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LEVEL TWO PRENATAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

Dec 9, 2014 |

Abby co-created this Level 2 training to give prenatal yoga instructors an advanced training in childbirth preparation. Together with Niisa Morton, ERYT, they created Yoga Born in 2012. Abby and Niisa travel around the US to provide this advanced training to prenatal yoga instructors so they can teach Yoga Born Childbirth Preparation Classes in their … read more

Private Consultation and Custom Trainings

Dec 9, 2014 |

Abby facilitates trainings for groups of family service professionals and/or parents. Topics include pregnancy wellness, birth and early childhood. Does your staff, organization or private group need training, guidance or consulting on topics related to pregnancy, birth and early childhood? “Abby Bordner’s trainings are lively and engaging. Her presentation is easy to follow, interesting and … read more

CAPPA DOULA TRAININGS

Dec 9, 2014 |

Abby Bordner offers both the CAPPA Labor Doula and Postpartum Doula trainings in the Southwestern United States and occasionally travels to other destinations. Inquire about hosting a training!  Do you want to be inspired and empowered to begin or enhance your career in pregnancy, birth and postpartum?  Train with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals Association … read more

Six Steps To Become A Certified Labor Doula

Apr 26, 2016 |

So, are you curious about a new professional certification that will give you income, make a difference in the lives of women, children and families AND be heartfelt and meaningful in your life? Then a career as a certified labor doula just may be right for you! Six Steps to Become a Certified Labor Doula … read more

Women Entrepreneurs are Different

Apr 6, 2016 |

By Abby Bordner The entrepreneurs I work with are women who want to make a difference in the world AND have the flexibility to care for their families and their own well-being.  Often women start businesses and they don’t have any business education. We want to serve others but forget about making a living. When … read more

“At Least You Have a Healthy Baby” The Hidden Pain of Birth Trauma

Mar 24, 2016 |

By Abby Bordner When you look at the probability of trauma in the course of a woman’s life, the statistics are high. One in three will experience sexual abuse in her lifetime, one if four will perceive her birth as traumatic. So, if you’re a childbirth or postpartum professional you are regularly working with women … read more

Six Reasons to Certify as a Doula

Mar 5, 2016 |

By Abby Bordner I’ve been part of a few conversations lately about whether or not to certify as a doula. You know, women have been doing this for years, right? So, why certify? If you’re a labor doula, postpartum doula or considering becoming one, you may be asking yourself, what are the advantages to certification with … read more

What is a Postpartum Doula?

Mar 1, 2016 |

“The doula we used got us through the first two weeks after my son was born,” says Lee Madiston. “My partner and I had no idea what we were doing and she made us comfortable, gave my wife support and information about breastfeeding, and helped us get to know our newborn. I occasionally got to … read more

10 Reasons To Become A Doula

Nov 30, 2015 |

I studied and certified to become a doula two years after my son was born. I was worried about the demands of being on call but my heart pulled me toward my studies and eventual certification to assist women and families through one of the most meaningful events of their lives: the birth of her … read more

What Partners Can Do in Labor and Birth

Sep 10, 2015 |

By Abby Bordner Many partners wonder what they will do during labor and birth to make a difference for your loved one. She will be going through a transformative event, birthing your baby and birthing your family. This is a big responsibility! Remember, your biggest job is to offer her protection, connection and compassion. Here … read more

Mindfulness for Childbirth Preparation

Sep 10, 2015 |

By Abby Bordner Not every woman’s expectation of birth is the same, not every woman’s feelings about becoming a mother are the same. I wrote a workbook called Creating Stillness: A Journal for Childbirth Preparation so that women can explore their inner world as they approach the transformative event of birthing their babies. It is … read more

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