Aug
1
to Aug 22

NEW PARENT CIRCLE

You've probably been told by friends or family to join a prenatal or parent group. Love Child can help - with Prenatal and New Parent groups right in the Collective space, you'll be able to connect with people facing the same challenges you are. In guided discussions, new parents will share their experiences with things like the First 6 Weeks, Career and Identity, and Relationships and Intimacy. And enjoy fresh healthy salads from Green Top Farms!

Members Only

August 1st - August 22nd

Wednesdays 12.30pm - 2:30pm

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Sep
12
to Oct 17

NEW PARENT CIRCLE

You've probably been told by friends or family to join a prenatal or parent group. Love Child can help - with Prenatal and New Parent groups right in the Collective space, you'll be able to connect with people facing the same challenges you are. In guided discussions, new parents will share their experiences with things like the First 6 Weeks, Career and Identity, and Relationships and Intimacy. And enjoy fresh healthy salads from Green Top Farms!

Members Only

September 12th - October 17th

Wednesdays 12.30pm - 2:30pm

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Sep
12
to Oct 17

PRENATAL CIRCLE

Wednesdays 6.30 - 8.30 pm

A one hour Prenatal Yoga class focused on a specific part of the body will be followed by a half hour discussion to answer questions and connect with one another.  Partners are welcome to attend week 4 - 6. 

Week 1: Abdominal Exercises
What's safe, what isn't and why and all about diastasis recti. 

Week 2: The Pelvic Floor
All about Kegels, Reverse Kegels and training your pelvic floor for birth.

Week 3: Hip Stretches

Week 3: Breathing & Relaxation Techniques
During pregnancy and through each stage of labor. (Partners Welcome)

Week 4: Posture & Avoiding Low Back Pain (Partners Welcome)

Week 6: Partner Yoga and Massage Techniques (Partners Welcome)

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Sep
16
11:00 AM11:00

POSTPARTUM RECOVERY AND SUPPORT

A lecture by Jenny Lawlor Nigro on supporting families through the fourth trimester and postpartum recovery. Addressing physical changes, lack of sleep, common breastfeeding and lactation challenges, common emotional changes, postpartum depression and anxiety and offering resources and referrals.

Jenny Lawlor Nigro is a postpartum doula and certified lactation counselor

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Sep
22
to Sep 23

LOVE CHILD BIRTH + BABY PREP

A comprehensive birth, postpartum and baby class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti. This class is split up into two sessions. 

In Love Child Birth Prep & Yoga for Labor we will cover what to expect in labor; natural and pharmacological pain management techniques; positions for labor at home, birth center and hospital; partner massage; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to use a birth ball; all about doulas; what to expect with epidurals, common birth complications, cesarian section surgery and recovery and general postpartum expectations, care and recovery. 

In Love Child Holistic Newborn Care we will cover newborn medical procedures; all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and pumping; sleep schedules, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby; all about postpartum doulas and baby nurses; baby massage and how to safely wear your baby. 

Class Dates:

Saturday September 22, 11.30am-1.30pm

Sunday September 23, 1.30am-3.30pm

 

Members $550 . Non Members $650

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Sep
23
11:00 AM11:00

SUPPORTING FAMILIES THROUGH PREGNANCY AND BIRTH

A lecture by Laura Vladmirova to better understand the types of birth settings, care providers - OBs, midwives, types of doulas, nurses, physiology of birth. Methods used by doulas - massage, breathing, oils, spinning babies, vocal encouragement / advocacy, advising clients for prenatal education and making referrals for acupuncture, chiropractors, care providers, doulas and lactation support. 

 

Laura Vladimirova is a photographer, doula, and advocate for reproductive health in NYC

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Sep
23
4:30 PM16:30

BEING INCLUSIVE

A lecture on how to be inclusive in your language and address non-traditional families, LGBTQ families, families with a history miscarriages, loss and abortions and to be gender inclusive when talking with and about babies and children. 

