Calendar

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

Oct
17
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Community Connectors
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Wanda Kampijan, a Community Connector with the First 2000 Days Strategy working for the YMCAs of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo. Community Connectors connect with families who have infants and young children in an effort to engage them in their knowledge and awareness of Early Years programs, services and supports that are available within Waterloo Region. Assisting in helping them to connect to those services that would enhance and compliment their parenting journey and support their child’s readiness for school.

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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.

Oct
24
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Play with Dr. Nicole Lederman
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Our resident chiropractor, Dr. Nicole Lederman, will present “Ticklish”. She will discuss many new, simple, and proven ideas for you to help your children learn, love and play so that they can thrive in today’s environment and express their full potential. Get ready to play with your baby! 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.

Oct
31
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Infant Language and Cognitive Development
Oct 31 @ 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.

Nov
7
Wed
Blue Heron New Baby Time ~ Infant Digestions & Colic
Nov 7 @ 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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Nov
14
Wed
New Baby Time ~ Birth Control & Intimacy
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Intimacy can be an important part of new parent’s lives. It can help you feel connected, attractive and give you pleasure.  However, you may not be ready to be pregnant again. This presentation with Stacey Jacobs from the Sexual Health Options, Resources and Education – SHORE Centre, will help you decide what birth control, if any, is right for you whether you are breast feeding or bottle feeding.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.