A Day with Penny Simkin!
Penny will be speaking 4 times on the following topics:
Supporting the Woman with an Epidural to Reduce Side Effects and Increase Satisfaction
Sexual Abuse: When Survivors Give Birth
The OP Fetus: How Little We Know
This conference is designed to replenish, refresh and renew every person who tirelessly serves pregnant and laboring women and new moms! It's about refilling your cup so you can continue to serve more families!
Come and be RENEWED!!
We can't wait to see you there!
Please feel free to contact us with any questions!
Location: Redding, California
Venue location: Simpson University
Conference Fees include:
Breakfast and Catered lunch on Saturday
Plus refreshments throughout conference and fun goodie bags!
Early Bird Registration (before July 4, 2016)
VIP Bundle (only 40 available)
$10 Voucher for Campus Cafe
Entry in a raffle for an awesome gift basket filled
with fun goodies and a SIGNED Penny Simkin book!!
We have good news! The conference is going to be qualified for CEU's for ALL of the following: Lactation Consultants, ICEA and DONA Doulas!
We are excited for the opportunity to bring education to even more people!
So if you are you a hard-working midwife, doula, nurse or lactation consultant, or maybe you are aspiring to be one of the above...
Then THIS conference is for YOU!
Come be refreshed, renewed, and inspired for your work in the birth profession and have a little fun while you're at it!
Penny Simkin is a physical therapist who has specialized in childbirth education and labor support since 1968.
She estimates she has prepared over 13,000 women, couples, and siblings for childbirth. She has assisted hundreds of women and couples through childbirth as a doula.
She is author or co-author of books for both parents and professionals, including “The Labor Progress
Handbook;” “Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide;” “When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual
Abuse on Childbearing Women;” “The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All
Other Labor Companions,” She has developed teaching materials for birth classes and produced several videos for educators, doulas, and families.
Currently, she serves on the editorial board of
the journal, Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, and serves on the senior faculty of the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University, which was named in her honor.
Today, her practice consists of childbirth education, birth counseling, and labor support, combined with a busy schedule of conferences and workshops. Penny and her husband, Peter, have four grown children and eight grandchildren from 11 to 28 years of age, two grandchildren-in-laws, and a pug, Lola. Find out more about Penny at her website: .