Support Oakland Birth & Wellness!

Thank you for your support! Cynthia Banks, Hannah Weiss, and Morgan West have been busily and excitedly preparing for the launch of Oakland Birth & Wellness, a new space for pregnant and postpartum families to be cared for, opening soon!

Our vision is to bring together perinatal professionals offering compassionate health care and trusted support during the childbearing years. As three homebirth midwives, we envision this space as a safe place to be cared for and to nurture community around new and growing families.

In our space, we will be holding prenatal and postpartum circles and will invite in lactation support groups, and folks interested in hosting a variety of classes geared toward wellness and education in pregnancy and beyond. We will have two exam rooms for midwifery care and other perinatal health services.  

This GoFundMe campaign is to support the costs of opening our doors at Oakland Birth & Wellness by October 15th. This includes funds for exam room tables and supplies necessary for providing prenatal care, furnishing our space so that it is a comfortable landing place for families, and making the space ready to host groups of all sizes with the necessary accommodations.

A list of what we are hoping to gather:
Exam Room Tables and Stools
Dopplers for Prenatal Monitoring
Autoclave for Instrument Sterilization
Antepartum Monitor to offer Nonstress Testing
Recliner for Nonstress Testing
Newborn Weight Scale
At least 2 Gliders for Breastfeeding and Seating
A Projector for Educational Film Screenings
Wooden Blocks, Toys, Dolls
Comfy Rugs for Tummy Time and Lounging
Plants to Fill Our Space with Green
Shelving for Exam Room Storage
Coffee Table for Community Space
Curtains for Privacy
A Beautiful Piece of Art for the Community Space
Other Office Necessities (step cans, folding chairs and tables, welcome mat)

We are so appreciative of your enthusiasm and support as this vision comes to life! Please let us know if you have any questions, or if you have any items that you imagine would be perfect for our space.

We look forward to having you at our opening celebration in October! More details soon :) 

Cynthia Banks, Hannah Weiss, & Morgan West

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lease note that donations to support Oakland Birth & Wellness do not imply equity or securities in the business and are not tax deductible*
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Oakland Wellness 
Oakland, CA
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