Calendar

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the Blue Heron office.

Nov
29
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Infant Digestions & Colic
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn about natural digestive system support and strategies to prevent or treat infant colic. Presented by Rachel VandenBerg, Naturopathic doctor from the Healing Path Centre for Natural Medicine.

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Dec
6
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Breastfeeding Buddies
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Heather and Kathy represent Breastfeeding Buddies, a breastfeeding support program. A “Breastfeeding Buddy” is a caring, committed and trained volunteer who has breastfed. Buddies provide one-to-one and group support for breastfeeding moms and help connect them with community supports and resources. Through the use of discussion cards, Heather and Kathy will talk about what ‘normal’ breastfeeding behaviour looks like and help deal with some common concerns that new (and/or) experienced nursing mothers may have.

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Blue Heron parents with babies up to 10 weeks old are invited to join us. Older siblings are welcome too. Please arrive between 9 and 9:30am. The presentation will start at approximately 9:45 am and is finished by 11am.

Dec
13
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Early Years Centre
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Wanda Kampijan, Family Support Program Supervisor, at Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre, will discuss the postpartum period. The presentation will explore how to help your baby feel safe and secure, being a learning partner with your baby, and understanding your new identity as a mom.

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Blue Heron parents with babies up to 3 months old are invited to join us. Older siblings are welcome too. Please arrive between 9 and 9:30am. The presentation will start at approximately 9:45 am and is finished by 11am.

Dec
20
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Babywearing
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Our resident chiropractor, Dr. Nicole Lederman, will present “Babywearing- Why, When, and How”. She will be demonstrating with several different carriers as well as answering your questions. Come with your questions and feel free to bring your own carrier if you wish to get specific help. To follow Dr. Lederman like her Facebook page.

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Blue Heron parents with babies up to 10 weeks old are invited to join us. Older siblings are welcome too. Please arrive between 9 and 9:30am. The presentation will start at approximately 9:45 am and is finished by 11am.

Dec
27
Wed
No New Baby Time Today
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Due to our Christmas schedule there will be no New Baby Time group this week. Our regular Wednesday morning sessions will resume next week on January 3, 2018.

Jan
10
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Natural Care for your Family
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Naturopath Joanna Thiessen will share ways to support your child’s growth and address your pediatric concerns using homeopathic products, diet, and alternative medicine. Learn about natural, safe, effective home remedies for things such as tummy aches, teething pain, hemorrhoids, diaper rashes, and colds/flu’s.  Dr.Joanna’s practice focuses on natural health for moms and babies.

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Blue Heron parents with babies up to 3 months old are invited to join us. Older siblings are welcome too. Please arrive between 9 and 9:30am. The presentation will start at approximately 9:45 am and is finished by 11am.

Feb
7
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Infant Language and Cognitive Development
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn how infants learn language and other cognitive skills and find out about opportunities for participating in research with the Infant Studies Group at the university. Presented by Dr. Katherine White and Dr. Stephanie Denison from the University of Waterloo.

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Blue Heron parents with babies up to 3 months old are invited to join us. Older siblings are welcome too. Please arrive between 9 and 9:30am. The presentation will start at approximately 9:45 am and is finished by 11am.