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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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
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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Sep
25
12:00 PM12:00

Post-Partum Emotional Wellness

  • 10590 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 (map)
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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.

www.grouptherapyla.com

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Sep
11
12:00 PM12:00

Teething and Infant Dental Health

  • 10590 1/2 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90064 United States (map)
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Dr. Lynn Lempert, Pediatric Dentist

Those little baby teeth are so cute (and sharp)!  Learn how to ease your baby's teething discomfort and care for those tiny pearly whites right from the start.  Dr. Lempert will answer all your infant dental health questions!

www.beverlyhillspedo.com

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Aug
28
12:00 PM12:00

Infant Car Seat Safety

  • 10590 1/2 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90064 United States (map)
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Adam Lari, Child Passenger Safety Tech, ITY Safety

In this city, we spend a lot of time on the road. Let's make sure those car seats are installed safely and we are correctly buckling up that precious cargo of ours while we cruise around from place to place! Adam will answer all of your car seat questions.

 

www.ITYSafety.com

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Aug
14
12:00 PM12:00

Infant CPR & First Aid Refresher

  • 10590 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 (map)
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Bianca Goldstein, 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 Bianca 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!

www.firstaidcprsafety.com

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Jul
31
12:00 PM12:00

Healthy Sleep Habits for Happy Babies

  • 10590 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 (map)
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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.

www.restwellbaby.com

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