The Art of Birth 2015

The Art of Birth is a mixed media art show opening February 6 and running through February 28 in downtown Fort Worth at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Over 35 artists will be featured in the gallery exhibit, showcasing subjects surrounding the pregnancy, birth and postpartum period. The exhibit is free to the public and open 9 am- 5 pm, Monday through Friday at 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107. An invitation only mixer will kick off the event on Friday, February 6, 2015.

The event is hosted by Texas Birth Networks, a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to advocating and supporting evidence-based maternity care in the state of Texas.

If you or someone you know would like to display art at the exhibit please fill out and submit this Art Submission Form to be considered. Artists will be notified on or around December 15th if their art has been chosen.

Additionally we are accepting sponsorship at this time. For information on sponsorship packages please email admin@birthtexas.org for details.

December Potluck

Bring your family and a side-dish or dessert to share and join us for a special night of holiday celebration. TCBN will provide the main dish & drinks. Please RSVP here  and note number attending on the wall so that we can have enough food available.

The whole family is welcome including children of all ages. Food and fellowship will be served, Thursday, December 18 7:00pm – 9:00pm

University of North Texas Health Science Center
Medical Education & Training Building, Cafe
1000 Montgomery St
Ft Worth, Texas

Parking and main entrance are on Bunting Street
Campus Map: http://www.hsc.unt.edu/campusmap/default.cfm

November Meeting

Join us November 20 at 7PM for a friendly discussion about circumcision and the evolving perception of birthing families. Our panel will be comprised of real parents who chose to circumcise their first but not their second, and parents who are circumcised but chose differently for their child.

We will also have circumcision expert
speaker Teri Mitchell has been a registered nurse for over 10 years, with certifications in maternal newborn nursing, childbirth education, and is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Teri studied to earn a doctoral degree in nurse-midwifery at Baylor University. The focus of her doctoral studies has been on parental decision making for routine infant circumcision in the United States, using the Shared Decision Making model.

Meeting will be held at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, 1000 Montgomery St., Ft Worth, Texas in the Medical Education & Training Building, Room 111. Parking and main entrance are on Bunting Street.

Please remember that regular meetings are only for babies who are content to stay quietly in your lap or in a carrier for the duration of the meeting. Thanks so much for your cooperation!

October Meeting

In preparation for an easier birth for themselves and their babies, many women are realizing the benefits of adding chiropractic adjustments to their prenatal care. Dr. Terry Garcia of Inner Light Chiropractic will join us to review how chiropractic care can contribute to a better birth and overall health from preconception to postpartum.

Meeting will be held Thursday October 23, at 7pm at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, 1000 Montgomery St., Fort Worth, Texas in the Medical Education & Training Building, Room 111. Parking and main entrance are on Bunting Street.

Please remember that regular meetings are only for babies who are content to stay quietly in your lap or in a carrier for the duration of the meeting. Thanks so much for your cooperation.

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