Taught by Neelu Shruti

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Sep
29
11:30 AM11:30

PRE/POSTNATAL PELVIC FLOOR + CORE WORKSHOP

This session will cover alignment, posture and safety when working with expecting and new parents. We will specifically teach what muscles include the 'core' - diaphragm, abdominal muscles, pelvic floor and multifidus and how to engage them safely in different postures and modifying for safety. We will also teach how to recognize diastasis recti and postures and positions contraindicated and recommended for the issue

Taught by Neelu Shruti

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Sep
30
11:00 AM11:00

CULTURE OF BIRTH

A lecture by Dr. Zahra Virani on the conditions of reproductive services in the US. The differences in care in different socio-economic conditions, hospital births vs birth center and home births, rise in c-sections, maternal and infant mortality in the US. Briefly comparing and contrasting to other single payer health care nations - Canada / UK / Scandinavia and how the US can improve outcomes. 

Dr. Zahra Virani is a Family Practioner with the Institute of Famlily Health and Planned Parenthood.

 

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Oct
14
3:30 PM15:30

DECOLONIZE YOGA

Mainstream Yoga in the United States largely a white dominated space, mysticizing and culturally appropriating Indian tradition and culture while funneling corporate consumption in the guise of health and spirituality. This lecture addresses these conditions and offers suggestions on how to decolonize your relationship to Yoga. 

Taught by Neelu Shruti

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Oct
27
to Oct 28

LOVE CHILD BIRTH + BABY PREP

A comprehensive birth, postpartum and baby class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti. This class is split up into two sessions. 

In Love Child Birth Prep & Yoga for Labor we will cover what to expect in labor; natural and pharmacological pain management techniques; positions for labor at home, birth center and hospital; partner massage; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to use a birth ball; all about doulas; what to expect with epidurals, common birth complications, cesarian section surgery and recovery and general postpartum expectations, care and recovery. 

In Love Child Holistic Newborn Care we will cover newborn medical procedures; all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and pumping; sleep schedules, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby; all about postpartum doulas and baby nurses; baby massage and how to safely wear your baby. 

Class Dates:

Saturday October 27, 11.30am-1.30pm

Sunday October 28, 1.30am-3.30pm

 

Members $550 . Non Members $650

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Dec
1
to Dec 2

LOVE CHILD BIRTH + BABY PREP

A comprehensive birth, postpartum and baby class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti. This class is split up into two sessions. 

In Love Child Birth Prep & Yoga for Labor we will cover what to expect in labor; natural and pharmacological pain management techniques; positions for labor at home, birth center and hospital; partner massage; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to use a birth ball; all about doulas; what to expect with epidurals, common birth complications, cesarian section surgery and recovery and general postpartum expectations, care and recovery. 

In Love Child Holistic Newborn Care we will cover newborn medical procedures; all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and pumping; sleep schedules, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby; all about postpartum doulas and baby nurses; baby massage and how to safely wear your baby. 

Class Dates:

Saturday December 1, 11.30am-1.30pm

Sunday December 2, 1.30am-3.30pm

 

Members $550 . Non Members $650

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Aug
11
to Aug 12

LOVE CHILD BIRTH + BABY PREP

A comprehensive birth, postpartum and baby class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti. This class is split up into two sessions. 

In Love Child Birth Prep & Yoga for Labor we will cover what to expect in labor; natural and pharmacological pain management techniques; positions for labor at home, birth center and hospital; partner massage; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to use a birth ball; all about doulas; what to expect with epidurals, common birth complications, cesarian section surgery and recovery and general postpartum expectations, care and recovery. 

In Love Child Holistic Newborn Care we will cover newborn medical procedures; all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and pumping; sleep schedules, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby; all about postpartum doulas and baby nurses; baby massage and how to safely wear your baby. 

Class Dates:

Saturday, August 11, 11.30am-1.30pm

Sunday, August 12, 1.30-3.30pm

Members $550 . Non Members $650

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Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

LOVE CHILD HOLISTIC BABY PREP

A comprehensive newborn care class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti.

In Love Child Baby we will cover newborn medical procedures; all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and pumping; sleep schedules, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby; all about postpartum doulas and baby nurses; baby massage and how to safely wear your baby. 

