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Birth Network of Santa Cruz County

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General Agency Information
Name:Birth Network of Santa Cruz County
Address:P.O. Box 3629
Santa Cruz, CA  95063-3629
Primary Phone:831-425-3373
Website:www.birthnet.org
Description:Helping families experience safe, empowering, joyful birth. Birth Network believes birth is a deeply personal and empowering family-based event.

Supporting parents to become more informed consumers is the first step in finding the birth experience that is right for them. Searchable database of local pregnancy related service providers who endorse the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative.


Mission:Our mission is to support parents and care providers by providing information, education, and advocacy for Mother-Friendly childbirth.
Programs:Events/activities will be listed on the "upcoming events" page at www.brithnet.org. Always check our website for current information including confirmation of dates and locations of events. Website also has links to join us on Facebook and sign up to receive our enewsletters.

Bellies, Birth & Babies Expo three times a year: Free Event. Meet birth-related service providers and other families. Discussions, demos, and lots of information on birth options, diapering, childbirth educators, yoga instructors, complimentary health care providers, midwives, doulas - so much more!. From 6:30-9pm at the Elks Lodge, 150 Jewell Street, Santa Cruz, (Near Ocean St & Highway 1)

Meet the Doulas: Free event every other month, Learn about and meet birth and postpartum doulas. (see website for dates & locations)

Networking opportunities for professionals: See website for dates and times of networking lunches and other events.

Past events have included movie nights, speakers and collaborative events with other organizations. Check the website for current information.

Publications:Pregnancy and Birth Resource Guide, online or in print
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:None
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
 
Subject Headings
 Advocacy
Breastfeeding
Childbirth Education
Doulas
Midwifery
Mother and Infant Care
Private Nonprofits
This record last modified October 31, 2013

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