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Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss

  • Birthwise Midwifery School 24 S. High Street Bridgton, ME (map)

Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss trainings are for doulas, bereavement doulas, therapists, midwives, ministers, OBs, and end-of-life care professionals.

She will guide participants through a heartfelt and rigorous analysis of three key components central to holding space for grieving mothers and their families.

1.An introduction to the Companioning Model of Care  “As a hospital chaplain specializing in the training of birth professionals to hold space for pregnancy loss, I’ve learned that being lovingly present matters much more than the speaking of carefully crafted words.”Miscarriage MattersPhillyVoice

2.An exploration of best “care practices” with regard to the various support networks surrounding bereaved mothers.

3.A cross-cultural understanding of the healing power of ritual found in both religious and secular settings.

Earlier Event: February 24
Childbirth Education
Later Event: March 10
Sex Abuse and Pregnancy