Wednesday, September 23, 2009

International Babywearing Week at Baby aWEARness

In honor of International Babywearing Week, the theme of the week is babywearing and all of the wonderful carriers we currently have in store! International Babywearing WeekHolli Shiro, one of our amazing team members, put together a wonderful handout on the benefits of babywearing, which you can find on our website.

We recently got in the líllébaby™ EveryWear™ which, for all you carrier junkies, is definitely worth checking out. The líllébaby™ EveryWear™ is a versatile child carrier, featuring multiple sitting positions and all-in-one carrying (outward facing/inward facing, hip or back) from newborn to toddler. The contoured seat offers ergonomic sitting positions and promotes healthy spine deveLille Babylopment. The Gentle Motion Suspension System™ helps absorb weight and movement, making it comfortable for both parent and child. It retails for $110, so it is also our most affordable SSC. You can read more about the líllébaby™ on their website.

We're also having a sale on all Brown Boxed Beco Baby Carriers so hurry in before we sell out! $20 off in honor of my favorite little canadian, Torsen Elligott, who will be turning one in October. Coupon below.

Read on for some highlights on our classes running in October. We look forward to seeing you in the store soon!

Ashley and Nicky

breastfeeding SignAn Introduction to Breastfeeding for Pregnant Moms & Dads
With IBCLC Naoko "Nicky" Lawnsby

When: September 27th, 5:30pm
Fee: $20/person or couple

In this class, taught by an IBCLC certified Lactation Consultant, learn:

* The basics of breastfeeding your newborn: latching, positioning,
and breastfeeding cues
* The basic anatomy and physiology of breastfeeding
* The myths of breast-feeding
* What to expect in the hospital and at home
* How to prepare for returning to work.

Partners are strongly encouraged to attend.

Macrobriotic LogoIntro To Macrobiotic Cooking
With Chef Leslie Ashburn

When: October 4th, 4pm
Fee: $38 ($34 early payment discount two days before class is scheduled.)

Learn how to bring more balance, flexibility, and joy into your life through the power of food. Discover the importance and health benefits of a whole food diet consisting of grains, land and sea vegetables, beans and bean products, fruits, seeds, nuts and natural sweeteners. Classes include an introductory lecture, demonstration of several dishes, recipes and educational material, and tastings.

Vaccine Lecture - October 18th - 5:30pm

Its that time again!! Come join us for an evening with Dr. Madeleine Portuondo, local naturopath and midwife, who will be repeating the fabulous vaccine safety lecture for those of you who missed it the first couple of times. Dr. Portuondo is a wealth of knowledge and the 2 hour lecture covers everything from immunology basics to vaccine preservative components and more. It is truly a must-hear event for parents of young children. I was astonished at how little I knew on the topic.

Limited to 25 people so please RSVP to ashley@babyawearness if you would like to attend. Cost is $20 person/$35 couple and includes a very comprehensive packet of information.

As always, shopping after the event for attendees will include a 5%
storewide discount! Sunday, August 16th. 5:30pm.

50,000 Books for Hawaii's Keiki
Please click here and vote for Hawaii. If we win, Hawaii will receive 50,000 books for students in need. It only takes a few seconds to vote! You can vote every 24 hours until Sept 30th.

Please send this out to your friends and family!

Again, we're looking forward to seeing all of you in the store sometime soon!
Ashley Lukens and Nicky Lawnsby
Baby Awearness

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