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Psychiatric Medications & Cannabis during Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Parenting

Dr. Holland is a practicing psychiatrist, drug expert, and mother of two. She’ll discuss the complex decision-making process she goes through with her patients who are on psychiatric medications and planning a pregnancy, as well as how she advises her patients on their cannabis use in relationship to pregnancy, nursing, and parenting. A non-judgmental, harm […]

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Get Informed: HPV & Other Vaccinations

Join us for another non-judgmental, information-based talk on vaccines, with an emphasis on the HPV vaccination. Both pro-vaccine and anti-vaccine positions will be discussed and respected, without a lot of bias from facilitator, Jennifer Lown, MSN, FNP-BC, AE-C. Both state requirements and alternative schedules will be discussed so that parents can walk away with evidence-based […]

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Not-Quite-Tot Time

Babies between the ages of 4-12 months are the “tweens” of the baby domain: no longer newborns and not quite tots! There aren’t many programs for this age, when parents actually are most eager to socialize, give their babies the chance to play with others, and talk about topics such as sleep, motor development, teething, […]

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New Baby, New Life Get-Together

It’s still true that it takes a village to raise a child. That’s especially true today, when parents face a handful of tricky questions. You’re not going to want to go in alone. So at Baby Botanica, we’ve made it as easy as possible to join a community. If you’re a bit unsure how to get started, here’s our Childbearing Group.

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Baby Connection

These warm, inviting meetings are an ideal venue for caregivers to share their stories – both the exciting and the challenging – and to join together as a supportive community. A safe space: all questions, concerns or insights are encouraged.

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NY Babywearing Meeting

At each meeting, caregivers will have the opportunity to learn and explore our five different carrier types:  wraps, Meh Dai, ring slings, soft structured carriers, and onbuhimios! Whether the caregiver is a first time babywearer or looking to expand on babywearing knowledge, we are here to help. Our babywearing educators are available at all meetings […]

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Infant and Caregivers’ Group

These warm, inviting meetings are an ideal venue for caregivers to share their stories – both the exciting and the challenging – and to join together as a supportive community. A safe space: all questions, concerns or insights are encouraged.

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Mindful Parenting: Keeping caregivers Mindful without having a mind full

Join us for a six-week workshop as we explore a method for mindful parenting. On our journey, we’ll learn how to parent with intention and engage better with your child. Along the way, we’ll turn our attention inward to develop a better, deeper sense of ourselves in the caregiver role.

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Breast Assured – Breastfeeding Education

Breast Assured is our workshop on all-things breastfeeding. It’s a bootcamp to prepare new parents for both their first tries at breastfeeding and its later stages. Along the way, we’ll teach you how to become a trusted partner with your child on a feeding journey.

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Nest Assured – New Parent Education

For far too long, we’ve excepted that “nothing can prepare you for parenthood.” Well, we at Baby Botanica decided to do something about that. That’s why we’re hosting Nest Assured: a crash course to prepare parents for the early weeks of parenting.

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Alcohol, Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding

When a person is pregnant or when a baby arrives, it means a significant change in lifestyle. And for some, it’s a tricky question if a drink will pass alcohol to a fetus in the womb or a newborn while breastfeeding. Together, we’ll delve into the research and parse through the findings.

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The Childbearing Group

It’s still true that it takes a village to raise a child. That’s especially true today, when parents face a handful of tricky questions. You’re not going to want to go in alone. So at Baby Botanica, we’ve made it as easy as possible to join a community. If you’re a bit unsure how to get started, here’s our Childbearing Group.

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