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PechaKucha Presentation

Marked by Grief:Staring Infertility and Pregnancy & Infant Loss in the Face

PRESENTED ON OCT 25, 2018
IN KALAMAZOO @ VOL 6

Jillian + Jeff Foster honors the Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month and all the babies that were gone too soon. They will be sharing stories of families that experienced infertility, miscarriage, still birth, and infant loss. It may seem like these incidents are marked by grief. But, it is marked by SO much more!

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Mind-Body Connection in the Child-birth Continuum

BY LORNA DAVIES AND KEISHANA COURSEY
@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Midwives Lorna Davies and KeiShana Coursey confront sterotypes of fears of pregnancy, by introducing a new mindfulness approach to pregnancy and child birth. They invite you to take your own mindfulness journey and paradigm shift of he way we look at pregnancy 

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Sex, PrEP and the Adolescent Brain

BY DEFINATE NHAMO
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 19, 2016

Definate Nhamo discusses the advances in treatment for sexually transmitted deseases including HIV 

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My Inconceivable Journey and the Power of Shared Experience

BY AMIRA MIKHAIL
@ VOL 31 ON JUN 14, 2017

Everyone deserves to be a parent if they want to be. Infertility is a silent epidemic. Amira Mikhail shares her journey through endometriosis, miscarriage, infertility, and surrogacy.

 

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Born From Love

BY MELATI YUSOFF
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 30, 2017

Melati Yusoff has always wanted to be a mom, making baby names for her imaginary babies, thinking how beautiful it would be until she finally did get pregnant. Melati describes what she felt after the birth of her baby and the exhaustion that comes with being a mom of a high-needs child. 

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I Will Carry You

BY JILLIAN + JEFF FOSTER
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 26, 2017

Jillian and Jeff Foster share a crazy faith voyage from drowning to sailing.

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Arvigo Support for Pregnancy & Beyond

BY ANJA FARIN
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 06, 2018

Anja Farin is a licensed Midwife, practicing locally in a solo home birth practice as well as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant assisting breastfeeding families. Tonight she will speak on 'Arvigo® Support for Pregnancy and Beyond.'

 

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Redesigning loss and life

BY BERENICE SMITH
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

Berenice Smith, graphic designer, artist and social designer presents Walk In Our Shoes, which aims to awareness and create conversation on behalf of those who are childless not by choice. She talks about her story and those of others she had met in her research into the 1 in 6 for whom parenthood will never happen. It’s a website that redesigns childlessness by allowing those affected to share honest and real accounts with those who might be parents to create a balanced and better informed society.

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Processing Loss in Film

BY RUPERT MURRELL
@ VOL 32 ON NOV 07, 2018

After suffering the tragic loss of his wife in 2013, Rupert Murrell embarked on a journey with his family to create a film that made the feeling of grief tangible… 

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Never Climb Everest Without a Sherpa

BY BARB STEPPE
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

While working as a nurse in East TN’s two freestanding birth center, Barb Steppe noticed a need for women to have a greater sense of community in their childbearing years. 1,100 births, thousands of families and 7 other amazing women joining energies, Barb has created Knoxville’s one-stop agency for all things pregnancy and parenting.