SLC Local Resource Guide

We are busy putting together our first ever SLC Local Resource Guide- a printed booklet for local families with articles, coupons, and a list of trusted providers in the area.

If you are a birth professional or provide care to pregnant women in any way and support the Mother Friendly Childbirth Initiative, you want to be a part of this guide!

Joining BirthNetwork National is simple and the benefits include supporting better maternity care across the country, being featured online and in print in the provider guide, networking with other local professionals, advertisement and promotional help from SLBN, and opportunities to present at Salt Lake BirthNetwork events.

The provider guide will be distributed to hundreds of local families at our members’ locations as well as at the Empowering Fearless Birth Expo on February 20!

JOIN US TODAY!

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Photo by Laura Clouse of SLBN member Captured In Time Photography

Empowering Fearless Birth Expo

Come visit Salt Lake BirthNetwork and dozens of others in the local birth community on February 20th at the Empowering Fearless Birth Expo for a day of workshops, films, and an expo of businesses and providers!

You don’t want to miss it. And we have FREE TICKETS! If you’re interested in a free ticket, email saltlake@birthnetwork.org with the subject line FREE EFB TICKET!

Join the event page on Facebook and stay up to date on the details, including available workshops and a run down of the giveaways- worth over a thousand dollars!

 

Explore Your Options: Doulas, Birth Centers & C-Sections


Join us for the third of a four-part sequel to the famous Business of Being Born! We will show a film the third Friday of each month in the Red Rock Room of the University of Utah Hospital. Stay after the film for a panel discussion!

from 7:00pm – 9:30pm

This event has been made possible by the following generous sponsors:

Birthcare Healthcare
Your Birth Your Way! (801)581-4014
http://nursing.utah.edu/clinical-services/birthcare/index.php

Birth Journey Home Birth Services
melissaandheidi@gmail.com
Melissa: (801)259-2229
Heidi: (801)358-2797

Mary Callahan Love Labors
Pregnancy and Birthing Classes Doula Support and Placenta Encapsulation Services
http://www.lovelabors.com/
(801)520-6656

Community School of Midwifery
http://www.thecommunitymidwife.com/
(801) 882-7484

Julie Frenette Midwifery
http://mtolympusobgyn.com/
(801) 685-7188

Perinatal Patient Education
University of Utah Hospital
http://healthcare.utah.edu/womenshealth/pregnancy-birth/perinatal-education.php
801-581-2328

Utah Breastfeeding Coalition
http://www.utahbreastfeeding.org/
contact@utahbreastfeeding.org
877-632-7975

Essential Life, Ashley Norville Wellness Advocate
Hippy Chick Essential Life
slcdoterra@gmail.com
www.mydoterra.com/slcdoterra

Bel Canto Babies Lactation
http://belcantobabies.com/
belcantomom@gmail.com
801-980-1129

Utah Doula Association
http://utahdoulas.org/

More information on the film from the makers:

Explore Your Options: Doulas, Birth Centers & C-Sections

The most comprehensive and educational DVD in the series, Explore Your Options offers birth-planning guidance around key topics such as the role of doulas (labor support specialists,) the advantages of birth centers and the alarming escalation of cesarean sections in the United States and Brazil. Epstein and Lake talk to doulas about why their profession is currently booming and uncover why having a good doula can make-or-break the entire birth experience. They look at the ever-growing rates of inductions and c-sections, which have reached 50% in many US hospitals and more than 99% in some private hospitals in Brazil. How “safe” are these cesarean surgeries, and what are the health implications for the mothers and babies? Explore Your Options examines the pros and cons of birth centers, described as a perfect middle ground between home and hospital. Special features include Alanis Morissette and Alyson Hannigan on the advantages of doulas, Christy Turlington Burns on her unexpected complications at a birth center, Molly Ringwald on how she avoided a cesarean birth with her twins and Gisele Bundchen and Michelle Alves on the cesarean epidemic in their native Brazil. (Running Time: 102 min)

http://www.thebusinessofbeingborn.com/about/

 

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Special Deliveries: Celebrity Mothers Talk Straight on Birth

Friday, March 21, 2014 7:00pm-9:00pm

Join us for the second of a four-part sequel to the famous Business of Being Born! We will show a film the third Friday of each month in the Red Rock Room of the University of Utah Hospital. Stay after the film for a panel discussion!

Special Deliveries: Celebrity Mothers Talk Straight on Birth

Featuring celebrity moms Laila Ali, Gisele Bundchen, Cindy Crawford, Alyson Hannigan, Melissa Joan Hart, Kellie Martin, Alanis Morissette, Christy Turlington-Burns and Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Special Deliveries is a collection of intimate birth stories from a diverse group of mothers. Whether they chose to deliver at a hospital, home or birthing center, these heartfelt and humorous testimonies speak to the lasting power of the birth experience. True inspiration for any mother-to-be, this group of women trusted their bodies and intuitions, taking responsibility for their birth decisions even when things didn’t go according to plan. None of these courageous women has ever spoken on the record in such compelling detail, and, on this DVD, the filmmakers weave together their passionate narratives as a celebration of the journey to motherhood that will leave viewers with a renewed sense of amazement about the power of women. (Running Time: 74 min)

http://www.thebusinessofbeingborn.com/about/

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This event has been made possible by the following generous sponsors:

Birthcare Healthcare
Your Birth Your Way! (801)581-4014
http://nursing.utah.edu/clinical-services/birthcare/index.php

Birth Journey Home Birth Services
melissaandheidi@gmail.com
Melissa: (801)259-2229
Heidi: (801)358-2797

Mary Callahan Love Labors
Pregnancy and Birthing Classes Doula Support and Placenta Encapsulation Services
http://www.lovelabors.com/
(801)520-6656

Community School of Midwifery
http://www.thecommunitymidwife.com/
(801) 882-7484

Julie Frenette Midwifery
http://mtolympusobgyn.com/
(801) 685-7188

Perinatal Patient Education
University of Utah Hospital
http://healthcare.utah.edu/womenshealth/pregnancy-birth/perinatal-education.php
801-581-2328

Utah Breastfeeding Coalition
http://www.utahbreastfeeding.org/
contact@utahbreastfeeding.org
877-632-7975

Bel Canto Babies Lactation
http://belcantobabies.com/
belcantomom@gmail.com
801-980-1129

Utah Doula Association
http://utahdoulas.org/

Down on the Farm: Conversations with Legendary Midwife Ina May Gaskin

 THIS Friday, February 21, 2014 7:00pm-9:00pmJoin Salt Lake BirthNetwork for the first installment of a four-part sequel to the famous Business of Being Born! We will show a film the third Friday of each month in the Red Rock Room of the University of Utah Hospital. Stay after the film for a panel discussion!

RSVP and watch for more details here!

More information on the film from the makers:
More Business of Being Born: Down on The Farm: Conversations with Legendary Midwife Ina May Gaskin

Follow Executive Producer Ricki Lake and Director Abby Epstein to The Farm Community in Summertown, Tennessee, where pioneer midwife Ina May Gaskin talks candidly about the latest birth trends and the art of midwifery. Gaskin, who was featured in the original The Business of Being Born, sparked Lake’s initial interest in natural birth and has continued to inspire the filmmaking duo’s advocacy efforts. Also on the journey is pregnant actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, who has enlisted a midwife to attend the birth of her second child and joins the filmmakers in meeting The Farm’s famous midwives and touring the picturesque birth cabins in the woods. In the poignant final sequence, Gaskin exhibits her Safe Motherhood Quilt and calls for a deeper examination into the rising maternal mortality rate in the US.
http://www.thebusinessofbeingborn.com/about/

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