Mother-Friendly Childbirth Awareness Day & Community Baby Shower
Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
Santa Monica, CA
MOTHER-FRIENDLY CHILDBIRTH AWARENESS DAY & COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER
A Fun & Informative Day for Pregnant Women
& their Families ( dads & children welcome!)
Come learn about the 10-Steps of the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative, developed by The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS), which will help you have an empowered, informed and satisfying natural childbirth in the hospital, birth center or at home.
Meet “Mother-Friendly” Doctors, Midwives, Doulas, Childbirth Educators & Other Holistic Health Providers.
Event Co-Sponsored by
Childbirth Education & Doula Center...Helping you have your baby, your way!
A global movement dedicated to women, especially mamas, and children thriving throughout the world through the application of Universal Peace principles, compassionate parenting, and the teaching of empowerment and leadership skills.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Time: 12:30 pm-4:00 pm
Pre-Register by 8/17/13
Reed Park in Santa Monica
1133 7th St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
Cross Streets: Between Wilshire Blvd. and California Ave.
(Public Lot Parking at Wilshire & 7th)
$15.00 suggested love offering per family in advance
$25.00 per family love offering at the door.
Fee Includes: Family Yoga Class, Vegetarian Lunch & Presentation on MFCI
Extra Love Donation for Henna Tattoo, Facepainting, Raffle Tickets,
& Exhibitor Products and Services
No one turned away for inability to pay.
AWMNH is a 501-c-3 non-profit corporation. Donations may be tax-deductible.
COMMUNITY PRENATAL/POSTPARTUM YOGA CLASS & LIVE AFRICAN DRUMMING
CHILDBIRTH & PARENTING SUPPORT EXHIBITORS ~ VEGAN & VEGETARIAN FOOD ~ RAFFLES ~ HOOLA HOOPING WITH TISHA ~ HENNA BELLY TATTOO ~ CHILDREN'S FACE PAINTING
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Registration: 12:30-1:00 pm
Hoola Hooping with Tisha: 1:00 -1:30 pm
Thai Vegetarian/Vegan Lunch Served: 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Lecture on Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative - 2:00-3:00 pm
Raffle Drawing: 3:00-3:15pm
African-Drumming & Family Yoga Class with Brigette: 3:15-3:45 pm
Visit Exhibitors: 12:30 pm-4:00 pm
Please bring a yoga mat or blanket if participating in yoga classes.
Food Provided by donations from:
CENTER FOR MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE OF SANTA MONICA
DR. DAVID GHOZLAND AND ASSOCIATES
For More Information Call:626.388.2191 or 310.837.5686
At this event, you will meet maternity care providers whose practices are in accordance with these principles, and you will learn about
TEN STEPS OF MOTHER-FRIENDLY CHILDBIRTH.
Mother-Friendly Maternity Services are in accordance with the following principles:
Normalcy of the Birthing Process
Do No Harm
For more information on
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Founded as an educational venture in 1993, we are a training and and advocacy organization with a grassroots, community-based approach to support direct-service providers in promoting the health of mothers, infants, and families. We promote evidence-based maternity and infant care in order to reduce perinatal health disparities.
The organization trains community perinatal health workers, designs community-based initiatives, engages and mobilizes diverse stakeholders to develop wholistically-oriented programs and policies that improve maternal and child health.Our purpose is to promote the availability and use of skilled maternity care including nurses, midwives, doulas and community health promoters, at all levels and in a variety of settings, including clinics, private homes, hospitals and freestanding birth centers and to make Mother- and Baby- Friendly care a reality in Los Angeles County.
Donations to Wholistic Midwifery School of Southern California DBA The Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health are accepted under our fiscal agent, Life is Networking Knowledge, a 501 c 3 non-profit educational and healthcare organization. Payments made may be tax-deductible. Check with your tax professional.
Due to illness in the family, our 1;00 pm yoga teacher has cancelled. We WILL have a Family Yoga Class at 3:15-3:45 pm taught by Brigette Dunn, with LIVE African drumming.
We will have a few yoga mats available to borrow, but feel free to bring your own, for yoga on the grass in the park.
The food is going to be vegetarian Thai, provided by Cord Use Company. Yum!
There are still plenty of tickets--feel free to bring your friends. They can PAY AT THE DOOR, $25 suggested love offering. (no-one turned away for inability to pay!)
Facepainting and henna tattoo are extra love offering. We will also have a raffle drawing for alot of great items for pregnant women and newborns. Raffle tickets are $5 for 5 tickets and $2 per individual ticket. Each family gets one ticket with admission fee
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