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Saturday, June 17 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Self Care for Birthworkers

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When was the last time birth workers came together to affirm, relate and love on each other? The nature of birthwork requires us to give our energy outward but there is value in giving that same love to ourselves and each other. Through dialogue and creative expression, we will provide community birthworkers a space of personal reflection and celebration. Participants will discuss the importance of birthworker solidarity, especially as it pertains to our specific community needs.


Angela Abiodun

Iyengar Yoga Detroit Collective
Angela Abiodun is creating her lived experience using knowledge gained through her yoga practice, doula experiences and interactions with nature. In her spare time writes, colors and dances under the moon.

Olivia Harper

Birth Doula and Certified Lactation Counselor
Olivia Harper was born and raised in Detroit, MI. During her undergraduate studies, she came to believe that using a community-based approach to doula work can transform communities. In her work as a doula a certified lactation counselor, Olivia uses creative expression to interact... Read More →
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Ebere Oparaeke

The Neutral Zone
Ebere Oparaeke is a recent graduate from the University of Michigan-AA with a BS in Women’s Studies. During her time at the university,she was trained as a birth doula and conducted research for her honor’s thesis on black women and their conceptualization and enactment of agency... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
McGregor: Room J
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