Seminar:  Dr. Marc Nelson of Cadence Chiropractic:  Webster Technique for best baby position for birth
Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

Seminar: Dr. Marc Nelson of Cadence Chiropractic: Webster Technique for best baby position for birth

 

July 21st Dr. Marc Nelson/ Cadence Chiropractic : Webster Technique for best baby position for birth

Dr Nelson will be presenting a full overview of chiropractic care and the Webster technique and how it relates to you and your baby's health and encouraging baby to be in the best position for birth. Your body experiences many types of stress during pregnancy including physical, mental, and hormonal stress. Dr Nelson will cover what you need to know to make sure your birth is everything you hope it will be. Learn more about the science and safety of the chiropractic adjustment during pregnancy. 

Dr. Nelson has spent much of his life researching and learning about how the body functions and how to optimize human performance. Dr. Nelson graduated with honors Magna Cum Laude as one of the top in his class from Logan College of Chiropractic in St Louis Missouri. He has received extensive post graduate education and training on Neurology, care of pregnant mothers both before and after delivery, as well as chiropractic care for children.  

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Seminar:  Sierra Abrams Brooks, CPD. CLC, HBCE, LCCE:  Postpartum 101
Aug
11
10:00 AM10:00

Seminar: Sierra Abrams Brooks, CPD. CLC, HBCE, LCCE: Postpartum 101

Sierra has been serving women through pregnancy, birth and postpartum since 2000.  Starting out as a birth and postpartum doula until she began her own family and became a mother to her first son in 2009.  She knew her main focus was now on her own babies, so she shifted from being a birth doula (and on call) to education, breastfeeding and postpartum support.  In her last month of pregnancy with her second and last son in 2011, she was hired to be a childbirth educator for Methodist Women's Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.  She soon gained her Lamaze Teaching certification and enjoyed working with a team of amazing educators who provided Omaha with gentle, evidence based education.  They also created Omaha's first hospital based class, geared toward couples who were considering unmedicated labor and deliveries.  Sierra had the honor of being on the team of educators who wrote the curriculum for and presented this class. 
In 2014 Sierra's family moved to Salt Lake City, Utah to be close to the mountains as they love the outdoors. She launched Bud to Blossom, a business dedicated to educating families from pregnancy through postpartum, classes such as childbirth prep, both traditional, postpartum and sibling preparation, provide postpartum doula support, early breastfeeding support and gentle sleep consulting (she calls it--Mother Baby Sleep Support).  
Her main priority is supporting families as a postpartum doula and is excited to bring the CAPPA standard to more families in Utah and the surrounding areas as a new Postpartum Doula Trainer for CAPPA.  
In her free time, she loves nature camping, music, playing her 12 string guitar, singing, playing with her husband and kids, traveling and enjoying life!

 

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Public Open House
Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

Public Open House

Come and join us for a family social. Meet the midwives and have a tour of our facility.  The general public is invited to come to ask questions and former and current clients are welcome to come and visit. You can feel free to bring your family, children, and friends.  We provide light snacks.  We look forward to meeting you!

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HypnoBirthing Childbirth Class
Aug
20
6:30 PM18:30

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Class

HypnoBirthing is a great choice for moms wanting to learn how to tap into their natural birthing instincts and work with, rather than against, their bodies in labor. For 25 years, women have been using HypnoBirthing to have a more empowered and natural birth experience, based on a framework of evidence-based birth education. Partners are an integral part of the birth experience and are encouraged to practice the relaxation exercises right along with mom. For more information about Whitney and her experiences using HypnoBirthing for her births, go to www.insightcourage.com or call 801-674-6492.

Class series from Aug 20, 2018 to Sept 24, 2018

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Post-Cesarean Support Group
Aug
21
5:30 PM17:30

Post-Cesarean Support Group

A support group for women and families who have experienced birth via cesarean section.  All are welcome, whether you are seeking a space to process and heal form a difficult c-section or you are looking to prepare for a next birth ( a vaginal birth after cesarean, or VBAC)

This is a place to share and hear stories, to process, to heal to connect with other women and families who have had similar experiences and a place to be empowered, informed and prepared for the journey ahead.  We will draw heavily from the book "The Homebirth Cesarean." 

