Miles for Midwives 2014!
Our 12th annual Miles for Midwives 5K fun-run and birth fair, hosted on Saturday, October 4th, was a testament to the commitment to healthy birth from our runners and supporters. Despite heavy rain and thunderstorms, runners of all ages came to Prospect Park, Brooklyn, to race for better births!
Some of the first moms (and strollers) to cross the finish line!
It was truly inspiring to see friends and families running in through the rain together, strollers and all, in support of patient-centered midwifery care!
The rain didn’t stop them from supporting midwives!
In addition to our brave runners, birth workers from all over the NYC area were present, including chiropractors, doulas, childbirth educators, midwives and obstetricians. Without our sponsors the event couldn’t be possible, so thank you for coming in the rain to support healthy birth! We’d especially like to thank our Platinum and Gold Sponsors: the Home Birth Midwives of NYC, the Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York, Dr. Eden Fromberg, Red Moon Wellness, Renew Physical Therapy, Discover Chiropractic, the NYC Doula Collective, the Midwifery Practice of the North Bronx Healthcare Network, the New York State Association of Licensed Midwives, Birthday Presence, Clearbill, Fitbump and the Guirguis Obstetrics & Gynecology Group of Brooklyn!
Miles for Midwives 2014 was proof that the Choices in Childbirth, the NYC Midwives and the NYC birth community is deeply committed to great births and great beginnings for all families!
It’s not too late to donate! Please visit www.milesformidwivesnyc.org to help us reach our goal of $35,000 for better births!