Oakland CA – Traditional Midwifery in Nigeria – A Workshop

I can’t answer any questions about this event. Please contact the organizers for more information but if I was in Oakland CA….. I would be at this event!!
Sacred Grove Traditions in collaboration with One3snapshot.com
presents The African Midwife in a Changing World lecture series

Traditional Midwifery in Nigeria (part 2)

A 2 hour presentation on Midwifery in Africa featuring direct from Nigeria 
Princess Maureen Ifeyina Johnson, Registered / Nurse Midwife
Friday, August 9th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Traditional Midwifery in Nigeria:  Practices in Okigwe land, Nigeria

Princess Maureen Ifeyinwa Johnson is a native of Umuna-Okigwe from Igwe’s family in Imo state . Princess Maureen is a registered Nurse/Midwife, family planning clinician, peri-operative Nurse (Theatre manager) and a Master degree holder in Public Administration. She lectured throughout Nigeria and the United Kingdom.  In addition, this proud mother is an activist, a leader and a minister.

She has held executive offices both in the national and state Association of Peri-operative Nurses of Nigeria.  She is the initiator and the first president of Mater Medic (doctor’s wives) Association of Abia state, Aba zone.  Princess Maureen is a direct descendant of Umuna-Okigwe Royal family and comes from a long legacy of traditional healers ; her grandfather a King and traditional healer specialized in healing women and children.  In addition,  her mother  worked as both a Traditional midwife and western trained midwife in the government hospital.

Participants will learn and receive:

  • Intro to traditional herbs & medicine plus handouts
  • Hands on preparation of traditional native postpartum soup
  • The status of Traditional Birth Attendants, their practices & the impact on Nigerian women
  • Certificate of Completion for 2 hour training
Who should attend this workshop: Midwives, Doulas, Birthworkers, Nurses, Childbirth educators , students, midwifery advocates

Workshop Fee:  
Community sliding scale: $20-$25   Students with ID:   $15
Location:  603 E. 15th St, Oakland, CA 94606
Contact: Asatu Musunama to RSVP (space limited)
ph: 510.692.2029  email:   sacredgrove7@gmail.com


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