Cultural Perspectives on Prenatal Bonding: Panel Discussion

In this diverse panel you will get an inside view of ancient and modern Prenatal Bonding practices from around cultures. We will hear from:

Heather Clarke, CNM, DNP, FACNM, Midwife and Professor. Heather’s work is committed to helping at-risk women learn how to overcome and build resiliency when facing the social and racial stressors that increase their risk for poor birth outcomes.


Akilah Witherspoon, CPFSW, CD(NBDA), CLC, Lactation Counselor, Childbirth Educator, Doula Trainer.  As the Executive Assistant to the National Black Doulas Association, Akilah has years of experience working with families in their homes teaching about healthy pregnancy, monitoring child development and strengthening parent/child interactions.


Ankita Marjadi, MD, Homeopath, Psychotherapist, Author.  Ankita is a self-described social activist in India committed to spreading awareness to and working closely with many under privileged children and families with free medical support.


Laulani Teale, Hawaiian Traditional Birth Worker and  Herbalist. Laulani is a front line activist in major kanaka struggles and serves the kanaka movement in many capacities.  She specializes in health issues related to activism and colonization.

Don’t miss his special conversation with women bringing the voice of their community to our work in the world.

Wednesday, March 24th Noon Eastern

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