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Come to Listen. Come to Learn. Come to Share. 

Lesbian Health: Thinking about Parenting

A series of discussions designed to provide information on a variety of topics ranging from pregnancy and adoption to raising healthy teenagers. Panels featuring physicians, attorneys, adoption counselors, and lesbian families will be available to answer your questions and offer insight and advice. Admission is FREE and open to all.

The New Baby: Preparing Yourself & Everyone Else 7-9pm Michigan League, Kalamazoo Room U-M Central Campus. Possible topics featured: Telling your boss/co-workers; preparing your home; Lamaze; childbirth, or adoption preparation courses; the birth itself and the hospital experience; what to expect from your family

Lesbian Families: The Joys and the Challenges 7-9pm Michigan League, Koessler Room U-M Central Campus. Topics featured: Childcare; school; talking to your kids; talking to other parents; creating a positive environment. Panelists: Several women will share their stories, as will some of their teen children if available.

Legal Issues: What Lesbian Families Need to Know 7-9pm Michigan League, Kalamazoo Room U-M Central Campus. Possible topics featured: Adoption and foster care; partner adoption; custody; wills; rights. Panelists: Adoption counselor, attorneys, and women who have navigated the system share stories and offer advice.

Pre-registration is NOT necessary. These events are FREE - bring your friends. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call the Women's Health Resource Center at the University of Michigan Medical Center: (734) 936-8886 or check out our web page at:

Sponsored by: The University of Michigan Women's Health Program; A National Center of Excellence in Women's Health; Common Language Bookstore; The Office of Women's Health, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


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