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Monday, September 20, 2010

Free Workshops on Breastfeeding, Childbirth and More

Choices in Childbirth is a non-profit organization promoting good maternity care. Through education, advocacy and outreach they give women the information they need to make informed decisions about where and how to give birth.

This fall, Choices in Childbirth is offering free workshops on important topics to new and expecting parents in New York City. This first one happens TODAY. To learn more, click below to follow the link or call 212-983-4122.

Breastfeeding Workshop
Date: Monday, September 20, 2010
Time: 6:15 - 8:30 pm

Sex During and After Pregnancy
Date: Tuesday, September 28th
Time: 7 - 9 pm

How to Have a Great Hospital Birth
Date: Monday, October 18th, 2010
Time: 6:15 - 8:30 pm

Building Your Birth Team: Focus on Support
Date: Monday, November 15th, 2010
Time: 6:15 - 8:30 pm

Also join Choices in Childbirth for the 8th annual Miles for Midwives 5K Race and Community Wellness Fair on Saturday, October 2 from 10 am to 2 pm in Prospect Park (Bartel-Pritchard Square, 15th Street and Prospect Park West). There will be a silent auction and free activities including yoga, massage and acupuncture. Proceeds from this event benefit the work of Choices in Childbirth and the American College of Nurse-Midwives to improve maternity care in our community.

Register in advance ($20 or $50 VIP) on their website by Thursday, September 30 or on the day of the event (8:30-9:30 am, $25). All race participants receive gift bags. VIP registrants receive extra products and coupons in their gift bags as well as post-race snacks.

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