Happy Mother’s Day!! PLUS What’s Going on at Choices in Childbirth
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This Mother’s Day, Choices in Childbirth would like to celebrate all of the moms out there as well as the amazing community of Mother-Friendly care providers who have supported them. Wishing you all beautiful birth memories this weekend!
Here’s what’s happening in the birth world and at Choices in Childbirth!!
Preparing for Postpartum, Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6:15-8:30pm, FREE, 14th Street Y (344 E. 14th St, bet. 1st & 2nd aves)
The period following the birth of your baby will likely be something of a love fest as you get to know your child. It can also be a time when new families sometimes feel overwhelmed and isolated as we get our bearings as parents and figure out how to care for a newborn, our relationship, and ourselves.
Miss the Business of Being Born: Classroom Edition Screening at NYU? It’s not too late! We filmed the event & now you can watch it whenever you want!
On Thursday, April 25th, Choices in Childbirth partnered with NYU’s Nurse-Midwifery program to screen The Business of Being Born: Classroom Edition
! Following the film, Professor Gene Declercq presented his incredible new data for Birth by the Numbers
and there was a panel discussion with
- Professor Gene Declercq, Boston University School of Public Health
- Abby Epstein, Director of The Business of Being Born
- Patricia Burkhardt, CM, DrPH
- Elan McAllister, Founder & Executive Director of Choices in Childbirth
- Dr. Jacques Moritz, OBGYN
Just Released! Listening to Mothers III: Pregnancy and Birth
See what 2400 moms had to say about their pregnancy and birth experiences. Brought to you by Childbirth Connection. Click here to read!
Alice Garik: Childbirth Photographer
Alice Garik’s dedication to the empowerment of women guides her childbirth photography. A professional photographer, her calm and respectful presence will give you photographs to cherish of your birth and newborn. Her focused attention will allow your partner to be with you and in the experience, not reaching for the camera. Alice offers packages that include a maternity session with childbirth and newborn photographs.
FREE – Flatten Your Post-Baby Tummy Classes – Turn Flab to Fab in 8 Weeks!
MRPT Physical Therapy is offering free classes to showcase an exciting new series of post-baby exercises for new moms. The class will be taught 1 time per week for 8 weeks at MRPT conveniently located 1 block from Grand Central. Participants must be willing to commit to attending all 8 classes and should be a few years postpartum or less.
Our new series of classes start on Tuesday, June 4 at 11am
Special Mother’s Day Offer:
Documentary Film: BIRTH STORY: INA MAY GASKIN & THE FARM MIDWIVES
Final days to purchase the award winning documentary film about legendary midwife, Ina May Gaskin, just in time for Mother’s Day! The Choices in Childbirth community can purchase the DVD or download the film online with a 15% discount off the retail price!
Need More Guides?
The 2013 National and NYC Metro Guide to a Healthy Birth are available online to order! These Guides are free to the public. If you would like copies of this resource to be sent to your home, office, or community center, we ask that you please pay for the cost of shipping. Click here to order the new guides.
National and NYC Metro Guides are available.