Mama Cafe

Mama Cafe

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Come relax and meet other breastfeeding mothers in a warm, inviting and respectful environment. An IBCLC will be on hand to help with weight checks, answer questions, and offer support. Drop-in and stay for as long as you like. Siblings are welcome. FREE!

La Leche League- Off Topic

La Leche League- Off Topic

Join us in exploring topics related to breastfeeding. Many meetings include guest speakers with topics like fertility, postpartum wellbeing, baby wearing, diapering, and discipline. As with all LLL meetings, your breastfeeding questions come first.

All LLL meetings are free. Children, babies, and parents welcome.  For more information visit La Leche League of Bellingham & Whatcom County on Facebook. Each month's meeting topic will be posted under the Events tab of our Facebook page.  

This months meeting topic:  This is an informal breastfeeding/ chestfeeding support gathering. Come to connect with other breast/ chestfeeding families. If you have nursing questions LLL leaders will be here to share information. All are welcome. 

Third Wednesday morning of each month from 10:30am-11:30am

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Free Baby Weigh Day

Free Baby Weigh Day

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Curious or have concerns about your baby's weight? Come by BCHM every Wed from 1-3pm to for a weight check. Bring any questions and we will be happy to help! 

 

The Village Circle: Support for Pregnant and Postpartum Mothers

The Village Circle: Support for Pregnant and Postpartum Mothers

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Mothering can be both a joyful and a challenging experience. In our drop-in groups, we explore it all and encourage women to speak their truths about motherhood. No advice, no judgement, just real mothers sharing their ups and downs. All mothers (biological and adoptive) are welcome regardless of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and race.

Every Wednesday evening from 6:30pm-8:00pm - Free, donations welcome 

Babies up to 12-months welcome. Sorry, we do not have child care for other siblings/children.

The Village Circle groups use the MotherWoman group model

The Village Circle: Support for Pregnant and Postpartum Mothers

The Village Circle: Support for Pregnant and Postpartum Mothers

Bellingham Center for Healthy Motherhood (map)

Mothering can be both a joyful and a challenging experience. In our drop-in groups, we explore it all and encourage women to speak their truths about motherhood. No advice, no judgement, just real mothers sharing their ups and downs. All mothers (biological and adoptive) are welcome regardless of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and race.

Every Thursday from 10am-11:30am - Free, donations welcome 

Babies up to 12-months welcome. Sorry, we do not have child care for other siblings/children.

The Village Circle groups use the MotherWoman group model

Baby Massage Class

Baby Massage Class

The topics this month are:

Massage techniques for:

- Decreasing baby's symptoms of colic and digestive difficulties

- Relaxation for deeper, longer sleep

   *Plus, developmental tummy time and baby exercises.

Cost: $25, includes massage oil and class handout

Class space is limited: Pre-registration required. Reserve your spot at Sea Star Therapy - Katie Wood OT
phone- 360-303-6320  or email- katie.wood.ot@gmail.com 

 

Tummy Time Class

Tummy Time Class

New Classes start this week!

Tummy Time! Method Courses - 4 week class series

Is your baby not loving tummy time? Learn tips on how to make this important activity fun for you and your baby! 

The American Academy of Pediatricians and other Pediatric Specialists recommend that intentional tummy time from birth is necessary for baby's optimal health and development. 

Learn more @ www.seastartherapy.com 

After Cafe Events

After Cafe Events

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Join us after Mama Cafe for “Arms Full of Baby:” Self Care Workshops with Caroline!

February 5th: Baby- carrying body alignment--So you can juggle baby with greater ease and support.
March 5th: Functional resting positions-- We'll explore some variations to use while breastfeeding or back at work.
April 2nd: Every day moves of a parental unit-- Turn diaper-changing, laundry-folding, and baby-feeding into meaningful movement opportunities.

Connect NW Physical Therapy Workshop

Connect NW Physical Therapy Workshop

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Sex after Birth:

Co-hosts Amanda Nayfield (pelvic health physical therapist) and Elizabeth Watt (PhD in sex therapy) are excited to offer the sex after birth workshops to couples! You do not need a partner to attend, but couples/partners are welcomed and encouraged to join.

Learn about the phsyical and emotional changes that effect your sex life after birth and gain practical tools to help you re-discover intimacy after birth!

Cost: $25 for individuals and $30 for couples.

Thursday, March 7th: 6:00-7:30pm @ Bellingham Center for Healthy Motherhood

Space is limited so please RSVP at 360-949-1274 or email info@connectnwpt.com