Sunday, July 13, 2008

Workshop for Grandmothers-to-Be

So much has changed, so much has stayed the same...If you are a mother-to-be who wants to educate your mother or your partner's mother or both, tell her (them) about this workshop! Vicky York is a postpartum doula, lactation consultant, author, and grandmother and her training offers information that will help your parent support you in helpful ways.


The Grandmother-Effect lives on
Whether multiples, adoption, single mom,
same-sex can be prepared

In this 2-hour workshop, you’ll learn how to effectively help
your daughters and sons after the birth

  • Show them some of those things that never change

  • Listen beyond their words

  • Remind them of priorities without telling them they are wrong

  • How to best support their birth partner

  • What’s new and what’s old in parenting

  • What’s important and what’s not

  • The magical swaddle - learn to turn your grandchild into a burrito!

  • How to support breastfeeding, even if you did not nurse your own

  • What to do when baby will not stop crying

  • What to do when your daughter will not stop crying

  • How to recognize, support, and find resources for perinatal mood disorders

  • How to help from a distance

  • How to reassure the family; leave them happy and confident as only grandparents can do

Sound advice from a certified postpartum doula
and lactation consultant, author and grandma

WHEN: Monday August 4, 2008
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

WHERE: Nurture, LLC
Center for Women and Families
1614 NE Alberta Street

COST: $20 per person/couple

To register or for more information, contact:
Vicky York, IBCLC, CPD
Postpartum Care Services


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