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Please note that our services remain virtual at this time, but we offer a variety of self-paced e-classes, as well as live format Zoom classes to fit your needs.  To book any class, click RSVP. If you have any further questions about which class is the right fit for you, contact lauren@strongasamother.net

 
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AWHONN's Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course $250

AWHONN’s Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring Course is a two-day Instructor-led educational experience taught at locations across the U.S.  The course is presented to over 15,000 clinicians a year and may be used as a competency assessment to validate the knowledge and skills of perinatal clinicians who use fetal monitoring.  The course includes a post test to assess learner knowledge.

Course Description

The course can be used to support preparation for certification examinations.

The information included and the skills presented include:

  • Maternal and fetal physiology

  • Interpretation of fetal and uterine monitor tracings

  • Evaluation of auscultated fetal heart sounds

  • Performance of Leopold’s Maneuvers

  • Placement of fetal spiral electrodes and intrauterine pressure catheters

  • Evaluation of and strategies for enhancing communication

Intended Audience

AWHONN’s Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring Course is an excellent interdisciplinary course for perinatal registered nurses and physicians.  This course assumes the learner has previously completed entry-level/basic fetal monitoring education. It is designed for perinatal clinicians who use fetal heart monitoring in the intrapartum setting.

Fees
$250 instructor fee for the two day course. This fee is paid for when you click on "Book Class" Button and register for the course.  

**Each participant is required to separately purchase the intermediate course student pack ($120). The product number is 978-1-5249-3365-4.  This is from Kendall Hunt in order to receive full credit for the course and be assigned CEUs through AWHONN. 


Each participant should also purchase the Fetal Heart Monitoring Principles & Practices (5th edition) as the primary reference for course preparation.  This textbook is available in either print ($74.95) or e-book format ($34.95). 


This material can be purchased at 

https://awhonn.kendallhunt.com/

Contact Hours

To obtain 18 contact hours of CNE and 15.25 hours of CME, participants must attend the entire course and complete an online feedback form.

 
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Strong as a Mother - Childbirth Prep E-Class $125

Understanding Birth eClass

This interactive online course covers essential information on labor and more, and highlights ways partners can help throughout the process. You’ll also get a sense of what labor is really like as you watch several birth stories. You’ll even have an opportunity to create your own birth plan!  Allow 4-6 hours to complete. Course is available for 270 days after activation. 

eClass chapters:

  • Pregnancy

  • Labor

  • Birth Stories

  • Comfort/BreathingTechniques

  • Medical Procedures

  • Cesarean Birth

  • Newborns

  • Postpartum

Upon course completion, the participant can email Lauren to book a 45 min virtual consult to answer any questions and review course materials!

 
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Strong as a Mother - Breastfeeding Basics E-Class $60

Understanding Breastfeeding eClass

This interactive online course covers the essentials of breastfeeding, including clear animation and plenty of video examples. It lets you know when to call for help and includes partner tips throughout. You will also have the opportunity to track feedings with an easy-to-use tracker!  Allow 2-3 hours to complete. Course is available for 270 days after activation. 

eClass chapters:

  • How Breastfeeding Works

  • How to Breastfeed

  • When to Feed Your Baby

  • Getting Enough Milk

  • Breast Care

  • Breastfeeding Lifestyle

At course completion, each class participant may schedule a FREE virtual consult for 25 minutes with Lauren Cascone to answer any questions and review course material!

 
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Strong as a Mother- Baby Care Basics E-Class $60

Understanding Your Newborn eClass

This interactive online course covers essential information for the first six weeks and beyond, including clear video examples of bathing, feeding and diapering, and lets you know when to call the doctor.  You will also stay organized with a variety of helpful checklists and trackers!  Allow 2-3 hours to complete. Course is accessible for 270 days after activation. 

eClass chapters:

  • Newborn Traits

  • Newborn Behaviors

  • Crying and Comforting

  • Feeding

  • Diapering

  • Bathing, Nail Care & Dressing

  • Newborn Health

  • Newborn Safety

At course completion, each participant may schedule a FREE virtual consult for 25 minutes with Lauren Cascone to answer any questions and review course material! 

 
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Breastfeeding Basics Pre-Recorded Zoom Class $50

This two hour class is a great introduction to help you feel confident and ready to breastfeed your baby.

Participants will learn about the following: 

- Benefits of breastfeeding

- Signs of a good latch

- Signs of milk transfer 

- How to establish your best milk supply 

- Newborn feeding patterns/how often to feed 

- Breast milk storage

- How to know baby has eaten enough 

- AND MORE

 
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Strong as a Mother Zoom Live! Childbirth Preparation Class $99.

