Classes and Workshops:
Preparing For Childbirth Classes
We’re co-teaching the Preparing for Childbirth Classes at Root & Sprout! To accommodate various schedules, this class is offered as a 4 week series or a 1 day program and will provide you tools and information to prepare for the birth of your baby.
Next offerings: October 5-26 (4 week series) and October 14 (1 day program)
Register online at https://www.root-sprout.com/cbe-schedule
Labor positions and acupressure points to ease your birth
Join us this fall for acupressure workshops lead by myself and an experienced acupuncturist who specializes in women’s health, pregnancy and postpartum. I will guide you through labor positions for the various stages of labor and Ece Yildirim (New Moon Acupuncture) will teach you and your labor support team effective acupressure points to encourage labor progress and ease discomfort.
Offering: November 2017. Date and location TBA.
ToLabor Doula Training
Carolynn Deschler and I are co-sponsoring a doula training in Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA on November 3-5.
The toLabor workshop has been designed to encompass a variety of learning styles and includes a strong emphasis on experiential learning.
Register online at http://tolabor.wildapricot.org/event-2533086
Come see us at:
NAMMA family fair
NAMMA Families is hosting a Family Fair at West Acton Villageworks on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 12 to 4 p.m!
There will be fun activities for kids, educational mini-workshops for grown-ups, and fun giveaways for all. Attendees will have a chance to meet you, the providers in our community who help support families during the prenatal and postnatal period, and through all of parenthood.
Birthing Matters Doula Services will be presenting a mini-workshop on Encouraging your baby to be in the best position for a smooth delivery: Spinning Babies(TM) and optimal fetal positioning.
More info here!
Massachusetts Mom and Baby Expo!
As a member of the Root & Sprout Doula collective, we are super thrilled that Root and Sprout will be the hosts of this year’s MA Mom and Baby Expo! Come swing by the Root & Sprout Table to meet us at the DCU Center on October 21-22.
Explore the expo here!