Meet the Doulas 2017, Saturday, Jan. 7, March 11, May 6, July 8, Sept. 9, and Nov. 11
Saturday, Jan. 7, March 11, May 6, July 8, Sept. 9, and Nov. 11
Location: Pacific Cultural Center - Gallery room, upstairs
1307 Seabright Ave, 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.
Schedule will include:
Register for the 2017 events here:
RSVP/registration requested, but not required.
or Email: MTD@ birthnet.org (remove spaces)(Participating doulas must register at the same email.)
Studies show having a Doula at your birth:
Bellies, Birth & Babies February 4, 2017
Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017
Pacific Cultural Center
1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz
Free Family Event, Feb. 4,2017!
Preregistration encouraged - donations appreciated.
Pop-up Marketplace - Find maternity/nursingwear, baby toys and more,
Hands-on Demos - Learn from birth and postpartum doulas, childbirth educators, birth photographers, midwives, fitness and yoga teachers about pregnancy, birth and postpartum topics.
Baby Wearing Fashion Show - Check out a variety of baby carriers and cute babies!
Drop in for a visit - Don't have the whole afternoon free? There are lots of activities all afternoon, but you are welcome to just pop in.
Workshops - This event includes the option of participating in workshops to learn more about specific topics, as well as ongoing activites in the main hall throughout. Preregistration reserves a spot in the workshops of your choice.
Choose one workshop per time block
101 "Mother-Friendly" Birth Choices - How to minimize routine interventions during your birth
102 Supporting Your Changing Body - Acupuncture, yoga, massage, chiropratic, discover options for self-care.
201 What's In Your Labor Tool Kit? - Labor coping techniques and more
202 Babe in Arms, Finding Your Way - Tips for the first days and weeks with a little one - feeding, sleeping, thriving!
Connect with other expecting and new parents
Meet with Birth Network's professional members and service providers.
If you are a birth network professional who would like to attend the event you must register here: https://professionalsbbbwinter17.eventbrite.com
2017 Networking Lunch For Birth Network Professional Members Fri. Jan. 13, Tues. Mar. 14, Fri. May 12, Tues. July 11, Fri. Sep. 8, Tues. Nov. 14, Fri. Dec. 1
Fri. Jan. 13, Tues. Mar. 14, Fri. May 12, Tues. July 11, Fri. Sep. 8, Tues. Nov. 14, Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
11:30am - 1:30pm
El Jardin Restaurant,
655 Capitola Rd,
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
This event is for Birth Network Professional Members, with an invitation to non-member professionals considering membership. El Jardin Restaurant, 655 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95062.
Join us for lunch and networking and discussion on the topic of:
Fri. Jan.13, - Topic: Upcoming Bellies, Birth and Babies event
Tues. Mar. 14, - Topic: Self-care, Avoiding provider burnout
Fri.. May 12, - Topic: Resources for postpartum wellness
Tues.. July. 11, -Topic: Support for families in recovery
Fri. Sep. 8, - Topic: Prodromal labor causes & resouces
Tues. Nov. 14, - Topic: Helping ourselves & clients with grief & loss
Fri. Dec 1 - Topic: Holiday Celebration at El Jardin Restaurant
Networking is a great way to make connections.
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
East Cliff Family Health Center 21511B East Cliff Drive
Childish 1127 Soquel Ave
Five Branches/Acupuncture 7th Ave.
Simpkins Swim 979 17th Avenue
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ADD LOCATIONS. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!