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University of Toronto Students for Life: And now a public announcement

This post was written for University of Toronto Students for Life by Danny Ricci. It does not necessarily represent the views of NCLN.

Brought to you by our good friend Madeleine Gubbels:

The University of Toronto is offering information sessions on pregnancy,
giving birth, and parenting during this school year (2010/11). To register,
follow this link: http://www.familycare.utoronto.ca/events/#Moms-to-Be

*Expectant & New Moms’ Group
*Dates: Wednesdays, twice a month, as per the dates below
Time: 3:30 to 5:00 pm
Location: TBA

Are you pregnant or have recently given birth? Do you feel like there are
many things you would like to learn about your body, your baby, and what
comes next? Learn more about pregnancy and life with a new baby with guest
speakers, other moms-to-be and new moms. Ask questions, relax and chat about
what is important for you now.

Come to:

- gain insight into various aspects of pregnancy, including: health,
nutrition, changes in your developing body, emotional and physical changes,
labor and delivery, and post-partum issues.
- find support and access resources.
- exchange ideas and stories regarding various aspects of pregnancy and
life with baby.

Pregnant & postnatal students, staff, faculty, postdoctoral fellows and
their babies are welcome to attend. Pre-registration required. Expectant and
New Moms’ Group is a collaborative initiative of the Family Care Office and
the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing.

Program Facilitators: Jody Macdonald, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing
and Kathryn Haworth, Health Promotion Coordinator, Health Services, Student
Life

Session dates and its themes:

September 29 – *Stages of Pregnancy* (Facilitator: Dr. Geraldine MacDonald,
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing)

October 13 – *Birthing Hopes & Fears* (Facilitator: Dr. Geraldine MacDonald,
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing)

October 27 – *Pregnancy and Relationships: Keeping them Healthy* (Cheryl
Champagne, CAPS)

November 10 – Sharing experiences & stories on birthing and babies
(facilitated by a past group participant)

November 24 – *Feeding Your Baby* (Facilitator: Dr. Geraldine MacDonald,
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing)

2011:

January 12 – Sharing experiences & stories on birthing and babies
(facilitated by a past group participant)

January 26 – *Breastfeeding 101* (Guest speaker: Dr. Jack Newman, M.D.)

February 9 – Sharing experiences & stories on birthing and babies
(facilitated by a past group participant)

February 23 – *How To Care For Self and The Baby* (Guest Speaker: TBA)

March 16 – Sharing experiences & stories on birthing and babies (facilitated
by a past group participant)
March 30 – *Adjustment to Life With Baby* (Guest Speaker: TBA)


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