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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Controversies in Childbirth Conference

Tampa, Florida February 19-21, 2010

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This update is going out to all email list subscribers, whether or not you've already registered for the upcoming conference in Tampa. February 19-21, 2010.

We are excited that computer geek and birth activist, Laureen Hudson is teaching a pre-conference workshop on Thursday, February 18th entitled: Hands-O Tech for Birth Care Professionals. This is a bring the laptop and work on websites, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and other social media. Laureen's seminar on Marketing to Millennials was a favorite in Fort Worth.

Also, Robbie Davis-Floyd, PhD will offer her own workshop on Thursday, entitled, "An Afternoon With Robbie Davis-Floyd." This is an intimate, freewheeling session where Robbie will discuss her career studying birth and midwives, as well as links between birth and culture.

You can register for the conference and the pre-conference workshops at:

We have some new seminars that are about to be added to the website (not on there yet). and we want to give YOU, first look.

A) Holly Kennedy PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN President-elect of a ACNM will discuss Whether changes to improve maternity care that were successful in UK hospitals can be successfully implemented in the United States.

B) Rixa Freeze, , PhD , will examine whether physician and hospital refusals to give women the birth options that they desire, can lead them to have dangerous, unassisted homebirth.

C) Patrick Hauser, author of the "Fathers to Be Handbook" will discuss the interaction between fathers and the various birth care professionals. You may be surprised at how much business your practice loses because of how the fathers to be were treated.

Also, become a follower of our birth issues blog at: , where we ask the questions that no one else is asking

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