The Midwives Association of Alaska is holding their annual conference on August 31st & September 1st. Speakers include renowned anthropologist and author Robbie Davis-Floyd, PhD. The public is welcome! Cost is $50/day for the public or $35 for 1/2 day.
Visit this website, http://www.midwivesofalaska.org/2011-conf.html for registration information.
August 31 Schedule:
8-9 Registration and Breakfast
9-11 Anthropology of Reproduction Presenter: Robbie Davis-Floyd, Ph. D.
11:15-1:15 Anthropology of Birth- Continued
2:15-4:15 Homeopathy Presenter: Susie Terwilliger, CDM, CPM (Move Across Street to Turkey Red)
5-7 Dinner (On Your Own) Turkey Red Meeting Room -Time to visit with everyone!
7-9 Annual MAA Meeting (Closed Meeting) MAA will provide dessert from Turkey Red
September 1 Schedule:
8:00 Doors Open and Breakfast
8:30-10 Birth Models That Work Presenter: Robbie Davis-Floyd, Ph. D.
10:15-11:45 Renegade Midwives: Asset or Liability? Presenter: Robbie Davis-Floyd, Ph. D.
11:45-12:45 Lunch -Provided
12:45-1:45 Breast Thermography Presenter: Michael Wedge, L.Ac., M.Ac.O.M., DCH
1:45-2:45 Circumcision & Antepartum Depression Pharm/Natural Tx. Presenter: Ty Vincent, MD
3:00-4:00 GBS Updates:Important Changes Presenter: Deborah Schneider, CDM
4:00-5:00 Beyond Kegels Presenter: Anne Thompson, PT
6-9:30 IV/Group B Strep Recertification Class - Please only attend if your certificate expires this year. Please call to let Deborah Schneider know if you will be attending this session at [masked].