• 2014 NW Doula Conference

    Thank you to everyone who made this conference a success!!! For information on the 2015 conference, visit http://www.nwdoulaconference.com/

    “Connecting….”

    Sponsored by NAPS and PALS Doulas
    This is a conference for birth doulas, postpartum doulas, and other birth professionals to learn and strengthen our skills.  Join us for a day of connecting with each other and learning to better connect with our clients.
    October 6, 2014
    Maplewood Golf Course
    4050 Maple Valley Hwy, Renton, WA

    Approved for 7 CEUs through DONA and & 7 CERPs with the ILCA

     Click here to learn more about our speakers!

    Schedule
    8:30am-9:00am Registration | Continental Breakfast, Sponsored by Community of Mindful Parenting
    9:00am-9:30am Sheila Capestany  “Community Connections”
    9:30am-12:00pm Pippi Kessler  “Transforming Client Relationships with Active Listening”
    12:00pm-12:45pm Lunch, Sponsored by Puget Sound Birth Center
    12:45pm-2:00pm Breakout Sessions:
    Penny Simkin  “Traumatic Birth”
    OR
    Emily Healy & Camie Goldhammer “Cultural Humility in Breastfeeding Support”
    2:00pm-2:30pm Break with Ice Cream, Sponsored by PEPS
    2:30pm-4:00pm Cynthia Good Mojab  “The Rug Pulled Out from Underneath Me: Depression During Pregnancy and After Birth.”

    Following the conference, there will be an open house and tour at the Renton Puget Sound Birth Center. Wine and cheese will be served. (4300 Talbot Rd S. #402 Renton, WA 98055) RSVP: Renton@BirthCenter.com

     

    If you are called to a birth we are happy to refund the conference fee less a $25 administration fee.  A refund request must be submitted to NAPS at nwdoulaconference@gmail.com within 1 week of the missed event.  

     

    Thank you to all our sponsors!

    Sponsorship opportunities are full for the 2014 Northwest Doula Conference

    Breakfast Sponsor
    Community of Mindful Parenting

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    Lunch Sponsor
    Puget Sound Birth Center–Kirkland & Renton
    Puget Sound Birth Center
    Ice Cream Social Sponsor
    PEPS- Program for Early Parenting Support
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    Conference Exhibitors

    PSI logo

    PSI of Washington

    Eastside Natural Medicine

    Eastside Natural Medicine

    The Bump

    The Bump

    Simkin Center

    Simkin Center

    Pediatric Sleep Consulting

    Pediatric Sleep Consulting

    Sweet Baby Wraps

    Sweet Baby Wraps

    Parent Trust

    Parent Trust’s Great Start Classes

    Sindea Horste Photography

    Sindea Horste Photography

    Sarah’s Teethers

    Cooper House

     

    Conference Supporters

    Laurie Ufer | 206-265-9252 | laurieufer@hotmail.com | http://www.lauriesdoulaservice.com/

    Nurturing Expressions | 206-763-2733 | info@nurturingexpressions.com | http://nurturingexpressions.com

    Parent Trust’s Great Starts classes | 206-789-0883 | greatstarts@parenttrust.org|  http://www.parenttrust.org/classregistration/

    For information on our 2012 conference, please visit http://nwdoulaconf.weebly.com/