MICROBIRTH ONLINE COURSE (9 x 60 Mins)
Evidence-based Continuing Education on the infant microbiome and epigenetics aimed at healthcare professionals.
Science is showing the microscopic events happening during pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding can impact the lifelong health of a child. If you are a health professional, an understanding of this critical science can help you better support parents.
The course features and has been approved by 11 world-leading professors from top universities including NYU, Cornell, Yale, King's College London and Imperial College London plus two lactation experts:
Professor Martin Blaser, New York University & Author of the book, "MISSING MICROBES"
Associate Professor Maria Gloria Dominguez Bello, New York University
Professor Rodney Dietert, Cornell University & Author of the book, "THE HUMAN SUPERORGANISM"
Professor Hannah Dahlen, Western Sydney University
Professor Sue Carter, Director of The Kinsey Institute
Professor Anita Kozyrskyj, University of Alberta
Professor Gregor Reid, University of Western Ontario
Assistant Professor Aleeca Bell, University of Illinois at Chicago
Associate Professor Jacquelyn Taylor, Yale University
Professor Lesley Page, Visiting Professor, Kings College London
Emeritus Professor Philip Steer, Imperial College London
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC & Co-Author, "THE GREATEST PREGNANCY EVER"
Maureen Minchin, Author of the book, "MILK MATTERS: INFANT FEEDING AND IMMUNE DISORDERS"
Lifetime Access so you can go-at-your-own-pace
Evidence-based content approved by world-leading professors
Content presented in a way that is easy-to-understand
High-quality videos featuring world-leading professors
9 CE Credits if you are a midwife, RN, doula, childbirth educator, lactation professional or other health professional
Approved for: 9 CONTACT HOURS (ACNM) / 9 CPD HOURS (ACM) / 9 CERPs (IBLCE) and 0.9 CEUs (MEAC)
Course Sessions (9 x 60 Mins)
1. Introduction To The Microbiome
2. Microbiome And Pregnancy
3. Microbiome And Vaginal Birth
4. Microbiome and C-Section
5. Microbiome And Breastfeeding
6. Epigenetics And Pregnancy
8. Epigenetics And Childbirth
9. Science Of Oxytocin
What do students think of the course?
"A brilliant resource for midwives"
happy with the value for the price and excited about the information.
Scientifically ground breaking, but not difficult to understand"
"I like how the line up evolved from beginning to end. It really made sense to me"
a midwife and IBCLC, I found the info on the microbiome and the
Lactobacilli in the bowel and vagina fascinating."
"The videos and the slideshows were all extremely informative and linked together well"
"It was very logical and easy to follow. It was an interesting perspective of the importance of birth and breastfeeding in creating our individual microbiome, equipping our immune system and preparing us to survive and thrive in the environment we are born into".
If you are a midwife (LM, CPM, CM, CNM), LC, RN, doula, childbirth educator or other health professional, the following CE credits are accepted by many midwifery, nursing, doula, childbirth education orgnanizations including: IBLCE, AMCB for CMP, ACNM, ACM, CCI, ICEA, DONA International, CAPPA and as CE Credits by Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators.
9 CONTACT HOURS approved by AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NURSE-MIDWIVES (ACNM) - Program
9 HOURS / 0.9 CEUs approved by MIDWIFERY EDUCATION ACCREDITATION COUNCIL (MEAC) - Program ID #M1617-83-0801DE
9 CPD HOURS approved by AUSTRALIAN COLLEGE OF MIDWIVES (ACM)
9 CERPs (4 L-CERPs and 5 R-CERPs) approved by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) CERPs Registry No. 317023K
- 9 Contact Hours (ACNM) are applicable to Nurse-Midwives, Certified Midwives, Registered Nurses, doulas and childbirth education providers. ACNM is an approved provider of Nursing CEUs.
- 9 Contact Hours (ACNM) are accepted by the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI) for CNOR recertification and CRNFA recertification.
- 9 Contact Hours (ACNM) are accepted as part of Certificate Maintenance Program (CMP) by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB). The AMCB operates on a 5-year certification cycle. That means that if you initially pass in 2017, you will have five years until 2022 to fulfil the certification cycle requirements, which includes completion of 20 Contact Hours (2.0 CEUs)
- 0.9 CEU's (MEAC) can be applied to Certified Professional Midwives registered with the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) and can also be used for recertification and general career development by midwives and other healthcare providers.
- 9 CERPs (4 L-CERPs and 5 R-CERPs) can be used for recertification for Lactation Consultants (IBCLC). Five years after most recently passing the IBLCE certification exam, IBCLCs may renew their certification by demonstrating completion of 75 hours of continuing education that has been approved for CERPs. Of these, at least 50 must be L-CERPs. IBCLCs recertifying by CERPs may use up to 20 R-CERPs to complete recertification requirements.
- This course is an Australian College of Midwives CPD
Recognised Activity and has been approved for 9 CPD
Hours. Australian Midwives and Nurses are required to collect 20 hours of
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) each year, so this course will
provide 9 CPD Hours out of those 20 CPD Hours. If required for auditing, the course certificate will provide date and number of CPD Hours. If required for auditing, a brief description of objectives are listed at the start of each course session.
On completion of the Microbirth Online Course (9x60 Mins), you will receive your own Certificate of Completion listing the above Continuing Education credits.
11 WORLD LEADING PROFESSORS
Professor & Director of the Human Microbiome Project, New York University
Author of Missing Microbes
MARIA GLORIA DOMINGUEZ-BELLO
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, New York University
Professor of Immunotoxicology, Cornell University
Author of The Human Superorganism
Professor & Executive Director, Kinsey Institute
Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics, Imperial College London
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
Visiting Professor of Midwifery, Kings College London
Professor of Midwifery, Western Sydney University
Associate Professor, Yale University
Professor of Microbiology, Immunology & Surgery, University of Western Ontario
PLUS 2 LACTATION EXPERTS
LAUREL WILSON, IBCLC
International breastfeeding speaker
Co-author of bestselling books: The Greatest Pregnancy Ever and The Attachment Pregnancy
Author of Milk Matters: Infant Feeding and Immune Disorders
Discounts for groups?
For a personalised group discount quote, please get in touch with the course creators via the Contact Us link below.
Institutional use?If you would like the course materials for institutional use (larg organisations, schools, colleges, universities), please use the Contact Us link below for a personalised quote.
Toni Harman is the co-producer/director of the of the multi award-winning documentary MICROBIRTH and co-author of the books, THE MICROBIOME EFFECT (UK & World) & YOUR BABY'S MICROBIOME (US/Canada). Toni is the creator and course leader of MICROBIRTH ONLINE COURSE.
Toni has been featured as a guest on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC World Service and also she has appeared as a guest on numerous podcasts. Her work has been featured in The Observer, The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail. Toni has written blog-post articles for Scientific American and the Huffington Post. Toni has also been keynote speaker at several international scientific, midwifery and breastfeeding conferences.
You can contact Toni Harman via the contact form HERE.