Monday, January 26, 2009

Orgasmic Birth is coming to Elegant Mommy!

coming to Sioux Falls Saturday, January 31, 3:30pm (doors open for chatting and snacking at 3pm) In the newly finished showroom of the Elegant Mommy Storelocated at 2109 W 49th St (next to gas station on 49th & Western Ave)

Single Ticket Price: $5
Couples Ticket Price: $9
Groups of 3 or more: $1 off per person in group**
See below for inability to pay
"Joyous, sensuous and revolutionary, Orgasmic Birth brings the ultimate challenge to our cultural myths by inviting viewers to see the emotional, spiritual, and physical heights attainable through birth. Witness the passion as birth is revealed as an integral part of woman's sexuality and a neglected human right. With commentary by Christiane Northrup, MD, and midwives Ina May Gaskin, Elizabeth Davis and other experts in the field . . . and stunning moments of women in the ecstatic release of childbirth."

Orgasmic Birth DVDs available for purchase for $40 at event. Cash or check only.For more info, call: ANGIE JOHNSON, Co-founder of Sioux Falls Nursing Moms at 521-4281, or MARYLIN HILDRETH, Certified Child Birth Educator and doula trainer at 691-5808*

Other proud sponsors of this event:ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association), a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom of choice based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care. ICEA certified childbirth educators... facilitate expectant parents' mental and physical preparation for pregnancy, labor, birth and parenthood. ICCE's are an advocate of the natural process of childbirth and the right of the expectant parent to make informed choices based on the knowledge of alternatives.

JM Birth Consultants, an organization devoted to providing professional, relevant, evidenced based, education and consulting resources to health professionals, organizations, and the everyday woman serving expectant parents.

SDSCO (South Dakota Safe Child Birth Options, Inc), a group of concerned families operating under Christian principles promoting safe and responsible birth options. SDSCO is dedicated to protecting midwives and families and educating the public about the safety and practicality of midwife-attended home birth, other birth options, and issues concerning the health and safety of women and children.

**Proud sponsor Elegant Mommy insists that nobody will be turned away for inability to pay. If payment is a problem, feel free to call Shelly at 338-0228 to negotiate an acceptable arrangement, such as a donation of diapers, nursing bras, etc. Other ideas for negotiation welcome at the door as well.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Baby-Wearing & Cloth Diapering Workshop

New to Babywearing?
Thinking of buying a sling or baby carrier
and wondering where to start?

Thinking of trying cloth diapers?
Wondering why anyone would
want to use cloth diapers?
Want to see the latest designs of cloth diapers?

We’re here to help!

We will be covering:
· How to Wear Your Baby
· How to Choose the Best Carrier
· How to Nurse in a Sling
· Choosing the Best Cloth Diaper System for Your Family
· Washing Cloth Diapers

We will be available afterwards to answer questions and for you to check out the latest products on the market.

January 30th, 6pm
January 31st, 1pm
Elegant Mommy
2109 W 49th St, Sioux Falls (Corner of 49th & Western)

Sponsored by
Baby Roo Slings

Elegant Mommy

Thursday, January 15, 2009

lamaze Class Starting Saturday

Did you know that Elegant Mommy now offers Birthing Classes? Our weekend series of lamaze starts this Saturday with certified instructor Victoria Wakeman leading the class. The series will be offered over the course of 2 Saturdays, January 17th & 24th from 9am to 5pm. This is a wonderful alternative for those couples who can't commit to the full lamaze series or are not available at night.
Classes include education in:
late pregnancy
The Newborn Period
learn comfort measures proven to help labor along and make the laboring woman more comfortable
learn about your options in the hospital and post-partum period following

lamaze plus Newborn Prep Class: $25 deposit plus $65 due in class
**All participants will also receive a $10 Elegant Mommy gift certificate!**