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Mitchell Park - Q&A with Therapist & Midwife - For Pregnancy & Postpartum
Aug 2, 2021 - Aug 2, 2021
 

Join us on the first Monday of every month for an intimate conversation and Q & A session to learn about the physical and emotional journeys that accompany pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Marnie is a licensed therapist certified in perinatal mental health and Melanie is a certified nurse-midwife. Together, they will delve into common challenges, answer questions, and facilitate a discussion that will be personalized and unique to the group. Connect with others trying to navigate this exhilarating - and at times overwhelming - experience that is parenthood and walk away feeling more informed and understanding of this evolving chapter of your life.

 

This group is intended to support you, whether you are expecting or postpartum.

 

This class takes place in person at Mitchell Park - 600 E Meadow Dr, Palo Alto, CA 94303

  
Schedule
Date
Aug 2, 2021
Days
Mon
Time
5:30 - 6:30pm
$119.00
1 Session
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Baby Care Virtual
Aug 14, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021
 
The transition from pregnancy to parenthood can be magical, exciting, and difficult all at once. Though most of this journey will be guided by intuition and love, basic knowledge of your baby's needs will help ensure a smooth adjustment for both of you.

What you will learn

This class covers issues relevant to you and your newborn. Our small group size allows for demonstration and practice, as well as a pace conducive to discussion of individual needs.

Topics include:
  • Sights and sounds of the healthy newborn
  • Eating and sleeping patterns
  • Baby essentials - what you really need
  • Dressing - what and how
  • Cord and circumcision care
  • Diapering
  • Bathing
  • When to introduce a bottle and/or pacifier
  • Readying your home
  • Traveling with baby, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Aug 14, 2021
Days
Sat
Time
10:00 - 1:30pm
$20.00
1 Session
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PARK- (Doulas Registration) Doula Meet'n'Greet
Aug 21, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021
 

Calling local birth and postpartum doulas! Please join Blossom for our in-person Doula Meet and Greet! We will be at Mitchell Park, socially distanced. This casual event is a great way for birthing families and doulas to meet and mingle with each other. Come out and get connected with potential clients.

   

Attention! This is a Socially Distanced Outdoor Event at Mitchell Park

 
COVID-19 has brought many unique challenges. Thankfully, outdoor classes are a safer alternative. Join us at Mitchell Park in Palo Alto.
 


Location
Mitchell Park
600 E Meadow Dr., Palo Alto, CA 94303

COVID-19 Policies:

• Please wear a mask upon arrival. You may take off your mask as long as you are at least 6-feet apart from others or once class begins.
• Maintain a distance of 6-feet apart.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
IMPORTANT:

Class may be canceled depending on weather conditions. We encourage you to always check Facebook and our online calendar for updates before you come to the park.
 
 
 
 
  
Schedule
Date
Aug 21, 2021
Staff
Days
Sat
Time
11:00 - 1:00pm
$25.00
1 Session
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PARK- (Families Registration) Doula Meet'n'Greet
Aug 21, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021
 

Looking for a doula? Wishing you could meet potential doulas all in one place? Come join us for our Doula Meet and Greet at Mitchell Park, in-person and socially distanced! It’s a great way to meet our Blossom Provider doulas and other local doulas. This is a casual event for birthing families to mingle with birth and postpartum doulas.

   

Attention! This is a Socially Distanced Outdoor Event at Mitchell Park

 
COVID-19 has brought many unique challenges. Thankfully, outdoor classes are a safer alternative. Join us at Mitchell Park in Palo Alto.
 


Location
Mitchell Park
600 E Meadow Dr., Palo Alto, CA 94303

COVID-19 Policies:

• Please wear a mask upon arrival. You may take off your mask as long as you are at least 6-feet apart from others or once class begins.
• Maintain a distance of 6-feet apart.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
IMPORTANT:

Class may be canceled depending on weather conditions. We encourage you to always check Facebook and our online calendar for updates before you come to the park.
 
