Lois Freedman - Counseling for Women

For Professionals

Lois Freedman, M.Ed., C.C.E. is available as a speaker and group facilitator for audiences of health care providers and childbearing women. A sampling of speaking engagements include: 

  • Boston Association for Childbirth Education, www.bace-nmc.org "VBAC Preparation." 
  • Partners in Perinatal Health Annual Conference, www.piphma.org  "Histories, Trauma and Fears" with Lorenza Holt, MPH
  • Partners in Perinatal Health Annual Conference, www.piphma.org "Preparing for VBAC" with Mary E. Baker, CNM
  • Massachusetts Midwives Alliance Basic Midwifery Course, www.massmidwives.org,  Lois facilitated a Birth Circle for midwifery students to  tell their birth stories in a safe and nurturing environment as they started their academic year in the MMA Basic Midwifery Course. 
  • American College of Nurse Midwives National Conference, “Counseling Pregnant Women: A Unique Opportunity for Healing from Loss and Trauma."
  • Midwives Alliance of North America, “Self Care for Midwives: How to Nurture Yourselves as You Care for Others.”
  • Boston Association for Childbirth Education Advanced Childbirth Education Workshop, “Improving VBAC Success One Mother at a Time.”
  • Lamaze International Conference and Lamaze Post-Conference, “Birth as a Healing Experience: Helping Pregnant Women Cope with Loss.”
  • Birth the Play, Participant in talk-back session after the play, and facilitator for the BOLD Red Tent Event.

Lois is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

Contact Lois Freedman by phone at (781) 784-1380, or