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Events in March 2023

  • Latch & Learn Drop-In: Nighttime Breastfeeding

    Latch & Learn Drop-In: Nighttime Breastfeeding


    March 1, 2023

    My Friend the Moon... Nighttime Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding at night has many hidden benefits for you and your baby. Stay in your PJ’s as we discuss nighttime breastfeeding and tips for getting rest. We are also happy to chat about other breastfeeding topics!


    Join our IN PERSON group meet-up at EarlyON | Oak Creek (80 Tartan Ave, Kitchener) on Wednesday Mornings at 10am as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.

    There is no advance registration required for this program, though you will need to have a FREE KeyON account- you can sign up HERE

     

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    Me Breastfeed VIRTUAL prenatal class

    Me Breastfeed VIRTUAL prenatal class


    March 1, 2023

    Are you expecting a baby? Do you have breastfeeding questions? Was the last time harder than you expected? Sign up today for this free 2 hour VIRTUAL breastfeeding class.

    At the Me Breastfeed prenatal workshop you will learn about what to expect the first 7 days after birth, how to overcome breastfeeding challenges and where to go for help and support. This workshop is lead by peer breastfeeding volunteers that have lived breastfeeding experience and are trained by the Breastfeeding Buddies Program of Waterloo Region.

    We are here to help you meet your breastfeeding, chestfeeding, and pumping goals!

    **Registration is Required ** please click here to be redirected to the registration page

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  • Babypalooza @ WPL

    Babypalooza @ WPL


    March 2, 2023

    Join us (and other community partners) for Babypalooza 2023, hosted at the John M Harper Branch!  This event is aimed at caretakers of children under 1 year of age, as well as those expecting new family members!

    Tickets are free, and you can register here: https://calendar.wpl.ca/event/7522413

  • EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre

    EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre


    March 3, 2023

    How Does Learning Happen? Through Play!

    Join other children, caring adults and families in play and exploration together!

    EarlyON facilitators are available to provide support and information around early learning topics, community resources, programs and referrals in our play based environment.

    Breastfeeding Buddy volunteers will be onsite each week to answer Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding questions, and provide resources for families in attendance.

    Pre-registration is not required for EarlyON Drop In.

    More information

  • Latch & Learn Drop-In: Coping with Crying

    Latch & Learn Drop-In: Coping with Crying


    March 6, 2023

    Coping with Crying: Feeling alone with a crying baby can make any parent overwhelmed; especially when breastfeeding isn't "working". Learning to understand your babies crying as a type of communication takes time and patience. Join us (even if your baby is crying) and take a moment for yourself to be around other parents who have been there.


    Join our IN PERSON group meet-up on Monday Mornings at 10am as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.

    There is no advance registration required for this program, though you will need to have a FREE KeyON account- you can sign up HERE

     

    More information

  • Virtual Latch and Learn! Topic: Coping with Crying

    Virtual Latch and Learn! Topic: Coping with Crying


    March 7, 2023

    Coping with Crying: Feeling alone with a crying baby can make any parent overwhelmed; especially when breastfeeding isn't "working". Learning to understand your babies crying as a type of communication takes time and patience. Join us (even if your baby is crying) and take a moment for yourself to be around other parents who have been there.


    Join our virtual group meet-up on Tuesdays as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.
    To ensure the privacy of participants, advance registration for each session is required here

    More information

    Me Breastfeed Prenatal Class- Cambridge (73 Water St. )

    Me Breastfeed Prenatal Class- Cambridge (73 Water St. )


    March 7, 2023

    Looking Forward to seeing you in person at our ME Breastfeed Workshop.

    In this two hour class, we will talk about What to Expect In The First Seven Days of Breastfeeding Your Baby, Why Is Breastfeeding Important, Strategies For Nursing Your Baby and Parenting Resources in Waterloo Region.

    Connect with families that are due around the same time as you and learn about our 'We Are Breastfeeding' six week class for after baby arrives.

    See a live nursing demonstration and ask all of your questions.

