BAY AREA DOULA PROJECT SALON SERIES PRESENTS:
SUPPORTING WOMEN DURING OBSTETRIC EMERGENCIES
$5-$15 Suggested Donation for Bay Area Doula Project, no one will be turned away for lack of funds
In addition to Christine Morton we will hear from:
Melissa Price is a pediatric audiologist who lives in Palo Alto with husband Tim, and sons Flynn (4) Hayes (17 months) and Keane (17 months). She had a doula for her first birth, a planned cesarean. For the birth of her twins, Melissa had a second cesarean in June 2011, and 8 days later, experienced a massive postpartum hemorrhage. As a result, she had several blood transfusions and an emergency hysterectomy. She has since become a volunteer with the Stanford Blood Donor center and the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative as part of her healing journey.
Esther Gallagher is a doula with 30 years of education, training, and experience. She was born vaginally breech, her mom tried hard to have a natural childbirth but was strapped down and gassed. She has 2 children and one grandson born at home and has had 2 abortions. She has studied Midwifery, Anthropology, Philosophy, CBEducation, She is a Birth and Postpartum doula and a Permaculture designer.
Working toward a world in which people of all identities & families of all kinds have support in all their health care needs, with a specific focus on abortion