Got a baby on the way? You’re probably feeling ALL the feelings right now, including a little bit of apprehension. These workshops from West End Mamas (2477 Bloor St. W) will help you dial down the panic and make you more at ease with the MASSIVE life change that’s headed your way.
Take a look at their offerings for this month:
Pelvic Health Basics for Birth: What impact do pregnancy and birth have on your pelvic floor? Learn the basics of pelvic floor health from Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists Amy Gildner and Trang Bui. They’ll provide you with prenatal exercises, labour tips, optimal pushing practices AND postnatal recovery tips. March 21st.
Doula Information Night: Thinking of hiring a doula but still not quite sure it’s for you? At this information sesh you will learn what birth and postpartum doulas do, when to hire a doula, how doulas work in hospital births vs. home births, what typical doula fees are, and more. March 2oth.
Infant Massage: Massaging helps to aid in babies’ digestion, improve circulation and promote sleep (hallelujah). Learn how to do it safely and easily in this workshop led by RMTs who are also Infant Massage Specialists. March 2oth.
Infant CPR & Family Safety Workshop: Would you know what to do if your baby stopped breathing and went blue at home? This workshop teaches you what to do if the unthinkable happens. This 2.5 hour course focuses on accident prevention, basic family first aid, as well as infant & child CPR & relief of choking. March 18th.
Find full schedule of events and workshops here.