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Mandy Irby

Stirrups Are Restraints: 5 Simple Steps to Overcome Barriers to Upright Pushing

  • Speaker: Mandy Irby , BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, LCCE
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  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 ACM CPD, 1 ACNM CEU, 0.1 Midwifery CEU

All of the evidence, professional organizations, and birth physiology supports giving birth in a variety of positions but somehow, despite nurses' best efforts, most birth givers end up in a supine position. Learn the powerful, trauma-informed steps to advocate for your labor and birth patients in upright pushing positions. Join this lecture, discussion, and demonstration as we identify and demonstrate the 5 simple steps to overcoming these barriers to upright pushing.