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  • Sept 17–21, NACC 19th Annual Meeting, Sheraton World Resort, Orlando, Florida. Sponsored by National Association of Childbearing Centers. Contact phone (215) 234-8068;
  • Sept 24–28, Midwifery Today Conference, ‘‘Honoring Traditional Midwifery in the Americas,’’ Oaxaca, Mexico. Contact Midwifery Today, phone: (800) 743–0974 or (541) 344–7438; e-mail:;
  • Oct 2–5, Lamaze International Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Contact Lamaze International, phone: (800) 368–4404 or (202) 367–1128;
  • Oct 8–9, ICEA 2003 International Convention, Chicago, Illinois. Contact International Childbirth Education Association, phone: (952) 854–8660; e-mail:;
  • Oct 16–20, 8th Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, ‘‘Physicians & Breastfeeding; Controversy, Challenge, & Change,’’ and 3rd Annual Health Team Members Meeting, Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago, IL. Contact ABM office, phone (toll free) (877) 836-9947 or (609) 799-7032;
  • Nov 28, ‘ ‘Pregnancy and Birth: What Is Best for Mothers and Babies?’’ Toronto, Canada. Sponsored by Maternal, Infant & Reproductive Health Research Unit (MIRU), Centre for Research in Women's Health, University of Toronto. Contact Judy Cardwell, phone (416) 323-6501 mailbox #3781; e-mail: miru@sw.ca
  • Instructor Training in Prenatal and Postpartum Exercise, Elizabeth Noble, PT. Various dates and locations. Contact Elizabeth Noble, phone (508) 432–8040; e-mail:;
  • Repeated Certification Program, ‘ ‘Bodywork for the Childbearing Year.’’ Various dates and locations. Contact Kate Jordan Seminars, phone toll free (888) 287-6860 or (760) 436-0418; fax (760) 436-6998; e-mail:
  • Repeated Certification Program, UCLA Extension Lactation Educator and Lactation Consultant Raining Programs. Various dates and locations. Contact UCLA Extension Health Sciences, phone (310) 825-8423;
  • Repeated Certification Program, CCES Training and Certification Program for Professional Childbirth Educators. Various dates and locations. Contact Council of Childbirth Education Specialists; phone (800) 822-4526.
  • Repeated Workshops, The Center for Breastfeeding, Lactation Counselor Certificate Training Program (CLC). Various dates and locations. Contact The Center for Breastfeeding, 8 Jan Sebastian Way, #13, Sandwich, MA 02563; phone (508) 888-8044;
  • Repeated Workshops, Center for Lactation Education. Contact BSC, 228 Park Lane, Chalfont, PA 18914; phone (215) 822-1281; fax (215) 997-7879; e-mail:
  • Repeated Workshops, Childbirth Educator Workshop. International Childbirth Education Association. Various dates and locations. Contact ICEA CEW Registration, PO Box 20048, Minneapolis, MN 55420; fax (612) 854-8772.
  • Repeated Workshops, How to Start a Birth Center, National Association of Childbearing Centers. Various dates and locations. Contact NACC, 3123 Gottschall Rd., Perkiomenville, PA 18074-9604; phone (215) 234-8068; fax (215) 234-8829;
  • Repeated Workshops, Childbirth Education Association of Seattle, Basic and Advanced Teacher Education Workshops for Childbirth Educators. Contact Cheri McMeins or Barbara Orcutt; phone (206) 789-0883; fax (206) 789-2712.
  • Ongoing Enrollment, Women's Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Midwifery and Basic Colposcopy Education Programs. Education Programs Associates, Inc.; phone (408) 374-3720 or e-mail:
  • Ongoing Workshops, Doula Training Workshops. Contact Sunday Tortelli at e-mail:
  • Repeated Training Programs, Lactation consultant training, Lactation Education Resources, Fairfax, Virginia. Various dates and places. Contact Vergie Hughes, phone (703) 691-2069; fax (703) 691-3983; email: