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Intent in 2010

This past fall I met Barbara Harper. She is a lovely woman, a midwife, and founder of Waterbirth International She said “We must all live with intent.” Her intent is to see waterbirth available in all hospitals in ten years. Barbara, I’m with ya! What better time of year to set an agenda. If we’re going to see waterbirth available in all hospitals by the year 2020, I guess I’m going to have to start right here in Fernie. In 2010, I will bring Barbara Harper to Fernie to speak with hospital administrators, and provide credentialing for any physicians interested. In 2010 with the assistance of the Breastfeeding Committee of Canada I will facilitate the implementation on the UNICEF/WHO Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative at Elk Valley Hospital. In 2010 I will attend a workshop at The Farm and receive my Midwife’s Assistant Certificate In 2010 I will support BOLD by holding a performance of Birth The Play, and a Red Tent Event to raise awareness about motherbaby friendly maternity care. In 2010 I will continue to educate myself and share with my community information about natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and attachment parenting. In 2010 I will live with intent…