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Special Edition - Conference Registration

SHINE MANA 2015

#MANA15 in Albuquerque

Registration Now Open!

Come Shine with us at #MANA15 in Albuquerque! You spoke and we listened:

  • Increased clinical skills including workshops on perinatal mood disorders, gestational diabetes, and prolapse;
  • Traditional midwifery practices including medicines native to the Southwest and homeopathy;
  • The latest in research-into-practice from the MANA stats project;
  • Updates on national policy initiatives, consumer activism, and birth rights

Check out this year's schedule here and register now!

Dr. Aviva RommMANA2015 Keynote: Dr. Aviva Romm 

Shining a Light on Midwives and Peri-conception Care:
As Upstream as Health Gets

Come hear our keynote speaker, described as having "data, soul, and dedication." Dr. Aviva Romm is an integrative physician committed to environmental and social justice. She was one of the first pioneers in natural birth and botanical medicine for gynecology, obstetrics, and pediatrics in the United States. We're lucky to have Aviva with us not only as a keynote speaker, but as a participant in the entire conference, so register now for the opportunity to connect with her throughout the event!

Exhibitors

Come Shine With Us!

Exhibitors at MANA Conference

Showcase your products or services to a valuable targeted audience at the 2015 SHINE Midwives Alliance conference.

We anticipate between 300-500 attendees comprised of midwives, nurses, physicians, childbirth educators, doulas, parents, midwifery students, childbirth advocates and birth center administrators. Supporting their work as a conference sponsor, exhibitor, or advertiser offers an opportunity to connect with the birth community and gain valuable exposure and recognition for your brand. As a sponsor, exhibitor, or advertiser you will be listed on the conference website with a direct link to your company website - the sooner you register, the sooner your company will be exposed to all MANA 2015 attendees and potential registrants. Learn more and sign up here.

Explore Albuquerque!

Albuquerque has "poquito de todo" - a little of everything! We enjoy great mountain views, petroglyphs, hot air balloons, art galleries and many opportunities for cultural learning. There are plenty of things to do in New Mexico no matter where your interests lie.

Learn more at this blog post from Kelly Camden, our local Albuquerque coordinator for MANA2015 Shine.

Pre-Conference Workshops at SHINE spark in-depth learning

We have a deep selection of full- and half-day pre-conference workshops on a variety of topics for students, experienced midwives, educators, and those starting, or looking to enhance, their own businesses via social media marketing. Choose from offerings that include Understanding Labwork, Aromatherapy, Perineal Laceration Repair, Leadership Development, Surprise Breech, Miscarriage Management, and More!

Missy CheyneyMANA 2015 Featured Speaker: Missy Cheyney

MANAstats Update

Inform your practice with new data on relative risk in the home birth setting. Melissa Cheyney, PhD, CPM, LDM, Chair of the Midwives Alliance Division of Research, will be presenting on new outcomes from the largest ever set of records on physiologic birth, including the most recent 4.0 dataset.

Because mortality and morbidity are rare in the home birth setting, examining the impact of individual risk factors on birth outcomes can be challenging. Based on an analysis of the larger, newly combined dataset, Missy will share results on risk factors that are being discussed with families and at the policy level, including VBAC, breech, and multiple births.

MANA Seeking CEU Coordinator

MANA is seeking a Continuing Education Credit coordinator! Learn valuable skills, interact with well-known and expert speakers, and receive a free conference registration and lodging.

For more information on duties and qualifications and how to apply click here.

Reminder 
Town Hall 
Meeting: 
MANA 2015 
Bylaw Changes

Date: June 24, 9 am pacific; noon eastern

Join us for this special members only Virtual Town Hall Meeting and learn about the proposed bylaw changes, to be voted on at the MANA business meeting at #MANA15 in October.

We look forward to presenting these changes to you! 

Presenter: Amy Smith
Moderators: Jeanette McCulloch & Treesa McLean


Questions? Contact Amy. Didn't receive your invite? Contact Marie.
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