Because culturally matched midwives and doulas make a difference!

Come learn about the Birth Bundle Project led by the Rainier Valley Community Clinic. This midwifery-led collaborative care model brings together Licensed Midwives, Family Physicians, Doulas and Lactation Specialists to offer high quality continuity of care to the pregnant families in the greater Seattle area who need to be the most resilient to overcome barriers and social determinants that can negatively impact their health.

Approved by MEAC for 1.5 hours of continuing education, approval number M1920-105-1206DE through April 14th, 2022.

Tara Lawal

Instructor bio:

Tara Lawal, MSM, RN, is a native of Seattle, with roots from Hawaii and India. Her parents had nine children and taught her that birth should be family-centered, and promote feelings of safety and confidence. As a trained midwife, she values those principles and values women as the ultimate decision makers about their care. Tara graduated with her Masters of Science in Midwifery from Bastyr University and is a Registered Nurse. Tara served for 3 years on the Board of Directors for the Midwives Association of WA state, and is now an active member of the Pacific Islander Health Board. Tara is a co-founder of the South Seattle Women’s Health Foundation and the current Executive Director of the Rainier Valley Community Clinic. She loves going on adventures with her son, 13 nieces and nephews, and traveling the world with her husband.
Tara Lawal

Course curriculum

  • 01
    Webinar Replay
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    • Why Support Students who are Currently Underrepresented in Midwifery?
  • 02
    Post-Tests and CE Certificates
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    • MEAC Evaluation Questions
    • MEAC Post-Test and CE Certificate