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We are excited to announce the 2020 Alaska Breech Workshop
This workshop is sponsored by Breech Without Borders 

Early bird:  $300 / $250 student

 After April 1:  $350 / $300 student 

BP Energy Center
1014 Energy Court
Anchorage, AK 99508 

David Hayes is an OB/GYN with an academic background and a passion for science and its proper application to clinical medicine.  He has worked for Medecins San Frontieres and trained in critical care obstetrics.  He is passionate about physiologic breech birth and training breech birth attendants.  He works at Harvard Moon Women's Health (
Rixa Freeze has a PhD from the U of Iowa and is a researcher, professor, and mother of 4 children.  Her current research specialization is vaginal breech birth.  She is the president of the 501(c)3 nonprofit Breech Without Borders ( and teaches at a small, private, liberal arts college. 
Thursday, September 3
9 am:  Evidence on term breech, Dr. Freeze
11 am:  Breech maneuvers, Dr. Freeze
1 pm:  Lunch
2-6 pm:  Methods and mechanics of physiologic vaginal breech birth, Dr. Hayes
Friday, September 4
9 am:  Breech nomenclature and risks/ outcomes, Dr. Freeze
10:30 am:  Outcomes of breech birth at home and in birth centers, Dr. Freeze
12 pm:  Lunch
1-6 pm:  Recognizing and correcting abnormal breech labor (hands-on training with Dr. Hayes 

For more info on the workshop and to register, click here.

Alaska Affiliate of the American Colllege of Nurse Midwives,
PO Box 230231, Anchorage, AK 99523-0231


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