It’s a Family Affair

On Saturday, May 27, from 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., the Central Coast Doula Association — along with; the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses; and Laurel Springs Retreat—will present “Birthing a Family,” a daylong event meant to share perspectives of birth as an integral element of family life. The featured speaker will be internationally known Elizabeth Davis, who has been a midwife, author, women’s healthcare specialist, educator, and consultant for more than 25 years. There will also be a lunch, book-signing, silent auction, and fathers who will share their insight into birth and the family journey. The event takes place at Laurel Springs Retreat. For more information, visit

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