Magnificat Childbirth Course curriculum

Doula Add-in is separate and costs more - please email catholicdoulanews@gmail.com for info

  • 1

    Module One: Introduction to Childbirth

  • 2

    Module 2: Choices at Childbirth

  • 3

    Module Three: Childbirth Course

  • 4

    Module Four: Learning more about Childbirth Education

    • Welcome module Four and Video for module 4.

    • Module Four PDF File

    • 4.1 section Discussions for Module Four

    • Module 4 Quiz over First Trimester

    • Quiz for Second Trimester

    • CALM Case study

    • 4.2 Section Discussions

    • 4.2 Assignment (Two assignments for this section) Birth tools and Supply list

    • 4.2 Quiz

    • Extra Supplemental area - Herbs for Pregnancy discussion

    • Case Study Cassidy and Mandy "having their baby" "right now"!!

    • Treasure Hunt "quiz" - more of a fill it in quiz...so email to catholicdoulanews@gmail.com

    • 4.4 Assignment: Make Affirmation cards and extra credit exercise letting go of fears

    • 4.5 Module Project: Breastfeeding outline

    • Breastfeeding Book Review Requirement - remember to do 5 book reviews!

    • Catholic Mother's Companion section assginments/discussions:

    • Visualization Video - Add-on

  • 5

    Module 5: Magnificat Childbirth Education - Third Trimester, Breathing, & More!

    • Welcome & video for module 5

    • Module Five PDF - this is updated - video will not have the extra slides we added a couple.

    • 5.1 Discussion(s)

    • Quiz over 3rd Trimester

    • Massage Skills _ Doula-add on friends - if you are not doing doula this is extra credit

    • 5.2 Section Discussions

    • Visual birth plan (extra credit CBE - 50 points) - Doula add-on are to do this one for sure:

    • Birth Plan Assignment to email in to us...100 points

    • 5.3 Discussion(s)

    • 5.3 "Fill in blank" quiz Extra credit

    • Content Statement assignment *Required*

    • 5.3 Full Lesson Assignment CBE - *Required*

    • Location of Classes! Assignment!

    • Rebozo Basic skills turn in * "Required" * by all students

    • Bettering Lives of Outstanding Moms Assignment #1

    • BLOOM book to read for full credit for the class - plus can count as book review!

    • 5.5 Make a Dad Class for Module Project

    • Extra info about dads and partners - verbal support tips!

  • 6

    Module Six: Comfort Measures for Birth & More

    • Welcome and Video for Lesson 6!

    • Module 6 PDF File

    • 6.1 Discussions

    • 6.1 Assignment Make Labor Cards

    • 6.2 Discussions

    • 6.2 Doula Add-on Assignment (if CBE - extra credit)

    • Breathing Assignment (again!) I don't think we did this yet...so required by all students...

    • Massage skills for doulas in training - optional for CBE people....

    • Jaw Skill

    • Comfort Menu - Practice skills on birth ball - required for all students CBE/doula!! (Or do Miles circuit practice if you have no birth ball)

    • Comfort Menu - Nourishment for Labor - try a labor aid recipe! "REQUIRED"

    • Sample of Skills sheet for above section

    • 6.3 Environment of Labor section - discussion and assignment choice b

    • 6.4 Catholic Mother's Companion to Pregnancy section

    • Stillbirth Project (6.4 Section)

    • Extra video about pushing...

  • 7

    Module Seven: Medical options for labor and some business for CBE

    • Welcome and what's in module 7 plus video link!

    • Module 7: Medical Options - PDF

    • 7.1 Discussion(s) on Induction and other topics

    • 7.1 Assignment on Induction Methods (remember to email in to us)

    • 7.1 Case Study A - please do!

    • 7.1 Labor Rehearsals - Extra Credit 100 points - but highly recommended

    • List of Terms to know - add to your term list

    • 7.1 Quiz over Christian Childbirth Handbook Section

    • 7.2 Assignment (Handout) on Epidural

    • “Pushing Party” example in book pg. 68-71 Module Project Part A

    • Module Project Choice B

    • Extra credit assignment on breastfeeding class outline

    • 7.2 Discussion

    • Extra Supplement section "Required" by Doulas in training (add-on students who are paying for that option) otherwise extra credit or you may skip!

    • "Case Study B" *Required by doulas in training - CBE can pick if so desired

    • 7.3 Business for CBE and doulas 101: Appearances

    • 7.3B - what about microphones?

    • 7.3C Strengths? Weaknesses? Assignment!

    • 7.3D Hospital CBE vs. private practice

    • 7.3D Assignment hospital offering curriculum

    • 7.3E Discussion on private based instruction for CBE

    • 7.3F Interview a Childbirth Educator - if you have not done so yet - reminder to do this assignment!

    • 7.3G Business Planning discussion and Business plan assignment (2 things - discuss and assignment)

    • 7.4 Brainstorm for Curriculum, etc.

    • 7.4 Certification requirement: make a fuller curriculum – it can be a 1-day, 3-day, 4-day, 6-week – any time frame

    • 7.5 Water Birth Discussions (no quiz - we decided not to do one) - choose one discussion to do.

    • 7.6 Catholic Mother's Companion Section: NICU Plan Project

    • 7.6B Affirmation cards

    • BLOOM discussion - required if doing the BLOOM support leadership add-on for moms

    • 7.6C Infant Prague Devotion and more....

    • Baptism discussion (extra credit) and no quiz for this module

  • 8

    Module 8: Finally last CBE Module - more on postpartum and business!

    • PDF of the module 8

    • Video YouTube link of Module 8

    • Book Review Guidelines and Reminder to do 5 book reviews

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    • 8.1 Discussions Labor Challenges from Christian Childbirth Handbook!

    • 8.1 Assignment on Emergency birth kit

    • Rebozo sifting information

    • 8.1 Waterbirth Case Study

    • 8.1 VBAC class outline assignment

    • 8.2 New Active Birth Section: List Assignment for Hospital bag - doulas should do doula bag.

    • 8.2 Discussions

    • Quiz over 8.1 and 8.2

    • 8,3A - Assignment - find a lactation IBCLC consultant

    • Extra Credit: Sleep Sack Research

    • In Lieu of Quiz - make a handout about Baby section

    • 8.4 Business Section: Tips and Name discussion - also you may discuss all tips!

    • Extra Section: Postpartum needs section

    • Extra Section: Leviticus discussion

    • Extra Section: Mom and Dad emotional needs - discussion

    • Extra Section: Handout assignment - doulas in training required - CBE extra credit

    • 8.5 Module Project: Class policies statement

    • CBE Certification Checklist!!

    • Final Lesson plans info (just in case you have not done this yet)...

    • Mother evaluation or Student who attended your course

    • Self-Evaluation for Class - you fill out and turn in.

    • Doulas in training - please read