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Hypnobabies Childbirth Class
Aug
25
4:00 PM16:00

Hypnobabies Childbirth Class

Rather than using simple relaxation, breathing or guided imagery, HypnoBabies utilizes medical hypnosis techniques. This allows our Hypno-Moms to enjoy “eyes-open childbirth hypnosis”, easily remaining deeply in hypnosis while walking, talking and changing positions. Hypnobabies is well-known for helping women to create much shorter, easier and more comfortable labors, making childbirth the joyful experience it was meant to be. Bonnie Baker is the instructor for this Saturday class. For more information about Hypnobabies classes and Bonnie visit www.bellissimobirth.com 

Classes weekly from Aug 25, 2018 to Sept 29, 2018

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October 13, 2018 to Nov 17, 2018

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The Bradley Method:  Husband-Coached Natural Childbirth class
Aug
28
7:00 PM19:00

The Bradley Method: Husband-Coached Natural Childbirth class

Learning what to expect during your pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period can be a fun experience.  You will learn how to prepare for a peaceful pregnancy, labor, and birth so that no matter what happens on your journey, you will be confident that you can make the right decision for your family because you will have all of the knowledge and tools necessary to do so.

Come prepared and excited to learn and make new and lasting friendships with other expecting couples. We will go over nutrition, exercises, partner training, creating an effective birth plan, the stages and signposts of labor, relaxation techniques, normalities of pregnancy and birth, complications that may arise and knowing how to respond, breastfeeding, postpartum, and other general parenting topics. You will learn how each of these things can help contribute to your peaceful birth day.

Cost is $350, $50 deposit reserves your spot.  Go to  http://www.MyUtahDoulas.com   for more information.  To contact her:  470-236-8520     Doula.robinson@gmail.com 

Taught by Karina Robinson, Certified Advanced Doula CAD(MCU), Certified HypnoDoula CHD, The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth Instructor, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist PES, 
Certified Bengkung Belly Binding Practitioner, Utah Doula Services

 

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Birthing From Within Childbirth Class
Sep
8
6:30 PM18:30

Birthing From Within Childbirth Class

Mothers gain confidence to handle anything that might come their way during birth. They are hopeful and strong. Partners get a clear understanding of what labor looks like and gain ideas of what they can do to help as well as how to interact with the birth staff. Couples deepen their connection and form a strong team that will work well in labor and new parenthood. Jennifer Sorensen Whitaker teaches this Friday night class. For more information go to www.utahbirthsupport.com.

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The Bringing Home Baby Program
Oct
13
9:30 AM09:30

The Bringing Home Baby Program

The wonderful event of bringing a new baby into your family creates many changes.  Are you ready?       

The Bringing Baby Home program is a researched-based and research-tested class that is dedicated to improving the quality of life for babies and children by strengthening their families. Developed by renowned relationship and parenting experts, Drs. John and Julie Gottman the BBH program is perfect for those:

  • Interested in having/adopting a baby
  • Expecting a baby
  • Already parenting an infant or toddler (0-3)
  • In the BBH class you and your partner will learn to do the following:
  • Maintain relationship satisfaction
  • Increase intimacy and affection
  • Work through conflict with greater ease
  • Create positive baby/child interactions
  • Ensure quality involvement for both parents
  • Better understand child development
  • Reduce the incidence or severity of postpartum mood disorders
  • And strengthen your friendship!

http://www.utahbirthsupport.com/bringing-baby-home/

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Prenatal Group B Reunion
Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

Prenatal Group B Reunion

To all of our families who participate in our prenatal groups, come and join us for a reunion to share your birth stories and your sweet babies. We supply a light snack and families bring food to share. We look forward to seeing our clients again and sharing this community building experience. 

