Birth Works: Why Don't We Know It?
Ina May Gaskin at Town Hall
Sunday Afternoon, May 8, 2011
Doors open - 12:30 pm, Lecture - 1:30 pm, Book Signing / Birth Fair - 3:30 pm
Mothers, daughters, expecting couples, birth professionals—all who are interested in the relevance of birth in our culture. Come enjoy an inspiring afternoon with Ina May Gaskin!
Sit back and enjoy two lively hours of wisdom and wit with "the world's most famous midwife," as she discusses topics from her new book, Birth Matters, a spirited manifesta showing us how to trust women, value birth, nurture families, and reconcile modern life with a process as old as our species. Called "the most important person in maternity care in North America, bar none" by Marsden Wagner, M.D., M.S., former Director of Women' s and Children's Health, World Health Organization, Ina May Gaskin is likely "the world's most famous midwife."
Browse our Birth Fair of birth-related organizations and businesses and have Ina May sign your favorite book. (Books will be available for purchase at Town Hall.) Quiet babes in arms are welcome.
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