(1.0 ACNM Contact Hour, .1 MEAC CEU pending)
Families come to you with their birth stories, opening their hearts and sharing concerns about their families. Often they personally feel they had a traumatic birth but don’t feel it was ‘bad enough’ to merit getting professional help. Their birth experience, uncertainty and all, sets the stage for a tricky transition into parenthood full of continual questions… am I doing it right, am I a good enough parent, are we bonding well? The good news? You are in the perfect position to help an anxious mom make the transition into an amazing parent! Did you know there are simple tools that can help them move past the pain and into stress-relief? How do you support these moms to the best of your ability without taking time away from what you are already doing and without providing therapy? The RISE UP method helps you help families in only minutes during the course of your normal interaction with them. It is simple yet meaningful, a gift that will help ensure that you are serving parents at your highest level, building connections that will create happier families and a better world!