OYFF hosts several Birth Mother Retreats each year to provide birth mothers with an opportunity to share common experiences, participate in therapeutic workshops and build community. Birth mothers leave the two day retreat feeling rejuvenated and inspired having made new allies who share a common bond. Retreats will be held on the following weekends in 2017:
What to Expect
OYFF Retreats are free of charge. All food is included and we do our best to accommodate food allergies, vegetarians, etc. We assign rooms ahead of time, and typically women share a room with one other person with a bathroom nearby. Following is a sample agenda for a typical retreat weekend:
Retreat Registration Policies
The following policies guide staff in organizing retreats. OYFF may alter these policies at any time if it is in the best interest of the organization or retreat attendees. Each retreat can accommodate approximately 25 birth mothers.
Registration for OYFF retreats opens at midnight (Pacific Time) exactly six (6) weeks prior to the retreat. Email invitations will also be sent out. Please call the office at (415) 513-5010 and leave a message that you’d like to attend OR email Jenny Sindel at email@example.com
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For more information about upcoming retreats, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
What to Bring?
OYFF Retreats are very casual. We want you to be comfortable throughout the weekend! Bedding and towels are provided. Please bring the following:
Comfortable clothes: a warm sweater or jacket
Walking shoes (no exercise will be required, but sometimes people like to take a hike or long walk during free time)
Photos that you might want to share with the group. They can be of you pregnant, your child or children, or other important people in your life.