Creating a Strong Home Birth Practice Team

Everything you need to know for recruiting, hiring, and training your best team possible!

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A home birth is a uniquely sacred event which is why being trusted to assist is such a huge honor! Our clients are counting on us to help them with this beautiful yet vulnerable moment in their lives. We need to make sure we do everything to make this a positive experience for everyone. And while our expertise might be what brought our clients to us, our home birth team is what’s going to keep the delivery running smoothly.

We developed our course, Creating a Strong Home Birth Practice Team, to fill your practice with incredible employees. We know how intimidating it can be to find the right staff members, and we want to give you the keys to make it possible. This 12-hour-long course is filled with invaluable information teaching you all about how to search for and hire the best candidates. You’ll be taught by Leslie Cornwell, a certified nurse midwife who has spent nearly two decades building experience in the healthcare field. Leslie has worked with some positively amazing midwives while assisting them in growing their practice, and she’s here to do the same for you!

We’re going to discuss staffing basics such as hiring and firing as well as drafting contracts before we dive into lessons specific to our field. You’ll learn how to find midwives, how to interview them, and how to train them for your own practice. We’re also going to get into hiring support staff such as birth assistants, collaborating physicians, and office managers who will fill in any gaps. We are confident that by the end of this class, you’ll be completely ready to hire the professionals who will make your home birth practice thrive!

At Empowering Midwifery Education, we want to ensure you’re constantly learning and growing! Once you buy this course, you’ll have lifetime access and can revisit as needed. You’ll have access to any future course updates free of charge. The class is virtual and gives you the ability to learn at your own pace so you can fit it around your busy schedule. You’ll also be able to ask questions throughout and get answers from our expert instructors. We can’t wait to help you unlock your potential by equipping you with knowledge!

Your Instructor

Leslie Cornwell, CNM
Leslie Cornwell, CNM

Becoming a midwife has been a lifelong dream. I didn't realize that this wonderful profession would lead me down the path of business. I have found over the years that midwives need to understand business, accounting, financing, marketing, negotiating, and so much more to be successful in today's healthcare system. I love supporting women. By being able to participate in leadership roles and create amazing private practices, I can support midwives just as much as the pregnant women they care for! I am passionate about women's empowerment and women's business ownership. We can serve families best with independent, successful midwifery practices.

I have over 16 years’ of experience in health care. I have worked in hospitals, birth centers, and home settings. I have worked for large non-profit hospitals, small community hospitals, privately run birth centers, hospital-owned birth centers, my own home birth/birth center practice, and locum assignments. Being able to understand the business and financial side of midwifery has shown me how much easier a midwife's practice can be profitable and successful in today's health care ever-changing climate.

Let me help you start your own practice or improve the current midwifery business you are struggling with. I have years of billing, accounting, contracting, business plan writing, and midwifery clinical expertise to make your midwifery practice thrive no matter what stage it is in! Whether you want a small home birth practice, large birth center practice, or booming hospital midwifery practice, I can provide guidance, support, and resources to make your midwifery practice dreams a reality!

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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