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The Dynamics of Domestic Violence During Pregnancy Workshop

Open Arms Perinatal Services and PALS Doulas are excited to bring this interactive workshop to perinatal professionals including doulas, nurses, social workers and midwives. Violence by an intimate partner is a leading cause of maternal death in the United States. … Continue reading

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2010 Report to Community Released

Our 2010 Report to the Community is now available. Click here to view it! If you’d prefer a hard copy, please email us with your request and your address and we’ll get one sent to you.

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Why Focus on Infants?

This blog post is an excerpt from our June 2011 Newsletter. There is increasing attention at the federal level for programs that provide services to infants and new parents. Why the new emphasis on babies? First, emerging consensus by the … Continue reading

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milkmakers Announces Partnership With Open Arms Perinatal Services to Support Breastfeeding Moms

In honor of Mother’s Day, milkmakers is launching a program in which 5 percent of all sales in May will be donated to Open Arms Perinatal Services, an innovative Seattle-based nonprofit that serves women and families through the transformational time … Continue reading

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Love a Mom? Seattle Central Community College Mother’s Day Project

Seattle Central Community College students are running a campus-wide opportunity for student giving in honor of mothers for Mother’s Day. Open Arms is honored to be among the recipients listed for donations. The faculty have responded by challenging each other … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Positions Now Open!

Do you like working with new moms and babies? Did you breastfeed your own baby for at least six months? Have you received WIC services within the last three years? Open Arms is looking for women to train as breastfeeding … Continue reading

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Open Arms Spring Luncheon

Preliminary results for our luncheon are in. We are extremely pleased to report that Open Arms attendees, sponsors and supporters donated over $50,000 to benefit Open Arms. Thank you one and all for making our primary fundraiser such a success! … Continue reading

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Open Arms Spring Luncheon was a Success!

Thank you all who attended the 3rd Annual Open Arms Spring Luncheon today. What a day! I left feeling inspired and moved by Dr. Ben Danielson’s speech, by the video featuring Open Arms client Shantell, her son Jasiah and Open … Continue reading

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Seattle Channel Features Michelle Sarju, Open Arms Clinical Director

The Seattle Channel will feature Open Arms Clinical Director Michelle Sarju in a piece airing Monday, March 14 “Community Stories: Catching Our Babies.” Michelle Sarju is one of the few African-American midwives in Washington state. While following her career path, … Continue reading

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Join us for our Third Annual Spring Luncheon!

Registration for the Open Arms Third Annual Luncheon is well underway. Won’t you join us? Our biggest fundraising event of the year, our annual Spring Luncheon is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the Open Arms community. We … Continue reading

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