Postpartum Classes Schedule for parents and babies

Location: Mt Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC.

Time: Tuesdays, 12:30pm – 2pm

Click HERE to register for Childbearing Postpartum Classes™

 

June 2013

June 4th ~ Elimination Communication & Diapering Choices

Guest Speaker: Charlotte Watson, mother

What are the options, how to choose

 

June 11th ~ Breastfeeding & Pumping

Guest Speaker: Eva Perjes, La Leche League

Common challenges & solutions, tips & choices

 

June 18th ~ Community Resources

Guest Speaker: Nilda Barrino, MPNH

What resources are available for new parents?

 

June 25th ~ Adjusting to Parenthood

Guest Speaker: Dr Ibby Omole, ND

Navigating the changes, coping with challenges

 

July 2013

2nd July ~ Sleep

Guest Speaker: TBD

Is baby getting enough sleep? Are you?

 

9th July ~ Infant Development

Guest Speaker: Leonie Bedet, R.Ac, Oak Leaf Acupuncture

Physical, emotional, cognitive, and sensory development

 

16th July ~ Play

Guest Speaker: Gymboree

Why play is important, how to play with baby

 

23rd July ~ Introducing Solids

Guest Speaker: Kerry Longia, Baby Led Feeding

Different approaches, myths vs facts

 

30th July ~ Communicating with Baby

Guest Speaker: TBD

Baby’s cues, Listening to Baby, Sign Language

 

August 2013

6th August ~ Health & Safety

Guest Speaker: Dr Stephanie Peltz, ND

Wellness, Warning Signs, Tips for Parents

 

13th August ~ Childcare Choices

Guest Speaker: Angel Li, Westcoast Childcare Resources

What are the options? How to choose? Creative solutions

 

20th August ~ Sleep

Guest Speaker: TBD

Is baby getting enough sleep? Are you?

 

27th August ~ Baby Gear

Guest Speaker: Tanis Frame, Mama Maven

Baby gear: The good, the bad, the unnecessary

 

September 2013

3rd Sept ~ Touch & Massage

Guest Speaker: TBD

Skin to skin contact, Infant massage

 

10th Sept ~ Crying & Colic

Guest Speaker: TBD

What is colic, Why do vavies cry, soothing sad babies

 

17th Sept ~ Postpartum Wellness

Guest Speaker: TBD

Postpartum fitness, tips for the new mother

 

24th Sept ~ Attachment & Discipline

Guest Speaker: Christine Boecker, Neufeld Institute

Emotional development, attachment, structure

 

October 2013

1st Oct ~ Elimination Communication & Diapering Choices

Guest Speaker: TBD

What are the options, how to choose

 

8th Oct ~ Breastfeeding & Pumping

Guest Speaker: TBD

Common challenges & solutions, tips & choices

 

15th Oct ~ Community Resources

Guest Speaker: TBD

What resources are available for new parents?

 

22nd Oct ~ Adjusting to Parenthood

Guest Speaker: TBD

Navigating the changes, coping with challenges

 

29th Oct ~ Infant Development

Guest Speaker:TBD

Physical, emotional, cognitive, and sensory development

 

November 2013

5th Nov ~ Play

Guest Speaker:

Why play is important, how to play with baby

 

12th Nov ~ Introducing Solids

Guest Speaker: TBD

Different approaches, myths vs facts

 

19th Nov ~ Communicating with Baby

Guest Speaker: TBD

Baby’s cues, Listening to Baby, Sign Language

 

26th Nov ~ Health & Safety

Guest Speaker: TBD

Wellness, Warning Signs, Tips for Parents

 

*THERE ARE NO POSTPARTUM CLASSES IN DECEMBER

*All classes are for parents and their babies.

*If possible, please bring a snack to share with the group.

*Please leave carseats in the car, and strollers in the hall.

*These are baby friendly classes, and all feeding methods are welcome with no need to cover up (unless you prefer to, in which case, feel free).

 

Click HERE to register for Childbearing Postpartum Classes™

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