Indie BirthConference + RetreatMay 18-21 2018Come Conspire (9).png


12pm -5pm Check in
1- 5
Camp Tours, Art in the Woods, Wild Women's Circle, Mini-Skills Sessions
5:30pm Dinner
6:30 - 9 Opening Ceremony and Fire


7am Yoga for Birth Workers with Mara Panacci
8 Breakfast
9 - 10 Main Morning Session with Maryn and Margo
10:15- 11:30 Breakout Session
- Sane, Centered and Powerful: Real World Practices for "Keeping It Together" as a Midwife with Maryn Green
     - The Alchemy of Adrenaline: Choosing Wise Action for Birth Workers with Emily Graham and Carey Glenn
     - Uncommon Complications of Labor and Birth with Dr. Fernanado Molina
11:45 - 12:15 Breakout Sessions
     - My Life as a Partero with Dr. Fernando Molina
     - Students and the Future of Midwifery Forum with Maryn and Margo
12:30 pm Lunch
1-3:30 Outdoor Exploration
- Low Ropes Groups at 1 and 2:15
- Archery from 1-2, Tomahawk Throwing 2:15-3
- Canoeing the whole time, expeditions leaving at 1pm and 2:15
- Walking Alignment Chat with Maria Antonescu
4-5:30 Breakout Sessions
- Benefits of EMDR After Pregnancy, and and Helpful Techniques for Grounding and Relaxing Your Clients Along the Way with Dina Clabaugh
- Radical Self Love and Finding Your Zone of Genius with Angela Gallo
- Rethinking Fetal Heart Tones in Labor with Margo Blackstone
5:45 Dinner
6:30 Cacao Ceremony with Mara Pannaci
7 - 9 Private Sneak Preview of the film These Are My Hours followed by a Q&A with the Director, Scott Kirschenbaum and Emily Graham, the subject of the film!
9 -10:30 Sauna + Sensory Based Night Hike + Fire


8am Breakfast
9 - 10:30 Main Session; Utilizing Social Media in the Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting World with Angela Gallo
10:45 - 12:15 Breakout Sessions
     - The Birth Revolution Must be Filmed with Scott Kirschenbaum
     - A Midwife's Hands, Her Greatest Tool with Gail Hart
       - Reclaiming the Third Stage of Birth with Maryn Green
12:30 Lunch
1:15 - 2:15 Main Session; Releasing the Persecution Narrative with Annika Natseway
2:30-5:30 Taking the Leap High Ropes Course, Wild Women's Art Sesh, Yoga for Releasing Fears
5:45 Dinner
6:45 - 8 Breakout Sessions
     - Herbal Energetics : Bath Infusion Teas with Carolyn Kerns
      - Alignment for Birth Workers and Their Clients with Maria Antonescu
     - "Getting Shit Done" Strategy Session with Margo

8-10 Gail Hart Fireside Chat, S'mores + Drumming + Sunset Canoeing


8am Breakfast
9am - 10am Closing Ceremony
10am Breaking Camp
11am Check out