-
  • Affordable Educational Credits
  • Watch At Your Convenience
  • Worldwide Speakers
  • Captivating Topics
  • Peer Interactions

Tweet with us using #GOLDBirthBeyond2020

Opening Keynote Presentation

Welcome to your opportunity to learn what GOLD Birth & Beyond is all about! We are pleased to offer this free Keynote Presentation which offers valuable education from a leader in the perinatal field. Listen live and experience our interactive platform that allows delegates to get to know one another and pose questions to the speaker or listen to the recording at your convenience. Invite your friends and colleagues and listen together! It’s a great way to generate discussion, new ideas or perspectives and reinvigorate passion and inspiration.

We're thrilled to have Britta Bushnell, PhD as our 2020 Keynote Speaker. Britta's presentation "The Awakening Parent Within Your Clients: Are You Supporting or Sabotaging?" will kick off our inaugural Birth & Beyond Conference on October 5th. We invite you to join us at either of our two live sessions or access the public recording of this talk until October 30. Simply reserve your seat to receive exclusive access. A certificate of Attendance will be provided.

The public access to this presentation is available for a limited time, so be sure to sign up so you don’t miss out! Only our delegates who are registered for the full conference will be able to claim continuing education hours and you can do so by logging into the Delegates Area prior to watching the presentation.

To learn more about registering for the conference, please visit this page. Registered Delegates will have access to this presentation and 11 additional presentations until November 30, 2020 (Annual Members will have until December 21, 2020).

Reserve Your Seat!

Enter your details below to receive access to this presentation.
Limited to the first 1000 Attendees.

Join Us Live

Oct 5, 2020 16:00 UTC
and 23:00 UTC

  • Submit

preterm-speakersKeynote Speaker & Presentation Info

Britta Bushnell, PhD
Biography:

Dr. Britta Bushnell (she/her) is author of Transformed by Birth, host of the podcast Transformed, veteran childbirth educator, celebrated speaker, mythologist, wife and mother, and specialist in childbirth, relationship, and parenting. For over 20 years, Dr. Bushnell has worked with individuals and couples as they prepare for the life-changing experience of giving birth. Her work with parents has been enriched by her doctoral work in mythology and psychology, her years spent as a co-owner of Birthing From Within, as well as her dedicated study of solution-focused brief therapy, storytelling, and skills for supporting intimate relationships while parenting.

Britta is an engaging teacher, speaker, and presenter. Whether addressing a room of expectant parents, new mothers, or seasoned birth professionals, Britta has a way of captivating and inspiring them all. She has presented at conferences such as DONA International, MANA, ICEA, and Lamaze. Additionally, Britta has been featured on several popular podcasts including Informed Pregnancy, Birthful, and Atomic Moms. In 2016, in recognition of her transformative childbirth classes, Britta was awarded "Educator of the Year" by the Southern California Doula Association (DASC).

Abstract: Awakening the Parent: Are You Supporting or Sabotaging Your Client’s Transformation?

Becoming a parent is a process of profound maturation, one that requires expectant parents to grow into decision-makers for their growing families. Teachers and experts in the childbirth and parenting fields naturally want to share their hard-earned wisdom with expectant parents. However, doing so without awareness may be unwittingly reinforcing the idea for new parents, that experts “out there” hold the knowledge needed to be make decisions in the best interest of their growing family. This effectively keeps expectant parents in the energetic position of the child (the one who receives guidance) rather than supporting them to grow into the position of the parent (the one who makes decisions and acts). If we want to help the expectant parents grow into autonomous and self-guided parents, educators must practice in such a way that inspires the growth needed in the parent rather than simply fill them with information. Flipping from the authority of teacher and expert to mentor or guide, reduces the hierarchical nature of the relationship and can help awaken the inner authority of the parent-to-be. Understanding this dynamic along with a few basic tools can help you better support your clients as they stretch into parenthood.

Live Presentation Schedule

Oct 5, 2020 16:00 UTC - (Show local time)
Oct 5, 2020 23:00 UTC - (Show local time)

Share This Presentation Online Stay in touch, Like us on Facebook


preterm-detail-iconAdditional Information

CERP, CME, Nursing Contact Hour, Midwifery CEU Certificates:

*Only registered Delegates for the full conference will be awarded educational credit for this presentation and need to view the live presentation/recording through the Delegates Dashboard.

*Free access to the general public is only available at the live online presentation or on our website as a recording until October 30, 2020.

*A Certificate of Attendance will be provided.

*Please be aware that the Handouts to this presentation are for use only by individuals who have attended the live or recorded version of this presentation; and that they are for personal use only and are not to be shared with other non-attending individuals. Thank you.