Experiential education, retreats and trainings for
nurses, midwives, doulas, doctors, and anyone else
asking the question:
How do we RESTORE birth?
Emergence, not Emergency
Systems thinking, Somatic lens
Organizing for Change
We offer seasonal RESTORE Birth retreats on Whidbey Island and in Hawaii. We also offer online trainings and live zoom gatherings.
Core topics include trauma informed care, birth as rite of passage,
polvyagal theory, hormonal blueprint and systems thinking.
Approved for 10 contact hours by the American Holistic Nurses Association
Join us as we create community, learn, connect, and explore
the principles of RESTORE.
December 5th to 7th, 2023
February 12th to 15th, 2024
Collaborate. Connect. Co-regulate.
RESTORE your passion.
RESTORE your profession.
Experience community care to address burn out
Build communication and nervous system regulation skills
Foster a unit culture that normalizes a trauma aware approach
Increase efficacy in labor support
Meg Heather Ford has been working in the realm of women's health for 20 years, initially as an acupuncturist in the UK and for the past 12 years as a birth doula supporting over 400 families in homes, birth centers and hospitals. She is further trained in Hakomi somatic psychotherapy and facilitates retreats and trainings for birth professionals as a co-founder of Council for Birth.