Are you a recent mom? …feeling sad or depressed? …feeling alone? The most common illness following childbirth is postpartum depression (PPD). It’s often characterized by:
-negative, scary thoughts
-feelings of inadequacy
Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Welcoming a new baby into your home can be both exciting and scary for an older sibling. Our sibling class helps prepare children for this life-changing event.
Topics covered include:
-How it feels to become a big brother or sister-Age-appropriate discussions about the birth process
-What to expect from a new baby
-A visit to our Women’s Center and a peek-a-boo of the nursery
Big brother or sister will both receive a gift and create a gift for their new baby sibling Fee is $45 for parents and one child, plus $10 each additional child.
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Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm
From: Eastern Market
Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Cost: $100 per person; $125 per couple
In this hands-on class, parents will learn how to massage their babies to increase bonding, better sleep and help decrease colic and general discomfort due to gassiness. Each week of the series will focus on different strokes and parts of the body and handouts will be provided so you can practice at home too.
Benefits of Infant Massage (for babies 8 weeks to pre-crawling)
-Help your baby sleep deeper, longer
-Reduce or avoid fussy time
-Relieve colic, gas, and constipation
-Ease the stress of the day
-Learn to read baby’s cues
-Stimulate growth and development
Payment is required in advance for class registration. Series is held the first 3 Thursdays (consecutive) of every month; cost is $100 for 3 classes. Private classes are also available in our office, your office, or your home.