CALENDAR


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  • • June 21–25, AWHONN 2008 Convention, “Many Voices, One Mission,” Los Angeles, California, USA. Contact AWHONN, phone: (202) 261-2400; www.awhonn.org.
  • • June 30–July 3, International Nursing Research Conference, “Facing the Challenge of Health Care Systems in Transition,” Jerusalem, Israel. Contact Conference Secretariat, e-mail: conven4@diesenhaus.com or http://www.internationalnursingconference.org.
  • • July 23–27, International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) Conference. Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Contact ILCA, phone: (919) 787-5181, ext 257; www.ilca.org/conf2008registration.html or registrar@ilca.org.
  • • Sept 4–7, AABC 2nd Annual Birth Institute, American Association of Birth Centers, “What Is Optimal?” Loews Ventana Canyon, Tucson, Arizona, USA. Contact AABC, phone: (215) 234-8068; www.BirthCenters.org.
  • • Sept 11, Early Labour Conference, University of York, York, England. Contact Jenny Brown, phone +44 1904 321832; e-mail jb70@york.ac.uk; http://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/research/miru.htm.
  • • Sept 11–14, Lamaze International Annual Conference, “Off and Running for a Normal Birth.” The Galt House Hotel and Suites, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Contact Lamaze phone: (202) 367-1128; www.lamaze.org.
  • • Sept 25–27, Success by Six and The Association of Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Health, Regional Conference, “Science Meets Our Hearts.” Nelson, British Columbia, Canada. Contact phone: (707) 887-2838; http://birthpsychology.com.
  • • Oct 22–26, Midwifery Today Conference, “The Epic Journey of Midwifery and Birth.” Bad Wildbad, Germany. Contact Midwifery Today, phone: (541) 344-7438; www.midwiferytoday.com.
  • • Oct 23–25, International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA), International Convention, Buffalo, New York, USA. Contact ICEA (952) 854-8660; e-mail: info@icea.org.
  • • Repeated Workshops, Open a Birth Center: How To Start a Birth Center Workshop. American Association of Birth Centers. Various dates and locations. Contact AABC, phone: (215) 234-8068; fax: (215) 234-8829; www.birthcenters.org.
  • • Training Seminars, Passion for Birth Childbirth Educator Training seminars accredited by Lamaze International. Various dates and locations. Contact Passion for Birth, phone (toll-free): 1-866-P4BIRTH; http://www.passionforbirth.com.
  • • Repeated Workshop, DONA-Approved Basic and Advanced Birth Doula Training Workshops, sponsored by Great Expectations Perinatal Services, Cleveland, Ohio. Various dates. Contact Sunday Tortelli, phone: (440) 572-2574; e-mail: SunTdoula@aol.com; http://hometown.aol.com/suntdoula.
  • • Instructor Training in Prenatal and Postpartum Exercise, Elizabeth Noble, PT. Various dates and locations. Contact Elizabeth Noble, phone: (508) 432-8040; e-mail: en@elizabethnoble.com; http://www.elizabethnoble.com.
  • • 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: pregnancymassage@aol.com; http://www.KateJordanSeminars.com.
  • • Repeated Certification Program, UCLA Extension Lactation Educator and Lactation Consultant Training Programs. Various dates and locations. Contact UCLA Extension Health Sciences, phone: (310) 825-8423; http://www.uclaextension.edu/healthsci.
  • • Repeated Workshops, The Center for Breastfeeding, Lactation Counselor Certificate Training Program (CLC). Various dates and locations. Contact The Center for Breastfeeding, 327 Quaker Meeting House Rd., E. Sandwich, MA 02537; phone: (508) 888-8044; http://www.healthychildren.cc.
  • • Repeated Workshops, Center for Lactation Education. Contact BSC, 228 Park Lane, Chalfont, PA 18914; phone: (215) 822-1281; fax: (215) 997-7879; e-mail: info@bsccenter.org.
  • • 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, 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.
  • • 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; e-mail: vergieh@ix.netcom.com.
  • • Certification Program in Childbirth Education, Prepared Childbirth Educators, Inc. Various dates and locations. Contact PCE, phone: (888) 344-9972; fax: (215) 442-9975; http://www.childbirtheducation.org.
  • • Breastfeeding Counselor Certification for Nurses, Prepared Childbirth Educators, Inc. Various dates and locations. Contact PCE, phone: (888) 344-9972; fax: (215) 442-9975; http://www.childbirtheducation.org.
  • • Prenatal/Postnatal Fitness Instructor Certification, Prepared Childbirth Educators, Inc. Various dates and locations. Contact PCE, phone: (888) 344-9972; fax: (215) 442-9975; http://www.childbirtheducation.org.
  • • Labor Support Specialist Certification for Nurses, Prepared Childbirth Educators, Inc. Various dates and locations. Contact PCE, phone: (888) 344-9972; fax: (215) 442-9975; http://www.childbirtheducation.org.

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