Becca Gordon, labor & postpartum doula, lactation educator, owner Two Doulas Birth
Whether you stay at home, work part or full time, balancing the needs of your life outside of being a parent can be challenging. Becca Gordon from Two Doulas Birth will talk us through various strategies of how to make it all work, finding time for yourself and your career, now that you have taken on the task of raising a little human.
Dr. Lisel Lewis, chiropractor, doula and BirthFit coach
BirthFit supports prenatal and postpartum mamas by utilizing four pillars: fitness, nutrition, chiropractics and mindset. Dr. Lisel Lewis will teach us how to incorporate these concepts into our daily lives and how to keep our postpartum bodies healthy and strong!
Julie Marx, therapist
Attachment parenting focuses on tuning into and being responsive to your baby, in order to form a strong bond. Join Julie Marx, to find out more about the philosophy of attachment parenting and learn some easy ways to incorporate these ideas into your daily life, in a way that works for you and your family.
Tracie Kesatie, M.A., CPSC, Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant
Join this invaluable discussion with sleep expert, Tracie Kesatie, from Rest Well Baby. She will lead us through her gentle approach to sleep coaching, share some tips, help us understand the basics of pediatric sleep and answer all of of our questions to work toward achieving healthy sleep habits for the whole family.
Jennifer Bauer, Westside Fit4Mom Owner & Instructor
FIT4MOM is dedicated to finding strength in motherhood. By providing classes and support for moms, they provide women the opportunity to have a workout that is flexible around motherhood. Jennifer will take us through some exercises to stretch and strengthen our postpartum bodies.
Rachel Admonson, MSW, ACSW
Let's face it. 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. Rachel will give us some tips on how to ride the waves until the waters calm down.
Ziva Halpert, CPR instructor
Whether or not you've taken an infant CPR class, it's always great to refresh your memory on these vital, life-saving skills that you will hopefully never have to use! Join us as we welcome Ziva from A Plus CPR for a review of everything you need to know, including infant CPR basics, Heimlich maneuver, and general infant first aid and safety. Let's get out those baby mannequins and practice our chest compressions!
Susy Porter, infant music instructor
Susy will talk about the importance of music in infant brain development and share some some songs for us to sing in class to those sweet baby faces!
Stacey Lurie, LCSW and psychotherapist
Having a new baby can be an intense roller coaster of emotions from elation to depression and everything in between. Stacey will talk us through this whole range of feelings and how we can support ourselves through all the ups and downs of adapting to post-partum life.
Octavia Lindlahr, Owner/Founder Outside the Box
What type of play is best to support a baby's developing brain? Join the founder of Outside the Box children's enrichment programs to learn about specific games and activities to stimulate your baby's senses and increase brain development during the critical periods and early stages of an infant's growth.