The Midwives' Association of Washington State is thrilled to welcome the "mother of modern midwifery," Ina May Gaskin, for a series of events in May.
International Day of the Midwife
The Road to Durban: 5 K Walk at Alki
Alki Park, Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 7-9 pm
Ina May will join us for an evening walk at Alki Park in West Seattle to raise awareness and funds for maternal mortality. This action supports the call from the International Confederation of Midwives, who have asked for midwives around the world to participate in a 5k walk on May 5th, International Day of the Midwife.
Midwives' Association of Washington State
2011 Spring Conference Featuring Ina May Gaskin & Penny Simkin
Seattle Pacific University , Friday, May 6, 2011 - 8-6 pm
MAWS is looking forward to a great day of inspiration and education with Ina May & Penny, Karen Hays and Sandy Szalay.
Ina May Gaskin at Town Hall
Town Hall, Downtown Seattle , Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 12:30-4:30 pm - ticketing and exhibits 12:30-1:30, lecture 1:30-3:30, booksigning & exhibits 3:30-4:30
An exciting afternoon including a Birth Fair with local birth-related businesses and organizations, inspiring words from Ina May, and time to have Ina May sign your favorite book--including her brand new Birth Matters!