Guest Editorial: Old Childbirth Educators Never Die … They Just Labor Away
Abstract:Teaching childbirth education classes year after year can become monotonous or stale for some educators. Consequently, their students may also become bored. Rejuvinating one's professional self takes effort; however, the results are a renewed sense of purpose and a more exhilarating atmosphere in class.
Document Type: Editorial
Affiliations: ANN TUMBLIN has a degree in education and has been a Lamaze International Certified Childbirth Educator for over 20 years, teaching both independently and for hospitals. She is a certified doula and a DONA-approved doula trainer. She is a faculty member of Wake Forest University School of Medicine's Passion for Birth's Lamaze International Education Program and a member of the Lamaze International Education Council.
Publication date: October 1, 2002
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