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September 11, 2007

NAPW appearing this Sunday on Birth Today in New York Panel

This Sunday, September 16th, NAPW Executive Director Lynn M. Paltrow will be one of the panelists for a Birth Today in New York discussion following a sold-out performance of Birth. This play, based on over one hundred interviews Karen Brody conducted with mothers across America who gave birth between 2000-2004, and directed by Heidi Marshall, tells the true stories of 8 women, painting a portrait of how low-risk, educated women are giving birth in America today. All three performances of Birth are currently sold out, but any announcement re: additional performances will appear here.

Other panelists (and NAPW allies!) will include:

• Elan McAllister, President & Co-Founder, Choices in Childbirth

• Debra Pascali-Bonaro, B. Ed., CD (DONA), LCCE, Pres. of MotherLove, Inc.

• Patricia Burkhardt, CNM, DrPH, NYU College of Nursing Midwifery
Program Coordinator

• Christie Craigie-Carter, International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc.

• George M. Mussalli, MD, FACOG, St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan

• Mary Barr, Executive Director, Conextions Inc.

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