The use of the ALACE
as a platform for salinity measurements is not without problems.
In addition to her contribution as the workshop coordinator, Gina has played a huge role in strategic planning, both for the Labor Assistant Training Program and for ALACE
as a whole.
My time at ALACE
has helped me understand my true calling and because of this beautiful lesson, I am opening further to midwifery and am taking the next steps to make it happen.
This will be the first time that ALACE
is seeking an Executive Director from outside the organization.
We had submissions from over 100 very passionate and creative ALACE
members and we had many great entries to choose from.
In honor of both Happyanne and Rhythm, and because of our understanding of the transformational power of the labor assistant workshops, we have decided to create a scholarship fund at the ALACE
office--the Rhythm and All The Saints Scholarship Fund.
Susan Cassel, the Director of the Labor Assistant training program, will be co-moderating the doula study group with Jemma Boyle, the ALACE
Reviewed by Gina Forbes, ALACE
Workshop Coordinator and ALACE
Beginning September 1st ALACE
will be launching two study groups through Yahoo, one for the Labor Assistant program, and one for the CBE program.
Membership does not need to be current; if your membership is not current, you must have been an ALACE
member at some point.
As you know, even though ALACE
(including its previous incarnation as Informed Birth/Informed Birth and Parenting) is the oldest labor assistant/birth doula training organization in the country, we are not the most well known.
I have been involved with the ALACE
Childbirth Education program for many years and always had a strong conviction that this training is one of the most thorough and enriching programs available.