Handcrafted Necklace – Lovely handcrafted jewelry, created by women in Kenya, and donated by local Atlanta midwife Crystal Bailey from one of her travel-ventures. The image speaks for itself.
Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health – Winner of the 2010 American Botanical Council’s James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award! A evidence-based book that blends the art and science of women’s health, botanical medicine, and conventional medicine from the perspective of an herbalist-midwife-MD, Aviva Romm, with contributions from expert colleagues. Donated by Aviva-Romm, MD
18 copies of Into These Hands: Wisdom from Midwives by Gera Simkins – This book shares the extraordinary memoirs of 25 remarkable and diverse midwives. Excellent for midwifery or doula programs that want to make this great book available to students, or for anyone establishing a local childbirth library. Shipped directly to the successful bidder.
Set of Selected Midwifery Books Signed by Authors – a curated set of classic midwifery books, all signed and inscribed by the authors to you, the devoted midwifery supporter! Set includes: Into these Hands: Wisdom from Midwives – Gera Simkins; A Bun in the Oven – Barbara Katz Rothman; Optimal Care in Childbirth – Henci Goer and Amy Romano; Birth as an American Rite of Passage – Robbie Davis-Floyd; Heart and Hands – Elizabeth Davis.
Handcrafted Basket of Baby Hats – Valerie Hemingras, and her posse of expert knitters have once again donated a basket of baby hats. This is a great gift. Practice gifting this special treat to your clients for their new sons and daughters.
Handcrafted Baby Quilt – This handcrafted baby quilt consists of brightly patterned batiks in jewel colors. Keep the sweet baby of your heart warm. The reverse side features one of our favorite slogans “Midwives Help People Out!” Crafted by FAM Board President Laurie Foster.
Handcrafted Fabric Wall Hanging – This intricately designed quilted wall hanging, made by Laurie Foster, showcases the iconic midwifery image “BELIEVE” accented in bold turquoise (photo pending).
Handcrafted Wall Hanging by Maggie Bennett – Maggie Bennett, a midwife, and past FAM Board Member, designs exquisite items from unique fabrics she procures from a local tie factory. Her avant-garde sense of style always results in a fabulous work of art. This year’s handmade wall hanging will be another surprise masterpiece from our beloved Maggie (actual design may be different).
Custom made Fog City Diaper Bag & Mexican Woven and Leather Backpack. Donated by Jim Santos (photo pending).
Solstice Yoga – 5 fabulous yoga classes.
2 Subscriptions – The Birthing Mama® Prenatal Yoga and Wellness Online Pregnancy Program. Donated by founder Corinne Andrews.
Signed copy of Heart & Hands by Elizabeth Davis – foundational text on birth assisting from internationally renowned authority Elizabeth Davis, offering professional guidance for both aspiring and veteran midwives.
8 Hand dyed organic cotton baby blankets – Donated by FAM board member Lauren Miller (photo for illustrative purposes).
HypnoBirthing® audio program – is a tried and proven method that guides and prepares a woman in giving birth in a peaceful and extraordinarily beautiful manner. It is a program a that considers the psychological, as well as the physical, well-being of the mother, her birth partner, and the newborn, independent of context, whether that be in the quiet of a home, a hospital, or a birth center. Donated by Rachel Yellin.
Chiropractic Care – Midtown Family Chiropractic and Wellness Center is conveniently located in the heart of Midtown, Atlanta in Georgia. They specialize in specific Chiropractic Adjustments to relieve any nervous system interference and allow for the body to function at its optimal potential. Service donated by Danielle Drobbin, Chiropractor.
Prenatal Massage at the Pregnancy Massage Center – Focused on giving the parent-to-be the special attention they need. The certified pregnancy massage therapists at Pregnancy Massage Center have specific knowledge to alleviate pain, understand all stages of your pregnancy, and lend emotional support. Pregnancy Massage Center is owned and operated by Renee Kimes, a massage therapist and former doula, and all around awesome person.
2 Hour Social Media Consultation – BirthSwell will help you learn the theory and the practical how-to for using new media and social media tools to build your business, change policy, and spread your birth (and breastfeeding and maternal/infant health) genius. “Jeanette and Hillary have an uncanny ability to break down social media strategy into discrete tasks and realistic goals that can slip right into a full personal and professional life . . . they leave you feeling both inspired and fully equipped to jump in, be heard, and make changes. Also, they’re really nice!” Enhance your practice social media presence with this 2-hour consultation. You do not have to be a midwife to benefit: doulas, childbirth educators, and businesswomen can all get results with Jeanette’s expert advice.
Signed copy of Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin –
Every midwife has a copy of Spiritual Midwifery. But only a very few have a copy signed by all the Farm Midwives, you could be one of them. The original Spiritual Midwifery, published in 1976, introduced an entire generation of young women to the possibility of home birth and breastfeeding. It also breathed new life into the all-but-vanished field of midwifery. This classic book on home birth is now in its fourth edition, with updated information on the safety of natural childbirth, new birthing stories, and the most recent statistics on births managed by The Farm Midwives.
Iron Duck Midwifery Bag – This durable case features a compact design with ample storage space and the international midwife symbol embroidered on the lid for a professional touch. Iron Duck is an American-owned, family business. The Iron Duck brand name was created by combining two materials synonymous with durability: Iron: great strength, hardness + Duck: strong tight weave canvas fabric = Products made with quality materials for solid construction and long life (photo for illustration).
Hippie Hip Pouch – Enjoy a handcrafted, leather hip pouch designed by LA designer and mama of two Saveida Sethi. It’s the perfect accessory when wearing your baby or for anyone who prefers their arms to be free from purses!