Calendar

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

Nov
21
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Self Care for Mama
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Presented by Bronwyn Addico,certified Dancing For Birth TM instructor and Books & Babies program facilitator. Explore why self-care is important, getting enough sleep, handling visitors, asking for and accepting help, stress and intimacy. Bronwyn will also discus postpartum exercise and activities for moms to do with their babies.

Moms and Babies Dancing
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.

Nov
28
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Tummy Tune-Up
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Beth Albert Halford, PT and Dr. Nicole Lederman, DC for a fun and informative session to help you tune-up, gain strength, and start your post-partum health journey. Recovery is not automatic but an active and intentional journey. To get you started, Beth and Nicole will be sharing valuable information and exercises that are important for all women after the experience of pregnancy and delivery. They will discuss common myths, what is normal and what signs your body may be giving you that signal it is time for further investigation. Beth will also be screening for Diastasis Recti in all interested moms.

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
5
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Breastfeeding Buddies
Dec 5 @ 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.

three women breastfeeding babies

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
12
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Baby Photos
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

amanda-headshotWould you like to take better photographs of the kids in your life? This is your opportunity to learn from a pro. Family photographer Amanda Sills will discuss composition basics and camera settings that can turn your photos from humdrum to fantastic, whether you’re using a smartphone or a DSLR. She’ll conclude the workshop with a Q&A.

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
19
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Natural Care for your Family
Dec 19 @ 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.