Midwives of Color

Join us on Wednesday, August 24th at 12:30 pm Eastern for
Effective Use of Labor Induction to Support
Intended Vaginal Birth
This session will:
  • Discuss institutional techniques to help facilitate safe and successful labor inductions that support vaginal births.
  • Describe counseling techniques for optimizing informed and shared decision making related to inductions of labor and vaginal births.
  • Provide tips on how institutions can successfully educate providers and enhance skills to promote successful vaginal births after induction of labor.
An open Q&A session with
Drs. Edmonds and Lagrew will follow the presentation

Joyce Edmonds, PhD, MPH, RN
Assistant Professor,
Boston College

David Lagrew, MD, FACOG
Chief Integration and
Acccountability Officer,
MemorialCare Health System

What: August Safety Action Series
When: Wednesday, August 24 at
12:30 pm ET
Where: Dial-in provided at
Fees: None, it’s FREE to join

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Inherent Birth

Celebrate birth’s inherent voice through holistic antenatal education



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Join us for the second annual Ina Corinne Brown Lecture given by Monica Raye Simpson.  Monica Raye Simpson is the Executive Director of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective. A native of rural North Carolina, Monica has organized extensively against human rights violations, reproductive oppression, the prison industrial complex, racism and intolerance and is deeply invested in southern movement building and the fight for Black liberation. She is also committed to birth justice as a certified Doula. Monica couples her activism with her artistry and released her first live album entitled Revolutionary Love where she blends her gospel roots and her passion for social justice with deep soul to create the sound known as Revolutionary Soul. Because of her “artivism” Monica was named as a New Civil Rights Leader by Essence Magazine and chosen as one of Advocate Magazine’s 40 under 40 leaders

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