Michigan Midwives Association Spring 2016 Conference & NRP

Fri, May 13 2016, 1:00 PM - Sat, May 14 2016, 4:30 PM [EST]

800 W. Lawrence Ave, Charlotte, MI, United States

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NRP Friday, May 13, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00 pm Partial Approval -$60.00

NRP Instructor Nancy Westendorp

Early Bird Conference registration (for members only) by April 25 Partial Approval - $85.00

Available for members registering by April 25, 2016. Includes light breakfast and lunch

Conference registration for non-members and members registering after April 25th Partial Approval -$105.00

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Event Information

Fri, May 13 2016, 1:00 PM - Sat, May 14 2016, 4:30 PM [EST]

About the Event

Please join us for our annual spring conference and NRP.  This years event will be held at Alive in Charlotte (Lansing area)

NRP Friday May 13th from 1:00-5:00

Conference  Saturday, May 14th, check-in and breakfast beginning at 8:30am.

MEAC CEUs are being applied for! Please register in advance for both of these so that we can order the appropriate amount of food for Saturday and to allow for sufficient time to take the NRP online exam (based on the books 6th edition) ahead of time.

Conference sessions:

Moms Under Pressure
understanding hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

Self Care for Caregivers
helping women who have undergone a traumatic experience while taking care of yourself

Breech Birth
a facilitated discussion

You'll also hear the latest updates from the state screening department.

Our fantastic line-up of speakers and facilitators include:

Melisa Scott, MSN, CNM
Melisa is a CNM providing individualized, holistic prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, and well woman care at the University of Michigan.  She is currently preparing to sit for the IBCLC exam and has provided lectures and inservices for OB/GYN interns, medical and midwifery students, and nurses. Melisa is speaking at the Moms Under Pressure session.

Laurette Lipman, MA, LPC, NCC
Laurette is a licensed professional counselor in private practice.  She's had the opportunity to work with a broad spectrum of clients and is passionate about working with women who have experienced infertility, miscarriage, or postpartum depression, as well as those involved in unhealthy or abusive relationships. Laurette is presenting at the Self Care for Caregivers session.

Kathi Mulder, CPM
Kathi has been in private practice as a homebirth midwife for 24 years. As a certified professional midwife who is highly respected in her community, she has provided care to many women and families and has been instrumental in advancing the profession of midwifery in Michigan. Kathi is facilitating the breech birth discussion.

NRP Instructor
Nancy Westendorp, MSN, NNP-BC
Nancy is a neonatal nurse practitioner in the regular and special care nursery at Holland Hospital. She attends high risk vaginal and cesarean births, providing resuscitation and support to newborns as needed. Nancy has offered NRP for midwives practicing outside of the hospital several times.


Cancellation policy

If cancellation is required due to attendance at a birth, all money will be refunded, minus a $5.00 administration fee.

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Michigan Midwives Association, Working to advance accessible, quality maternity care with midwives in Michigan.

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