby, having a transformative birth,  and being of sound mind, body, and spirit during […]

Balance in Birth and Life

By Cathy Daub, PT CD, CCE (BWI) | August 1, 2019

As a Libra, balance has always been an important concept for me.  As I have worked in birth for so many years, the concept of balance becomes even more important. There is a very fine line of balance in the body, physiologically, as when our temperature is even one degree higher than normal, we feel […]

Oxytocin: The Love Hormone

By BirthWorks International | June 28, 2019

My name is Ashton Gelzinis, and I am one of the founders of Birth Naturally Brevard, LLC, a childbirth education and doula service business. My partners, Julie O’Neill and Elizabeth McLean, and I have served women in Brevard for several years and love every minute. We are also the owners of a small retail shop […]

Adina’s Testimonial

By BirthWorks International | June 28, 2019

Attending the BirthWorks childbirth education workshop in Mt Dora, Florida this May was way more than I bargained for! The place was absolutely stunning. A Victorian style historical hotel with sprawling grounds against a backdrop of the magnificent lake and quaint town. But even more than that was the content of this 3 day workshop […]

Profession forum at the BirthWorks Peace in Birth Conference 2019

By Cathy Daub, PT CD, CCE (BWI) | June 27, 2019

At our professional forum our speakers commented on the following: Question #1: What is the most important thing that women need to learn: Amber Price: They have the power to change anything. One voice can make change. Consumer demand is important. Lewis Mehl Madrona: Consumer demand brought the epidural epidemic. If consumer demand was for […]

The Baby Way

By Cathy Daub, PT CD, CCE (BWI) | June 27, 2019

What better way to show cardinal movement, rotation of a baby through the pelvis, than by demonstrating with The Baby Way, manufactured by BirthWorks International. This is an “Ah Ha” moment for any pregnant woman, helping her to understand the importance of movement in labor. Our imagination is much more powerful than we may realize. […]

BirthWorks with Birthpedia Conference – Highlights

By Cathy Daub, PT CD, CCE (BWI) | May 28, 2019

Our conferences are being described by attendees as, “The BirthWorks Experience” and this is different from other conferences they have attended.   Our program is based on the practice of human values along with integration of the mind, body, and spirit.  This is experienced in all of our conferences and workshops as well as in our […]