Feb
2
9:00am 9:00am

Babywearing for Perinatal Professionals

***NEW*** 7.5 CERPS for IBCLCs, CLCs and other lactation professionals!

This workshop is for doulas (birth or postpartum), lactation consultants and counselors, as well as other birth professionals or individuals working with new families and newborn babies.

In this workshop you will learn how to use a variety of carriers with newborns and how to help caregivers use the carriers they own safely and comfortably.

You will learn how to use:
- stretchy wraps, such as moby;
- woven wraps;
- ring slings;
- mei tai's;
- soft structured carriers, such as ergo;
- pouches;
- narrow based carriers, such as baby bjorn;
- hybrid carriers, such as k'tan.

We will also talk about traditional carriers, such as rebozo and kanga.

You will learn how to recognize an unsafe carrier or unsafe position.

You will learn babywearing safety guidelines.

You will learn how to breastfeed in each carrier.

During the workshop you will have a chance to practice using each carrier with a weighted demo doll.

Investment: $175.
To register send the fee via PayPal to martaginter@hotmail.com

Location: 909 Sheridan Avenue, Bronx NY 10451

The workshop will start at 9am and end at 4.30 pm, we will have a lunch break from 12 to 1pm, you can bring your lunch or order.

Dress comfortably, bring a pen, notebook, water. You may bring carrier(s) and/or dolls that you plan to use with your clients.

In case you're called to a birth and can't attend, your fee can be used towards next workshop (ONCE only).


You will be awarded 6 CEU from DONA international and 7.5 CERPS (6 L and 1.5 R) from IBCLCE.

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Nov
16
10:00am10:00am

Babywearing for Doulas (Brooklyn)

BABYWEARING FOR DOULAS (BIRTH AND POSTPARTUM), BIRTH PROFESSIONALS AND ANYONE WORKING WITH NEW FAMILIES AND NEWBORN BABIES

You will be awarded 6 CEU from DONA international.

In this workshop you will learn how to use a variety of carriers with newborns and how to help caregivers use the carriers they own safely and comfortably.

You will learn how to use:
- stretchy wraps, such as moby;
- woven wraps;
- ring slings;
- mei tai's;
- soft structured carriers, such as ergo;
- pouches;
- narrow based carriers, such as baby bjorn;
- hybrid carriers, such as k'tan.

We will also talk about traditional carriers, such as rebozo and kanga.

You will learn how to recognize an unsafe carrier or unsafe position.

You will learn babywearing safety guidelines.

You will learn how to breastfeed in each carrier.

During the workshop you will have a chance to practice using each carrier with a weighted demo doll.

Everyone will take home a positioning card picturing most of the carriers that you can use with your clients.

Investment: $200. (payment plan available)
To register send the fee via PayPal to martaginter@hotmail.com or email to arrange check payment.

The workshop will start at 10am and end at 5 pm, we will have a lunch break from 1 to 2pm, you can bring your lunch or order.

Dress comfortably, bring a pen, notebook, water. You may bring carrier(s) that you plan to use.

In case you're called to a birth and can't attend, you can transfer to the next workshop (once only). Please note that the following workshop will take place in the Bronx and no refunds will be given for the fee difference.

Marta Ginter is a Certified Babywearing Consultant (CBWS) and a Volunteer Babywearing Educator for Babywearing International of NYC. She leads free monthly babywearing meetings in the Bronx. She's also a birth and postpartum doula, CLC and a teacher.

What past attendees had to say about the workshop:

"I liked wide variety of materials used, very knowledgable and personable instructor, time for practice and questions. Very valueable! Really worth the time and money".

"I learned so much and feel like I can teach how to use all the baby carriers".

" I loved how well Marta explained everything. She was so thorough and patient. She had more than enough materials and visual aids for everyone. This was a great workshop!"

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Nov
9
11:30am11:30am

Intro to Babywearing

Join me for an intro to Babywearing class. We will discuss the benefits and safety of babywearing. You will be able to try on various baby carriers or get help with the one you already own.

$35

http://www.lovechildyoga.com/new-parent-series/

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Aug
25
10:00am10:00am

workshop: Babywearing for Doulas

This workshop is for doulas (birth or postpartum) as well as other birth professionals or individuals working with new families and newborn babies.

In this workshop you will learn how to use a variety of carriers with newborns and how to help caregivers use the carriers they own safely and comfortably.

You will learn how to use:
- stretchy wraps, such as moby;
- woven wraps;
- ring slings;
- mei tai's;
- soft structured carriers, such as ergo;
- pouches;
- narrow based carriers, such as baby bjorn;
- hybrid carriers, such as k'tan.

We will also talk about traditional carriers, such as rebozo and kanga.

You will learn how to recognize an unsafe carrier or unsafe position.

You will learn babywearing safety guidelines.

You will learn how to breastfeed in each carrier.

During the workshop you will have a chance to practice using each carrier with a weighted demo doll.

Investment: $175.
To register send the fee via PayPal to martaginter@hotmail.com

Location: 909 Sheridan Avenue, Bronx NY 10451

The workshop will start at 10am and end at 5 pm, we will have a lunch break from 1 to 2pm, you can bring your lunch or order.

