A Birthworker’s Paradigm: A Virtual Conference for Home & Hospital Birth Professionals
Friday October 23, 2020 & Saturday October 24, 2020 from 8am-12:30pm
25% of all proceeds going to For the Village, Inc, an organization founded to enhance infant and maternal outcomes within the Black community.
Another 25% of all proceeds will go to support a local birth worker’s family after the tragic loss of her child.
Conference Agenda Friday October 23, 2020- Day 1
8-830 The Birth World Through Your Lenses and Mine; How our Paradigms Contribute – FarahAntoine-Mayberry, OTR/L, CLC, Birth Assistant, Doula
830-915 Drew Blew; Facing the Realities of the Medical Field as a Mother – Teriasia Stevenson, Keynote Speaker
930-1010 We Grow Humans; Shifting the Paradigm of Human Development Through Birth Work- RaShaunda Lugrand, CHBD|NLP|IPCP
1015-1115 Supporting Breastfeeding While Breastfeeding – Amanda Morgan, MPH, RDN/LD,IBCLC
1115-1215 Physical Therapy for Perinatal Care – Kirsten Floyd, PT,DPT, Jenny LaCross (Kurz), PT, DPT, WCS, ATC, CLT-LANA
1215-1230 Day 1 Closing remarks
Conference Agenda Saturday October 24, 2020- Day 2
8-815 Opening Remarks– FarahAntoine-Mayberry, OTR/L, CLC, Birth Assistant, Doula
815-915 Trauma Response and the Birth Process – Nichole Mentzer, LCSW
915-1010 Rebozo: Culture, Connection, and Change – Brittany Chavez, LMT, Student Midwife
1015-1115 Perinatal Support Through A Chiropractic Paradigm – Josiah Hackney, D.C.
1115am-1215pm Navigating Induction: Evidence, Communication, Care, & Support – Brandy Harris, Birth Doula, Lactivist, Educator, Midwife
1215-1230 Day 2 Closing Remarks
Conference Documents-Day 11-The-Birth-World-Through-Your-Lenses-and-Mine-How-Our-Paradigms-Contribute-handout-1
Conference Documents- Day 26-Trauma-and-the-Birth-Process-handout-Nichole-Mentzer