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The Village Place

MSVW Winter Childbirth Preparation Workshop: Spanish WAITLIST

Our first childbirth preparation workshop this year will be offered in English and Spanish to our participants on the same date and time at one location. Our workshops are currently at capacity, please register for the waitlist.

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MSVW Winter Childbirth Preparation Workshop: Spanish WAITLIST
MSVW Winter Childbirth Preparation Workshop: Spanish WAITLIST

Time & Location

Mar 02, 2024, 9:45 AM – 4:00 PM

The Village Place, 8401 N Interstate Hwy 35, Austin, TX 78753, USA

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About the event

WE ARE CURRENTLY NO LONGER ACCEPTING RSVP'S FOR OUR WORKSHOP. YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AND REQUEST TO JOIN OUR WAITLIST. SOMEONE FROM OUR TEAM WILL BE IN TOUCH SOON. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVIENANCE. 

Join MSVW for our Winter Childbirth Preparation Workshop featuring our facilitators, Paula X. Rojas, and Dominique Adeniyi. This will allow pregnant individuals to learn about the various stages of labor, different labor positions,  recovering postpartum, and more! Childcare and lunch will be provided for this full day event. Attendees should dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Please complete this survey after you register.

Acompaña a MSVW para nuestro Taller Invernal De Preparación Al Parto con nuestras facilitadoras, Paula X. Rojas, y Dominique Adeniyi. En este taller personas embarazadas aprenderán sobre las diferentes etapas del parto, las diferentes posiciones de parto, la recuperación después del parto, ¡y mucho más! Un almuerzo y cuidado de niños será proporcionado para este evento de todo el día. Por favor de vestirse cómodamente y traer una botella de agua. Por favor de llenar esta encuesta después de registrarse.

About Paula X. Rojas

Chilean-born community organizer, midwife and social justice trainer Paula X. Rojas was licensed as a midwife in 2014. Paula became a doula in 2005, after a traumatic birth experience while on Medicaid. In 2012, Paula co-founded Mama Sana Vibrant Woman. Paula served as Director of Education and Training at MSVW until 2020. Paula currently supports families at MSVW and LAMP as a community midwife while working on a national project linking birthing justice with police and prison abolition work. She is the mother of two amazing kids, Xue-li and Camino, and loves to dance!

About Dominique Adeniyi

Dominique Adeniyi is passionate about Black Maternal Health and improving birth outcomes for underserved folks in her community. She has many roles, serving as a Student midwife, Full Spectrum doula, Birth Photographer, and Program Administrator for a local nonprofit organization. However, most importantly she is a dedicated member of the birth worker community. As a mother who experienced her own birth traumas, Dominique has found healing by actively uplifting and empowering Black birthing folks. Her mission is to create a safe space for expectant parents to receive empowerment, support, education and nurturing care.

Event Agenda 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

(9:45 am- Participants arrive

(10:15 am) - Start time

(10:15 am - 11:00 am) Introductions

(11:00 am - 12:15 pm) - Stages of labor

(12:15 pm - 12:45 pm) - Lunch provided by MSVW

(12:45 pm - 1:45 pm) - Labor positions/Spinning babies

(1:45 pm - 1:50 pm) - Break

(1:50 pm - 2:50 pm) - Pain relief options in/out of hospital

(2:50 pm - 3:15 pm) - Labor signs, normal vs. not normal

(3:15 pm - 3:45 pm) - Birth Plans

(3:45 pm - 4:00 pm) - Questions and Close out

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