Friday, May 8, 2009

Seattle, Here We Come!

It’s time for midwives and their fans to start getting excited about the ACNM 54th Annual Meeting & Exposition. This special annual event is geared toward midwives and other women’s health experts, but also includes free activities for anyone interested in midwifery and women’s health. Here’s what you can look forward to:

Become a Midwife Forum
If you’re interested in a career in women’s health, visit the Washington State Convention & Trade Center for a free, interactive career event on Saturday, May 23, noon – 3 pm. Meet practicing midwives, interact with student midwives, and experiment with birth simulators, pelvic models, and more.

Celebrate Midwifery Party
If you already went to midwifery school, show your school spirit at the Celebrate Midwifery Party, Monday, May 25, 8 pm – midnight. The school that shows the most spirit will win a free student registration to the 55th ACNM Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Start celebrating now by submitting song requests to Include your name, school, and requested song. You may also dedicate the song to a particular person or class.
This event is open to registered meeting attendees only.

Tuesday Night at the Movies
Come to the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Metropolitan Ballroom A, Tuesday, May 26, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm for free admission to two pregnancy and birth films: Home Delivery and Laboring Under an Illusion: Portrayal of Childbirth in the Mass Media.

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