November 15, 2011 6:09pm
A talk by Ina May Gaskin will be the key event at Birth Matters Minnesota where she will be speaking about her new book Birth Matters. The event, open to the public, will be on Tuesday, November 15th from 6-8pm at the Great Hall in the Coffman Memorial Union at the University of Minnesota. Tickets costs $10 and can be purchased here.
The event will be held:
Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union
University of Minnesota
300 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Questions can be answered at firstname.lastname@example.org
From the event website:
Called “the midwife of modern midwifery” by Salon, Ina May Gaskin, MA, CPM, will be in the Twin Cities speaking on her new book, Birth Matters: A Midwife’s Manifesta, a spirited manifesta that demonstrates why birth matters to us ALL, and how to trust women, value birth, and reconcile modern life with a process as old as our species.
If you are a midwife, a labor & delivery nurse, a doula, a physician, a health sciences student, a parent, or anyone who cares about the health and empowerment of women and families, you will not want to miss the chance to meet Ina May!
A woman who gives birth in the U.S. today is more likely to die in childbirth than her mother was. With one in three babies born via cesarean, the U.S. ranks behind 33 other nations in neonatal mortality rates and 40 other nations in maternal mortality rates.