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  • Sept 27–30, ICEA International Convention, Orlando, Florida. Contact ICEA at phone (952) 854-8660; e-mail:;

  • Oct 3,“Life After Birth” conference, Toronto Colony Hotel, Toronto, Canada. Sponsored by the University of Toronto's Maternal, Infant & Reproductive Health Research Unit. Contact Judy Cardwell at phone (416) 351-3781; e-mail:

  • Oct 5–7, Lamaze International Conference, “ A Birth Odyssey,” Hilton Hotel, Minneapolis, MN. Contact: phone (800) 368-4404, (202) 367-1128; fax (202) 367-2128;

  • Oct 6–7, Doula Training Workshop, DONA approved, Cleveland, Ohio. Contact Sunday Tortelli, phone: (440) 572-2574; e-mail:

  • Oct 18–22, Midwifery Today International Conference, “Birth Renaissance,” Paris, France. Contact Midwifery Today at phone (800) 743-0974 or (541) 344-7438; fax (541) 344-1422;

  • Training Courses for Lactation Consultants, sponsored by Lactation Education Resources, 4339 Montgomery Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814. Washington, DC, Sept 19–21, Oct 15–17, Nov 12–16. Contact Vergie Hughes, phone (301) 986-5547; fax (301) 986-4401; 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, Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy. Sept, San Diego; Oct, Colorado; Nov, Orlando, Chicago. Contact Carole Osborne-Sheets, phone (800) 586-8322;

  • Repeated Certification Program,“Bodywork for the Childbearing Year.” Worcester, MA; San Francisco; Cleveland; Washington, DC; Greenville, SC; Austin; San Diego; St. Petersburg, FL; Seattle; Chicago. Call for other locations. Contact Kate Jordan Seminars: phone toll free (888) 287-6860 or (760) 436-0418; fax (760) 436-6998;

  • 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, Dancing Thru Pregnancy. Various dates and locations. Contact DTP; phone (203) 481-220 or (800) 442-9034;

  • 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:

  • Repeated Workshops, Lectures Unlimited. Certification Examination Preparation Workshop in Human Lactation. Contact Kathleen Auerbach; phone (360) 384-1755; e-mail: