RN, Midwife, Doula, Instructor
About the Instructor
Mel Bailey is a Midwife, Nurse, Certified Health Coach, Family Herbalist, and Yoga instructor. She is also an Evidence Based Birth Instructor and Evidence Based Childbirth Educator. Mel has been involved in women’s health care for over 20 years, attending her first birth in 1997. She is the Assistant Director of EarthWise Midwives & Doulas, and an instructor and evaluator at Academia Tierra Sabia in Cuatemoc, Mexico.
Mel facilitates trainings both state-side and internationally for birth workers, as well as disaster relief workers and others in need of emergency birth skills. Mel is also the founder of Wellness Within, providing personalized wellness guidance to individuals during pregnancy and birth, and nurturing new families.
This interactive live workshop will discuss special considerations for pregnant & birthing persons during a Pandemic. Mel Bailey, RN and Certified Nurse Midwife, will cover the recommendations of the World Health Organization as they apply to maternity and newborn care during an emergency health crisis.
Resources for individuals and their partners are provided, including FREE virtual childbirth education. Human Rights will also be explored, as we discuss Informed Consent and Refusal, and how to communicate effectively with healthcare providers.
If you or a loved one are expecting, or if you are a birthworker, you don’t want to miss this informative experience!