Love Child Birth & Baby Prep: Members $550 . Non Members $650

Love Child Birth Prep will be hosted on Thursday, June 9th 6.30pm - 9pm

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Jun
12
to Jul 31

PRENATAL CIRCLE

Tuesdays 6.30pm-8:30pm

June 12th - July 31 (No class July 3rd & 24th)

A one hour Prenatal Yoga class focused on a specific part of the body will be followed by a half hour discussion to answer questions and connect with one another.  Partners are welcome to attend week 4 - 6. 

Week 1: Abdominal Exercises
What's safe, what isn't and why and all about diastasis recti. 

Week 2: The Pelvic Floor
All about Kegels, Reverse Kegels and training your pelvic floor for birth.

Week 3: Hip Stretches

Week 3: Breathing & Relaxation Techniques
During pregnancy and through each stage of labor. (Partners Welcome)

Week 4: Posture & Avoiding Low Back Pain (Partners Welcome)

Week 6: Partner Yoga and Massage Techniques (Partners Welcome)

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Jun
9
11:30 AM11:30

SUMMER FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION

SUMMER FATHER'S DAY PARTY FOR EXPECTING & NEW PARENTS

Saturday, June 9th, 11.30am - 1pm. 

Join us for a special Love Child Social to celebrate Fathers Day in our Garden!

All expecting, new and experienced parents and kids of all ages are welcome.

*SPECIAL* Dad & Baby Yoga class, 11.30-12pm

Musical Entertainment with Mr. Corbitt, 12pm

Kiddie Pool Party for the babies & kids

Hand-made Card and Banner Making Crafts

Bubbly drinks and brioche

$10 Members . $40 Non-Members

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Jun
7
6:30 PM18:30

LOVE CHILD BIRTH PREP

A comprehensive birth, postpartum and baby class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti. This class is split up into two sessions. 

In Love Child Birth we will cover what to expect in labor; natural and pharmacological pain management techniques; positions for labor at home, birth center and hospital; partner massage; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to use a birth ball; all about doulas; what to expect with epidurals, common birth complications, cesarian section surgery and recovery and general postpartum expectations, care and recovery.

LOVE CHILD BIRTH & BABY PREP

Love Child Holistic Baby Prep: Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 6.30pm - 9pm

Members $550 . Non Members $650

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Jun
6
to Jul 18

NEW PARENT CIRCLE

You've probably been told by friends or family to join a prenatal or parent group. Love Child can help - with Prenatal and New Parent groups right in the Collective space, you'll be able to connect with people facing the same challenges you are. In guided discussions, new parents will share their experiences with things like the First 6 Weeks, Career and Identity, and Relationships and Intimacy. And enjoy fresh healthy salads from Green Top Farms!

Members Only

June 9 - July 18 (no circle 4th of July)

Wednesdays 12.30pm - 2:30pm

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May
16
to May 21

LOVE CHILD BIRTH + BABY PREP

A comprehensive birth, postpartum and baby class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti. This class is split up into two sessions. 

In Love Child Birth we will cover what to expect in labor; natural and pharmacological pain management techniques; positions for labor at home, birth center and hospital; partner massage; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to use a birth ball; all about doulas; what to expect with epidurals, common birth complications, cesarian section surgery and recovery and general postpartum expectations, care and recovery.

In Love Child Baby we will cover newborn medical procedures; all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and pumping; sleep schedules, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby; all about postpartum doulas and baby nurses; baby massage and how to safely wear your baby. 

Class Dates:

Wednesday, May 16th, 6:30-9pm 

Monday, May 21st, 6:30-9pm

Members $550 . Non Members $650

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Apr
17
to May 22

PRENATAL CIRCLE

Tuesdays 6.30pm-8:30pm

April 17th-May 22nd

A one hour Prenatal Yoga class focused on a specific part of the body will be followed by a half hour discussion to answer questions and connect with one another.  

Week 1: Abdominal Exercises
What's safe, what isn't and why and all about diastasis recti. 

Week 2: The Pelvic Floor
All about Kegels, Reverse Kegels and training your pelvic floor for birth. 

