Midwives for Haiti: Birth of a Dream Documentary showing Monday, June 20th at the Firehouse Theater

In Haiti, 1 in 44 women die from complications resulting from childbirth. Midwives for Haiti, founded by a Richmond midwife, is working to reverse this trend by training women in Haiti to provide skilled care before and during birth.

Monday, June 20th at 7pm The Firehouse Theater, located at 1609 W. Broad St., will present a documentary that follows the Midwives for Haiti program. The documentary featuring interviews with founder Nadene Brunk, students, graduates, and mothers.

The documentary showing will be followed by a panel discussion.

Learn more at www.MidwivesForHaiti.org and view the film’s trailer:

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Doors open at 6:30pm.
Suggested donation: $10

Presented by Midwives for Haiti and Birth Matters

Click on image to download PDF version of flyer.


Amy Lavelle

Amy Lavelle, PhD, toLabor trained Professional Doula offering Birth Doula Services for the Richmond area. Amy has worked in the biotechnology industry since 2001 but left to receive her PhD in Human and Molecular Genetics from VCU/MCV in 2009 ( and gave birth to her daughter two weeks later) and then returned to work for a contract research organization. In her "free" time she volunteers as the chair for Richmond Doulas and on the Leadership team for Birth Matters VA - Richmond.

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