 
 
 
  
Schedule
Date
Aug 21, 2021
Staff
Days
Sat
Time
11:00 - 1:00pm
$89.00
1 Session
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Breastfeeding Basics Virtual
Aug 22, 2021 - Aug 22, 2021
 

Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding is like learning to dance with a new partner - there are steps and rhythms that each person knows, and now these new partners must learn to work together.

In Breastfeeding Basics, participants receive practical information and support to enhance their breastfeeding experience and help them anticipate and overcome common stumbling blocks that new nursing mothers often encounter.

What you will learn

Topics include:
  • Nipple preparation
  • Engorgement
  • Storing and heating breast milk
  • Blocked ducts and breast lumps
  • Positions of comfort
  • Going back to work, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Aug 22, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
10:00 - 1:30pm
$79.00
1 Session
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Infant Development Virtual
Aug 22, 2021 - Aug 22, 2021
 

Infant Development

Unsure how to encourage your child in their development? Let us help you understand what's going on with your child's development in the first year.

We'll break everything down by month with tips for engaging your child and making sure they're on track. Don't worry, we'll leave the parenting choices to you! Primarily focused on the first year of life, this class will take you from the first cry to the first steps. Covering milestones in every area from movement to speech. You'll leave the class confident about what your child should be doing and where the future is taking you both.
  
Schedule
Date
Aug 22, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
10:00 - 12:00pm
$19.00
1 Session
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The First Ride Home Virtual
Aug 25, 2021 - Aug 25, 2021
 

Car seat basics for expectant parents.

This course will cover the type of car seats available for newborns, how to harness your little one, what to look for with proper installation, how to know your child has outgrown their car seats, stats for why having a properly installed car seat is so important, and more. Our goal is that each parent leaves more informed than at the beginning of class and has a better understanding of the importance of having a properly installed car seat.

Each parent will receive a discount code for $19 should they want to have a personalized car seat check.



  
Schedule
Date
Aug 25, 2021
Days
Wed
Time
6:00 - 7:00pm
$89.00
1 Session
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Breastfeeding Basics Virtual
Sep 11, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021
 

Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding is like learning to dance with a new partner - there are steps and rhythms that each person knows, and now these new partners must learn to work together.

In Breastfeeding Basics, participants receive practical information and support to enhance their breastfeeding experience and help them anticipate and overcome common stumbling blocks that new nursing mothers often encounter.

What you will learn

Topics include:
  • Nipple preparation
  • Engorgement
  • Storing and heating breast milk
  • Blocked ducts and breast lumps
  • Positions of comfort
  • Going back to work, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Sep 11, 2021
Days
Sat
Time
10:00 - 1:00pm
$119.00
1 Session
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Baby Care Virtual
Sep 12, 2021 - Sep 12, 2021
 
The transition from pregnancy to parenthood can be magical, exciting, and difficult all at once. Though most of this journey will be guided by intuition and love, basic knowledge of your baby's needs will help ensure a smooth adjustment for both of you.

What you will learn

This class covers issues relevant to you and your newborn. Our small group size allows for demonstration and practice, as well as a pace conducive to discussion of individual needs.

Topics include:
  • Sights and sounds of the healthy newborn
  • Eating and sleeping patterns
  • Baby essentials - what you really need
  • Dressing - what and how
  • Cord and circumcision care
  • Diapering
  • Bathing
  • When to introduce a bottle and/or pacifier
  • Readying your home
  • Traveling with baby, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Sep 12, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
10:00 - 1:30pm
$139.00
1 Session
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Adult, Child and Infant CPR Virtual
Sep 23, 2021 - Sep 23, 2021
 
Do you know what to do if ... ? Prepare yourself to be the best you can be in an emergency situation involving your child, spouse, neighbor, or acquaintance who needs your help. Participants earn two-year certification at completion of course, meeting the requirements of most workplaces, clubs, sports organizations, etc.

