Did you know that your baby’s personality and disposition are shaped by your emotions, stress levels, and environment during pregnancy? Are you aware that starting in pregnancy you can help your baby develop positive relationships with the important people in your life? In this "prenatal parenting" class discover the new, cutting edge psychological and holistic guide for nurturing your baby before birth. Your most powerful time of influence on your child’s life is in utero!
singing & signing with your baby
“Talk” to your hearing baby or toddler with American Sign Language - as early as 6 months of age! Benefits include pre-verbal communication, earlier speech development, enhanced intellectual development, and less frustration (less crying, fewer tantrums!).
CFEC Parents of the Past, Present and Future . . . . .
You are invited to: "Thanks for the Memories” - a “grown-ups only” happy hour event, Friday, July 14th from 7:00-9:00 pm. We are gathering together to catch up, reminisce, and enjoy the company of friendships formed through bringing our children to “the center” - but without them! This event is BYOB! Hope to see you there - and please spread the word!
Join Miss Tiffany as we explore what actually happens when mommies have babies! Children will leave with a strong understanding of birth, well prepared and equipped to attend the birth of their sibling free of anxiety or fear.
In the months leading up to the arrival of your baby, it’s easy to become immersed in educating yourself about the actual birth. However, many parents are caught off guard by the realities of the postpartum weeks and can find themselves feeling confused, exhausted, and overwhelmed. This class, led by a postpartum doula and mother of four, helps to demystify this amazing helps to demystify this amazing, yet sometimes worrisome time, so that you can look forward to a fulfilling time of recovery and bonding with your baby.
Combining positive imagery, hypnosis, affirmations and relaxed breathing, you’ll learn how to eliminate the fear, tension and pain of labor, replacing them with confidence, calm and comfort. Using hypnosis for childbirth is an increasingly popular and effective evidence-based approach to having a baby due to it’s high rate of quick, comfortable, complication-free births. (One-day Intensive also available.)
Learn how to potty train your child with autism (ADHD, or other special need) without tears or fears! Independent toileting is crucial to success in an inclusive community and to your child’s safety. Kiss those diapers good-bye and embrace the safety and confidence that comes with successful potty training! (Perfect for typical kids, too!)
This breastfeeding class is designed to teach parents the basics of breastfeeding along with ways to avoid many of the typical breastfeeding problems, how to identify baby’s hunger cues, the reasons breastfeeding is so important, why so many “wives’ tales” just aren’t true, and what to do when birth and breastfeeding don’t go according to plan.
Looking for other mothers who are parenting in a similar style to you? Check out our Breastfeeding Support Group! Wendy McHale, our local Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will be facilitating and available to address any and all concerns.