Integrated Prenatal and Perinatal Dynamics Module 5

The Impact of Birth Intervention Dynamics

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Part of a hybrid online and in person training for professionals wanting to prevent and heal birth trauma.

Welcome to Module 5: Birth Intervention Dynamics

In this module, you will learn about birth interventions, their impact on mothers/birthing parents and their partners, and on babies. These interventions include:

  • Inductions
  • Forceps
  • Vacuum Assist/Ventous
  • Cesarean Section
  • Perinatal Tears/Episiotomy

Additional information includes:

  • Research on doulas and midwifery model of care
  • Working with near death states for mothers and babies
  • Neonatal resuscitation

Clinical Skills will emphasize:

  • Working with the Blueprint
  • Mapping resources and layers of support
  • Shifting Freeze to Fight/Flight in doable pieces
  • Search and Restore Inner Knowing
  • Repair for difficult births
  • Restoring a Defensive Gesture
  • Working with Shame and Grief

Your Instructor

Kate White
Kate White

Kate White is an award-winning educator and an advanced bodyworker. She is trained in somatic therapies, prenatal and perinatal somatic health, lactation, brain development, infant mental health, and has specialized in parent-baby dyad care using somatic prevention and trauma healing approaches for nearly 25 years. She is a mother of two children, holds a BA and MA in Communication, is a Registered Craniosacral Therapist in the Biodynamic Craniosacral method and a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner. Her work combines somatic trauma healing, energetic therapies, bodywork, pediatric therapies and education about the nervous system to help give families with babies and small children the best possible start. She is Founding Director of Education for the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health where from 2013 – 2019 she created and ran the Prenatal and Perinatal Educator Certificate program, a large online educational program for professionals. She went on to found Prenatal and Perinatal Healing Online and the Prenatal and Perinatal Somatics Institute. She teaches classes online and in person, and offers a training called Integrated Prenatal and Perinatal Dynamics. She has a private practice in Charlottesville, VA called Belvedere Integrated Healing Arts ( and offers her own seminars through the Center for Prenatal and Perinatal Programs,

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