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Hi, my name is Cassandra Newman and I’m an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor!

Evidence Based Birth® Instructor is a birth professional specially trained in how to help families get evidence based care. I am one of only about 100 Evidence Based Birth® Instructors around the world!


I applied to become an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor because I believe that every birthing person deserves a positive, respectful and safe experience. Sadly this is not a reality for most women, but I’m proud to be joining forces with professionals and parents around the world to ensure that things change for the better!



If you want to be empowered with the latest evidence and to take control over your birth OR if you want to help your clients take control over their births, then keep reading to find out what I can offer you.


What I offer



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Savvy Birth Pro Workshop

I am excited to bring Savvy Birth Pro Workshops to the Central Mississippi area!

The Savvy Birth Pro Workshop (3 contact hours) was developed by Evidence Based Birth® to give you the skills you need to help your clients attain the best possible chance at evidence based care during pregnancy and labor.


Upcoming Savvy Birth Pro Workshops:

Coming Soon!


Comfort Measures for L&D Nurses Workshop

Are you an L & D nurse who wishes you had more tools in your toolbox to help keep patients comfortable during labor?

By attending Comfort Measures for Labor and Delivery Nurses, you will not only get hands-on practice with comfort measures skills, but you'll also learn how you can overcome barriers to providing comfort measures on your unit!

All nurses who register at the Professional level or higher will earn 3.5 nursing contact hours, and those who register as Super Users will receive a Comfort Measures Toolkit to take back to your unit and teach to your peers. Come enjoy an afternoon of demonstrations, discussion, and networking with L & D nurses from all over our area!

Upcoming Comfort Measures for L&D Nurses Workshop:

Saturday, April 25 @ 3 - 6:30 PM


Due Dates (with Advanced Maternal Age) Seminar by EBB

Did you know that the rate of labor induction has drastically
increased over the last 30 years? In this Evidence Based Birth® seminar, packed with facts, you will learn the evidence on 39-week induction and for induction at or past the "due date". We cover the recent ARRIVE study in depth and we’ll also cover a bit about “advanced maternal
age,” and discuss the actual numbers of increase in stillbirth with older age."

Evidence Based Birth® is a continuing education provider for the Kentucky Board of Nursing # 7-0081. Nursing contact hours can be applied to most childbirth educator and doula certifications as well as the Certified Professional Midwife credential. We also offer 1.5 contact hours from the American College of Nurse Midwives.

Upcoming ​Due Dates (with Advanced Maternal Age) Seminar:
Coming Soon!


Newborn Procedures in the Golden Hour Seminar by EBB

What is the evidence on the safety of Vitamin K? Does delayed cord clamping lead to jaundice? How can we help families who give birth by Cesarean get skin to skin in our local operating rooms? In this interactive seminar, we will take an in-depth look at the research evidence on newborn procedures for term infants during the “golden hour.” We will cover the history and research on interventions that happen during the first hour of life—including which procedures are the “best practices,” and which procedures can be safely delayed or declined!

After attending this seminar, you will walk away with confidence in your ability to talk with clients about the latest evidence on skin-to-skin, delayed cord clamping, bathing, weighing, hatting, Vitamin K, and eye ointment.

Upcoming​ Newborn Procedures in the Golden Hour Seminar:
Coming Soon!


Evidence Based Birth® Seminar Series

I am thrilled to be able to present the first-annual Evidence Based
Birth® Seminar Series for Jackson-area professionals! 

At each of our four, 1.5-hour seminar sessions, we will cover hot
topics in the birth field. You’ll get the chance to network with
other professionals and earn midwifery, nursing, doula, childbirth
educator, and physician contact hours!

Coming Soon!

Topics each worth 1.5 contact hours:
• Evidence Based Care
• Due Dates
• Home Birth Transfers
• Newborn Procedures

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Savvy Birth 101 Workshop for Parents

Are you looking forward to having a baby, but worried about what it’s like to be a “patient” in the hospital system? Never fear, Savvy Birth 101 is here!

The 1-hour Savvy Birth 101 class was developed by Evidence Based Birth® to give you the inside scoop on how to form the ultimate birth team, so when the time comes to bring your baby into the world you can find yourself at the center of respectful, evidence-based care.

Upcoming Savvy Birth 101 Workshops:
Coming Soon!


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Savvy Birth Workshop for Parents

Are you anxious about your upcoming birth? The Savvy Birth
Workshop for parents was developed by Evidence Based Birth®
to give you and your partner the confidence and know-how you
need to have a more positive, empowering experience in the
birthing room.

Upcoming Savvy Birth Parents Workshops:

Coming Soon!

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Evidence Based Birth® Childbirth Class*


Take the Evidence Based Birth® Childbirth Class!

  • Get mentored by your own Evidence Based Birth® Instructor!

  • Learn about evidence based care, comfort measures, and advocacy

  • Get prepared, get answers, get empowered!



Mentorship by local experienced
instructor, Cassandra Newman

Two (2-hour) Online Practice Classes

Four (1-hour) Zoom Sessions

Digital or Physical Workbook

Online access to Evidence Based Birth resources!

Upcoming Evidence Based Birth® Childbirth Hybrid Mentorship:

Fridays, 6 - 8 (first and last) or 6 -7 PM (four online Q&As)

April 17 - May 22


In addition to being an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor, I’m proud to be a professional member of Evidence Based Birth®, where I take classes so that I can continually stay on top of research in the childbirth field.

If you’re interested in joining, I’d love to see you there!

Click here to join!

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Would you like to learn more about what Evidence Based Birth® stands for and believes in, or to become a professional member or Instructor?

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