Local Events – September 2012

Fall festivities are in full swing this month! Here are just a few of the local events going on in September that The Bump, Birth, and Baby Network is glad to be a part of!

Meet The Doula Night

Come meet local doulas and birthing instructors to see if their services are right for you.

Wednesday September 12th from 6:30-7:30

Hosted by The Nappy Shoppe

3253 Independence Parkway  Plano, TX 75075
(469) 371-5448

Mommas of the Metroplex Meet Up

Come meet other local moms and their little ones for a fun picnic at the park.

Saturday September 15th 11:00-1:00 (come and go)

Celebration Park

701 Angel Parkway  Allen, Texas 75002

Please see our Facebook Event Page for more details!

Freedom for Birth World Premier

Thursday September 20th – showings at 10:00 1:00 and 4:00

Hosted by Allen Birthing Center

406 W. Main Allen, TX 75013

What is Freedom for Birth? This powerful excerpt from freedomforbirth.com tells just a little bit about this worldwide revolution.

  • “Freedom for Birth” is more than just a film. It marks the beginning of a movement that will focus global attention on the violations of women’s rights during childbirth all around the world.
  • All women should have the right, protected by law, to decide where and how they give birth.
  • The problem is that the rise of a dominant obstetric “machine” is robbing women of this right.
  • The result is that many women are being subjected to medical interventions and c-sections they neither want or need.
  • Tragically, midwives, the very guardians of normal birth, are being persecuted and criminally prosecuted to the extent that some have even been imprisoned.
  • “Freedom for Birth” will highlight the human rights abuses happening right now in North America, Europe, Australia and beyond.
  • And, the film will offer up a solution that can help protect womens’ rights
  • And that solution involves you!

Please contact Kate Shepard to reserve your seat toda: kate.shepard@yahoo.com (please let her know which showing you’d like to attend)

Little Lamb Consignment Sale

Are you a mom who loves to save money on name brand items? Check out the Little Lamb bi-annual sale! This non-profit sale benefits several Collin County charities. Visit their website for more details http://www.lil-lambs.net/

Hosted by Greenville Oaks Church of Christ
703 South Greenville Avenue
Allen, TX
75002 (Northeast Entrance)

  • Thursday, September 20th5pm – 8pm
  • Friday, September 21st9am – 1pm
  • Saturday, September 22nd 9am – 1pm (Saturday is half-price day on most items)

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