    More information

  • Latch & Learn Drop-In: Coping with Crying

    Latch & Learn Drop-In: Coping with Crying


    March 8, 2023

    Coping with Crying: Feeling alone with a crying baby can make any parent overwhelmed; especially when breastfeeding isn't "working". Learning to understand your babies crying as a type of communication takes time and patience. Join us (even if your baby is crying) and take a moment for yourself to be around other parents who have been there.


    Join our IN PERSON group meet-up on Wednesday Mornings at 10am as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.

    There is no advance registration required for this program, though you will need to have a FREE KeyON account- you can sign up HERE

     

    More information

  • EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre

    EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre


    March 10, 2023

    How Does Learning Happen? Through Play!

    Join other children, caring adults and families in play and exploration together!

    EarlyON facilitators are available to provide support and information around early learning topics, community resources, programs and referrals in our play based environment.

    Breastfeeding Buddy volunteers will be onsite each week to answer Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding questions, and provide resources for families in attendance.

    Pre-registration is not required for EarlyON Drop In.

    More information

  • Latch & Learn Drop-In: Person to Parent

    Latch & Learn Drop-In: Person to Parent


    March 13, 2023

    Person to Parent: Adjusting to life with a baby and breastfeeding are HUGE learning curves. We want to support you through this adjustment and answer any breastfeeding questions that you have.


    Join our IN PERSON group meet-up on Monday Mornings at 10am as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.

    There is no advance registration required for this program, though you will need to have a FREE KeyON account- you can sign up HERE

     

    More information

  • Virtual Latch and Learn! Topic: Person to Parent

    Virtual Latch and Learn! Topic: Person to Parent


    March 14, 2023

    Person to Parent: Adjusting to life with a baby and breastfeeding are HUGE learning curves. We want to support you through this adjustment and answer any breastfeeding questions that you have.


    Join our virtual group meet-up on Tuesdays as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.
    To ensure the privacy of participants, advance registration for each session is required here

    More information

  • Latch & Learn Drop-In: Person to Parent

    Latch & Learn Drop-In: Person to Parent


    March 15, 2023

    Person to Parent: Adjusting to life with a baby and breastfeeding are HUGE learning curves. We want to support you through this adjustment and answer any breastfeeding questions that you have.


    Join our IN PERSON group meet-up on Wednesday Mornings, 10am at Oak Creek EarlyON (80 Tartan Ave, Kitchener) as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.

    There is no advance registration required for this program, though you will need to have a FREE KeyON account- you can sign up HERE

     

    More information

  • EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre

    EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre


    March 17, 2023

    How Does Learning Happen? Through Play!

    Join other children, caring adults and families in play and exploration together!

    EarlyON facilitators are available to provide support and information around early learning topics, community resources, programs and referrals in our play based environment.

    Breastfeeding Buddy volunteers will be onsite each week to answer Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding questions, and provide resources for families in attendance.

    Pre-registration is not required for EarlyON Drop In.

    More information

  • Latch & Learn Drop-In: Latching Isn't Easy

    Latch & Learn Drop-In: Latching Isn't Easy


    March 20, 2023

    Latching Isn't Easy...Ouch!: Latching and breastfeeding takes practice! We can help you improve your latch, and show you new positions to breastfeed in! Mastered the latch but have other breastfeeding questions? Please join us!


    Join our IN PERSON group meet-up at EarlyON Roger St (161 Roger St, Waterloo) Monday Mornings at 10am as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.

    There is no advance registration required for this program, though you will need to have a FREE KeyON account- you can sign up HERE

     

    More information

  • Virtual Latch and Learn! Topic: Latching isn't Easy

    Virtual Latch and Learn! Topic: Latching isn't Easy


    March 21, 2023

    Latching Isn't Easy...Ouch!: Latching and breastfeeding takes practice! We can help you improve your latch, and show you new positions to breastfeed in! Mastered the latch but have other breastfeeding questions? Please join us!


    Join our virtual group meet-up on Tuesdaysas we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.
    To ensure the privacy of participants, advance registration for each session is required here.

