December 2017
Birth Matters welcomes Anne Devine, MS, LMFT to the team.

December 2017
Full 2018 schedule is updated to the website.

November 2017
Birth Matters develops "Healing Broken Hearts after Birth", a class for those whose birth experience was less than hoped for.

October 2017
Birth Matters develops "VBAC - Vaginal Birth after Cesarean".

July 2015
Birth Matters launches new website.

June 2015
Hallie travels to NYC to teach a workshop on public speaking for those seeking certification through CEAMNY.

December 2014
Birth Matters begins hosting a New Mom's Group at Java Mama.

October 2014
Birth Matters hosts An Afternoon with Cynthia Gabriel and Dr. Christopher Stroud.  Thanks to all who helped with or particpated in the event!

June 2014
Hallie travels to NYC to teach a workshop on public speaking for those seeking certification through CEAMNY.

November 2013
Hallie travels to Canada with Rhoda Baughman of Agape Birth Services to attend the Birth and Beyond Conference.  The highlight of the trip is once again hearing the distinguished Dr. James McKenna speak on bedsharing and safe infant sleep.

October 2013
Birth Matters exhibits at the Lucky Duck Children's Consignment Sale.  It was such a pleasure meeting so many wonderful people.  Good luck with your babywearing! 

April 2013
Awareness, Breath, and Birth: Prenatal Yoga and Integrative Childbirth
Birth Matters is very excited to be teaming up with Prana Yoga this spring to offer this very unique class series for pregnant mothers and their partners.   We will provide information and techniques that can assist labor and birth whether birthing at a hospital, birth center, or home.   The cost is $180, and the series is four consecutive Sundays in April.  To register, please visit Prana Yoga.

March 2012
Birth Matters screens the new documentary, MORE Business of Being Born at the downtown library theater.  Click HERE for details about that event.

February 2012
Birth Matters has a great time at the WMEE Baby Fair and Family Expo!  lt is wonderful helping families learn how to wear their babies with SnuggyBaby.  Thanks to all who stopped by and see us!

February 2011
Birth Matters exhibits at the WMEE Baby Fair & Family Expo at the Grand Wayne Center in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, Saturday, February 5, 2011.  Enjoy meeting new people and seeing old friends.

October 2010
Birth Matters presents Safe Infant Sleep Symposium, Saturday, October 2, 2010 at the Memorial Coliseum (Appleseed Room).  Thanks to all who participated, and especially to our esteemed speakers.

August 2010
Jordan Saalfrank, founding partner of Birth Matters, speaks at ICAN of Fort Wayne's "Your Best Birth" at the Allen County Public Library, downtown branch, Saturday August 21, from 10 am - 12 noon.

February 2010
Birth Matters exhibits at the WMEE Baby Fair & Family Expo at the Grand Wayne Center in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana , Saturday, February 6, 2010.  Great seeing everyone who stopped by!

May 2009
Birth Matters exhibits and taught a Baby Wearing workshop at the 3rd Annual Birth to Baby Fair at the downtown Allen County Public Library.  The Fair, organized and sponsored by the Doula Network of Fort Wayne, provides Fort Wayne area families with much-needed information on products and services available from local birth and baby professionals.  It is great seeing everyone there, and we look forward to another year of great progress in informed birth in Fort Wayne.

February 2009
Birth Matters exhibits at the 2009 WMEE Baby Fair at the Grand Wayne Center.  It was a long but good day.  Here's a somewhat fuzzy photo.

December 2008
Birth Matters co-sponsors a free presentation and demonstration by Toasty Baby at the Parkview Family YMCA.  This event helps introduce many Fort Wayne area families to the benefits of cloth diapering.

July 2008
Birth Matters participates as a vendor in the 2nd Annual Birth to Baby Fair at the downtown Allen County Library.  The fair, sponsored by the Doula Network of Fort Wayne, builds upon the momentum from it's inaugural year, and is a great success.  The featured speaker is world-renowned author, speaker, and doula, Penny Simkin.  

February 2008
Birth Matters exhibits at the 2008 WMEE Baby Fair at the Grand Wayne Center.  This is our first experience with the prevailing birth and baby culture in Fort Wayne.  Interesting.

January 2008
Birth Matters sponsors a special sneak preview of THE BUSINESS OF BEING BORN, a documentary film directed by Abby Epstein and executive-produced by Ricki Lake.  It is held at the downtown Allen County Public Library, and was huge success!  Over 200 people come to watch the film and participate in the reception that followed.  If you missed the event, you can see photos here, and find information about the documentary here.

January 2008
Birth Matters is founded by sisters, Hallie Greider and Jordan Saalfrank.