Atlanta Free Educational Festival for Expectants and Birth Workers with Michel Odent, MD featured in "The Business of Being Born."

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Baby carriers, cloth diapers, breastfeeding, dads at births, optimal baby positioning for better outcomes, avoiding pelvic floor trauma....... One Stop Shop for safe pregnancy and baby needs!

Free North Fulton Educational Gathering for Expectants and Professionals

 

Sunday April 14th, 2pm – 6pm

11507 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell GA (next to North Fulton Hospital)

Be a part of the movement to bring awareness, education and resources Atlanta! Fun for the entire family - sitters and bouncy house for the kids available.

 

World renowned Obstetrician Michel Odent, MD known for introducing the concepts of home-like birthing rooms and birthing pools in maternity hospitals in the 1970s, presenting: “Physiologic perspective versus cultural conditioning: two ways to understand the birth process.” Same day CEUs for professionals!

 His appearance in Ricki Lake’s documentary “The Business of Being Born,” Barbara Harper’s (founder of water birth international) “Gentle Birth Choices,“ the author of five academic books, author of 12 books translated in 22 languages, author of the first article in medical literature about the initiation of lactation during the hour following birth (1997), the first article about birthing pools (Lancet 1983) and nearly one hundred scientific articles, he is famous in birth communities around the world. Michel Odent, MD, has been in charge of the surgical and the maternity unit at the Pithiviers (France) state hospital (1962 – 1985) and the founder of Primal Health Research Center (London).

 An Educational Mini Expo for Atlanta Birth Workers and Parents

Sunday, April 14th 2013

2pm – 6pm

11507 Alpharetta Hwy,

 Roswell GA (next to North Fulton Hospital)

North Fulton Educational Gathering for Expectants and Professionals

Uniting parents and parents-to-be with the finest local and national resources and services providers.

Itinerary

2:00 pm  – 2:30 pm

Seating, door bags and Giveaways

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Keynote Speaker: Michel Odent “Physiological Perspective versus Cultural Conditioning: Two ways of viewing the birth process.” 45 minutes with Q & A session

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

North Fulton Hospital Presentation about Water birth options and c-section rates.

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Book Signing and Photo Opportunities

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Preggatinis & fellowship with sponsors and birth workers, and hospital labor and delivery tour.

North Fulton Educational Gathering for Expectants and Professionals

This spectacular event provides expectant and new parents with the following:

  • Reducing toxins in your home, learn how to make your own baby wipes, shampoo, cleaners.

  • Optimal baby positioning tips, tools and exercises to help avoid c-sections and back labor.

  • Rare opportunities to meet and hear special guest speaker’s keynote presentations, providing unique childbirth and parenting education.

  • Diaper Free Baby – Elimination Communication, natural approach to responding to babies’ elimination needs

  • Positive Discipline Methods

  • Tips, tools and tricks for dads and birth partners to assist with labor, birth and recovery.

  • Different parenting methods and presentations on positive discipline for all ages.

  • Pelvic floor health and safety during pregnancy, delivery and postpartum recovery.

  • Nursing wear, the best fit!

  • Try before you buy demos and product trials such as baby carriers, cloth diapers, breast feeding essentials and more!

  • Door prizes, coupons, silent auction, and raffles to take home baby gear, products and services.

  • Essential education, keynote presentations by world renowned specialists and resources.

  • Entertainment for the entire family including face painting and special “kids room” with childcare optional for just $5 a child up to 4 hours per child.

  • Preventing abdominal separation and splitting in pregnancy and postpartum.

  • Book signing and photo opportunities with our special guests.

  • Aromatherapy uses for pregnancy, birth and parenting (relaxation, comfort, diaper rash, tummy aches, compresses for engorgement…)

  • Breastfeeding successfully, getting started with ease.

  • Newborn care demos on baby wearing, swaddling and soothing your fussy baby.