Category Archives: Events

ICTC Full Circle Doula Training in Oakland!

Join me as I bring Sis Shafia Monroe’s Full Circle Doula Training to Oakland.

As you may know, I am a newly certified ICTC Full Circle Doula Trainer.

Visit ICTCmidwives.org for information and to register !  Although your registration is beign handled by the folks in Portland – feel free to cal lme with questions about the class.  You can reach me on 510-595-5534.

 

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Childbirth Education 4 The Community

We are proud of offer low free slidign scale childbirth education to any family who wishes to attend.

 

Your instructor is Samsarah Morgan our ED and ICTC Certified Doula Trainer.  Please join our parents group on Facebook to be kept in form of all of the classes and workshops we offer!

 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/852257788233148/?ref=br_tf

Childbirth Education For The Community Face Book Group

 

Childbirth ed has a open enrollement families can join whenever thy are ready! The slidign scale is 5-80/per family.  Call or text Samsarah for details!

 

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BirthWorkers Ball Agenda!

Agenda

4 pm Welcome and Grounding
4:15 Words from Activist and Birth worker – Mama Ayanna
4:30 Conversation – Mama Ayanna and Mama Samsarah “Solutions”
Dinner is available for purchase.
5pm – 7pm Dinner continues and Dancing Begins
7pm Results of the Silent Auction and Good Byes
8pm Safe trip home! See you next year!

Entrance fee 15- 75 / family sliding scale
Dinner is available at 7.00/plate
Lumpia 5.00/ 5 pieces
Menu
Chicken Adobo
Vegan Beans and Rice
Salad
Dessert
Ice Tea Sweetened with Honey

Suggested donation for child care; 3.00 – 10.00

We will accept your payment via cash check or credit card – you will see the charge to : Nia Healing Center on your card. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. Glad you came to dance with us!

Link to RSVP and to make online payment – you can also pay at the door!

https://www.facebook.com/events/253244361690492/

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Childbirth Education For The Community

Cost ( 5.00- 50.00 / per couple sliding scale for the series ) on a donation basis! Free to those who need this.
 
Join us for 7 sessions of childbirth education and breastfeeding training
 
This class is a fundraising event for Oakland Better Birth Foundation! Visit and like our Facebook page!
 
Join instructor Samsarah Morgan, doula, educator, and coach as she shares with you the joys and challenges of childirth and early parenting!
 
This class will meet the needs of families birthing at home , hospital or birthing center!! http://www.niahealingcenter.org
 
Topics:
Pregnancy
Nutrition
Birth Plans and Interventions
Labor and Delivery
Labor coping techniques
C-Section and recovery
Breastfeeding Basics and Troubleshooting, and more!
 
To register for this class please call ot text  instructor Samsarah Morgan at 510 393 7380!
 
Peace and Baby Blessings!
 
This class is a fundraising event for the Oakland Better Birth Foudation.
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BirthWorkers’ Ball A Family Dance and Fundraiser!

Sunday June 5, 2016
4 – 8 PM
Oakland Peace Center
111 Fairmont Ave
Oakland, CA
Join us for an afternoon of :
Music!
Dancing !
Food!
Kids Activities!
Speakers!
Family!
And Music donated by amazing Bay Area Dee Jays!!!
The Birthworker’s Ball is a fundraising dance party to support the work of:
Oakland Better Birth Foundation and Shiphrah’s Circle Community Doula Program!
Admission;
General Community 20.00 – 75.00 / family sliding scale
Oakland Better Birth Foundation Members admission 10.00 – 50.00 /family
For membership information contact Samsarah Morgan at 510-595-5534
Needed: vendors, healers, teachers anyone whose work supports and educates pregnant and parentign families! Call Samsarah (number above) to sponsor a full or 1/2 table!
Let’s dance – for birth!
To know more about Oakland Better Birth Foundation go to:
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Announcing Shiphrah’s Circle!

The Oakland Better Birth Foundation will be offering a unique doula practice to the Bay Area Community, Shiphrahs Circle Community Doula Program!
 
Join us in the circle for a hearty breakfast and to receive the following resources:
 
Pregnancy Testing
Birth Doula Support
Full Spectrum (Abortion) Doula Support
Childbirth Education
Breastfeeding Education
Bereavement Counseling (Grief support for loss due to miscarriage, abortion, or infant death)
Parenting Education and support
Referrals to local midwives and OB’s
Adoption information and referrals
 
All services are offered on a sliding scale and are free if needed.
Our target start date is April 2016 – RSVP here or check our website to receive notification of of our meeting place and time!
 
We look forward to serving you!
Samsarah Morgan
Executive Director and Doula
Call 510-496-3491 with questions!
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Merry Christmas!

 

Happy Holidays from Oakland Better Birth Foundation!

Next year is going be so very exciting!  We will be welcoming back our Community Doula Program!  Here’s a bit of a blurb!  Sign on to out blog alerts and be kept up to date on this on other projects!

 

Blessings!  Samsarah Morgan, Founder and CEO

 

Shiphrah’s circle provides full spectrum, full circle doula support to the Mothers of Oakland CA and The East Bay, we also are honored to support families who have experienced Pregnancy or Infant loss.
We offer, pregnancy testing and referrals, birth doula support , abortion doula support, bereavement doula support. Ceremony planning and Officiation. Childbirth, Breastfeeding and Parent Education  For information please call 510 -595-5534 http://www.oaklandbetterbirthdoundation.com