Dress comfortably, bring a pen, notebook, water. You may bring carrier(s) that you plan to use.

In case you're called to a birth and can't attend, your fee can be used towards next workshop.


You will be awarded 6 CEU from DONA international.

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Jun
30
10:00am10:00am

Bronx Parents Group

Topics:

  • breastfeeding,
  • babywearing
  • diapering
  • sleep
  • communication with your providers
  • preparing for birth
  • birth stories
  • raising bilingual kids
  • attachment parenting
  • crafts

Facilitated by:

Evelyn Alvarez, Parent Trainer, Birth Doula

Marta Ginter, Certified Lactation Counselor, Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula, Babywearing Educator and mom of two girls.

GIVEAWAYS!!

Come to a minimum of 5 out of 10 meetings and you'll be entered to win a FREE ERGOBABY CARRIER

$5 suggested donation or $10 with included breakfast

 

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Jun
25
10:00am10:00am

Babywearing for Doulas

In this workshop you will learn how to use a variety of carriers with newborns and how to help caregivers use the carriers they own safely and comfortably.

You will learn how to use:
- stretchy wraps, such as moby;
- woven wraps;
- ring slings;
- mei tai's;
- soft structured carriers, such as ergo;
- pouches;
- narrow based carriers, such as baby bjorn;
- hybrid carriers, such as k'tan.

We will also talk about traditional carriers, such as rebozo and kanga.

You will learn how to recognize an unsafe carrier or unsafe position.

You will learn babywearing safety guidelines.

You will learn how to breastfeed in each carrier.

During the workshop you will have a chance to practice using each carrier with a weighted demo doll.

Investment: $175.
To register send the fee via PayPal to martaginter@hotmail.com

Location: 909 Sheridan Avenue, Bronx NY 10451

The workshop will start at 10am and end at 5 pm, we will have a lunch break from 1 to 2pm, you can bring your lunch or order.

Dress comfortably, bring a pen, notebook, water. You may bring carrier(s) that you plan to use.

In case you're called to a birth and can't attend, your fee can be used towards next workshop.


You will be awarded 6 CEU from DONA international.

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May
28
10:00am10:00am

Babywearing for Doulas

  • 909 Sheridan Avenue Bronx, NY, 10451 United States (map)
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In this workshop you will learn how to use a variety of carriers with newborns and how to help caregivers use the carriers they own safely and comfortably.

You will learn how to use:
- stretchy wraps, such as moby;
- woven wraps;
- ring slings;
- mei tai's;
- soft structured carriers, such as ergo;
- pouches;
- narrow based carriers, such as baby bjorn;
- hybrid carriers, such as k'tan.

We will also talk about traditional carriers, such as rebozo and kanga.

You will learn how to recognize an unsafe carrier or unsafe position.

You will learn babywearing safety guidelines.

You will learn how to breastfeed in each carrier.

During the workshop you will have a chance to practice using each carrier with a weighted demo doll.

Investment: $175.
To register send the fee via PayPal to martaginter@hotmail.com

Location: 909 Sheridan Avenue, Bronx NY 10451

The workshop will start at 10am and end at 5 pm, we will have a lunch break from 1 to 2pm, you can bring your lunch or order.

Dress comfortably, bring a pen, notebook, water. You may bring carrier(s) that you plan to use.

In case you're called to a birth and can't attend, your fee can be used towards next workshop.


You will be awarded 6 CEU from DONA international.

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Intro to Babywearing
Mar
25
6:30pm 6:30pm

Intro to Babywearing

Uptown Village is hosting Intro to Babywearing with Marta Ginter.

This is the first of Uptown Village's "Family Focus Fridays" at Harlem Yoga Studio.
Come to learn all about babywearing!

The workshop will cover the benefits of babywaring, proper positioning and safety.

During the class you will see demos of different types of carriers, such as:

- woven wraps,
- ring slings,
- mei tais,
- stretchy wraps,
- buckle carriers.

You will be able to try some out and choose the perfect carrier for your family!

Expectant parents more than welcome!

Suggested donation $15

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Mar
19
10:00am10:00am

Babywearing Workshop for Doulas

In this workshop you will learn how to use a variety of carriers with newborns and how to help caregivers use the carriers they own safely and comfortably.

You will learn how to use:
- stretchy wraps, such as moby;
- woven wraps;
- ring slings;
- mei tai's;
- soft structured carriers, such as ergo;
- pouches;
- narrow based carriers, such as baby bjorn;
- hybrid carriers, such as k'tan.

We will also talk about traditional carriers, such as rebozo and kanga.

You will learn how to recognize an unsafe carrier or unsafe position.

You will learn babywearing safety guidelines.

You will learn how to breastfeed in each carrier.

During the workshop you will have a chance to practice using each carrier with a weighted demo doll.

Investment: $175.
To register send the fee via PayPal to martaginter@hotmail.com

Location: 909 Sheridan Avenue, Bronx NY 10451

The workshop will start at 10am and end at 5 pm, we will have a lunch break from 1 to 2pm, you can bring your lunch or order.

Dress comfortably, bring a pen, notebook, water. You may bring carrier(s) that you plan to use.

In case you're called to a birth and can't attend, your fee can be used towards next workshop.


You will be awarded 6 CEU from DONA international.

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