Agenda

Conference Agenda

Join the founder of Spinning Babies® Gail Tully, keynote speaker Dr. Bradley Bootstaylor MD, FACOG, the Spinning Babies® Approved Trainers, and other experts in the field for three days packed with presentations on preventing trauma to both birthing person and baby during labor, how to proactively prepare pregnant people for their optimal birth experience, and physiological birth practices, and more — all from the comfort of home.

*Spinning Babies® reserves the right to adjust times and presentations.


Pre-Conference

Friday, October 22, 2021
  • Speaker
    Gail Tully, Founder of Spinning Babies®, CPM

    Presentation
    The Anatomy of Spinning Babies®: Soft Tissues and the Three Levels
  • Speaker
    Lindsay McCoy, Doula, Exercise Physiologist

    Presentation
    Proactive Prep: A Proactive Approach to Preparing the Body for Birth During Pregnancy
  • Speaker
    Rachel Shapiro, SpBT, LM, CPM, CNM

    Presentation
    Balance Drawn: Illustrating Soft Tissue Physiology Pregnancy & Birth: Uterosacral Ligaments
  • Break
  • Speaker
    Carole Osborne, BA, CMT, BCTMB with Pamela Guldi, LMT, ATMAT

    Presentation
    Rhythmic Rocking: The Head Bone is Connected to the Pelvic Bones (and the Spine Is, Too!)
  • Round Table - Pregnancy / Bodywork (Brown Bag Lunch)
  • Speaker
    Jamie Mossay, CMT, CBE(BFW)

    Presentation
    Breech Release: Opportunities for Revolution
  • Break
  • Speaker
    Dr. Kristen Hosaka, DC, SpBAP

    Presentation
    Nuchal Hands: Identifying and Correcting Compound Presentations Non-Invasively
  • Round Table - Breech and After the Baby Turns

Main Conference - Day 1

Saturday, October 23, 2021
  • Speaker
    Dr. Bradley Bootstaylor, MD, FACOG

    Presentation
    Shared Decision Making

    Q and A
  • Break
  • Speaker
    Amy Guilliland, Ph.D., AdvCD/BDT(DONA), CSES (AASECT)

    Presentation
    Working with the Laboring Brain: The Mechanisms Behind Birth Doula Support
  • Speakers
    Jennifer Walker, SpBT, CD with Marlies Phielix, SpBCPE, doula, doula trainer, and Joyce Hoek-Pula, SpBCPE, doula, doula trainer

    Presentation
    To Be or To Do?: Maintaining Our Own Physiology While Implementing Spinning Babies® in Labor
  • Break
  • Speaker
    Jamie Mossay, CMT, CBE(BFW)

    Presentation
    Belly Rub: Simple Massage Techniques to Connect with Your Client, Prepare for/Integrate After Body Balancing, and Just Feel Good!
  • Round Table - Connecting With Parents: Uplifting the Physiology of Our Communication (Brown Bag Lunch)
  • Speaker
    Karen Strange, Director Calmbirth Pty Ltd, RM & RN

    Presentation
    From Liquid to Air: The Astounding Transition Human Babies Make at Birth
  • Speaker
    Carol McLellan, CMT, CST-D, C.D.

    Presentation
    Conscious Babies: How Psychology Affects Physiology: The Prenatal and Perinatal Paradigm
  • Speaker
    Karen McClay, Pty Ltd, RM & RN

    Presentation
    The Mind-Body: The Mind-Body Connection and Birth

Main Conference - Day 2

Sunday, October 24, 2021
  • Speaker
    Kelli Brien, CD(DONA) SpBCPE, LCCE, CLS

    Presentation
    Equity: Organizational and Systemic Change
  • Speaker
    Rhea Williams, SpBT, PhD(c) CNM

    Presentation
    Addressing Equity within Spinning Babies® Organizational Changes
  • Speaker
    Gail Tully, Founder of Spinning Babies®, CPM

    Presentation
    Spinning Babies® Today: Checking In With Our Paradigm
  • Break
  • Speaker
    Jenny Blyth, SpBT, Independent Birth Educator, Birthworker and Bodyworker

    Presentation
    Go Figure!: Sharing the Stories of Three Babies Who Started Birth in Favourable Positions and Turned Posterior
  • Speakers
    Mary Nolan, PhD, MA, BA (Hons), RGN with Becci Godwin

    Presentation
    Belly Dancing: Anatomical and Physiological Benefits for Pregnancy and Labor
  • Break
  • Speaker
    Nicole Morales, SpBT, Homebirth Midwife, Breech Advocate with Emma Moreland, SpBAP, Doula, Midwifery Intern

    Presentation
    Palpation: Back to the Basics
  • Speaker
    Claire Eccleston, SpBT, Registered Midwife, Craniosacral Therapist, Childbirth Educator

    Presentation
    Where's the Baby?: Gathering Information, the Art of Vaginal Assessments
  • Break
  • Speaker
    Lisa Cryderman, RN, SpBAP, BFW mentor, Grace Touch Practitioner

    Presentation
    A Revolution: A Nurse's Story of Changing Her Practise Through Learning & Integration
  • Speaker
    Nikki Zerfas, SpBT, RNC-EFM, IBCLC, SpBAP

    Presentation
    Can Physiology Be First When Birth Is Complex?: Spinning Babies® Approach During Medically Complicated Pregnancy and Birth
  • Speaker
    Gail Tully, Founder of Spinning Babies®, CPM

    Presentation
    Spinning Babies® Tomorrow: How Our Paradigm Will Unfold

Maternity Publishing House dba Spinning Babies® is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This conference has been awarded up to 21.5 contact hours. Contact hours will be awarded upon attending and passing a post-test for each session with a passing rate of 80%. Up to 21.5 CE are pending for ACNM.

What’s Included:
Access to Pre-Conference and 2-day Conference presentations

Sessions presented by Gail Tully, keynote speaker Dr. Brad Bootstaylor, Spinning Babies® Approved Trainers, and other experts in the field

Virtual swag bag with gifts and specials from our friends and sponsors

Participants will have access to the conference presentations until 3/23/22

Up to 21.5 Contact Hours from ACN

Up to 21.5 CE’s from ACNM

Networking opportunities with speakers, sponsors, and attendees

Full access to user-friendly online event platform

Early Bird pricing ends July 15, 2021. Registration closes September 30, 2021.