Come join in the fun with the Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery (FAM) and the Midwives Alliance (MANA) for a beautiful evening cruise on Long Beach Harbor. We will set sail on the "Christopher" at 7:00pm on Friday, November 3rd.
Enjoy good company for music and dancing while looking out on the spectacular city of Long Beach lit up at night. Celebrate with us as we honor Diane Holzer, LM, CPM, PA-C, practicing midwife for almost 30 years, and obstetrician Dr. Ronald Wu who are esteemed for their work in the local birthing community and have helped transform the way families experience birth.
Diane has dedicated over 25 years of her life to serving the larger midwifery movement. She was a founding mother and co-creator of multiple midwifery organizations. She currently serves on the Midwifery Advisory committee for the California Medical board and is the Midwife Consultant and teacher for the program Jungle Mamas that is supported by Pachamama Alliance, an organization dedicated to working in partnership with the indigenous people in the Ecuadorian Amazon rain forest.
During his almost 50 year career as an obstetrician, Dr. Ronald Wu has delivered more than 20,000 babies. He describes himself as an "old-school doctor" who understands "women want choices when giving birth" such as the option to forgo a cesarean section for a vaginal-breech delivery. Patients have traveled from as far away as China and India specifically seeking his services.
We leave from 100 Aquarium Dock Way, please arrive at 6:30pm. Tickets are $100 per person, including the boat ride, finger food, and fun. Cash bar on board. Space is limited so order your tickets early!