Doulas, Nurses, Midwives, Social Workers, Lamaze Instructors, and other practitioners or aspiring Childbirth Professionals are invited to hear internationally renowned childbirth educator, Penny Simkin. This day long seminar will cover a span of topics including how childbirth professionals can inspire confidence in expectant mothers; how they can prevent pre- and post-natal suffering; and more!
8:00 AM: Breakfast and Registration
9:00 AM: Opening Remarks
9:15-10:30 AM: Penny Simkin on “Replacing Fear of Birth with Confidence, Courage and Knowledge: The Doula’s Role.”
10:30-10:45 AM: Break and Exhibit
10:45 AM-noon: Penny Simkin on "When Pain Becomes Suffering: How a Doula Helps Prevent Suffering During and After Birth.”
Noon-1:30 PM: Lunch (box lunch by Colonial Kitchen included in the cost of your registration!)
1:30-2:30 PM: Guest Speaker: Debra Anthony RNC, BSN, CCM, Manager of Bright Start Maternity Program Keystone First
2:30-2:45 PM: Break and Exhibit
2:45-4:45 PM: Penny Simkin on “Bringing Out the Best in Our Amazing Babies (and Ourselves!)"
4:45-5:00 PM: Closing Remarks by Theresa Pettaway, PCD, DON, Founder and Executive Director of Pettaway Pursuit Foundation
American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
We will have a variety of vendors set up during the event. Know someone who might wish to be a vendor? Sign up at: https://goo.gl/forms/EEsf8vn0uVdaMwdi2.
Debra Anthony RNC, BSN, CCM, Manager of Bright Start Maternity Program Keystone First