Multiple Blessings Childbirth Services - Providing midwifery care in the comfort of your own home.
Robin's Continuing Education:
 
Training and certification renewed every two years for Health Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP/NNR) as required for state licensure.
 
Training and certification yearly for Acknowledgment of Paternity (AOP) documentation by the Texas Office of the Attorney General.
 
Regular attendance and participation at Midwifery Peer Review as required for NARM CPM certification.
 

  • Independent Studies of Midwifery – Luedenscheid, Germany – 1985 – 1993
  • Basic Skills for Midwives – ATM Conference, Galveston, Texas – May 1997
  • Building Hospital Relationships – ATM Conference, Galveston, Texas – May 1997
  • Teratogens in Pregnancy - ATM Conference, Galveston, Texas – May 1997
  • Phlebotomy for Midwives - ATM Conference, Galveston, Texas – May 1997
  • Managing and Assessing Hemorrhages in the Home - ATM Conference, Galveston, Texas – May 1997
  • Advanced Skills for Midwives - ATM Conference, Galveston, Texas – May 1997
  • Newborn Screening and Assessment - ATM Conference, Galveston, Texas – May 1997
  • Breast Health – University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio – April 1999
  • Recent WHO Perspectives in Perinatal Care – DONA Conference, Toronto, Ont, Canada – August 1999
  • Avoiding Unnecessary Cesareans: Current Concepts - DONA Conference, Toronto, Ont, Canada – August 1999
  • From Clinical Practice to Research: Asking and Answering Questions about Care of Women During Labor – DONA Conference, Toronto, Ont, Canada – August 1999
  • Helping Parents Read the Signals of Their Baby - DONA Conference, Toronto, Ont, Canada – August 1999
  • Disturbing Trends in Childbirth - DONA Conference, Toronto, Ont, Canada – August 1999
  • Epidurals in Perspective – Austin, Texas – September 1999
  • The Gap Between Medical Research and Practice - ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas –  May 2000
  • Epidurals in Labor: A Practical Approach – ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • Active Management of Labor: Promises Unfulfilled - ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • The Case for Natural Childbirth - ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • The Safety of Out of Hospital Births - ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • The Illusion of Choice in Childbirth - ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • Current Trends in Obstetrics - ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • Advanced Breastfeeding Skills - ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • Inductions: Patience is a Virtue – ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • How to Read Medical Research - ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • CIMS: Coalition for Improving Maternity Services - ATM Conference, Arlington, Texas – May 2000
  • IV Overview Training Workshop for Midwives – San Antonio, Texas – July 2000
  • The Seduction of Induction – DONA Conference – San Diego, California – July 2000
  • Bringing Peace to the Birthplace - DONA Conference – San Diego, California – July 2000
  • Maternal Positioning: Historic and Present Day Applications - DONA Conference – San Diego, California – July 2000
  • Bringing Fathers into Birth - DONA Conference – San Diego, California – July 2000
  • Healing the Birth Experience for the Breastfeeding Mother - DONA Conference – San Diego, California – July 2000
  • The Occiput Posterior Baby - DONA Conference – San Diego, California – July 2000
  • Is Technology Interfering with Childbirth? - DONA Conference – San Diego, California – July 2000
  • Factors that Influence Postpartum Recovery - DONA Conference – San Diego, California – July 2000
  • The “10 P’s” of Normal Birth – CAPPA Conference – Atlanta, Georgia – November 2000
  • Grief and Pregnancy Attachment - CAPPA Conference – Atlanta, Georgia – November 2000
  • Working with Teens: The Rewards and Challenges - CAPPA Conference – Atlanta, Georgia – November 2000
  • Recipe for Successful Breastfeeding - CAPPA Conference – Atlanta, Georgia – November 2000
  • Integrating High Touch and Nurturing Into High Tech Birthing – St. David’s Hospital, Austin, Texas – February 2001
  • Women’s Long-Term Memories of the Birth Experience – ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2001
  • Emotional Needs of Women in Labor - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2001
  • Prevention, Management and Support of Difficult Labors - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2001
  • Complications and Transfer of Care to an Obstetrician or Hospital - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2001
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse and Its Impact on Childbearing - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2001
  • Postpartum: The Neglected Phase of Childbirth - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2001
  • Alternatives for Women’s Health - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2001
  • Grief Counseling for Prenatal, Intrapartum and Perinatal Loss - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2001
  • Paradigms of American Health Care – TDH Breastfeeding Summit, San Antonio, Texas – October 2002
  • Endocrine and Autocrine Control of Human Lactation with Special Reference to Breast Storage Capacity and the Rate of Milk Synthesis - TDH Breastfeeding Summit, San Antonio, Texas – October 2002
  • Oxytocin and Breastmilk Production - TDH Breastfeeding Summit, San Antonio, Texas – October 2002
  • Medications and Mother’s Milk - TDH Breastfeeding Summit, San Antonio, Texas – October 2002
  • Breastfeeding Research Update - TDH Breastfeeding Summit, San Antonio, Texas – October 2002
  • Birthing a Breastfed Baby - TDH Breastfeeding Summit, San Antonio, Texas – October 2002
