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CFE consults with hospitals, universities and corporations on health care related issues.  Ms. Perez speaks at conferences, conventions and always campaigns for patient rights and family-centered care.  Click on "Contact Polly" arrange for a lecture, seminar, or Education class.

Paulina Perez, RN, BSN, CD

Paulina (Polly) G. Perez is an internationally known perinatal nurse and lecturer.  Polly has been in the maternity care field for more than 40 years as a perinatal nurse, childbirth educator, nurse clinician, and doula/monitrice.  Curriculum Vitae

She is the author of Special Women: The Role of the Professional Labor Assistant, The Nurturing Touch at Birth: A Labor Support Handbook, and Brain Attack: Danger, Chaos, Opportunity and Empowerment  and numerous other publications.

Childbirth & Family Education, Inc.

Ms. Perez founded Childbirth & Family Education, Inc. (CFE) in 1980 to meet the educational needs of both families in the childbearing years and perinatal professionals.  Polly draws on her experience in health care to address issues that are important to the practicing health professional. Her wide variety of lecture topics may be customized to meet the needs of your group or institution.  Bringing one of the country’s foremost nursing leaders to your institution will assure you of current, comprehensive, accurate information for your staff. Call (802) 635-2142 or click on Contact Polly to send an email.

:: Lectures :: Cutting Edge Press :: Labor Support Seminar
Do you need a speaker that is dynamic and versatile?  A speaker that can handle difficult topics?  Someone that can utilize audiovisual aides effectively?   Polly Perez can make complex information easily understandable in a entertaining and enlightened way. Click on the picture to learn more.

Owned by Eric and Polly Perez, CEP is one of the leading childbirth and doula products businesses and is a trusted resource for nurses, doulas, childbirth educators, midwives, and expectant parents.

This 2 day seminar for L & D Staff covers L&D unit culture, communication techniques, nature of labor pain, evidenced-based labor support research, maternal positioning, non pharmologic techniques for labor support, guidelines for second stage, techniques for failure to progress and the history of birth:   Click on the picture to learn more.