Empowering Expecting and New Mothers: The Statesboro Birth Circle Community

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Mission and History

The Statesboro Birth Circle, established in 2023 by Emily Bohannon, aims to empower women through education, community support, and advocacy during the transformative transition to motherhood. Bohannon, a certified doula and yoga instructor, recognized a need for comprehensive resources in her community.

Emily Bohannon: Founder and Guiding Light

Emily Bohannon, inspired by her own birth experience and the support of her doula, pursued training through DONA International. She subsequently created B4 Birth Doula Training, a certification program of her own. Bohannon believes that education from local experts can effectively address disparities in women’s health.

Mission Statement: Empowering Women in Motherhood

The Birth Circle’s motto encapsulates its core mission: “We believe women are capable of thriving through transitioning into motherhood, without fear, when she is empowered in her choices through education, a supportive community, and personal advocacy.”

Services and Programs

The Birth Circle offers a wide range of services and programs to support pregnant and postpartum women:

* **Prenatal Education:** Classes cover topics such as birth preparation, nutrition, pelvic floor health, infant loss remembrance, and birth plans.
* **Yoga and Pregnancy:** Certified yoga instructor Justine Coleman shares the benefits of yoga during pregnancy and postpartum.
* **Community Gatherings:** The Birth Circle hosts regular meetings at the YMCA Community Room to foster a supportive and educational environment.

Upcoming Events and Contact Information

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“Yoga and Pregnancy with Justine Coleman”

Location: Statesboro YMCA

Date: November 16th, 2023

Time: 6:00 PM

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Regular Community Meetings

Location: YMCA Community Room

Frequency: Every 3rd Thursday

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

For more information and updates on future events, visit the Birth Circle’s website or contact them at (912) 541-0371.

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