  • Diabetes: Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding - TDH Breastfeeding Summit, San Antonio, Texas – October 2002
  • Cross-Cultural Issues: Affecting Family Health - TDH Breastfeeding Summit, San Antonio, Texas – October 2002
  • Maternal Positioning for Pregnancy and Labor – Special Delivery Midwifery Birthing Center, San Antonio, Texas – January 2005
  • Postpartum Herbs for Midwives - Special Delivery Midwifery Birthing Center, San Antonio, Texas – October 2005
  • How to Write Protocols – ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2006
  • Born in the USA: How a Broken Maternity System Must be Fixed – ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2006
  • Prevention, Management, Support & Maternal Positioning for Difficult Labors - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2006
  • Cardinal Spiral Movements of Birth - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2006
  • Physiological Cord Closure - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2006
  • Waterbirth - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2006
  • Maternal Physical Assessment - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas – May 2006
  • Creative Principles of a Successful Practice – SAAMA, San Antonio, Texas – October 2006
  • Medications for Midwives – SAAMA, San Antonio, Texas – March 2007
  • ATMMTP Teacher Training Workshop – Austin, Texas – April 2007
  • Breastfeeding Seminar – San Antonio, Texas – August 2007
  • Breastfeeding Seminar – San Antonio, Texas – August 2008
  • Nutritional Management of Gestational Diabetes: Overview and Case Study - ATM Conference, Houston, Texas – May 2009
  • Mainstreaming Midwives: The Politics of Change - ATM Conference, Houston, Texas – May 2009
  • Birth Models That Work - ATM Conference, Houston, Texas – May 2009
  • Discussion of Physician Backup and Transports - ATM Conference, Houston, Texas – May 2009
  • Mayan Massage, including Preemie Massage - ATM Conference, Houston, Texas – May 2009
  • Psychotropic Medications – Pathways Youth and Family Services, Inc., San Antonio, Texas – June 2009
  • Waterbirth Certification Workshop – Houston, Texas – February 2010
  • Keeping the Faith – Houston, Texas – February 2010
  • Newborn Examination and Gestational Age Assessment – SAAMA, San Antonio, Texas – February 2010
  • First Trimester Vaginal Bleeding – ATM Conference, Austin, Texas – May 2010
  • Ethics in Midwifery - ATM Conference, Austin, Texas – May 2010
  • Newborn Initial Physical Assessment – Austin, Texas – August 2010
  • Seamless Transitions: Easing Hospital Transports – ATM Conference, Austin, Texas – April 2011
  • Homeopathy for Labor and Birth - ATM Conference, Austin, Texas – April 2011
  • The Myths of Pregnancy - ATM Conference, Austin, Texas – April 2011
  • Keeping the Record Straight: Charting for Midwives - ATM Conference, Austin, Texas – April 2011
  • VBAC Safety and Success - ATM Conference, Austin, Texas – April 2011
  • Fetal Heart Rate Auscultation and Non-Stress Test Interpretation - ATM Conference, Austin, Texas – April 2011
  • IV Therapy - ATM Conference, Austin, Texas – April 2011
  • Gestational Diabetes & Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy, San Antonio, Texas - March 2012
  • Suturing - ATM Conference, Fort Worth, Texas - April 2012
  • Trusting the Process of Birth - ATM Conference, Fort Worth, Texas - April 2012
  • Introduction to Electronic Record Keeping - ATM Conference, Fort Worth, Texas - April 2012
  • Hormonal Influences in Pregnancy - ATM Conference, Fort Worth, Texas - April 2012
  • Traditional Midwifery - ATM Conference, Fort Worth, Texas - April 2012
  • The Changing Face of STDs - ATM Conference, Fort Worth, Texas - April 2012
  • Pelvic Floor and Abdominal Muscles - ATM Conference, Fort Worth, Texas - April 2012
  • Starting a Freestanding Birth Center - ATM Conference, Fort Worth, Texas - April 2012
  • Herbal Remedies in Midwifery Care - Boerne, Texas - October 2012
  • Spinning Babies - Fetal Position Matters - San Antonio, Texas - February 2013
  • Birth Doula Training Course (DONA) - San Antonio, Texas - April 2013
  • Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas - April 2014
  • Preceptor-Student Relationships & Clinical Training - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas - April 2014
  • Risk Assessment - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas - April 2014
  • Daughters of Time: The Post Modern Midwife - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas - April 2014
  • The Future of Midwifery - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas - April 2014
  • Midwifery Past & Mothering the Midwife - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas - April 2014
  • Herbs for Labor, Birth & Postpartum - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas - April 2014
  • Cultural Competency & Social Justice for Midwives - ATM Conference, San Antonio, Texas - April 2014
  • Oral Health Issues During Pregnancy - NetCE, Sacramento, California - February 2015
  • Head's Up - The Disappearing Art of Vaginal Breech Birth - Online - March 2016
  • The Art of Breech Birth - Boerne, Texas - April 2016
  • Diabetes and Pregnancy: Updated Screening and Treatment Guidelines to Improve Outcomes - April 2016
  • Resolving Shoulder Dystocia - ATM Conference, Navasota, Texas - May 2016
  • Breech Basics - ATM Conference, Navasota, Texas - May 2016  
  • MANA: Midwives in Movement - ATM Conference, Navasota, Texas - May 2016
  • TDLR: Rules, Licensing and Laws  - ATM Conference, Navasota, Texas - May 2016
  • Postpartum Depression and PTSD - ATM Conference, Navasota, Texas - May 2016 
  • Waterbirth: Newest Evidence-Based Research - ATM Conference, Navasota, Texas - May 2016
 
Robin giving a lesson on the placenta to big brother and sister!
 
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