Spinning Babies

Gail Tully


Charlotte, NC

December 3

December 4


2 day workshop with Gail Tully at Charlotte Health Center

This workshop is for doulas, nurses, midwives, bodyworkers, and childbirth educators.
What to do, why, & when for comfort in pregnancy and ease in birth. A new paradigm using Balance, Gravity, and Movement in precise ways. Day 1: Pregnancy activities, anatomy and techniques for head down and breech babies. Day 2: Compare a slow labor to a stall, recognize CPD or when you can help baby rotate with gentle techniques. 

--Explore the effects and prevention of occiput posterior presentation
--Add comfort and prepare for labor during pregnancy -with a live model
--Reduce or prevent long labors during labor with the three levels of the pelvis
--Explain why patience may not always be the best natural birth solution;
--Identify when and why a cesarean is necessary for malposition
--Use the Mexican rebozo (scarf) to release a tight broad ligament;
--Get out of your chair and try spinning techniques for
latent phase
active phase
2nd stage
--Identify fetal position without hands-on palpation (touch) and within the doula scope of practice with Belly Mapping as seen in the 2004 International Doula Magazine. (For tips on palpation, see 2011 Winter Midwifery Today)

13 contact hours or .13 CEUs.

Early bird price $275 to Sept 31, Regular price $315 from October 1 to Nov. 31, Late Registration $335 through Dec. including at the door.

Partial scholarship for 2 Birth Workers of Color who are actively attending births (not for students who are not attending births unless no one attending births has applied, and not for retirees). Email gail@SpinningBabies with date and location of the workshop to apply.

Babies under 3 months welcome.

Hosted by:
Heather Hepler of The Mothering Doula
Meliea Holbrook of Artfully Born Birthing Services

Charlotte Health Center: 4012 Park Road #103, Charlotte, NC 28209

Read more about Gail here.

For questions or more information, contact Heather Hepler: