August 2021 Regional Retreat

August 26 to August 29 2021

Hosted with Carolina Birth Junkies at Camp Canaan in Rock Hill, SC, just 20 minutes south of Charlotte, NC

CBJ & Midwives Alliance of North America have joined forces to bring you a retreat/ conference to remember! ​

Join us on Sand Island at Camp Canaan in Rock Hill, SC for 4 days of learning and sharing the traditions of Midwifery all while embracing the transformations we will experience. ​

Traditions and Transformations ​

Pre-Conference Add-Ons include: ​​

8/26 Tina Braimah, CNM: 1/2 day pre-conference workshop. "The Midwife's Apothecary: Essential Herbs for Pregnancy and Postpartum"

Karen Strange, CPM, AAP/NRP: Offering 3 pre-conference options-

  • 8/26 NRP certification (Initial certifications and renewals)
  • 8/26 NRP Refresher (for those who are not up for renewal yet, but have a valid NRP card)
  • 8/27 Community Birth Worker Emergency Skills (ideal for doulas, lactation consultants, parents, etc- NRP not required) 8/27

Christine Strothers, CPM: 1/2 day IV pre-conference workshop 8/27

Erin Graham, CNM: 1/2 day Suturing pre-conference workshop ​

Conference Speakers Include:

  • MANA President Sarita Bennett, DO, CPM: Interpreting Lab Results
  • MANA Vice President Tomasina Oliver, CPM: Traditional Black Midwifery
  • MANA Director of Events Lori Gibson, CPM, LM, MBC: Peer review
  • Becky Bagley, CNM: Delivering Bad News
  • Dr. Susan Alberto: Pharmaceuticals in OOH settings
  • Karen Strange, CPM, AAP/NRP: Effective Teamwork

And more to come!


MANA members in good standing should log in to get the member discount.

Current Members of Carolina Birth Junkies must contact Lori by email for discount code.