Labor of Love Birth Fair, Meet the Doula, Full Moon Birth Center Opening Gala, Homebirth Meetup and Member Meeting


I have a few Monterey and Santa Cruz county birth events to share with you, I hope to see you at one or all!

Labor of Love
Health Fair for Pregnant Women
Sherwood Hall in Salinas
Thursday, September 22nd

Meet the Doula
Babies”R”Us (1930 N Davis Rd) in Salinas
Friday, September 23rd
Meet the Doula is a free educational event to learn the tremendous benefits of having a doula by your side before, during, and after your birth. Because Optimize will be on October 23rd, we will not have an October Meet the Doula. I’m looking forward to this event after our summer break!
Parent Registration
Doula Registration

Full Moon Birth Center Opening Gala
Full Moon Birth and Family Wellness Center
701 Mission Street, Santa Cruz
Saturday, September 24th

This is a celebration of Sunshine Tomlin’s 200th birth as a midwife and a chance to come see the new center. The event is a fundraiser including a silent auction as well as refreshments, and beverages! There will be activities for the kiddos as well!
Schedule of Event:
4:00 Womb Song, Henna, Tour the Center
5:00pm Celebration slideshow
5:15 Toast to Celebrate Sunshine followed by Cake!
5:45 Music by Amanda West
6:00 Bids close for slient auction

6:20pm winners announced for silent auction


Homebirth Meet-up
Panera Bread in Seaside
Wednesday October 5th

This meet-up is for families that are planning a homebirth, have had a homebirth, planned a homebirth but birthed in a hospital, or are considering a homebirth. This is a casual meet-up where parents can meet with local midwives, exchange stories, answer each other’s questions, and connect with other homebirth families.

October Networking Meeting
Location TBA
Friday October 7th

Open to all members of the Birth Network of Monterey County, or individuals interested in becoming members. We will be updating membership on our recent events, we will cover what events are coming up, share new volunteer opportunities and members can connect with other professionals in our area.11046926_10153055833845622_3939972533653991510_o

In Service,

Cori Gentry

Birth Network of Monterey County

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