Birth With Back Labor


This Doula Learning Channel Course is 20 minutes in length.

This course provides evidence-based information, addresses common misconceptions, and provides the necessary tools for supporting clients experiencing the physical and emotional toll of back pain during labor.


Course Learning Objectives

Lesson 1 – The Facts and The Fiction of Back Labor

It is a common assumption that back labor is caused by a baby being “malpositioned,”, particularly when in a posterior position. However, research tells us that a baby’s position is only one possible factor that may lead to back pain during labor.

Lesson 2 – The Fundamentals of Support for Clients with Back Labor

This course equips learners with an understanding of the various causes of back pain during labor and provides evidence-based information on the possible delivery complications associated. Additionally, learners will obtain the knowledge and skills to provide exceptional support to those experiencing back pain during labor.