Conference Schedule

8:00am Arrival & Welcome

8:30-9:30am General Session for all attendees

Childbearing in Our Social Context, with Penny Simkin

10:00-11:15am Breakout Sessions

1) The Art of Suturing, with Melan Smith-Francis

2) Breech Skills, with Mary Cooper

3) Rebozo Skills, with Rebekah Porter

4) Pregnancy Loss - Effective Strategies for Labor and Delivery Support, with Jennifer Hicks

11:30-12:30pm General Session for all attendees

Let’s Talk About Birth Workers & Social Justice, with Claudia Booker

-Catered Lunch, included in ticket price-

1:45-3:00pm Breakout Sessions

1) Barriers to Care for Women of Color, with Melan Smith-Francis

2) Pregnancy Loss - Effective Strategies for Labor and Delivery Support, with Jennifer Hicks

3) Everyday Alignment for Better Birth, Part 1: Theory & Anatomy with Taylor Broggie

4) Preeclampsia Diagnosis & Management, with Diane Folk

3:15-4:30pm General Session for all attendees

Women of African Ancestry Modern Day Implications and Strategies for Pregnancy, Labor and Vaginal Birth of Our Babies with Claudia Booker

4:45-6:00pm Breakout Sessions

1) When Pain Becomes Suffering with Penny Simkin

2) Breastfeeding Support Skills, with Jane Kershaw

6:15-8:30pm Dinner, Discussion and Entertainment

SUNDAY SCHEDULE

8:30am Arrival

9:15-10:45am General Session for all attendees

HBAC & VBAC Support, with Mary Cooper

11:00-12:15pm Breakout Sessions

1) Normalizing Homebirth Transfers, with Heidi Duncan

2) Reducing Cesarean for Labor Dystocia with Penny Simkin

3) Breastfeeding Support Skills, with Jane Kershaw

-Catered Lunch, included in ticket price-

1:15-2:30pm Breakout Sessions

1) Breech Skills, with Mary Cooper

2) The Art of Suturing, with Melan Smith-Francis

3) Everyday Alignment for Better Birth, Part 2: Movement & Exercise  with Taylor Broggie

4) Peanut Ball Skills, with Heidi Duncan

2:45-3:45pm General Session for all attendees

MTHFR with Jaimeé Arroyo, Family Nurse Practitioner-BC

3:45-4pm Conference Close