Membership Information

 

Membership to Georgia Birth Network is open to all birth professionals and members of the community who are willing to abide by the Code of Ethics and by the principles of the CIMS Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative and the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes.

Individual/Advertiser Membership $65/year

For individuals or groups of less than 3 members. Benefits of this level of membership include: 

    • Advertising – Listing in our website directory. (This is limited to 3 categories.)

    • Training Programs (mini-seminars on various subjects)

    • Lending Library Materials

    • GBN Newsletter (4 issues/year)

    • Mentorship Program & Meetings (bi-monthly)

    • Participation in Community Events

    • Events and Classes listed on GBN Events Calendar

    • Facebook Discussion Group

    • Networking Possibilities

    • Leadership Opportunities

    • Scholarship Opportunities

Group Membership $149/year

  • For companies and groups with 3 or more members/employees. This includes people working through or for the company listed. For more details on the benefits and restrictions of Group Membership as compared to Individual Memberships, see below:

Benefits

  • Advertising – Listing in Referrals section of the website under the groups name.

  • Phoneline – FREE referrals and information for the group.

  • Attendance to any GBN Meetings

  • Participation in Community Events

  • Events and Classes listed on GBN Events Calendar

  • Yahoo Discussion Group – All members of your group can join the Yahoo group.

  • GBN Newsletter (4 issues/year) – This will be emailed to the main contact for the group.

  • Networking Possibilities

  • Leadership Possibilities

Restrictions 

  • Group memberships are only allowed one vote in the yearly election.

  • Group memberships do not qualify for scholarship opportunities.

  • Only three members from a group that are not individual members can qualify for membership discounts at workshops or other events held by GBN.

  • At advertising events, each group is allowed only two representatives. If someone within your group that is an Individual member attends, they do not count as one of your two representatives.

If you are a member through a group but would like to join as an individual you do qualify for a $10 discount off the price of membership.

Support Member $29/year

  • For members of the community that would like to support GBN, but not interested in referrals, which includes all benefits listed above, except referrals and advertising. 

APPLY HERE

To become a Georgia Birth Network member, please click below to be directed to the application.

Want to join Georgia Birth Network?

All membership renewals are done one time a year on July 1st. We do pro-rated amounts depending on when you join through the year. Please consult the chart below to determine what amount you owe for your membership. If you have any problems determining this, please contact us at info@gabirthnetwork.com.

Here is how to join:

  • Fill out the online membership form.

  • If you interested in being a part of the Doula Mentorship Program please visit the Doula Mentorship page and fill out the application.

  • You can pay by PayPal by clicking the button below. If you would like to pay by check, please mail it to 3660 Canton Rd, Suite 240 Marietta 30066. Within 3-5 days of payment, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on getting your Directory Listing set up. Please note that this is NOT an automated process.

Non-members interested in attending meetings are welcome at one meeting before joining. Please…come check us out for free!

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