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How To Prevent An Unnecessary Cesarean

Working to Improve the Short & Long Term Health of Women by preventing the Primary Cesarean

This course is designed as a starting point to begin the research you need to create the best possible birth experience for your new baby. The LABOR is yours but the BIRTH is your baby's and they only get one shot at it! The decisions you make in choosing your maternal healthcare provider, the education and classes you take so you can make informed decisions, will ONLY work when you find and use your voice.

You can do this! YOU and YOUR BABY can have a beautiful, connected experience.

In this course, you will get information on what the World Health Organization recommends for labor and what our cesarean rates SHOULD be world wide. I will list out what types of providers you have to choose from and which ones are more supportive of low intervention, vaginal birth.

You will come to understand how your body works like all other mammals and why your birthing environment is so critical for a vaginal delivery. You will get information on how our c section rates are calculated and why most of us don't fall into the high risk category. I will also go over routine inductions and the added interventions that almost always accompany them.

Education and evidence based information are lacking in our maternal healthcare system. We are unnecessarily losing women and babies every year because as women, we have a huge unawareness of our bodies, pregnancy and how it all works.

Women are not seeking out of hospital, unbiased education about the birth process and we are not understanding that we have the right to say yes OR no to everything that has to do with our bodies.

As women, it is time that we look at why we are so scared of birth, get education around it and find out how some women are turning their births into turning points for their lives! Birth has the power to unlock the potential in us that has always been there.

Women are amazing! We are growing new life everyday without a schedule and right on time. Why then, is there such a rush to interfere with this beautiful process or to hurry it along? We are not broken.

"You've always had the POWER my dear, you just had to learn it for yourself.

-Glinda- The Wizard of Oz


Your Instructor


Care Messer
Care Messer

Care Messer is the founder of The Birth Education Center. When Care discovered HypnoBirthing for the birth of her daughter in 2008, it changed her life’s path. Care believes that babies can experience a birth day that is connected, loving, and gentle. When families are educated to resolve fears, birth becomes a beautiful, positive experience. Care continued on to become a DONA Certified Doula under the instruction of Gerri Ryan and became a Certified HypnoBirthing Instructor.

From there, Care started her own business, San Diego HypnoBirthing where she has been educating families since 2009. She is a NATH Hypnotherapist, a Certified Placenta Encapsulationist, an ICEA-trained Childbirth Educator, a CAPPA-trained Postpartum Doula, and an Innate Traditions Certified Postpartum Doula. Care is certified as a Professional Cuddler and Cuddle Facilitator through Cuddle Sanctuary in Los Angeles and through Cuddlist.com. Until recently, Care served as the Director of Cap Wellness Center. She is a mentor and educator for doulas across San Diego County in Professional Doula Classes created for the Birth Education Center. She has also trained students nurses at SDSU and held nurse trainings in local hospitals. She is a Board member at The Nizhoni Institute for Midwifery and served as Vice President of San Diego Birth Network. She is the proud mom of two beautiful daughters and two feisty Pomeranians.


Class Curriculum


  Disclaimer & Handout
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  How To Prevent An Unnecessary Cesarean
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  Choosing Your Education
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  Choosing Your Care Provider
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  Choosing Your Birthing Environment
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  Choice with Interventions
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  Time To Make Your Choices
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. I would do it sooner rather than later - pregnancy goes by fast!
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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