Massage, West Madison - You're never too
young to start enjoying the benefits of a good massage - and
who better to give you one than mommy or daddy! Lighthouse Healing
teaches parents how to care for their babies with infant massage.
It's a wonderful way to take an active role in the well being
of your children, helping them lead happy healthy lives. New
classes form every month: Sundays @ 10 am OR Mondays @ 7 pm.
$80 per family for 4 classes (approximately 75 minutes each).
1 bottle of baby-safe oil and instruction manual are included.
Contact Kara @ 608-216-6761 or firstname.lastname@example.org for
more info and to register. Or visit: www.lighthousehealing.com/infantmassage.
Massage @ Happy Bambino -Enjoy the rich benefits
of touch as you and your baby relax. A wonderful way to express
your love and stimulate healthy growth and development. Enhance
confidence and deepen sensitivity to
your baby’s communication cues. Massage creates a special
time for fathers!
Massage @ MBC - Infant massage is a wonderful
way to express your love while stimulating the healthy growth
and development of your baby.
Deepen your understanding of baby’s communication cues
and learn effective strategies to soothe. Enjoy the rich benefits
of touch, the essential nutrient, and experience a sense of
community with other parents.
Baby Hour - Mother Baby Hour is a time for
first-time moms and their babies to get together to ask questions,
express concerns, learn about
resources and share stories. A Community Educator facilitates
the group and offers a weekly topic (such as sleeping, feeding
or traveling with baby). Join
us as early as the first week after your baby is born. Meriter
has a MBH for 0-3, 3-6, 6-9 months. Times and days are updated
their website. PP, Unity and
Group Health all reimburse all or part of the fee. (although
0-3 is free). To register, call (608) 267-5900 before attending
your first session.
parenting classes, workshops and support groups. Topics include
pregnancy, cloth diapers,
breastfeeding, compassionate parenting, attachment parenting,
parenting multiples, parenting without a partner, stay at home
dads, young parents, and more. Call (608) 204-6147. 2045 Atwood
to Work While Breastfeeding class @ Meriter - Lactation experts offer support and advice to help you continue
breastfeeding after you resume your career. Learn pumping options,
equipment, collection, storage and introducing a bottle. Babies
and support persons are welcome. Class participants will receive
a discount on breastfeeding supplies from Meriter. Attend approximately
three weeks before returning to work.
- Family owned and operated for 5 years. We offer breastfeeding
help including personalized classes and home visits, sales and
rentals of hospital grade breast pumps, and more! Contact Sue
Morrison, IBCLC at 221-2141.
Breastmilk Supply @ MBC - Designed for
women planning on returning to work or school while breastfeeding.
This class will help mothers develop an individualized
plan for pumping, discuss milk storage and review different
types of breast pumps.
Diaper 101-Have you considered using cloth diapers? Are
you sure you want to use cloth but are confused by all the
options? Do you want to know more about washing and using cloth
diapers? This free workshop is for you! We'll discuss the benfits
of using cloth diapers,
washing your own diapers & using a diaper service, and how to use cloth diapers.
Then we'll show you the different cloth diaper products and how to use each.
If you decide to buy cloth diapers, we'll help you come up with a system to match
your budget. This workshop is a great tool to help you wade through the options.
LaLeche League. Mother-to-mother
education, support, and encouragement for women who want to breastfeed.
Babies welcome. Various days and locations within Madison. Free
Breastfeeding Helpline 827-5530, staffed 7 days a week.
of Madison - city
Please call a Leader the night before to verify
time, location, and for directions.
East AM group @ 10:00
am, every 2nd Wednesday
Jeannie 839-5821 Lindsay 242-9009 Melanie 236-0875
East PM group @ 6:30 pm,
every 3rd Monday NEW LOCATION!
Laurel 226-0856 Adria 278-8879
West AM group, 10:00 am,
every 3rd Tuesday
Adria 278-8879 Fran 441-0119
West PM group, 7:00 pm,
every 4th Tuesday
Sue 221-2141 Deb 824-8822
Verona 5:30 pm, every
Fran 441-0119 Heather 845-1328
For women pregnant with or mothers of multiples.
This Madison area non-profit organization provides support for
families of preemies and high risk infants (a greater possibility
with multiple births). Has a lending library, preemie clothing
and an equipment lending program. Free monthly newsletter.
Contact: Debbie Yapp, Founder, P.O. Box 193, Lodi WI 53555;
phone (608) 592-4648.