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Meet the Doulas Sept. 22, 2018

Birth Network of Santa Cruz County

Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

Meet the Doulas Sept. 22, 2018

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Free MTD ticket Sep 22, 2018 Free  
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Brought to your by Birth Network of Santa Cruz County

Meet the Doulas

 

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018
4-6pm
Location: Pacific Cultural Center

1307 Seabright Ave,
Santa Cruz, CA 95062


Pregnant? Considering a Doula on your birth team? Wondering what a postpartum doula does?

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 or birth center, in Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Monterey, or San Jose area.

Schedule:

* Panel presentation about Birth Doula and Postpartum Doula services

* Time to interact with doulas and learn some "doula tricks of the trade."

Registering above for free tickets is requested, but not required.

Registration is free - your donation makes helps make that possible.

(Email RSVP to MTD@ birthnet.org is okay too)
Studies show having a Doula at your birth:

  • results in a shorter, smoother labor
  • creates a more positive birth experience
  • reduces need for medical interventions such as pain medications and epidurals
  • reduces requests for pain medications
  • reduces postpartum depression
  • results in greater success in breastfeeding

Benefits of a postpartum doula:

  • Eases transition to motherhood
  • Increases confidence in breastfeeding
  • Increases successful breastfeeding
  • Reduces postpartum depression
  • Increases parenting skills
  • Mothering the mother nurtures the family

(Participating doulas must register at MTD@birthnet.org.)

Have questions about Meet the Doulas Sept. 22, 2018? Contact Birth Network of Santa Cruz County

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Pacific Cultural Center
1307 Seabright Ave,
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)


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