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Post-Cesarean Support Group
Jul
17
5:30 PM17:30

Post-Cesarean Support Group

A support group for women and families who have experienced birth via cesarean section.  All are welcome, whether you are seeking a space to process and heal form a difficult c-section or you are looking to prepare for a next birth ( a vaginalbirth after cesarean, or VBAC)

This is a place to share and hear stories, to process, to heal to connect with other women and families who have had similar experiences and a place to be empowered, informed and prepared for the journey ahead.  We will draw heavily from the book "The Homebirth Cesarean." 

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Birthing From Within  Immersion Class
Jul
13
to Jul 14

Birthing From Within Immersion Class

Class facilitated by Jennifer Sorensen Whitaker Adv. CD (DONA), BFW Mentor, Gottman Educator  

Registration:  utahbirthsupport.com

If you've birthed before, this is the ideal class for you.  you and your partner are invited to take a Saturday away from the hustle and bustle and everyday life to focus on this pregnancy, your upcoming birth and your relationship.  Enjoy a condensed, 6 hour version of our full Birthing from within childbirth preparation class series.  Perhaps, thoughts of your previous birth experience has been lingering in your mind.  These thoughts may be leaving you with feelings of optimism and excitement. Or worry.  Or both!  Maybe you've been so busy that you haven't had much time to think about your upcoming birth or much of anything else!  All of this is normal.  This class is designed to meet the special needs of the seasoned parent.  Rediscover the ens and out of birth, practice comfort measures, engage in meaningful discussion and create birth art to help deepen your preparation.  At the end of the day expect to walk away from class informed, prepared and confident that you can meet whatever comes your way during birth.  

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Movie and Education Night
Jul
5
7:00 PM19:00

Movie and Education Night

Come and join us for a Movie and Education Night. Meet the midwives and have a tour of our facility.  The general public is invited to come to ask questions. The birth alternatives movie is not graphic so you can feel free to bring your family, children, and friends.  We provide light snacks.  We look forward to meeting you!

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Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga Series!
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga Series!

Schedule: Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 for Postpartum and Women's Wellness and 7:30-8:30 for Prenatal class at The Birth Center Starting 5/2/18

Fee:  $30 for 6 week series or $7 drop in rate per class

Register:  Space is limited, so email bethany.crawford30@gmail.com to reserve your spot and purchase the series. 

Join us for a 6 week prenatal or postpartum and women's wellness yotal series!  Thisis the perfect place to build a special bond with your growing baby adn with other moms-to-be or to make time for your self after the baby is born to focus on mental wellness through meditataion, breathing techniques, meaningful movement and poses.  Either series is a great place to find commUNITY and support for these unique and important times in your life! Bethany Crawford has been practicing yoga for many years and has completed the RYS 200-Hour Certification through Yoga Assets in Salt Lake City. She focuses on the poses fitting every body, along with meditation and breathing techniques to enhance the yoga practice experience. She loves to smile and help her students make the yoga practice their own, through mindfulness, playfulness, and paying attention to the needs of their bodies. She is a strong believer in the positive benefits of yoga, no matter the season of life each person finds themselves in. Come join her in an uplifting practice!

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Susan McLaughlin, PT:  Be Your Own Medicine
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Susan McLaughlin, PT: Be Your Own Medicine

Susan McLaughlin, Physical Therapist Susan McLaughlin is a physical therapist, a pelvic health specialist, and the owner of ALIGN. People usually come to ALIGN for pain relief, but what they really walk away with is a greater understanding of their body. Susan is passionate about facilitating clients to tune into their habitual daily activities that affect postural alignment, tissue function and movement. With awareness, clients can create new patterns to build healthier tissues for structural support and fluid movement. Ultimately, the goal of ALIGN is to help people learn self care strategies to get out of pain, improve function, and become more vital. Because when we have the tools to heal ourselves, that is when we thrive!

KNOW YOUR CORE: Healing Your Abdominal Wall and Pelvic Floor

In this presentation you will understand:

  • How core stability requires the contribution between alignment, the pressure system, the muscle system, the nervous system and breath mechanics.
  • How the head & neck, ribcage and pelvis are connected.
  • How stress, muscle tension and increased pressures affect the function of the core.
  • How the diaphragm, abdominal and pelvic floor muscles work together as a team.
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Seminar: Celina Wigle, CPD:  Sexual Wellness:  Back to Basics after Baby
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Seminar: Celina Wigle, CPD: Sexual Wellness: Back to Basics after Baby

Getting Sexy Back!