Our Zoom Live Childbirth Preparation Class offers you and your partner the opportunity to tune in for a virtual live class option in a small group setting limited a total of 6 mothers and their birth partners. This class will be offered in a single weekend day format from 930-245. Grab your coziest clothes, sit back and enjoy the class led by Lauren Cascone, MSN, RNC-OB, CLC, CCE. This class will include evidence based interactive lecture, videos, and discussion time.


All participants will be emailed a copy of Injoy's Understanding Birth, giving you an overview of each of the class's covered topics, as useful handouts for labor prep!  All will be great reference guides to refer to after class is completed.


This class covers information on the following topics:

  • Pregnancy

  • Labor

  • Comfort/BreathingTechniques

  • Medical Procedures

  • Cesarean Birth

  • Newborns

  • Postpartum

Price reflects the nature of this course being offered in a one time-viewable format.  

 
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Zoom Live Breastfeeding Basics Class $50

This two to three hour virtual class is a great introduction to help you feel confident and ready to breastfeed your baby. Taught live monthly via zoom. 


Participants will learn about the following: 

- Benefits of breastfeeding

- Signs of a good latch

- Signs of milk transfer 

- How to establish your best milk supply 

- Newborn feeding patterns/how often to feed 

- Breast milk storage

- How to know baby has eaten enough 

- AND MORE

 
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Zoom Live Got Milk? Breastmilk Pumping and Storing Class $25

Everything you need to know to get yourself ready for breastmilk pumping (exclusively pumping or not). Taught live monthly via zoom. 

This two hour class covers: 

1.The benefits of breastmilk – Mom and baby

2.How your body makes milk

3.How long should I feed my baby breastmilk 

4.How to know baby is getting enough breastmilk

5.Ways to express breastmilk

6.Pumping Basics – how often, how long, when, equipment needed

7.Troubleshooting your pump

8.Proper storage and handling of breastmilk

9.How to clean your breast pump

10.Breastmilk in a bottle feeding

11.Exclusive breastmilk pumping

12.Combo nursing/pumping feeding when going back to work

13.Pumping for undersupply issues

14.Pumping for oversupply issues

15.Common breast concerns while nursing/pumping

 
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Got Milk? Pumping and Storing Class Pre-Recorded via Zoom $25

Everything you need to know to get yourself ready for breastmilk pumping (exclusively pumping or not). Taught pre-recorded via zoom. 

This two hour class covers: 

1.The benefits of breastmilk – Mom and baby
2.How your body makes milk
3.How long should I feed my baby breastmilk 
4.How to know baby is getting enough breastmilk
5.Ways to express breastmilk
6.Pumping Basics – how often, how long, when, equipment needed
7.Troubleshooting your pump
8.Proper storage and handling of breastmilk
9.How to clean your breast pump
10.Breastmilk in a bottle feeding
11.Exclusive breastmilk pumping
12.Combo nursing/pumping feeding when going back to work
13.Pumping for undersupply issues
14.Pumping for oversupply issues
15.Common breast concerns while nursing/pumping

 
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Strong as a Mother Understanding Your Multiples E-Class $125

Expecting twins or more? Take an interactive online class made just for you! This class covers everything you need to know about your unique pregnancy, including what to expect from a vaginal or cesarean birth, breastfeeding more than one baby, and life at home with multiples. 


Allow 3 to 5 hours to complete.  Accessible for 270 days after course activation. 

eClass chapters:

  • Pregnancy

  • Labor & Delivery

  • Breastfeeding

  • Postpartum Recovery

  • First Weeks at Home

 
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Strong as a Mother Pre-Recorded Childbirth Prep Class Via Zoom $75

Want to fuse a live taught childbirth prep class with a self-paced feel?  With our pre-recorded zoom class you can do just that!

This class is offered through Google Classroom and includes live taught (pre-recorded) instruction on the following topics:

- Pregnancy

- Labor

- Comfort/Breathing Techniques

- Medical Procedures

- Cesarean Birth

- Newborns

- Postpartum

Google classroom will include useful course handouts and accompanying pdf book of "Understanding Birth" which compliments the instruction! BONUS: You will have access to the google classroom for 9 months (270 days) after you purchase the class.  

**Add on a private 45 minute 1:1 zoom consult at course completion for $30 more.  If interested in the additional 1:1 consult as an add on option, please email lauren@strongasamother.net.  

 
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1:1 Consultations with Lauren Cascone via zoom or in your home

45 minute consultation via zoom priced at $35

60 minute consultation via zoom priced at $50 

Live consultation in your home (COVID-19 precautions maintained) - $60/hour 

Book Zoom consults via book class page, book private live consults in your home by emailing lauren@strongasamother.net. 

 

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