One Day BirthBasics Events

BirthBasics Speaks to USD Students

Vonda Gates, RN, of BirthBasics, will be speaking with University of South Dakota nursing students about nonclinical pain relief and support for birth on Wednesday, October 30, 2013.


Birth Matters – Moving Forward with Modern Midwives

An SDSCO Event – South Dakota Safe Childbirth Options coalition

Black Hills Area – West River SD – Cedar Canyon Camp & Retreat Center

September 24, 2011

Vonda Gates of BirthBasics facilitating the morning presentation


A Wyoming Afternoon for Birth Professionals:

“Baby-Friendly and Beyond”

August 4th, 2011, 7 -9 pm
– the 10 Baby-Friendly Standards
– how this community hospital began their journey of becoming a BFH
– the difference being Baby-Friendly makes
– the CIMS Mother-Friendly Nurse
– how doula programs are developing in the mid-west.
Powell Valley Hospital (Near Cody, WY)
777 Ave. H
Powell, WY 823435

Conference Coordinator: Boni Katz 307-254-5243


SDSCO: Supporting South Dakota Families – A Time for Fun

When: Friday, August 12, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Where: 22910 Forest Road, Rapid City, SD   Roger & Vonda Gates Home

What: An early evening of fun in the Hills. Come to share and discover how SDSCO is helping South Dakota families find better birth options. Water venues set up for kids, comfortable seating for adults, good food for all. Bring a dish to share. Burgers and hot dogs will be on the grill. This is a relaxed, family venue! RSVP requested but not required.


Past  1-Day conferences:

Graceful Transitions: The Dance of Becoming Family-
A Childbirth, Parenting, Sibling and Breastfeeding Educator’s Seminar

Oct. 18, 2010

The Family Care Birthing Center at
Memorial Hospital
Belleville, IL

Registration deadline: Sept. 30

One Day BirthBasics Events