BirthGenius Chat #22: Keeping Up With Change

Join Birth and Breastfeeding Professionals You’re invited to the monthly BirthGenius Twitter chat! Tuesday, June 19th, at 1:30pm ET How were you reaching moms with messages about birth and breastfeeding a decade ago? Did you have a website? Social media has equaled rapid change in how we reach the 2.0 mom – and the platforms we need…

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BirthGenius Chat #21: Making The Complicated Go Social

Join Birth and Breastfeeding Professionals  You’re invited to the monthly BirthGenius Twitter chat! Tuesday, April 17th, at 1:30pm ET If Twitter = 140 characters and Facebook = 420 (ok, now it is actually 63206, but shorter posts tend to have more reach) then how do we use these and other pivotal platforms to communicate the…

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BirthGenius Twitter Chat: Facebook Pages Are A’ Changing

Join Birth and Breastfeeding Professionals You’re invited to the monthly BirthGenius Twitter chat! Tuesday, March 20, at 1:30pm ET   You’ve probably heard that on March 30th all Facebook pages will switch to a new format. Last week the fabulous Amber McCann shared a helpful tutorial on how birth and breastfeeding pros can switch their…

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Guest Post: Amber McCann on Timeline for Facebook Pages

Editor’s Note: I (Jeanette) just had the pleasure and honor of meeting Amber McCann face-to-face at the LCinPP conference. She’s one of our top go-to-girls for social media in the breastfeeding world. We asked her to share her insights on the coming Facebook changes – here’s her take on making the most of this important…

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Welcome to Twitter, Birth Pro!

  Hello Birth Professional! We are *so* glad to see you here. Maybe you’ve been on Twitter for awhile and are just setting up your professional account. Or maybe you are touching your toes into this social media platform for the very first time. Either way, we really need you and your genius in the twittersphere. More…

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Get Karen to Haiti: A Grassroots Fundraiser for Safer Births

Ensuring Safe Births During Unsafe Times When disasters strike – like the earthquake in Haiti, Sri Lanka’s tsunami, or hurricane Katrina – emergency tents are set up and medical aid rushes in. What we at BirthSwell recently learned, though, is that the need for reproductive health care – including basic care for women in the…

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