555 E. Hardy Street Inglewood, CA 90301
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  • Must-attend event of resources, support and information on everything pregnancy and baby

  • Free admission, lunch, swag bag, and parking

  • Get a sneak peek of the NEW maternity unit at Centinela Hospital

Centinela Hospital Pregnancy & Baby Fair

Centinela Hospital Medical Center
555 E. Hardy St.
Inglewood, CA 90301

Friday, September 7, 2018
Noon - 4 p.m.

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Free, fun-filled event featuring knowledgeable vendors, experts and lots of goodies that will assist with Before, During and After the Bump.





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Class Schedule

  • Mini Birthing Bootcamp
    Niki Woolsey, Parenting Program Director, Claris Health
    Summary: This is an abridged version of Claris Health Birthing Bootcamp, a 1.5 hour crash course on Childbirth. You will learn about the stages of labor, coping techniques, and other ways to help prepare for your baby's birth!

    Bio: Niki Woolsey is the Parenting Program Director for Claris Health. She is passionate about positive parenting and, while being a certified Breakthrough Parenting instructor, also loves to teach The Incredible Years, Love & Logic, and other exciting subjects that help bring fun and laughs back into the serious business of parenting! She has been working with young kids since 1998 and has since had two of her own. She loves to hang out with her husband of 20 years and run Spartan races together.
  • Mommy Self-Care
    Summer McBride, Parenting Program Assistant Director, Claris Health
    Summary: As parents, taking good care of ourselves is crucial to creating a positive home environment, developing strong bonds with our children, and finding true enjoyment in our parenting journey. Parents who feel like they have no time for self-care are often the ones who need it most. This session will give you practical ways to care for yourself, increase your energy, and help you remember that parents need care, too.

    Bio: Summer McBride is a Parenting Program Assistant Director at Claris Health. She instructs weekly classes on a wide range of topics, including the court-approved curriculum, Breakthrough Parenting. Her background in post-secondary education and public school policy helps inform her role as a parent educator. She currently serves on the Culver City Board of Education and has spent 20+ years working with inner-city youth. When she’s not teaching and doing outreach with Claris Health, she loves spending time with her husband of 17 years and their 5 young sons. She also enjoys long naps, quiet moments for reading, cooking new recipes, and getting manicures because self-care is not selfish - it’s a necessity.
  • Mommy and Me Class
    Debra Carr, Total Life Solutions
    Summary: This curriculum introduces playful musical activities to help the baby and parent or caregiver to bond. The teacher plays the role of a coach, teaching parents many ways they can play musically with their babies. This class is lead using musical activities such as bouncing and rocking songs, wiggle and peek-a-boo games, singing, massage, soothing, dancing, and moving.

    These classes benefits the child in a myriad of ways, including nurturing a bond of love and security, increasing a child's natural curiosity about music, and developing a child's listening skills as well as a sense of flow and beat through movement. The instructor will also provide a model for the adult, helping him or her to understand the importance of musical play and physical touch in daily life.

    Bio: Debra Carr, along with her husband Jon, are counselors with more than 25 years of experience servicing children and their families. They currently serve as executive directors of Total Life Solutions and have worked as consultants for public schools, private and homeschool groups, churches, as well as many community groups.
  • Breastfeeding: The Basics
    Fallynne Usher, Certified Lactation Educator and Outreach Specialist, Shields for Families and Welcome Baby Program
    Summary: Producing breast milk is natural, yet Breastfeeding is not always easy. In Breastfeeding: The Basics we teach the art of latching and positioning, while providing clear and accurate breastfeeding information.

    This Class will be an interactive class taught by Fallynne Usher who is a Certified Lactation Educator and Outreach Specialist at Shields For Families, Welcome Baby Program.

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