Together we will dive into sexuality in the context of the postpartum period including body literacy, partner communication, new life rhythm navigation, and building your self-care kit. We will explore the kinesthesiology and endochrinolgy of sexual function with tips to gently nurture yourself back into sexy sexy you.

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Seminar: Dr. Taylor Krick, BSc, DC:  3 Ways to Support your Partner's Healthy Pregnancy
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Seminar: Dr. Taylor Krick, BSc, DC: 3 Ways to Support your Partner's Healthy Pregnancy

Dr. Taylor Krick is a practicing chiropractor, functional medicine doctor, and host of The Real Health Podcast on iTunes.

Dr. Taylor's focus is helping people be healthier - whether that includes weight-loss, pain management, or (his favorite), helping complex conditions like autoimmune diseases or fibromyalgia.  Dr. Taylor's natural healthcare clinic, Align Utah (www.wealignutah.com), was just voted 2017 Best of Utah in Alternative Medicine.

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Seminar:  FIT4MOM Murray with Nicole Bennion
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Seminar: FIT4MOM Murray with Nicole Bennion

Join Nicole Bennion, franchise owner andinstructor at FIT4MOM Murray, to discuss the prenatal and postnatal body when it come to fitness.  Get to know what happens to you body, how to train it properly and what are the best exercise for you . You'll also get a quick demo workout provided by FIT4MOM Murray!

Nicole Bennion

Stroller Strides/Fit4Baby certifications

AFAA Personal Training & Group Fitness certification

Franchise Owner

515.710..9207

www.murray.fit4mom.com

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Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders with Monica Ashton
Jan
20
10:00 AM10:00

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders with Monica Ashton

Monica Ashton MSW, LCSW will be presenting on Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders....aka Postpartum Depression and Anxiety.  She will be discussing the various emotional and mental struggles that are associated with Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.  Monica will be covering screening tools available that can be used by any professional to help identify a mother that needs extra support.  She will also be discussing how to support mothers during pregnancy and postpartum period, as well as their partners. Local and national resources available to support mothers struggling with depression and anxiety will also be address and resources will be given.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Director of Maternal Mental Health                                                                                             Infertility, 3rd Party Reproduction, Grief & Loss, Perinatal Mood Disorder Specialist              Psychotherapist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

The Healing Group
t:  801-305-3171
"Offering Hope, Growth and Healing Through Therapy and Education"
www.TheHealingGroup.com

 

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Eating Healthy Before, During and After Pregnancy
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

Eating Healthy Before, During and After Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an incredibly special time where healthy eating is more important than ever. There are unique nutritional needs during pregnancy to create an optimal environment for the developing baby. Learn how to approach nutrition healthfully before, during and after pregnancy in this FREE class. 

Paige Smathers, RDN, CD 

www.paigesmathersrd.com

Paige teaches a 10-week online Intuitive Eating Course — check it out here!

Paige hosts Nutrition Matters Podcast —  a US News & World Report Top Nutrition Podcast!

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SEMINAR:  Cold and Flu Protection for the Family with Dr Louis Borgenicht
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

SEMINAR: Cold and Flu Protection for the Family with Dr Louis Borgenicht

Discussion of the most common respiratory illnesses kids get in the winter season. Warning signs of significant problems, the role of antibiotics, etc.

Dr. Louis Borgenicht is a pediatrician in Salt Lake City, Utah and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including LDS Hospital and Primary Children's Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. 

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SEMINAR: Sensational Sleep and Newborn Care
Sep
30
10:00 AM10:00

SEMINAR: Sensational Sleep and Newborn Care

Having a newborn is exhausting! Come join Heather Tweedie, a local pediatric occupational therapist and newborn specialist for her Sensational Sleep and Newborn Care Seminar. Heather will be discussing how to establish healthy sleep habits with your newborn. She will be covering topics such as newborn sleep patterns, recognizing sleep cues, feeding schedules, establishing an optimal sleep environment, and general tips and strategies for longer stretches of sleep. This seminar will also cover the science behind common parenting practices such as swaddling, baby wearing, and infant massage. Come learn how to optimize sleep and brain development for your newborn.

