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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 2019:

January 15: Jamie Cortese, DC, CACCP, Certified from the Academy of Family Practice and Webster Technique Certified,  “Pediatric Spine Development,” 

February 5: Heather Prigge, RN, CLC, St. Croix Public Health, "Answer Breastfeeding Questions and other Infant Questions, Scale Available, Infants Weights Can Be Checked”

February 19: Katy Ellefson, RD, LD, CD, Community Health Specialist & Outpatient Dietitian

“The attitudes we teach our children about food and eating starts at birth. In this talk, you’ll get information that can help avoid frustrating feeding experiences – including fussy eaters – from the start. Parents, grandparents, childcare providers, and anyone involved with feeding children ages 0 to 5 will benefit from this talk”

 March 5: “Helping Your Little One Sleep,” Jalena Ziemba Parent Educator Family Resource Center, St. Croix Valley

March 19:
“Helping Your Pets Transition to New Babies,” Crystal Close, Certified Canine Training & Behavior Specialist,” Crystal Clear Canine Training LLC 

April 2: Krista Miller, RN, Trauma Coordinator at Hudson Hospital & Clinic, “Fevers, Falls, and First Time Boo Boos for Your Little One….What Might Bring You to the Emergency Center”

April 16: TBD

 May 7: Kristin Miller, RDN, CD, Registered Dietitian Hudson Hospital and Clinic,” Infant Feeding, from Birth to Toddler….Starting Solid Foods, Finger/Table Foods, etc…”

May 21: TBD

June 4: TBD

June 18: “Home Safety- Tips and Tools to Keep Your Toddler Safe,” Shonette Doggett, Injury Prevention at Regions Hospital and SafeKids Coalition Coordinator

July 16: Robyn Cox, CNM, Hudson Physicians and Erika Schendel, LGSW, CAPSW, Manager, Patient Experience and Social Services, “Postpartum Mental Health”

August 6: TBD

August 20: Kiki Dickinson, PT St. Croix Therapy, "Container Babies, Importance of Tummy Time, Preventing Torticollis"



 

 


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