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  • Ina May Gaskin Seminar at University of Toronto

    Ina May Gaskin Seminar at University of Toronto

    March 26, 2011

    March 25-26, 2011, Ina May Gaskin will be holding a two-day seminar discussing her new book Birth Matters: A Midwife's Manifesta. Ina May Gaskin has gained international notoriety for promoting natural birth. She is a much-beloved leader of a movement that seeks to stop the hyper-medicalization of birth—which has lead to nearly a third of hospital births in America to be cesarean sections—and renew confidence in a woman’s natural ability to birth. This is a two-part event. On Friday the 25th from 6:30-9:00pm the seminar is open to the general public. Saturday's all-day seminar from 8:30am-4:30pm is open to birth professionals. Location: Victoria University at University of Toronto 91 Charles St. West Toronto ON Canada. For more information and to register go to http://birthconferences.com/Ina_May_Toronto/Ina_May_in_Toronto.html

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  • Birth Day Presence Workshop with Ina May Gaskin

    Birth Day Presence Workshop with Ina May Gaskin

    March 7, 2011

    March 7, 2011, 7:00-9:00pm, Ina May Gaskin will be holding at workshop with Brith Day Presence. The special workshop for midwives, doulas, and birth assistants will teach techniques Gaskin learned to keep labor moving along, specifically techniques to correct or deal with OP positions, ascynclitism, and should dystocia. She will also present the goals of the Safe Motherhood Quilt Project. Ina May is also promoting her new book Birth Matters: A Midwife's Manifesta. Cost of the workshop is $65 payable by check, $67 by credit card. Email doulas@birthdaypresence.net to register. Location: 580 Broadway, Suite 304, between Prince and Houston New York, NY 10012.

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  • Ridgewood Public Library Hosting Ina May Gaskin Presentations for Health Professionals and the General Public

    Ridgewood Public Library Hosting Ina May Gaskin Presentations for Health Professionals and the General Public

    March 5, 2011

    March 5, 2011, the Ridgewood Public Library in New Jersey is hosting an event for Ina May Gaskin as she promotes her latest work Birth Matters: How What We Don't Know About Nature, Bodies, and Surgery Can Hurt Us. Ina May Gaskin has gained international notoriety for promoting natural birth. She is a much-beloved leader of a movement that seeks to stop the hyper-medicalization of birth—which has lead to nearly a third of hospital births in America to be cesarean sections—and renew confidence in a woman's natural ability to birth. This is a two-part event. From noon-1:30PM, there will be a presentation followed by a book signing for the general public. A special presentation and signing for birth professionals will follow from 2:30-4:00PM. Registration for the general public presentation begins at 11:30AM and tickets are $15 or $25 per pair. Registration for birth professionals begins at 2:00pm and tickets are $20 plus $5 for CEU credits. Location: The Ridgewood Public Library 125 N. Maple Ave Ridgewood, NJ 07450. For more information go to http://www.ridgewoodlibrary.org/

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