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Empower Birth Expo
April 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This FREE event will offer the opportunity to connect one-on-one with educators and service providers focused on maternal health. The mission is to offer education to make informed decisions in pregnancy and parenting, to provide resources to guide women and families as well as to create a more supportive mothering and birth community.
Originally inspired by events in and Iowa City, The Annual Empower Birth Expo-Dubuque will be a collection of educators, organizations and service providers who encourage a natural approach to pregnancy and parenting.
Our primary mission is to educate, provide resources and create community for local mothers and families aspiring for a more natural lifestyle. Our intent is to enlighten pregnant women and new mothers while empowering them to make healthy birth choices they can continue with through motherhood.
10-10:15am – Jenn Schmidt
10:20-10:50am – SHARE group<span class=”text_exposed_show”>
Support group for families that have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss.</span>
10:55am-11:25am – Ashlee Weber LMHC and Bridget Schmidt DNP
Presenting a new group “New Baby, New Emotions” at Finley Hospital/Unity Point
11:30-noon – Leslie Kremer PT
Preparing for a gentle birth and healing in the 4th trimester
Certified Holistic Health Coach & Doula Addressing Women’s health, nutrition and Yoni Steaming
12:40-1:10-Abby Tebbe DC
The Vaccination Conversation
The Bradley Method of Childbirth Education
Nutrition from a Weston Price Foundation viewpoint
2:25-2:55pm-Diana Fern and Dara Flecksing
Iowa Midwife Association supporting women in Empowering their birth and preserving midwifery care in Iowa
Float-n-Fly Wellness Studio and how their services can help pregnant women
Closing with Jenn Schmidt