Inspired Birth Luncheon
We are thrilled to welcome three top pregnancy and parenting experts to our Inspired Birth Luncheon! Come have lunch with us and learn all about Doulas, How to Have an Awesome Birth and Creating Healthy Sleep Habbits!
How to have an Awesome Birth
Discover how you can tap into the power of your natural hormones in pregnancy, labor and postpartum to experience calm, confidence, and joy in the experience of becoming a mother. Birth is one of the most intense initiations a women can experience, but prepared with knowledge, support, and informed choice it can be AWE-some. Learn about role of oxytocin, the hormone of love and bonding, in pregnancy, labor and postpartum, so you can overcome worry, enhance your experience of birth, and feel good about the choices you make for you, your baby and your growing family. Find out about natural methods of pain relief to support you to have the best birth possible, whether at home, a birth center or hospital. This is your birth! You deserve for it to be filled with love and joy.
Kara Maria Ananda is a Healing Arts Educator, Holistic Business Coach, Speaker, Writer and the founder of Maia University. She is the creator of global online educational programs for visionary women including the Awesome Birth Teacher Training, the Women’s Healing Arts Teacher Training, and the Healing Arts Business Academy. Kara is an advocate for empowered living, women's health, and transformational leadership. She has over 20 years experience in birth and healing arts education, specializing in mothers and families. Kara is a mother to 3 boys, from teen to infant ages, and a native of Nashua, NH, who is currently traveling full-time with her family around the US sharing about empowered wellness and freedom living. Find out more at: www.KaraMariaAnanda.com
Creating Healthy Sleep Habits
Join Christine Brown, twin Mom and Certified Child Sleep Consultant at Bella Luna Sleep Consulting. During the presentation, she will share knowledge, tips and tricks on developing healthy sleep habits in your little ones, including creating the right sleep environment, creating a bedtime routine, catching the sleep wave and she will review how much sleep your children should be getting based on their age. There will be plenty of time for Q&A.
Components of Healthy Sleep
Creating the Optimal Sleep Environment
Recognizing Sleepy Cues
Designing Your Soothing Routine
Catching the Sleep Wave
Sleep Needs By Age
You Do What? What is a Doula? How can they help?
Join Acelleron Maternal Health & Wellness
This presentation will discuss how OBs, midwives, nurses, and doulas can work together to create a positive birth experience for a laboring mom. The discussion will include how doulas can work with the mom, her family, and her medical team to create the ideal level of support. Q&A will follow the presentation.
Brooke has been serving families on the North Shore since 2012, both as a labor and postpartum doula and facilitating new mother support groups. She has experience working with first time mothers as well as families with many children, single mothers, working mothers, and mothers who have struggles with postpartum depression and anxiety.