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"Wahoo!" Event Sponsor

Seattle Midwifery School: Seattle Midwifery School has been educating and inspiring childbirth professionals for more than 30 years. Their well-known, rigorous midwifery program, founded in 1978, is the oldest direct-entry midwifery program in the country.  

"I Did It!" Sponsor

The Birthing Inn: Tacoma's only freestanding birth center, The Birthing Inn provides a warm, homelike birth setting for women in the greater Tacoma area. Privileges are maintained by a wide variety of midwifery care providers. 


"Trust Birth" Venue Sponsors

Seattle Home Maternity Service (Venue Sponsor for Broadway Performance Hall): Seattle Home Maternity Service and Childbirth Center, staffed by licensed midwives Suzy Myers, Marge Mansfield and Heather Chorley, is the longest established midwifery practice and birth center in Washington State. Visit their web site at seattlehomematernity.com.

First Light Midwifery Care (Venue Sponsor for Tacoma Community College Theatre): First Light Midwifery Care, located in beautiful Tacoma WA, has been serving childbearing women since 2003. Owner and midwife Dawn Wadleigh offers comprehensive maternity care with labor and delivery at home or at The Birthing Inn (a freestanding birth center in Tacoma). Visit the Firstlight web site at firstlightmidwifery.com.

Arcadia Home Midwifery Care (Venue Sponsor for Olympia, Evergreen Recital Hall): Audrey Levine, LM, CPM, has been providing compassionate midwifery care to birthing families in and around Olympia since 2001. To learn about her services, please visit her website at arcadiamidwifery.com. Audrey is proud to be a BOLD sponsor for the second year in a row.

Around the Circle Midwifery (Venue Sponsor for Olympia, Evergreen Recital Hall): Around the Circle Midwifery, LLC, the longest operating direct-entry midwifery practice in the South Puget Sound area, is located in Olympia, WA. Around the Circle offers individualized and comprehensive maternity care for low risk women planning to deliver in the home or birth center setting. Visit their website at www.aroundthecirclemidwifery.com.

Integrative Body Work for Women/Island Doulas (Venue Sponsor for Vashon Island High School): Integrative Body Work for Women/Island Doulas is a group of women offering massage and bodywork as well as doula services for the women of Vashon Island. Click here to contact them for information about their services.

"My Body is Not a Lemon!" Sponsors

Ann Olsen, LM, CPM: Ann provides midwifery care for clients at home or in a birth center. Her practice offers services to the communities of Enumclaw, Black Diamond, Maple Valley, Covington, Kent, Renton, Auburn, Federal Way, Tacoma, Pacific, Puyallup, Buckley, Bonney Lake, Sumner, Orting, & South Prarie. Visit her web site at midwifeann.com

Midwives Association of Washington State (MAWS): MAWS provides resources, referrals, and information for expecting mothers and midwives throughout Washington State. Visit the MAWS web site at www.washingtonmidwives.org.

Penny Simkin, PT: The Seattle birth community's childbirth "guru," Penny has prepared over 9,500 women, couples, and siblings for childbirth. She has recently released an updated Comfort Measures for Childbirth DVD hailed by Dr. Christianne Northrup as "wonderful. I suggest that it be required viewing for all pregnant couples and childbirth professionals." www.pennysimkin.com

"My Body Rocks!" Advertising Sponsors

PALS Doulas: The Pacific Association for Labor Support is dedicated to the development of the doula profession and to supporting its members. PALS' referral line offers Puget Sound area women free referrals to PALS-certified doulas. www.pals-doulas.org

Washington Wellness Associates: Director, Susan Tate, is a wellness consultant and black-belt Nia instructor with offices in Edmonds and Green Lake and Nia classes at the Dance Space in Greenwood. www.wawellness.com

New Moon Birth: Sharon Muza  provides birth doula services and Lamaze childbirth education (group and private) to expectant families in the Seattle area. Empowering families through support and education! www.newmoonbirth.com

Life Sculpting: Vila Loukas, Certified Doula, offers tools, techniques and teachings for self-mastery in a changing world. www.lifesculpting.net


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