On Saturday, September 23rd participate in the 2017 Miles for Midwives and run or walk a flat, out-and-back course in the beautiful Champoeg State Park. Free for kids! Dogs and strollers welcome.
Enjoy a raffle with lots of goodies for growing families and other folks alike, including massages, hard cider, items from local resale shops, and a new Medela breast pump. Free raffle ticket and t-shirt with your registration!
Proceeds will benefit services supported by the Oregon Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives, including scholarships, education for midwives, legislative action that supports midwifery, and access to healthcare for Oregon women and their families.
Additionally, 10% of proceeds will be donated to Baby Blues Connection in support of our work with pregnant and parenting families coping with perinatal mood disorders such as postpartum depression,anxiety and stress related to becoming new parents.
There will also be a diaper drive for the Nurse Family Partnership. Feel free to bring a package of diapers in any size, and we’ll see that they get to families that need them!
And find the event on Facebook here.