Groups for birth professionals.
This is a listing of local groups that provide networking opportunities, continuing education continuing education: see adult education.
or adult education
Any form of learning provided for adults. In the U.S. the University of Wisconsin was the first academic institution to offer such programs (1904). , public awareness activities, or peer support for birth professionals. If you know of a group that should be listed here or need to change information, please contact the ALACE ALACE Autonomous Lagrangian Circulation Explorer
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ALACE Association of Local Authority Chief Executives (UK) office.
Wilmer: Birthing Options Study Group, meets in months with a 5th Friday, 9am to 5 pm Renata Hillman Hillman was a famous British automobile marque, manufactured by the Rootes Group. It was based in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, near Coventry, England, from 1907 to 1976. Before 1907 the company had built bicycles. , (251) 463-2426. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: Doula dou·la
A woman who assists another woman during labor and provides support to her, the infant, and the family after childbirth. Support Meeting, meets bimonthly bi·month·ly
1. Happening every two months.
2. Happening twice a month; semimonthly.
1. Once every two months.
2. Twice a month; semimonthly.
n. pl. . Lesley Nelson, (907) 277-5051.
Berkeley: East Bay Doula Circle, meets monthly. Holly Wiersma, (925) 947-5874. email@example.com.
Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. : Doulas Association of Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region, , meets monthly. DeAnne Spicer Todd, (818) 766-5155.
Sacramento: Valley Foothill Doula Collective, meets monthly. (888) DOULA-4-U.
San Jose San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. : South Bay Doula Circle, meets every 6 weeks. Chrys Holland, (408) 857-0901.
Santa Cruz: Birth Network of Santa Cruz County Santa Cruz County is the name of two counties in the United States:
Walnut Creek: Mt. Diablo Doula Community, meets monthly. Julaine Dugan, (925) 756-2943.
Hartford: Connecticut Doula Network, meets bimonthly. Call the Network at (860) 644-2746, or Renee Bryan at (860) 644-8516. www.ctdoula.com.
Maui: Birth Sisters of Hawaii, meets on the Ist (company) IST - Imperial Software Technology. Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m. Christy Galyon, (808) 572-9260.
Evansville: Birth Professionals Network and Study Group, meets monthly. Jenni Shaver, (812) 479-8309.
Davenport: Quad City Doula Association, meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Trudi Shafer, (563) 326-4757.
New Orleans: Community Doulas, meets monthly. Crys Aprill, (504) 314-1528. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bangor: Maine Association of Independent Doulas (MAID), meets monthly. Evelyn Conrad, (207) 945-9804.
Baltimore: Baltimore Area Childbirth Professionals, meets quarterly. Jennifer McGeehan, (410) 719-7077. email@example.com.
Columbia: Chesapeake Midwifery midwifery (mĭd`wī'fərē), art of assisting at childbirth. The term midwife for centuries referred to a woman who was an overseer during the process of delivery. In ancient Greece and Rome, these women had some formal training. Guild, meets bimonthly on the 2nd Friday. Eloise Stager, (301) firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frederick: Doula Association of Frederick, meets bimonthly. Contact Liz O'Shea, (301) 371-7429.
Harford County: Chesapeake Doula Network. Amy Guy, (410) 457-4080.
Boston/Cambridge: Labor Assistant Group, meets on the 3rd Monday of each month. Call the ALACE main office at (617) 441-2500.
Boston: Labor Support Backup Network, meets every 3 months. Mary Evans, (508) 877-6473.
Worcester: B.E.S.T. Council of Childbirth Educators, meets quarterly. Betty Blackham, (508) 222-8873, email@example.com.
Minneapolis: The Childbirth Collective, weekly parent topic nights, continuing education. Noelle Haland, (612) 721-4820. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Columbia: Mid-Missouri Doula Cooperative, meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. DeeDee Farris-Folkerts, (573) 443-8574.