     

    More information

  • Latch & Learn Drop-In: Latching Isn't Easy

    Latch & Learn Drop-In: Latching Isn't Easy


    March 22, 2023

    Latching Isn't Easy...Ouch!: Latching and breastfeeding takes practice! We can help you improve your latch, and show you new positions to breastfeed in! Mastered the latch but have other breastfeeding questions? Please join us!


    Join our IN PERSON group meet-up at EarlyON Oak Creek (80 Tartan Ave, Kitchener) Wednesday Mornings at 10am as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.

    There is no advance registration required for this program, though you will need to have a FREE KeyON account- you can sign up HERE

     

    More information

  • EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre

    EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre


    March 24, 2023

    How Does Learning Happen? Through Play!

    Join other children, caring adults and families in play and exploration together!

    EarlyON facilitators are available to provide support and information around early learning topics, community resources, programs and referrals in our play based environment.

    Breastfeeding Buddy volunteers will be onsite each week to answer Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding questions, and provide resources for families in attendance.

    Pre-registration is not required for EarlyON Drop In.

    More information

  • Latch & Learn Drop-In: All about Supply

    Latch & Learn Drop-In: All about Supply


    March 27, 2023

    It's All About Milk Supply: Many parents wonder if their baby is getting enough! Come and learn how to build and protect your milk supply and learn about normal feeding patterns. We're also happy to answer other breastfeeding questions!


    Join our IN PERSON group meet-up on Monday Mornings at 10am as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.

    There is no advance registration required for this program, though you will need to have a FREE KeyON account- you can sign up HERE

     

    More information

  • Virtual Latch and Learn! Topic: It's all about Milk Supply

    Virtual Latch and Learn! Topic: It's all about Milk Supply


    March 28, 2023

    It's All About Milk Supply: Many parents wonder if their baby is getting enough! Come and learn how to build and protect your milk supply and learn about normal feeding patterns. We're also happy to answer other breastfeeding questions!


    Join our virtual group meet-up on Tuesdays as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.
    To ensure the privacy of participants, advance registration for each session is required here.

    More information

    Me Breastfeed Prenatal Class- Cambridge (73 Water St. )

    Me Breastfeed Prenatal Class- Cambridge (73 Water St. )


    March 28, 2023

    Looking Forward to seeing you in person at our ME Breastfeed Workshop.

    In this two hour class, we will talk about What to Expect In The First Seven Days of Breastfeeding Your Baby, Why Is Breastfeeding Important, Strategies For Nursing Your Baby and Parenting Resources in Waterloo Region.

    Connect with families that are due around the same time as you and learn about our 'We Are Breastfeeding' six week class for after baby arrives.

    See a live nursing demonstration and ask all of your questions.

    More information

  • Latch & Learn Drop-In: All about Supply

    Latch & Learn Drop-In: All about Supply


    March 29, 2023

    It's All About Milk Supply: Many parents wonder if their baby is getting enough! Come and learn how to build and protect your milk supply and learn about normal feeding patterns. We're also happy to answer other breastfeeding questions!


    Join our IN PERSON group meet-up at EarlyON | Oak Creek (80 Tartan Ave, Kitchener) on Wednesday Mornings at 10am as we rotate through popular breastfeeding topics, answer your questions, and connect as a group.

    There is no advance registration required for this program, though you will need to have a FREE KeyON account- you can sign up HERE

     

    More information

  • EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre

    EarlyON at Victoria Hills Community Centre


    March 31, 2023

    How Does Learning Happen? Through Play!

    Join other children, caring adults and families in play and exploration together!

    EarlyON facilitators are available to provide support and information around early learning topics, community resources, programs and referrals in our play based environment.

    Breastfeeding Buddy volunteers will be onsite each week to answer Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding questions, and provide resources for families in attendance.

    Pre-registration is not required for EarlyON Drop In.

    More information

We want to help you reach #yourbreastfeedinggoals!

If there are any breastfeeding or chestfeeding topics that you would love to learn about, reach out to us at bfbuddies@kdchc.org