Amy Johnson-Grass, ND, LN, LM, CPM, owner and director of Health Foundations Family Health and Birth Center in St. Paul, Minnesota and the first CPM President of the American Association of Birth Centers, and Tina Tsiakalis, CPM, LM, founder and midwife at the Center for Birth in Seattle will share the practices and policies they have developed for their birth centers to ensure the safety of their clients and their practice environments in the face of the spread of the virus, as well as their evolving plans for dealing with increased demand for their services. Susanrachel Condon, CCCE, LMT, LM, CLC, midwife at River and Mountain Midwives in New York State, and Mairi Breen Rothman, CNM, DM, with M.A.M.A.S. Inc. of Maryland, will share their COVID-19 related policies and procedures developed for their homebirth practices, and they will describe how they are managing the increased demand from people choosing a homebirth late in their pregnancies because of concerns about giving birth in the hospital during this pandemic.
Please note, while this webinar is scheduled to run for an hour and a half, we will leave room to extend the time by an additional 30 minutes if there is need for more time for questions and discussion.
We urge you to join us for this important learning opportunity and to think together with us about the role midwives are being called upon to play in our communities as our country faces the urgency of the coronavirus pandemic.