St. Louis: Doulas of Greater St. Louis Greater St. Louis is the informal name of the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area, the 18th largest in the United States. Its population of 2,801,033 (as of 2007 according to the US Census Bureau) includes the independent City of St. Louis, St. , meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7 p.m. Contact Lori Peterson, (314) 644-3025.
St. Louis: Bimonthly Doula Potlucks, contact Julie Guttman, (314) 965-7488. email@example.com.
Billings: Big Sky Doula Association, meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Contact Lacey Kraft (406) 252-7692.
Bergen County: BirthNet, meets several times a year. Vicki Hedley at (201) 505-1214.
Lakewood: Childbirth Study Group, meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Heather Baek, (973) 249-9539.
New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
Ithaca: Women's Health Women's Health Definition
Women's health is the effect of gender on disease and health that encompasses a broad range of biological and psychosocial issues. Study Group. Contact Marlo Capoccia, (607) 387-4232.
New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. : Metropolitan Doula Group, meets one Sunday per month from 5-8 p.m. www.nydoula.com.
Rochester: Rochester Birth Network. Contact Lynn Barnett, (716) 234-0022.
North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures
Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop.
Charlotte: Charlotte Doulas, meets monthly. Deborah Sue Griffin, (704) 544-9806. www.charlottedoulas.org.
Newton: Blue Ridge Birthing Arts study group, meets monthly on the last Friday. Kathryn Berkowitz, (704) 462-4498.
Cincinnati: Doulas Unlimited. Pare Kleingers, (513) 779-2685, or Susan Keith-Hergert, (513) 921-3437.
Columbus: Birth Workers of Central Ohio, meets every 6 to 8 weeks. Contact Jill Vagedes, (614) 268-3127.
Oklahoma City: Doula Association of Central Oklahoma, meets on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Gwen Hill, (405) 670-8563.
Corvallis: Midwifery/Doula Study Group, meets monthly. Meredith Weir, (541) 752-1173.
Eugene: Birth Companion Network, meets monthly. (541) 284-5984.
Eugene: Doulas Supporting Teens, meets monthly, contact: Bess Day (541) 607-0487.
Portland: Northwest Area Childbirth Educators Forum, twice-yearly conferences and monthly board meetings. Judy Fleck, (503) 684-9469.
Eric,: Lake Erie Association of Doulas, meets monthly. Alice Edwards, (814) 833-0731 From 10/11/04-
Lancaster/Harrisburg: Susquehanna Birth Network, meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. (717) 656-1237.
South Carolina South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures
Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15.
Florence: Northeastern South Carolina Doula Group, meets every 6 weeks. Uta Mattox, (843) 661-1078.
Austin: Heart of Texas Doulas, meets bimonthly on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Lanell Coultas, (512) 459-3088.
Salt Lake City: Utah Doula Association, twice-yearly conferences and monthly gatherings. (888) 838-1456.
Brattleboro: Doula Network of Windham & Cheshire Counties, meets monthly, 2nd Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Contact Lucinda McGovern, (802) 257-0663.
Richmond: Richmond Doulas, meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. Sara Fariss Krivanec, (804) 236-8660.
Roanoke: Birth Assistant Support Group, meets quarterly. Wanda Smith, (540) 562-5222.
Southwest WA State: Northwest Area Childbirth Educators Forum, twice-yearly conferences and monthly board meetings. Debbie Flynn, (235) 581-7869, or Alyson Alexander, (360) 514-4011.
Yakima: Birth Circle, meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:45 p.m. Elizabeth Meyer, (509) 457-2854.
Hurricane: Doula Network of West Virginia, meets monthly. (866) 55DOULA.
Milwaukee: C.A.R.E. Network (Childbirth Assistants, Resources & Education), meets monthly. (414) 529-3667.
Racine: Birth Partners, meets bimonthly. Annmarie Klyzub, (262) 634-2892.
London: Doula Stucly/Networking Group, meets bimonthly on the 3rd Sunday. Jill Ritchie, (519) 472-9538.
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