In our profession we are in a place of hope, love, and healing. When we remember that our career is really a calling, we receive so much from those we serve.
Being on the ICEA Board is more than just a title or a seat to keep warm. This is a place you can make real change! Leave your mark on the profession you love.
In the summer of 2021 the Board of Directors came together for our yearly Strategic Planning meeting. One of the Goals we set was a Letter of Support for Doulas… “Promote the ICEA Certified Professional as an integral component of the allied healthcare team.”
Make sure to mark your calendar and save the date for the 2022 Virtual Conference on October 28 – 30. You’ll have the opportunity to earn up to 24 CEUs! We hope to see you there.
I hope that we can always be sensitive to others. This doesn’t mean giving up what is important to us, it just means being aware of others.
On those days when you are discouraged or feel like you aren’t doing enough, remember that we never know how the little things may be part of something great. You are so appreciated.
Your expertise has changed lives. The compassion you demonstrate to your families has improved birth outcomes for all. So, we’re inviting you to submit a nomination for the ICEA Board of Directors. Come share your knowledge and expertise.
Our certification programs provide you with the information and skills you need to make a difference in the lives of pregnant women and their families. Those who are in financial need are encouraged to turn your passion into a career by applying for a scholarship.
Wanting to help these families is intuitive to people in our profession. We are accustomed to providing support in whatever way we can. It seems to be engrained in our beings.
So many of us want to help and feel helpless. Thank you to Debra Pascali-Bonaro for sending along the following information with a list of birth groups and ways to donate.
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.