Christine Sheets Birth Services

Birth and Post-Partum Doula, Birth Photographer, Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor

Upcoming Events

 


This intensive weekend class will be held from
10am – 3pm the weekends of:

July 23/24, August 20/21,
September 10/11, October 1/2
and November 12/13.

At The Nurturing Nook — On the campus of Hinsdale Hospital in Elmwood Hall, Suite 134.

(Elmwood Hall is located on the west end of campus.  It’s a three story brick building across from the ER.)

Fee: $220 for the birthing woman and her support person (optional) and includes a coursebook.

To register, please call 630-856-7525 or visit the Amita Health website.

Visit the event pages on Facebook: July 23/24, August 20/21, September 10/11, October 1/2, November 12/13.

 

 

OB-LOGOolOrganic Birth, a comprehensive childbirth education series will be held:

Five consecutive Tuesday evenings (TBD) from 7pm – 9pm at Body & Soul Health Care,
7060 Centennial Drive, Tinley Park, IL  60477

Fee:  $300 for group classes / $400 for private instruction.

To register, please visit the Organic Birth page.

 

 

All About Attachment Parenting

Sunday, July 17th, 10am – noon

Sunday, October 16th, 10am – noon

At The Nurturing Nook — On the campus of Hinsdale Hospital in Elmwood Hall, Suite 134.(Elmwood Hall is located on the west end of campus.  It’s a three story brick building across from the ER.)

What is attachment parenting? This two hour class will discuss the ideas and philosophies behind one of the most popular parenting approaches today.

We will discuss the long-term goals of parenting this way, and the 8 principles of attachment parenting for babies and young children.  Common myths will also be covered, as well as how to find support and handle criticisms.

$25 per couple of parenting or care-giving partners. Please visit the Amita Health website to register.

Visit the event pages on Facebook:  July 17th, October 16th.

 

 

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Have a Better Birth: Hire a Doula

Saturday, August 6th, 10am – noon

Saturday, November 5th, 10am – noon

At The Nurturing Nook — On the campus of Hinsdale Hospital in Elmwood Hall, Suite 134.(Elmwood Hall is located on the west end of campus.  It’s a three story brick building across from the ER.)

What is a doula? Take this 2 hour class to learn what the research says about doula support, discuss myths about doulas, and how to find and the right doula for you.

In this class we will also discuss how to interview a doula, what questions to ask, and what kinds of services are commonly provided.

Fee: $20 per person. Parenting partners are free. Please visit the Amita Health website to register.

Visit the event pages on Facebook:  August 6th, November 5th.

 

 

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Wear Your Baby: Beyond the Bjorn

Sunday, September 18th, 10am – noon

At The Nurturing Nook — On the campus of Hinsdale Hospital in Elmwood Hall, Suite 134.(Elmwood Hall is located on the west end of campus.  It’s a three story brick building across from the ER.)

Are you a parent or caregiver of a baby or toddler?
Looking for a way to bond with your child, while still living your life?
Ever wish you had another set of hands?
Do you have a babycarrier, but haven’t had much luck using it?
Do you need help finding a baby carrier that’s right for you?

During this workshop, we will:

Discuss the benefits and cultural history of wearing a baby
Demonstrate various carriers and positions
Examine the options for different ages and compare available products
Share information on babywearing resources
Provide hands-on assistance

Fee: $25 per person / $35 per couple of parenting or care-giving partners. Please visit the Amita Health website to register.

Visit the event page on Facebook:   September 18th.

Feel free to bring any carriers you have — and your baby!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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