Clinical trip to Dominican Republic Oct 3-16 ,2017 with possible 2 extra weeks with 2nd Midwife leading if desired. We all stay together in a house with attached Hostel that has some amazing gardens for apx $10 a night. flights are in to Santiago Dominican Republic and location is only about 20 min away. Our driver will pick you up for about $20 .Food can be cooked on side or can do shared meals with others interested. Hospital has 30 or so births a day with apx 30% c-sec rate . Advanced students following rules will be allowed low risk deliveries and all other areas (B feeding, newborn exams, doula etc) . Beg students and doulas will help as doulas, breastfeeding, newborn exams and will watch deliveries
$500 preceptor fee plus expenses. (flight from SC $500,ESTIMATED costs- food $10 a day, shared rides $6 a day, lodging $10-20 a day depending on room, extra $ for tourist time, gifts etc)
NOTE : Lic Midwives or Drs can go at cost if they can lead or help lead a team. Last tip Jan 2017 we had 3 round the clock 8 hr shifts with 6 or so in each group. Trip went very well and many great friendships with team and staff were made. Note Spanish speaking is very helpful but many Drs did speak some English at this location.
LODGING Amazing AIRBNB with gardens.If in house will pay Lisa if in overflow rooms/Hostile attached will pay via airbnb link. Lovely previous stay and great drivers for airport and hospital shifts.
Note :supplies are scarce at times so please bring 2- 50lb bags of donations for moms and hospital. Baby clothes, medical supplies ,sheets, etc. Will provide ideas to get free donations.Wheelchairs are great too and can go free of charge !
Doula To Be is offered 1/2 price if needed if you will be on the trip ($150 ).Can do at own pace ahead of time and you will for sure get all your deliveries needed to finish and get your certificate. see www.doulatobe.com
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