Are you pregnant or have recently given birth? Do you feel like there are many things you would like to learn about your body, your baby, and what comes next? Learn more about pregnancy and life with a new baby with guest speakers, other moms-to-be and new moms. Ask questions, relax and chat about what is important for you now.
- Gain insight into various aspects of pregnancy including nutrition, emotional and physical changes, labour and delivery, and post-partum issues such as feeding your baby and taking care of yourself.
- Find support and access resources.
- Meet guest speakers, exchange ideas and experiences with other women regarding various aspects of pregnancy and life with baby.
Pregnant & postnatal students, staff, faculty, postdoctoral fellows and their babies are welcome to attend. Pre-registration required. Expectant and New Moms’ Group is a collaborative initiative of the Family Care Office and the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing.
|Pregnancy Changes & Concerns||Maria Jardim, Information and Outreach Coordinator for the Family Care Office|
|Pregnancy & Relationships: Keeping Them Healthy|
|Stages of Labours: Birthing Hopes & Fears|
|Feeding Your Baby|
|Sharing Experiences & Stories on Pregnancy, Birthing, Babies and the Changes in Your Life (non-facilitated session)|
|Caring for Yourself and Your Baby (Networking for last half hour)||Debra Williams-Conliffe, PHN|
|Strollers, Slings, Breast Pumps, and other gadgets|
|Oral and Dental Health of Infants and Young Children (Networking for last half hour)||Dr. Gajanan (Kiran) Kulkarni BDS, LL B, M Sc, D Ped Dent, Ph D, FRCD(C)|
|Infant Massage||Petrina Fava, RN, CIMT|
|Growth & Development (Networking for last half hour)||Debra Williams-Conliffe, PHN|
|Adjustments to New Life (Networking for last half hour)||Debra Williams-Conliffe, PHN|
Fall 2012 Topics
|Pregnancy Changes & Concerns|
|Relationships – Keeping Them Healthy|
|Stages of Labour – Birthing Hopes & Fears|
|Sharing experiences & stories on pregnancy, birthing, babies and the changes in your life|
|Bringing Baby Home|
Fall 2016 & Winter 2017 Topics
|Equipment & Gadgets You Will Really Need|
|Pregnancy Changes & Concerns||Jody MacDonald, RN EdD, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream|
|The Birthing Experience|
|Feeding Your Baby|
|Caring for Yourself & Your Baby|
|Adjusting Your Family Life|