Editor’s note: In preparation for this month’s #BirthGenius chat, we asked Jodine Chase if she would guest blog about how online communities can start to think about how to manage conflict and dissent online. We’re thrilled she contributed this piece, which also ran today on her blog, Jodine’s World. Want to keep the convo going?…

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You’re invited to the monthly BirthGenius Twitter chat! This Friday, at 1 pm ET (NEW day and time) This month’s topic: All things birth and breastfeeding blogging! Because how we talk about birth and breastfeeding matters. Guest facilitator! We’ll be joined by Robin Kaplan, a breastfeeding blogger for the San Diego Breastfeeding Center, the host/producer for the Boob Group, and…

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Join Birth and Breastfeeding Professionals You’re invited to the monthly BirthGenius Twitter chat! Tuesday, October 16th, at 2 pm ET (NOTE time change for this month!) We all know women are best served by collaborations – doulas, midwives, obstetricians, breastfeeding peer supporters and professionals all working together in a continuum of care. The reality is much…

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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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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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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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  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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