Apr
1
3:30 pm15:30

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

 

Apr
1
3:30 pm15:30

Spotlight On: Cranial Sacral Therapy

Nursing Lounge:

Wondering how CST(Cranial Sacral Therapy) can help you and your little one while breastfeeding? Pop in to meet Heather Crofts Holet CST and get your questions answered! 

Apr
1
3:30 pm15:30

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!

Apr
1
3:30 pm15:30

Hands On Doula

Drop-in Worshop:

Drop-in to this workshop and meet some local Doulas and learn about what a doula is and what they do. 

With the hand on experience you will really get a FEEL for what a doula can offer.

Apr
1
3:00 pm15:00

Door Prize Drawing

***Winners will receive a text and should claim items at the Upstate BirthNetwork Table located near the main entrance

Apr
1
2:30 pm14:30

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!

Apr
1
2:00 pm14:00

Daddy Diaper Challange

Main Stage:

Dads compete in a fun and entertaining race for a chance to win a steak dinner!

*Show off your daddy skills and sign-up to race at the Upstate BirthNetwork Table Located near the main entrance.

Apr
1
2:00 pm14:00

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.

 

Apr
1
2:00 pm14:00

Door Prize Drawing

***Winners will receive a text and should claim items at the Upstate BirthNetwork Table located near the main entrance

Apr
1
1:30 pm13:30

Story Time

Kids Area:

Usborne Books Reader Christina Szrama will read a delightful story and build paper airplanes!

Apr
1
12:30 pm12:30

Spotlight On: Menstrual Health

Red Tent:

Have questions about your cycle? Want to know about alternative relief methods? What IS that "moon" cup you keep hearing about? Well, visit Sarah Davis a local Chiropractor who has a passion for sharing information on Menstrual Health. 

Apr
1
12:30 pm12:30

"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!! 

Apr
1
12:00 pm12:00

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!!!

Apr
1
12:00 pm12:00

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.

Apr
1
12:00 pm12:00

Door Prize Drawing

***Winners will receive a text and should claim items at the Upstate BirthNetwork Table located near the main entrance

Apr
1
11:30 am11:30

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.

Apr
1
11:00 am11:00

Baby Crawl: 10 yard Dash

Main Stage:

Watch as crawling babies make a 10yd dash in this high speed, heated race to the finish line!

Enter your speedster at the Upstate BirthNetwork Table located at the front entrance for a chance to win a prize.

Apr
1
11:00 am11:00

Kidz Fusion

Kids Area:

Get fit while having fun! Join Kidz Fusion for an amazing time with motivating movement that will leave your kids feeling better mentally, emotionally and physically!!

Apr
1
11:00 am11:00

Story Time

Kids Area:

Usborne Books Reader Andrea West will read a delightful story and provide a craft.

Apr
1
11:00 am11:00

Door Prize Drawing

***Winners will receive a text and should claim items at the Upstate BirthNetwork Table located near the main entrance

Apr
1
10:30 am10:30

Spotlight On: The Journey To Womanhood

Red Tent:

Visit the Red Tent with your young lady beginning her journey into womanhood. Karla Costner will be available for any questions you may have. Karla has some young ladies of her own and developed a wonderful class, Over The Moon, to help her daughters embrace this special time.

Apr
1
10:30 am10:30

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!

Apr
1
10:30 am10:30

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.

 

Apr
1
10:30 am10:30

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.

Apr
1
10:00 am10:00

Spin Art

Kids Area:

Head on down to the kids area and create some awesome works of art with Spin Art!