Saturday, February 21, 2009

Are you called to be a midwife?

“The Blessings of Midwifery, Helping from the Inside Out"
Are Your Called To Midwifery?
Shafia M. Monroe, Certified Midwife since 1982, midwife trainer, mentor, coach, public health activist, author and motivational speaker, will share the spiritual and the service fulfillment of midwifery.
Midwifery is beautiful, spiritual, traditional and evidenced based; is it for you?
Shafia will cover:
Learn how the Spirit calls women to midwifery.
Why Be a Midwife?
Midwifery contributions to healthy families and neighborhoods.
Midwifery Paths: Certified Nurse Midwifery (CNM) and the Certified Professional Midwife(CPM).
Share your call to midwifery.

When: Thursday February 26, 2009, at 6:00pm -8pm over a full course Ethiopian dinner.
Where: The Horn of Africa’s Special Meeting Room, 2nd floor
5237 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. Portland, OR 97211 (inside the Vanport Plaza)
Cost: $20.00 for dinner and a complementary gift of “Black Midwives and Prenatal Provider Directory-Essential Recipes and Words of Wisdom for Expecting and New Parents”.
Payment due by February 21st. There is limiting seating; the first 10 people will be guaranteed a seat.
Please pay through PayPal at
or by check to: Shafia M. Monroe, PO Box 11303, Portland, OR 97211,
(503) 281-1688
Sistah Midwife International (SMI) building capacity through motivational speaking, diversity training and coaching. SMI promulgates midwifery as a solution to better birth outcomes, healthy communities, and sustainability and mentors women aspiring to become midwives.
Read Shafia’s bio at and

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