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Meet the Doulas Nov. 17, 2018

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

Brought to your by Birth Network of Santa Cruz County Meet the Doulas   Saturday, Nov. 17, 2017 4-6pm Location: Pacific Cultural Center 1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 Pregnant? Considering a Doula on your birth team? Wondering what a postpartum doula does? Meet the Doulas is a great opportunity to learn about birth and postpartum doulas. Join us at this free event for an informative afternoon. This event is open to everyone- no matter where they plan to birth - home or hospital or birth center, in Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Monterey, or San Jose area. Schedule: * Panel presentation about Birth Doula and Postpartum Doula services * Time to interact with doulas and learn some "doula tricks of the trade." Registering above for free tickets is requested, but not required. Registration is free - your donation makes helps make that possible. (Email RSVP to MTD@ birthnet.org is okay too) Studies show having a Doula at your birth: results in a shorter, smoother labor creates a more positive birth experience reduces need for medical interventions such as pain medications and epidurals reduces requests for pain medications reduces postpartum depression results in greater success in breastfeeding Benefits of a postpartum doula: Eases transition to motherhood Increases confidence in breastfeeding Increases successful breastfeeding Reduces postpartum depression Increases parenting skills Mothering the mother nurtures the family (Participating doulas must register at MTD@birthnet.org.)

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-the-doulas-nov-17-2018-tickets-39908196490?aff=aff0eventful

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1307 Seabright Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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