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Birth Junkies'

Summer Island Retreat

Schedule of Events

Rock Hill, SC

August 19-21

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A full weekend of education, team building, relaxing and making memories at

Camp Canaan, located at 3111 Sand Island Road, Rock Hill, SC

Camp Canaan is 33 minutes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Transportation can be arranged upon request.

Friday Arrival & Check In (for those not attending NRP, check in begins at 5:30)

7:00 Low Country Boil* 

Settle into the Cabin



7:00 Sunrise Yoga

8:15 Breakfast*

9:00 Team Building

12:30 Lunch*

1:30 Karen Strange, CPM, AAP/NRP

"The Microbiome of the Newborn"

3:00 Elizabeth Johnson, MA

"When Survivors Give Birth: The Lasting Affects of Sexual Abuse of Women in Labor"

4:30 Adrienne Leeds, LM, CPM

"Preeclampsia and Nutrition: Separating Fact From Fiction"

6:30 Dinner*

Midwives After Hours:

Enjoy drinks and mingling then watch

9:00 Movie- "The Dark Side of the Full Moon" 

Discussion of movie to follow 




7:00 Sunrise Yoga

8:15 Breakfast*

9:00  Nancy Koerber, CPM

"Charting for Midwives"

10:30 Meredith Christie, CPM

"Home to Hospital Transfer"

12:00 Lunch*

Departure/ NACPM Affiliate Breakout Sessions

2:00 CPR for Healthcare Providers (additional fee for CPR)

Schedule subject to change 

NRP with Karen Strange will begin the morning of Friday, August 19. This full day training can be the start of your Summer Island Retreat or choose between NRP only or the retreat only. We will round out the weekend with an option to add CPR for Healthcare providers. MEAC approved CEUs will be available for all retreat sessions for an additional $25.

*All meals can be prepared nut free, gluten free and vegan. Please indicate preference at the time of registration.

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