Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives, a Documentary - Mar 10
Sunday, March 10, 2013
At the Rio Theater
1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz Ca
Doors open at 4 pm - Film starts at 5 pm
$10 in advance or at the door
BIRTH STORY premiered in Los Angeles at the 2012 LA Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award, and in New York, at the DOC NYC Film Festival. View the trailer here. This is a great opportunity to join in celebration with the local birth community.
4:00 pm silent auction
Benefiting California Association of Midwives' legislative efforts.
5:00 pm Film
With welcome by midwife, Roxanne Cummings
A short panel discussion with local midwives will immediately following the film.
There is important midwifery legislation this year. Watch a great film and find out about why midwifery is important to a healthy maternity care system. Come early and bring your checkbook to support California Association of Midwives. There are lots of great item to bid on. Can't make it? Find out more about important midwifery legislation here.
Bellies, Birth & Babies Expo at Elk's Lodge Jan 30, Apr. 10, & Oct 16, 2013
Wednesday, April, 10 2013
Elk's Lodge, 150 Jewel St. Santa Cruz (just blocks from Ocean & 17)
A free event, but please sign up for a free ticket in advance so we know how many to expect. (donation not required but gratefully accepted)
6:30 "Secrets to a Great Birth"
7:00 - 8:30 Exhibitors Open
7:30 Demonstrations - "Labor and Birth Positions" & "Baby Wearing Tips"
8:15 "The Early Weeks"
(Exhibitor registration here)
Fee event for pregnant women and families, and new parents.
Prenatal yoga instructors - child birth educators - midwives - acupuncturists - chiropractors - photographers - and so much more!
map to Elk\'s Lodge
Questions? Email us! firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet the Doulas, Apr. 21, 2013
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Location: Luma Yoga & Family Center
1010 Center Street, Santa Cruz.
Pregnant? Considering a Doula on your birth team?
Meet the Doulas is a great opportunity to learn about birth and postpartum doulas. Join us at this free event for an informative afternoon. This event is open to everyone- no matter where they plan to birth - home or hospital, in Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Monterey, or San Jose area.
* 4:00-5:00pm Panel presentation about Birth Doulas and Postpartum Doulas
* 5:00-6:00pm Interactive demos with doulas showing their "tricks-of-the-trade"
RSVP requested, but not required.Register for free tickets here or Email: MTD@ birthnet.org (remove spaces) or call 425-3373 (Participating doulas must register at the same email.)
Studies show having a Doula at your birth:
Networking Lunch For Birth Network Professional Members Tue. Jan. 22, Fri. Mar. 15, Tue. May 21, Fri. Jul. 19, Tue. Sep. 17 & Fri. Nov. 15, 2013
Tuesday., May 21, 2013 11:30am - 1:30pm
230 Mount Hermon Rd. Suite G, Scotts Valley, CA
Behind Nob Hill
This event is for Birth Network Professional Members, with an invitation to non-member professionals considering membership. Join us for lunch and networking and discussion on the topic of:
Tuesday, Jan 22 - Topic: Avoiding Professional Burnout and Promoting Self-Care
Friday, March 15 - Topic: Multips - What support can we give experienced parents?
Tuesday, May 21 - Topic: The first hour after birth - delayed cord clamping and more
Friday, July 19 - Topic: VBAC - Vaginal Birth After Cesarean
Tuesday, Sept. 17 - Topic: TBA
Friday, Nov. 15 - Topic: TBA
Networking is a great way to make connections.
Call ahead to order lunch 438-2227, if desired.
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
When: In the weeks preceding a Birth Network event.
Where: While you're out in your neighborhood running errands!
Help distribute flyers and materials for Birth Network to small routes. We have lists of clustered locations for your to choose from according to your normal travels. Let's get flyers up all over town!
contact sabine@ tlcdoulas.com (remove space) for routes and materials.
BIRTH NETWORK OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY DISTRIBUTION LIST
Route 7 Live Oak
Family Resource Center 1438 Capitola Road
Public Library 2380 Portola
Chi Center 21511B East Cliff Drive
Twin Lakes Healing Arts College 1525 B Seabright Ave
Five Branches/Acupuncture 7th Ave.
Simpkins Swim 979 17th Avenue
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ADD LOCATIONS. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!