Mother Me Inc. and The Illinois Council of Certified Professional Midwives are honored to be presenting Ina May's  Safe Motherhood Quilt Project...
Please join us Mother's Day Weekend!

Ina May Gaskin's Safe Motherhood Quilt Project

Mother's Day Weekend of Events
Located at Mother Me Inc.
4654 North Rockwell Avenue
Chicago Illinois 60625
Friday, May 9th. 6pm-9pm Opening Reception
Saturday, May 10th. 10am - 5pm Quilt Showing
3pm Guest Speaker: Dr. Robert Biter OB/GYN
"When Birth and Death Collide: Preserving the Sacred and
Protecting Ourselves"
Panel Discussion

Sunday, May 11th 12pm-5pm Quilt Showing 
2pm-4pm Henna and Tune-Up Massages
4pm Closing Mother Blessing

* Snacks and Refreshments to be served throughout the weekend.
**Raffle to run the duration of the weekend with the drawing Sunday evening at closing ceremony.  You do not need to be present to win. 


What Is The Safe Motherhood Quilt Project? 
The Safe Motherhood Quilt Project, originated by midwife Ina May Gaskin, is a national effort developed to draw public attention to the current maternal death rates, as well as to the gross underreporting of maternal deaths in the United States. The Quilt honors American mothers who have died of pregnancy or childbirth related causes since 1982, the last year there was a reduction in maternal mortality.
The goal of The Safe Motherhood Quilt Project is to demand an equivalent system of counting, analyzing, and learning from mistakes made in maternity care system here, regardless of where babies are born or what caregiver is the birth attendant. Until we do that, doctors, midwives and nurses in the US will continue to work without a good system of feedback about what is and is not dangerous in maternity care, and preventable maternal deaths will continue to take place.

Visit the Safe Motherhood Quilt Project facebook page.
 Our Panel of Speakers and Hosts! 
Dr. Robert Biter, OB/GYN CEO & Founder of Babies By The Sean Birthing Centers
Rachel Dolan
Wickersham CPM,
CD, President of ICCPM
Karen Bachman Kells CPM, RN

Rita Di Rito CPM, CD
Founder and Director of Mother Me Inc.

Some of Our Amazing Raffle Prizes!
Weekend Getaway in Michigan, Postpartum Doula, Yoga Classes, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy, Cranial Sacral Session, In-Home Lactation Support and Breastfeeding Clinic, Placenta Encapsulation, Childbirth Education Series, Comfort Measures Class, Energy Healing and Cleanse Session, Belly Cast, Quilts and much more!  All proceeds will benefit the Safe Motherhood Project.


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