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Parents Education & Support Group - Hudson

Share support and encouragement with others who are experiences similar joys and concerns of parenting. This ongoing drop-in group meets in a relaxed environment twice a month. Topics rotate from general facilitated support discussions to more formal educational lessons with guest speakers. The group's goal is to help families transition into life with baby through support, education and connections to others.

Cost: Free
Time: 10-11:30 a.m., 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month

New Parents Education and Support Group Upcoming Meetings and Guest Speakers/Topics in 2018:

January 2:  Cindy Gulyash, RDN, CD, CLC PH Nutritionist/WIC Project Nutritionist, Saint Croix County Public Health

January 16:  Christine Soukup Instructor for Baby Boot Camp ® (Stroller-based fitness for mom & baby), “Post-Partum Health and Fitness

February 6: Susan Hodnefield, Lead Parent Educator, Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley, “Helping Your Baby Sleep”

February 20: Heather Prigge, RN, CLC St. Croix Public Health, "Answer Breastfeeding Questions and other Infant Questions, Scale Available, Infants Weights Can Be Checked”

March 6: Kathleen Barrett OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, St. Croix Therapy, "Sensory Processing for Babies”… Looking at Your Child Through a Sensory Lens" (sensory processing, how sensory input affects babies in various ways, how to live with your child's sensory differences)

March 20: Dr. Micki Flynn, OD, Christenson Vision Care, “The InfantSEE program, Eye Care for Infants”

April 3:  Kiki Dickinson, PT St. Croix Therapy, "Container Babies, Importance of Tummy Time, Preventing Torticollis"

April 17: Heidi Limpert, B.S. Exercise Science, Essential Oil Educator, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, "Aromatherapy at Home:  Safely Using Essential Oils with Infants and Children, Home Remedies and Alternatives for Household Cleaners"

May 1: Kelsey Kaufman, Fitness and Yoga Instructor, Hudson Hospital & Clinic Rehab Department, “Mommy, Daddy and Baby Yoga” (comfortable clothing is recommended, yoga mats are provided, participation is optional)

May 15: Emily Kerber, MS/CCC-SLP, Speech and Language Pathologist from St Croix Therapy, “Feeding and Oral Motor Skill Development from Birth-Two Years Old”

June 5: Dr. Elizabeth Schertz, Pediatrician from Hudson Physicians, “Ask a Pediatrician”

June 19: Anna Reis, Caregiver and Baby Yoga Instructor, “Come for Caregiver and Baby Yoga” (yoga mats will be provided, please bring a blanket for your baby)

July 3:  TBD

July 17: 
Robyn Cox, CNM, Hudson Physicians and Erika Schendel, LGSW, CAPSW Manager, Patient Experience and Social Services, "Postpartum Mental Health"


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