ATTN: Due to current social distancing restrictions, a separate in-person class will be arranged later on this year to perform the skills test to earn your certification card. You will be emailed once the class is arranged. Thank you for your patience and flexibility in the meantime!

Note: Many infant/child CPR courses in the area are for general knowledge only and do not offer certification.
 
Class fee includes you and one partner.

What you will learn

Learn how to use the Automated External Defibrillator! Practice mannequins will be provided, as well as written information and a book for each participant. Information and instruction will also be provided for:
  • Rescue breathing
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Control of bleeding and shock
  •  
Kindly note, class may end up to 30 minutes early or run up to 30 minutes late depending on questions and requested practice time.
  
Schedule
Date
Sep 23, 2021
Staff
Days
Thu
Time
6:00 - 8:30pm
$89.00
1 Session
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Breastfeeding Basics Virtual
Oct 10, 2021 - Oct 10, 2021
 

Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding is like learning to dance with a new partner - there are steps and rhythms that each person knows, and now these new partners must learn to work together.

In Breastfeeding Basics, participants receive practical information and support to enhance their breastfeeding experience and help them anticipate and overcome common stumbling blocks that new nursing mothers often encounter.

What you will learn

Topics include:
  • Nipple preparation
  • Engorgement
  • Storing and heating breast milk
  • Blocked ducts and breast lumps
  • Positions of comfort
  • Going back to work, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Oct 10, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
10:00 - 1:00pm
$119.00
1 Session
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Baby Care Virtual
Oct 17, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021
 
The transition from pregnancy to parenthood can be magical, exciting, and difficult all at once. Though most of this journey will be guided by intuition and love, basic knowledge of your baby's needs will help ensure a smooth adjustment for both of you.

What you will learn

This class covers issues relevant to you and your newborn. Our small group size allows for demonstration and practice, as well as a pace conducive to discussion of individual needs.

Topics include:
  • Sights and sounds of the healthy newborn
  • Eating and sleeping patterns
  • Baby essentials - what you really need
  • Dressing - what and how
  • Cord and circumcision care
  • Diapering
  • Bathing
  • When to introduce a bottle and/or pacifier
  • Readying your home
  • Traveling with baby, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Oct 17, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
10:00 - 1:30pm
$75.00
1 Session
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After Your Baby's Birth Virtual
Oct 24, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021
 

After Your Baby's Birth

Wondering what life will look like after your baby arrives? Concerned about how you'll get enough sleep or find time to eat and shower? Worried that your relationship with your partner will suffer after your baby arrives? This course covers all the information you need to survive and thrive during the fourth semester. We'll cover everything from what life with a baby is really going to look like (along with the scientific reasons why!) to the tips and tricks new parents wish they had to survive those early weeks. This class is a must for every expecting couple.
   

What you will learn

Topics include:
  • What to expect in the first hours and weeks with your baby
  • Sleep (for you and baby!)
  • Selfcare
  • Your Relationship
  • Resources Available To You
  • Going back to work
  • Creating your postpartum plan
  •  
 
 
 
 
 
  
Schedule
Date
Oct 24, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
10:00 - 12:30pm
$89.00
1 Session
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Breastfeeding Basics Virtual
Nov 7, 2021 - Nov 7, 2021
 

Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding is like learning to dance with a new partner - there are steps and rhythms that each person knows, and now these new partners must learn to work together.

In Breastfeeding Basics, participants receive practical information and support to enhance their breastfeeding experience and help them anticipate and overcome common stumbling blocks that new nursing mothers often encounter.

What you will learn

Topics include:
  • Nipple preparation
  • Engorgement
  • Storing and heating breast milk
  • Blocked ducts and breast lumps
  • Positions of comfort
  • Going back to work, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Nov 7, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
10:00 - 1:00pm
$119.00
1 Session
Enroll Now
Baby Care Virtual
Nov 14, 2021 - Nov 14, 2021
 
The transition from pregnancy to parenthood can be magical, exciting, and difficult all at once. Though most of this journey will be guided by intuition and love, basic knowledge of your baby's needs will help ensure a smooth adjustment for both of you.