Week 3: Hip Stretches

Week 4: Posture & Avoiding Low Back Pain (Partners Welcome)

Week 5: Breathing & Relaxation Techniques
During pregnancy and through each stage of labor. (Partners Welcome)

Week 6: Partner Yoga and Massage Techniques (Partners Welcome)

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Mar
27
5:00 PM17:00

LOVE CHILD BIRTH + BABY PREP

A comprehensive birth, postpartum and baby class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti. This class is split up into two sessions. 

In Love Child Birth we will cover what to expect in labor; natural and pharmacological pain management techniques; positions for labor at home, birth center and hospital; partner massage; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to use a birth ball; all about doulas; what to expect with epidurals, common birth complications, cesarian section surgery and recovery and general postpartum expectations, care and recovery.

In Love Child Baby we will cover newborn medical procedures; all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and pumping; sleep schedules, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby; all about postpartum doulas and baby nurses; baby massage and how to safely wear your baby. 

Class Dates:

Sunday, May 20th, 1:30-4pm 

Monday, May 21st, 6:30-9pm

Members $550 . Non Members $650

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BABY / TODDLER WEARING WORKSHOP
Mar
4
12:30 PM12:30

BABY / TODDLER WEARING WORKSHOP

Come and learn about baby and toddler wearing, try different carriers and chat about safety and positioning. Come with your babies and toddlers to try on new carriers or troubleshoot the carriers you own. 

New Parents: 12.30pm - 2pm

Expecting Parents: 2pm - 3.30pm

We'll cover the following:

  • How to ergonomically wear your carrier
  • Solly/ Lille / Moby baby wrap
  • Baby K’tan sizing
  • Ring sling - show how to grow from baby to toddler
  • How to position soft structure carriers for better ergonomic support
  • How to back carry with soft structure carrier
  • How to breastfeed in carriers

Love Child Members $35 . Non-Members $40

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Feb
18
to Feb 19

LOVE CHILD BIRTH + BABY

A comprehensive birth, postpartum and baby class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti. This class is split up into two sessions. 

In Love Child Birth we will cover what to expect in labor; natural and pharmacological pain management techniques; positions for labor at home, birth center and hospital; partner massage; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to use a birth ball; all about doulas; what to expect with epidurals, common birth complications, cesarian section surgery and recovery and general postpartum expectations, care and recovery.

In Love Child Baby we will cover newborn medical procedures; all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and pumping; sleep schedules, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby; all about postpartum doulas and baby nurses; baby massage and how to safely wear your baby. 

Class Dates:

Sunday, February 18th, 1:30-4pm 

Monday, February 19th, 6:30-9pm

Members $550 . Non Members $650

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Feb
14
to Mar 14

NEW PARENT CIRCLE

You've probably been told by friends or family to join a prenatal or parent group. Love Child can help - with Prenatal and New Parent groups right in the Collective space, you'll be able to connect with people facing the same challenges you are. In guided discussions, new parents will share their experiences with things like the First 6 Weeks, Career and Identity, and Relationships and Intimacy. And enjoy fresh healthy salads from Green Top Farms!

Members Only

February 14- March 14

Wednesdays 12.30pm - 2:30pm

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Jan
21
to Jan 23

LOVE CHILD BIRTH + BABY

A comprehensive birth, postpartum and baby class taught by Love Child founder, Neelu Shruti. This class is split up into two sessions. 

In Love Child Birth we will cover what to expect in labor; natural and pharmacological pain management techniques; positions for labor at home, birth center and hospital; partner massage; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to use a birth ball; all about doulas; what to expect with epidurals, common birth complications, cesarian section surgery and recovery and general postpartum expectations, care and recovery.

In Love Child Baby we will cover newborn medical procedures; all about breastfeeding, bottle feeding and pumping; sleep schedules, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby; all about postpartum doulas and baby nurses; baby massage and how to safely wear your baby. 

Class Dates:

Sunday, January 21st, 1:30-4pm 

Monday, January 22nd, 6:30-9pm

Members $550 . Non Members $650

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