Tuesday, May 5, 2009

International Midwives Day in Phoenix: A Success!

A friend and I attended the International Midwives' Day celebration today in Phoenix, and it was a big success! Lots of exhibits, loads of people attending - a hit!

This year (the first year of doing something bigger here in Phoenix), we had music, food, a raffle, ultrasounds, free pregnancy massage, and a number of booths with some of the following:

- Bradley method childbirth
- ICAN of Central Arizona
- Waterbirth
- Arizona Student Midwives
- Baby Wraps
- Pregnancy Photography
- Birth Statuary

AND..... Sign-ups for a soon-to-be-formed Arizona Birth Advocacy group! If you weren't there, contact Mary Langlois to find out more and to sign up! I can't wait. We've needed this for a long time.

The organizers did a terrific job of getting together a great event! Nice work, everyone! Looking forward to next year.

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