What you will learn

This class covers issues relevant to you and your newborn. Our small group size allows for demonstration and practice, as well as a pace conducive to discussion of individual needs.

Topics include:
  • Sights and sounds of the healthy newborn
  • Eating and sleeping patterns
  • Baby essentials - what you really need
  • Dressing - what and how
  • Cord and circumcision care
  • Diapering
  • Bathing
  • When to introduce a bottle and/or pacifier
  • Readying your home
  • Traveling with baby, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Nov 14, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
10:00 - 1:30pm
$139.00
1 Session
Enroll Now
Adult, Child and Infant CPR Virtual
Nov 18, 2021 - Nov 18, 2021
 
Do you know what to do if ... ? Prepare yourself to be the best you can be in an emergency situation involving your child, spouse, neighbor, or acquaintance who needs your help. Participants earn two-year certification at completion of course, meeting the requirements of most workplaces, clubs, sports organizations, etc.

ATTN: Due to current social distancing restrictions, a separate in-person class will be arranged later on this year to perform the skills test to earn your certification card. You will be emailed once the class is arranged. Thank you for your patience and flexibility in the meantime!

Note: Many infant/child CPR courses in the area are for general knowledge only and do not offer certification.
 
Class fee includes you and one partner.

What you will learn

Learn how to use the Automated External Defibrillator! Practice mannequins will be provided, as well as written information and a book for each participant. Information and instruction will also be provided for:
  • Rescue breathing
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Control of bleeding and shock
  •  
Kindly note, class may end up to 30 minutes early or run up to 30 minutes late depending on questions and requested practice time.
  
Schedule
Date
Nov 18, 2021
Staff
Days
Thu
Time
6:00 - 8:30pm
$79.00
1 Session
Enroll Now
Infant Development Virtual
Nov 21, 2021 - Nov 21, 2021
 

Infant Development

Unsure how to encourage your child in their development? Let us help you understand what's going on with your child's development in the first year.

We'll break everything down by month with tips for engaging your child and making sure they're on track. Don't worry, we'll leave the parenting choices to you! Primarily focused on the first year of life, this class will take you from the first cry to the first steps. Covering milestones in every area from movement to speech. You'll leave the class confident about what your child should be doing and where the future is taking you both.
  
Schedule
Date
Nov 21, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
2:00 - 4:00pm
$119.00
1 Session
Enroll Now
Baby Care Virtual
Dec 12, 2021 - Dec 12, 2021
 
The transition from pregnancy to parenthood can be magical, exciting, and difficult all at once. Though most of this journey will be guided by intuition and love, basic knowledge of your baby's needs will help ensure a smooth adjustment for both of you.

What you will learn

This class covers issues relevant to you and your newborn. Our small group size allows for demonstration and practice, as well as a pace conducive to discussion of individual needs.

Topics include:
  • Sights and sounds of the healthy newborn
  • Eating and sleeping patterns
  • Baby essentials - what you really need
  • Dressing - what and how
  • Cord and circumcision care
  • Diapering
  • Bathing
  • When to introduce a bottle and/or pacifier
  • Readying your home
  • Traveling with baby, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Dec 12, 2021
Days
Sun
Time
10:00 - 1:30pm
$89.00
1 Session
Enroll Now
Breastfeeding Basics Virtual
Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
 

Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding is like learning to dance with a new partner - there are steps and rhythms that each person knows, and now these new partners must learn to work together.

In Breastfeeding Basics, participants receive practical information and support to enhance their breastfeeding experience and help them anticipate and overcome common stumbling blocks that new nursing mothers often encounter.

What you will learn

Topics include:
  • Nipple preparation
  • Engorgement
  • Storing and heating breast milk
  • Blocked ducts and breast lumps
  • Positions of comfort
  • Going back to work, and more
  •  
 
  
Schedule
Date
Dec 18, 2021
Days
Sat
Time
9:30 - 12:30pm