This workshop is designed to fill you in on all essential information on breastfeeding! Instructed by an experienced Lactation Consultant, this workshop is a must for expectant moms and any breastfeeding mother out there!
Workshop length 1.5 hours. Useable with 5 Workshop Pass ($19.80/workshop), or basic workshop fee ($25).
Spend an evening with Kara Wiebe of HEM Design and get all the information you need to prepare your home for baby and the inspiration you need to start making your dream nursery a reality. Design and decor tips are discussed as well as a review of the most up-to-date safety standards and green options so you can be confident your little one’s nursery is not only beautiful, but safe and comfortable too. You will also receive a package of helpful handouts, such as a nursery budget worksheet and ready-for-baby shopping list.
Learn valuable tips and tricks from Carol of Freckle Face Photography on how to capture the best possible images of your new baby or children.
We will talk about good light, composition basics, basic camera settings and tips on getting great expressions from older children.
DSLR not needed. Geared for the amateur photographer.
Fee: $50 per person for 2 hour workshop
Lisa Back, RD, Prenatal Fitness Specialist
Do these questions and complaints seem familiar: ‘How much weight do I need to gain for a healthy pregnancy?’ ‘Can I eat for two? What about when I’m breastfeeding?’ ‘I’m so nauseous I can’t eat anything!’ This class will help you determine how much weight you need to gain for a healthy pregnancy, review the Canada Food Guide recommendations for pregnancy and breastfeeding, talk about healthy portion sizes, and help you to deal with some of the common complaints of pregnancy – nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and constipation.
Our Certified Sleep Consultant and Parenting Coach will guide you through sleeping behaviours and assist with making your home a more peaceful place.
“At Cheeky Chops, our mission is to make positive changes to families sleeping behaviors. Our sleep and parenting coaches provide support and encouragement to parents, fostering their confidence and self-esteem.”
Learn how to care for your body through the stages of pregnancy, exercise safely, manage aches and pains associated with your changing body, and prepare the pelvic floor for delivery.
45 min presentation by Donna Sarna Physiotherapists, followed by questions and discussion. In lieu of charging, we suggest a donation to Alpha House Foundation.
Andrea Richardson-Lipon, Doctor of Audiology
Hearing is considered to be one of our most precious senses. It is vital to a child’s ability to develop speech and language skills, emotional and social development and future academic success. This workshop will address various hearing issues in infants, toddlers, and school-age children; such as communication milestones, middle ear infections and overall hearing health.
Hearing screening may be done on children 3 and up; contact NEST for further information.
A 2 hour CPR and First Aid class for families with children taught by a CPR Instructor/Emergency Room Nurse. You will learn:
Fee: $25 per person. Participants will receive handouts , an emergency fridge magnet, and hands-on practice with CPR dolls and EpiPen trainers.
Congratulations!! Your family is growing! A new little new family member is arriving into your home soon. This training workshop is designed to help the transition when first bringing baby home to your canine companion. It covers common questions such as licking the baby, sniffing the baby, and how to deal with an attention seeking dog. This training workshop covers:
…and much more!!
This training workshop is 2 hours with a break in between.
Fee: $25.00 per person plus GST = $26.25 and $10.00 each additional family member (spouses and children) plus GST = $36.75 for two. Not useable with “Workshop Pass”
This 1 hour workshop allows expectant mothers to practice labour techniques that will help them progress and cope through the journey of labour and delivery. A great add-on to any Baby Rush Series/Private class! Come by yourself or with a support person who can also benefit from practicing and preparing for the big day!
Fee: $25/person, or useable with a “Workshop Pass”, add-on member of the same household $10.00
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