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Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting Choices Event at Vanderbilt This Saturday

December 8, 2008

Judy Norsigian will be in Nashville this weekend for an event on pregnancy and birth choices at the Vanderbilt School of Nursing, and will be participating in the workshop and available to sign copies of Our Bodies, Ourselves: Childbirth and Pregnancy.

From the announcement:

Seminar about pregnancy and birthing choices to be held Dec. 13

Expectant parents and birthing professionals are invited to the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing for a free seminar about pregnancy, birth and parenting choices on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., in Room 140, Frist Hall. The seminar is free and open to the public.

Writer and activist Judy Norsigian, co-author of the 1973 classic Our Bodies, Ourselves and the new book Our Bodies, Ourselves: Childbirth and Pregnancy, will be participating in a workshop along with Nashville’s own Barbara Nicholson, co-founder of Attachment Parenting International and co-author of Attached At the Heart: 8 Proven Parenting Principles for Raising Connected and Compassionate Children.

The workshop, “Our Bodies, Our Babies: Exploring Birth and Parenting Choices for the Whole Family,” will include talks, a book signing, a radio documentary, exhibit hall and a panel discussion.

For more information or to RSVP (suggested, but not required), call (615) 322-2816 or e-mail: 9monthsandbeyond a t gmail dot com.

Contact: Kathy Rivers, (615) 322-3894
kathy dot rivers a t vanderbilt dot edu

By the way, local bookstore David-Kidd indicates on their website that copies of the book can be shipped in 1-5 days. Of course, I have a personal bias towards OBOS. 😉

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