But there's more than one way to squeeze out a puppy, so perhaps you're in the market for ideas that run the gamut? If so, we're big fans of our doula last time around, local mom Sarah Pancake, so we highly recommend the following workshop:
BIRTH OPTIONS in NEW YORK CITY
with Sarah Pancake and Shara Frederick
Come find out what the NYC birthing community has to offer.
Tuesday, April 24, 6:00 to 8:00pm @ Play Kids
676 Flatbush Avenue ( Q at Parkside ) PLG
Sarah Pancake is a DONA International certified labor support doula. She began attending births for friends 15 years ago before becoming a professional doula 6 years ago. Sarah has had the honor of supporting more than 150 women and their partners and loved ones through their labor and births here in NYC. Sarah is a Lamaze trained childbirth educator. firstname.lastname@example.org
Shara Frederick is a certified Childbirth Educator and Labor Support Doula. She has worked since then to provide labor support and postpartum support to growing families. She serves as a mentor in the NYC Doula Collective and as part of the Education Committee for Choices in Childbirth. She is one of the co-facilitators of their monthly "Healthy Birth Choices "workshops. Since 2010, Shara has been hosting classes for couples planning homebirths as well as for couples delivering in hospitals and birth centers. In 2011 Shara joined Community Midwifery as a birth assistant. She is currently finishing her prerequisites to apply to midwifery school. sharafrederick.com