Bi-Monthly AKNBWC Talking Circles
Preconception, Prenatal and Postpartum Talking Circle
The Alaska Native Birthworkers Community hosts a virtual talking circle every other Saturday from 11AM-12PM! If you are looking to build community while pregnant, trying to get pregnant, breastfeeding, parenting, adoption, healing from pregnancy or infant loss, or closely supporting someone in any one of these phases of life, please join us! All events are posted on our Facebook page.
Register to join here: https://bit.ly/3lMa7Yv
This is a safe space for conversation and community. Indigenous birth workers will be present to answer any questions or if you need guidance in any part of your preconception, prenatal and postpartum wellness. Please share this event on your timeline for relatives to see and join.
Prenatal Plant Medicine Making Class
The Alaska Native Birthworkers Community is hosting a prenatal plant making class on Saturday, March 13 from 1-4PM over zoom with special guest instructors Rhonda Lee Grantham and Margaret David.
Rhonda Lee Grantham is the Center for Indigenous Midwifery founder, Midwife and Herbalist. Margaret David is an Alaska Native Birthworkers Community co-founder and midwife at the Alaska Native Medical Center.
This plant medicine making class is for Alaska Native/Indigenous families that are currently expecting. Rhonda and Margaret will teach the class how to make herbal iron syrup and nutritional infusion drink which is meant to be used during pregnancy. Everything needed, except the stove top and pot, will be mailed out in a kit.
Please register to participate in the live class by filling out the needed registration form: https://forms.gle/Mhc1SXPKoXxewtny5
The registration deadline is February 20th to ensure that kits will have enough time to be mailed out and received by participants by the class date (March 13). A zoom link to participate will be sent to registrants following registration acceptance.