We are excited to open our registration to a WellMama Wellness Workshop-Processing Postpartum Transition through Writing and Art
The transition into being a new parent – even when you already are a parent – can transform your daily existence and sense of self.
In this workshop we will use writing, art, sharing, and discussion to process and explore the various stages of that transition.
All experiences and emotions are welcome, and you don’t need to be a writer or artist to participate!
Sharing is encouraged but not required.
This will be a four part workshop. With the dates
Be sure to register to receive a writing and art kit. Spots are limited.
10:00 am on the following dates
This will be a virtual workshop held via Zoom
(a suggested donation of $25 to cover cost of supplies and so that we can continue to bring more Wellness Workshops and resources to our Community)
July 30th, 2022
Alton Baker Park
(a suggested donation of $50 so that we can continue to bring more Wellness Workshops and resources to our Community)
-60 minute park workout and pelvic floor workshop with physical therapist, Dr. Jaime Darling PT, DPT who specializes in pelvic floor, pre & postpartum, and sports orthopedics.
– Workout will be created with mom’s of all stages of pre and post partum in mind – No matter if you’re currently pregnant or 10+ years out. There will be varying movement options to make it harder or easier depending on what you need/want.
– Food for thought: Jaime herself is 25 weeks pregnant and will be doing the workout movements along side you as she instructs for clarity and safety.
– Safety first! Participation is at your & your doctor’s discretion.
– You will need to bring your own mat, water, and towel; these will not be provided/available; no other equipment needed.
Pelvic floor physical therapy is a treatment to help address pain, weakness, and dysfunction in the pelvic floor muscles. The type of therapy prescribed will depend upon the symptoms you’re experiencing. For example, some symptoms will require relaxing and lengthening of the muscles, while others may require strengthening the muscles.
Urinary problems, such as:
Difficulty stopping or starting urinating
Difficulty fully emptying the bladder
Straining or experiencing pain during bowel movements
Pain in the genital area
Pain during intercourse
If you have any of these symptoms or have a diagnosis of interstitial cystitis (IC), pelvic floor therapy might be right for you.
Past WellMama Workshops…
with Rae Mullin, LMT and Lactation Consulting with Debbie Jensen, RN, BSN, M.Ed., IBCLC hosted by SpringWell Birth Support Center in Eugene.
Where: SpringWell Birth Support Center in Eugene
This workshop will offer Craniosacral Therapywith Rae Mullin, LMT for both Mom and Baby, and Lactation Consulting and Tongue/Lip Tie Evaluations with Debbie Jensen, RN, BSN, M.Ed., IBCLC with one-on-one appointments.
Write your Birth Story
3 Day Series
When: July 17-18-19 (12-2pm, 12-2pm, 12-2:30pm)
Food & Mood: What we eat impacts how we feel
This wellness workshop is all about perinatal nutrition and its relation to perinatal mental health. Come learn the latest evidence-based recommendations plus practical tips regarding how our food, especially during pregnancy, can shape mental wellness during postpartum and beyond. Led by Midwife and Nutrition Therapist Colleen Forbes: www.homemidwiferycare.com/nutrition
Processing the Postpartum Transition through Writing and Art
3 part series
The transition into being a new parent – even when you already are a parent – can deeply change your identity. In this workshop we will use writing, art, sharing, and discussion to explore the various stages of that transition. All experiences and emotions are welcome, and you don’t need to be a writer or artist to participate! Sharing is encouraged but not required. Childcare is available.
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