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HypnoBirthing Childbirth Class
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Class

With HypnoBirthing, you will gain an understanding of how the birthing muscles work in perfect harmony–as they were designed to–when your body is sufficiently relaxed and you trust birth. You will learn how to achieve this kind of relaxation, free of the resistance that fear creates, and you will learn to use your natural birthing instincts for a calm, serene and comfortable birth. Debbie Gordon teaches this Wednesday night class. For more information, go to www.nurturinginstincts.com.

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HypnoBirthing Childbirth Class
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Class

With HypnoBirthing, you will gain an understanding of how the birthing muscles work in perfect harmony–as they were designed to–when your body is sufficiently relaxed and you trust birth. You will learn how to achieve this kind of relaxation, free of the resistance that fear creates, and you will learn to use your natural birthing instincts for a calm, serene and comfortable birth. Debbie Gordon teaches this Wednesday night class. For more information, go to www.nurturinginstincts.com.

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SEMINAR:  Myofascial Release for Pregnancy and Postpartum with Michael Sudbury LMT
Sep
9
10:00 AM10:00

SEMINAR: Myofascial Release for Pregnancy and Postpartum with Michael Sudbury LMT

Want An Easier, More Comfortable Experience In All Stages of Your Pregnancy?

Okay, so pregnancy might not ever be "comfortable," but myofascial release improves tissue and joint mobility, structural alignment and openness, and can greatly reduce the discomfort and troubles of pregnancy. Issues like heartburn, back or nerve pain, difficulty moving or finding a comfortable position to sleep and many others can all be improved. Labor will also be much easier with less risk of complications. 

This workshop will help you understand how you can seriously improve your experience and the ability of your body to do what it knows best. 

Michael Sudbury, LMT has trained directly and extensively with John F Barnes, PT, leading expert and the developer of the Myofascial Release Approach®, and has been an assistant instructor for his seminars. His MFR journey began in earnest in 2009, and though he is considered an expert therapist, he maintains that learning and development are never finished. His clients have found relief from shoulder, neck, and back pains that troubled them for years, and he has repeatedly helped ankles and knees feel less like blocks of wood and more like, well, joints. He loves hearing his clients proclaim, “I feel like a person again!” When not treating, he is often found enjoying hikes and playtime with his daughter. For him, life is not about having it all figured out, it’s about walking a path with heart.

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SEMINAR:  The Amazing Journey of Child-led Weaning and Tandem Nursing:  How do I Meet Everyone's Needs?
Aug
5
10:00 AM10:00

SEMINAR: The Amazing Journey of Child-led Weaning and Tandem Nursing: How do I Meet Everyone's Needs?

2 mini-presentations by Meghan Reed MS, RD, CD, IBCLC, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and a Registered Dietitian (RD). She received her master's degree in dietetics at the University of Utah. She has previously worked at Primary Children's Medical Center, Intermountain Medical Center, as well as the Sandy Public Health Center. 

PART 1 Come learn about and discuss how natural-term breastfeeding happens. Children all eventually outgrow the need to breastfeed, although it may happen later than you expect. We will discuss what child-led weaning look like across many cultures, as well as why it is important to the physical and emotional health of the child (and parents)! Child-led weaning can bring up many challenges and phases that parents may not be aware of, since it's not commonly discussed in our culture. Natural-term breastfeeding is an awesome journey, so come get some tools to help you along the way! 

PART 2  Are you nursing, but hoping to become pregnant again soon? Come learn about tandem nursing! We will discuss how breastfeeding can affect your fertility while trying to conceive, how nursing through a pregnancy works, and then how to juggle nursing a newborn and older child, all while still taking care of yourself. Tandem nursing can be challenging, but with support and knowledge you can create an amazing experience for your children and yourself! 

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