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April 21, 2016

Amy Wright Glenn to host 'Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss' ​workshop in Philly

Learn how to support women and their families through pregnancy loss

  • Midwives, obstetricians, doulas, nurses, prenatal yoga teachers, hospital chaplains, ministers, therapists, pastoral care providers and anyone wanting training in best practices responding to pregnancy loss and stillbirth are invited to a workshop on Saturday, April 30.

Amy Wright Glenn, a regular contributor to PhillyVoice and a birth doula, prenatal yoga and wellness teacher trainer and hospital chaplain, will lead the workshop, titled "Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss."

During the event, which is hosted by the Philly Doula Co-op, participants will listen to firsthand accounts of pregnancy loss before diving into group discussion and reflection.

The sociological and cultural aspects of loss will be examined.Copies of Wright Glenn’s book, "Birth, Breath, and Death — Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula," will be also available for $10 to purchase.

The recommended registration for the class is $100. Fifty percent of registration fees will be donated to the Philadelphia-based Maternity Care Coalition.

"Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss" Featuring Amy Wright Glenn

Saturday, April 30
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | $100 registration suggested
Mosaic Community Church
123 S. 51st St.

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