Faith-based childbirth classes serve a purpose for those families seeking education that combines their spiritual beliefs with preparing for birth and baby. Christina Gebel talks about her Catholic childbirth program in our next post in the Welcoming All Families series.
The sad fact is that too many families are affected by a pregnancy loss, stillbirth or early infant loss. The grief when a loss occurs has no bounds and remains significant and deep, even if there are future children that join the family after a loss has occurred.
One of the valuable benefits for Lamaze International members is a subscription to Lamaze International's official journal - The Journal of Perinatal Childbirth Education, whose mission is to promote, support, and protect natural, safe, and healthy birth through education and advocacy.
The 2017 Lamaze Advocacy Summit is scheduled for October 23-24, 2017 in Washington DC. This two-day event is designed specifically to provide Lamaze members and other maternal-infant stakeholders an opportunity to connect with their politicians.
When using images in your presentations, marketing materials, and on your website, it is important to include all types of families, including people of color. Finding images to use can be hard. Here are some resources for stock photo images that specialize in people of color that you can use.