September 20 - 26, 2021 ♦ A Series of Virtual & Live Experiences
The Art of Birthing is a national holistic experience that will include provocative workshops, a birth justice film festival and a multitude of artists features. Using various forms of artistic expression The Art of Birthing will celebrate pregnancy, birth, motherhood, love, family and creation. While we celebrate, we will inform and inspire. With productions of visual, written, creative, spoken word and performing arts our aim is to:
Raise funds to continuing training Healthy Birth Ambassadors
Provide a unique space for dialogue and healing for birth professionals and families
Increase awareness about birth options, family choice and empowered birth
Increase awareness about perinatal outcomes and disparities
Provide solutions for improving birth outcomes
Inspire others to see birth as a community event NOT simply an individual issue
Box sales will end on September 10th or when they sell out!!
Boxes will ship in time for you to be Virtually Vibin on September 21st.
Most people are unaware that we have a childbirth crisis in our community. The United States is the only developed nation with a growing maternal mortality rate. Nearly one third of women give birth via major abdominal surgery. More than thirty percent of women report experiencing trauma while giving birth or report experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression. Too many of our babies don’t get to celebrate their first birthday, and unfortunately the black community experiences these poor outcomes in disproportionate numbers. The answers to many of these issues, and to eliminating perinatal disparities, lie within our community.
The Art of Birthing began as a way to engage the community in conversations about infant mortality. We have grown our efforts and now we use this as a time to engage the community in conversations about all things pregnancy including birth options, perinatal disparities, birth advocacy and most importantly solutions.
Sista Midwife Productions (SMP) is dedicated to helping individuals and communities create a paradigm shift around the experience of giving birth.
As a black woman owned company we are dedicated to eliminating perinatal disparities and increasing the numbers of black birth advocates. We help families understand their rights and work to bring transparency and accountability to the medical obstetrical system. We provide education and training through webinars, keynotes, live workshops and events. We work with birth workers and advocates, families and communities and partner with like-minded agencies to provide community and staff workshops in the areas of preconception care, pregnancy and birth, perinatal disparities, breastfeeding, postpartum care and women’s empowerment.
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