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Active Birth Two Day Workshop Sydney October 2022

18th October 2022 at 9:00 am - 19th October 2022 at 4:30 pm

$180.00 – $450.00
ActiveBirth Two Day Workshop

Scroll to the bottom of the pageActive Birth Two Day Workshop Sydney October 2022 is a comprehensive workshop aiming to empower health professionals with skills to help women achieve a normal physiological birth.

Empowering midwives to empower women

One of the greatest pleasures for midwives is being able to assist a woman through physiological birth. Furthermore helping a woman in this way requires skills, patience and trust in the natural birth process. Midwives recognise the dangers inherent in tampering with normal physiology. However, we live in a society where women have little trust that their bodies are capable of giving birth safely. As a result, there is a great fear of pain in labour. Furthermore, women are demanding epidurals, elective caesareans and inductions. Due to the belief that these interventions are safe for themselves and their babies. Consequently, midwives caught up in the politics of maternity care, often feel powerless to change this situation yet there is much they can do.

If you haven’t been to one of these workshops before, here’s your chance. If you have attended in the past, is it time you updated? Do you need to be re-inspired and re-motivated? Most importantly you can discover tools that will empower you to empower the women in your care. If you attend you will:

  • Learn more about women’s physiology and how it works during labour.
  • Find out how you can support and protect women so they can labour instinctively.
  • Learn how to motivate and encourage women to trust the birth process.
  • See how to assist women in giving birth in various upright positions and off the bed.
  • Learn how to use effective non-drug forms of pain relief, as alternatives to epidurals.
  • Develop strategies for implementing these ideas in hospital settings.

Workshop aims:

Active Birth Two Day Workshop Sydney October 2022 offers 12.5 contact hours. Perfect for health professionals working with expectant parents. Therefore is perfect for childbirth educators, midwives, doulas, physiotherapists, doctors, nurses. Our workshop aims to:

  • Review the rationale behind “active birth”.
  • Explore the role of professional caregivers in assisting women to have physiologic birth.
  • Discuss ways of empowering women and caregivers to achieve desired birth outcomes.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending the Active Birth Two Day Workshop Sydney October 2022 participants will have:

  • Reviewed the normal physiologic process of birth.
  • Explored appropriate, practical teaching strategies. Therefore for increasing the confidence of expectant parents in being able to give birth physiologically.
  • Practised a variety of self-help techniques and positions for labour and birth. Above all designed to enhance normal physiology during parturition.
  • Viewed visual aids and videos. In addition, exploring teaching strategies for pregnancy and birth education of expectant parents.
  • Discovered strategies for introducing physiologic birth management into hospitals and prenatal classes.

Continuing Professional Development Points

Active Birth Workshop Accreditation


Active Birth Outline – full program PDF


Jane Palmer


The cost of the Active Birth Two Day Workshop in Sydney October 2022 is $450. This includes morning tea, afternoon tea, workshop folders and notes. In addition, student and group discounts are available – contact us for details by email or phone us on (02) 9630 5357 for details. The early Birth ticket is $400.00.


Early birth discountSave $50 when you register early! Registrations must be paid for by the 30th August 2022 to receive this discount.

Because our Active Birth Two Day Workshops are popular we are sharing the dates for 2022

  • Brisbane: Tuesday 13th September and Wednesday 14th September
  • Sydney: Tuesday 18th October and Wednesday 19th October
  • Melbourne: Thursday 17th November and Friday 18th November

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Please note that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic may cause the workshop’s cancellation at the last minute. If this occurs, you will be given a full refund or transfer to another workshop (whichever you prefer). If travelling to the workshop, we recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover any out of pocket expenses. Please note that some venues may require a vaccination certificate.

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18th October 2022 at 9:00 am
19th October 2022 at 4:30 pm
$180.00 – $450.00
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Birth International
(02) 9630 5357
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Birth International Function Room
5 Daking Street
North Parramatta, NSW 2151 Australia
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02 9630 5357
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