October 2021 Regional Retreat - CANCELLED

October 22 to October 25 2021



Plymouth Bluff Conference Center Columbus Mississippi

hosted by MANA and Elder Midwives’ Gathering

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

Join us on the banks of the old Tombigbee River Channel 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: ​​

Heather Munoz, CPM
9-12 NRP New Certifications
2-5   NRP Recertification
Amanda Aaseby, RN
9-12 CPR Recertifications
2-5    CPR New Certifications


Conference Speakers Include:

  • Tomasina Oliver, DEM, LM, CPM, HHC
    • Veget-Vegan Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy
    • Endo Cannabinoids, CBD & Home Birth
  • Renata Hillman, CPM, MBC, ADN
    • Story-telling / Midwifery Q&A
    • Students/Preceptors: Relationships and Agreements
  • MANA Secretary, Wendi Cleckner, LM, CPM, JD
    • Legal Issues / Contracts and paperwork: what to put in them and what to leave out
  • MANA Director of Professional Development, Yesenia Guzman, CPM
    • Navigating Intergenerational Apprenticeships / Importance of Fetal/Newborn Sleep & How It is Affected by Maternal Substance Use
  • Maria Milton, CPM, LM
    • Maternal Complications
    • Sibling Rivalry: Mending relationships among Midwives

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