Apr
23
12:00 PM12:00

Taking the Guesswork out of Sleep for Tired Mamas

Randi Singer, Sleepy Planet

Come consult with an expert from the Sleepy Planet group - the authors of the best-selling sleep bible, The Sleepyeasy Solution: The Exhausted Parents Guide to Getting Your Baby to Sleep from Birth to Age 5.  We will learn about their general sleep philosophy, their gentle but effective methods and how we can all create healthy sleep habits for our little ones.  

www.sleepyplanet.com

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Apr
9
12:00 PM12:00

Holistic Medicine for Happy Babies

Katya Mosely, L.Ac.

As the founder of Spirit Gate Acupuncture and Wellness, Katya will share her deep knowledge of Chinese medicine, herbal therapy, and nutrition. She merges modern and ancient self-care practices for a balanced, holistic approach to health and wellness that will help keep ourselves and our babies healthy.

 

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Mar
26
12:00 PM12:00

Write Your Birth Story

Laurenne Sala, writer

Stories bring up emotion when we get them out on paper and getting your birth story out is so important to help you heal, feel triumphant, or solidify a memory that you can tell your child forever. Laurenne will provide prompts and exercises to help you get your birth story written. Bring paper and your favorite pen!

 

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Mar
12
12:00 PM12:00

Mama Needs Some Physical Therapy

Anna McMaster, PT, DPT Owner, Glow Physical Therapy and Wellness

One of the focuses of Anna’s practice is supporting and rehabilitating postpartum bodies.  She will join us for an honest conversation about the changes your body has experienced following birth. Anna will answer all of your questions about how to best care for your postpartum body including safe ways to lift and carry your baby and how to reactivate your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles.

www.glowptandwellness.com

 

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Feb
26
12:00 PM12:00

Attorney Sam Almon Answers All Your Employment Law Questions

Sam Almon, Attorney, Makarem & Associates

It’s important to know your rights in the workplace now that you are a parent, as far as maternity leave, going back to work and the concessions your employers are required by law to make for you. You may also be an employer yourself for the first time in hiring childcare for your baby. Sam will answer all of your employment law questions as they pertain to you as an employer and/or employee.

 

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Feb
12
12:00 PM12:00

Parenting with a Partner

Dr. Joe Taravella, PhD, clinical psychologist

Having a baby puts strain on a relationship - you're tired and juggling a whole new set of responsibilities. Your freedom is gone and you both need to shower. Everything is a phase, even the good times. Dr. Taravella, author and TV spokesperson, will talk us through how to ride the waves until the waters calm down.

www.drjoetaravella.com

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Jan
29
12:00 PM12:00

Rebuilding Strength for Postpartum Bodies

Meghan Rosenfeld, Pre & Post Natal Corrective Exercise Specialist, Trimester Fit Body

Meghan will lead us through stretches and exercises to get our bodies healthy and strong after all of the changes we have gone through in pregnancy, in labor and as a new mom.  She will show us how to safely build muscle, strengthen our core, as well as counteract the physical toll of carrying these little people around all day.

www.trimesterfitbody.com

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Jan
8
12:00 PM12:00

Physical Milestones for the First Year

Mary Pat Halonen, Pediatric Physical Therapist

Join experienced pedatric physical therapist Mary Pat Halonen for an informative discussion to help us better understand our infant’s physical milestones throughout the first year. She will also talk to us about fine and gross motor development and give us some tummy-time tips!

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Dec
4
12:00 PM12:00

Benefits of Developmental Play

Rosemary Boyd, RN, Lactation Consultant and Postpartum Doula

What type of play is best to support a baby's developing brain at different stages? Join Rosemary Boyd to learn about different types of play and activities to stimulate your baby's senses and support brain development during the critical periods of an infant's growth. 

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Oct
23
12:00 PM12:00

Infant Massage Workshop

  • 10590 1/2 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90064 United States (map)
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Synthia Praglin, Certified Infant Massage Instructor and Parent Educator

Join us as we explore the use of infant massage to promote bonding between mamas and babies. We will learn specific strokes that will help to relieve and soothe common discomforts, promote physiological and neurological development and encourage restful sleep.

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