Conference Schedule

8:00am Arrival And 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) Bereavement Skills for Birth Professionals, 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) Bereavement Skills for Birth Professionals, 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

3) Preeclampsia Diagnosis & Management, with Diane Folk

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

SUNDAY SCHEDULE

8:30am Arrival And Breakfast Bar

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

3) Reducing Cesarean for Labor Dystocia with Penny Simkin

4) 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