This is a purely practical technique class, run over 2 days in Bristol.
22-23 October 2022 (repeated on 4-5 Feb 2023 – available to purchase separately via another product link).
9-5pm both days. Bring own refreshments.
If desired, there is a detailed emodule for this programme, which is available to buy separately / additional cost – Mother and Baby Full Course – Caroline Stone’s Osteobitesize ).
(NB Infant assessment is demonstrated on videos, and with silicone babies in class).
Note – after purchase, this course may not appear in the ‘my courses’ section after login as it is an in person course not an elearning programme – you will be contacted via email. Contact us via the form if there are any queries).
CONTENT: Detailed exploration of infant assessment including
For stress, irritability and dysregulation in the nervous system and homeostatic systems
General assessment of head, sutures, intra-osseous strain and cranio-facial integration, molding issues and dura. YOU DO NOT NEED TO KNOW ANY ‘CRANIAL’ FOR THIS.
Global movement and MSK assessment of the infant in limbs, spine and torso.
Chest and abdomen assessment (inc pelvis) of the infant
Facial and ventral neck muscle, fascial and articular dynamics
Assessment of tongue and throat assessment for infant feeding, including primitive reflex assessment.
Assessment of pregnant women
General biomechanics of the pelvis spin and legs, with respect to
General visceral and ventral fascial work, and adaptations for pregnancy
Videos of assessment in pregnant women.
Optimal foetal positioning approach discussions
Posterior, inferior pelvis, coccyx and external pelvic floor approaches.
Breast and ventral chest examination discussion and video examples (in person demonstration if group consents)
Consenting and communication
Risks and advisory dynamics for mother and infant.
YOU WILL LEARN:
Clinical assessment routines and rationale
Application to common presentations / conditions for pregnant mums and infants relevant to osteopathic practice.