Apr
1
3:30pm 3:30pm

Making the Magic Last: after becoming parents.

Featured Speaker:

Susannah Baldwin MEd, LPC of the Bay Laurel Center for Psychotherapy in Greenville, is a therapist specializing in counseling women with postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. She is also a member of Upstate BirthNetwork.

The focus of this class is to help couples learn tools for keeping a relationship happy and satisfied after having a baby. Parents will learn the characteristics of a magical relationship, what happens to kids when the magic lasts, reasons relationships fail, steps for making the magic last and ways to respond to your partners need for attention. 

“A magical relationship is one between two committed partners who are happier staying together than being apart.” John Gottman, PhD

 

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Apr
1
3:30pm 3:30pm

My Water Broke

Expectant moms and a partner join forces in a fun and entertaining competition for an exciting prize.

Sign-up at the Upstate BirthNetwork Table by the main entrance! shhh.. partners may experience what its like to be expecting!

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Apr
1
2:30pm 2:30pm

Spotlight On: Sexual Health

Red Tent:

Visit Tedra Coakley, a Women's Sexual Health Specialist in the Red Tent! We have all been there ladies, no need to be shy,  let her answer any questions you may have. Tedra is especially passionate about helping women after baby keep the romance good and going!

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Apr
1
2:00pm 2:00pm

How to get Evidence Based Care

Featured Speaker:

Rebecca Dekker is the world renowned founder of Evidence Based Birth®. As a PhD nurse researcher, she believes in putting the evidence back in the hands of the people who need it the most: women and families. She has created numerous online classes for professionals and parents, and lectures around the world. Hear from Rebecca on the best ways to get Evidence Based Care.

 

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Apr
1
12:30pm12:30pm

"Please Touch" Mom & Baby Gear

Drop-in Workshop:

Feeling overwhelmed at all the baby/mama products out there? Wondering what cloth diapers you like best? How do all those wraps and carriers really feel? Looking for the right breast pump? 

Drop-in for this feature hour and get your hand on some helpful products and ask questions from some local experts!

Modern Cloth, Jessica Mitchell Babywearing Consultant, and Greenville Lactation will help you find the best products for you!! 

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Apr
1
12:00pm12:00pm

Dark Side Of the Full Moon

Featured Film:

Dark Side of the Full Moon delves into the unseen world of maternal mental health in the U.S. It will uncover the disconnect within the medical community to effectively screen, refer, and treat the 1.3 million mothers affected each year, giving a face and voice to the countless women who have suffered in silence.

After the Film there will be time for discussion and questions with Maternal Mental Health professionals.

A Must See Film!!!

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Apr
1
12:00pm12:00pm

Fashion Show: Maternity & KIds

Main Stage:

This has been one of our favorite events!! Watch some local beautiful expectant mothers walk the run way in the latest maternity fashion provided by Haute Mama! New this year: The Clemson Nursing Students highlight Pretty Pusher Gowns to show us how to stay comfortable, be functional and look good while in labor.  As if that wasn't enough, adorable kids strut their stuff down the runway in this season's trendiest digs provided by LuLaRoe Consultants: Angie Stephens, Nancy Fitzpartic Julia Mangan.

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Apr
1
11:30am11:30am

Princess for a day

Maine Stage:

Join us for this beauty contest where little girls give daddy a make-over. Who will be this year's Princess for Day?

Grab your daughter, dad, and sign-up for this fun event and your chance to win a Daddy-Daughter Date on us! Sign-ups are located at the Upstate BirthNetwork Table near the main entrance.

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Apr
1
10:30am10:30am

Fashion Show: Babywearing

Main Stage:

This event is a must see for anyone wondering what kinds of wraps and carriers are available and the correct way to wear them. Jessica Mitchell,CBC has been baby wearing for 8 years and instructing for 5, she and her beautiful models will walk the runway in a variety of styles and holds with their kids from newborns to toddlers. Watch for a tandem carry or even a nursing baby!

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Apr
1
10:30am10:30am

How to get Evidence Based Care

Featured Speaker:

Rebecca Dekker is the world renowned founder of Evidence Based Birth®. As a PhD nurse researcher, she believes in putting the evidence back in the hands of the people who need it the most: women and families. She has created numerous online classes for professionals and parents, and lectures around the world. Hear from Rebecca on the best ways to get Evidence Based Care.

 

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Apr
1
10:30am10:30am

Infant Massage

Drop-in Workshop:

Drop-in and give your little one an Infant Massage. We will have all that you will need to sooth and relax that baby right to sleep! Licence Massage Therapists Nancy Heath and Kellyann Battista will be there to help guide you and point out some wonderful tricks that will make some of those rough infant days a little better.

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