Category Archives: Classes

  Aug. 22: Newborn Care 101 @ Carmel Blue News: I‘ll be teaching “Newborn Care 101” @ Carmel Blue Thurs. 8/22 6PM-9PM while the amazing Rebecca Plum is away! Sign up yourself or please pass it along to pregnant friends … Continue reading

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A free workshop at Natural Resources Sept 9th: Postpartum Depression and Moods with Dr. Katayune Kaeni

Everyone keeps telling us that the birth of your baby is a joyous and special time, and that it is.  And our postpartum period (just like pregnancy) is a shifting, dynamic experience with our bodies and babies.  Hormones shift and life changes over night (literally!).  It’s a lot to process, and that’s saying it gently.  Baby blues often accompany our postpartum experience with up to 20% of new moms  experience postpartum depression (PPD) and/or postpartum anxiety (PPA) (Kaeni May 2012).  Mix the changes of life, hormones, new love affair, and heavy LACK of sleep is the perfect combination for intense feels – both good and bad.  But how does a mom know what’s normal or what’s not in the emotional “swing” of things.  How does one build support when baby blues is more that “normal” and how can a new mom prevent PPD/PPA? 

Dr. Katayune Kaeni, licensed therapist and mom, will be offering a free workshop on Postpartum Depression and Moods, helping clarify the difference between “Baby blues” and Postpartum Depression.

For more info check out Natural Resources (above link).  Also, below is a great article on this subject by Dr. Kaeni. 

Baby blues vs Postpartum depression (PPD)? Why didn’t anyone tell me about this?


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New Date & Time: Pregnant Moms’ Group – Thursdays @ 4-5pm!!

Every Thursdays, from 4-5pm Being pregnant is such a sweet and exciting time, with new and sometimes intense moments.  It’s important to know where to turn for support; from finding good prenatal care, writing a birth & postpartum plan, building … Continue reading

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Pregnant Moms’ Support Group coming March 1st!

Congratulations you’re pregnant!  Now what? Join other expectant moms as we talk about the roller coaster ride of pregnancy and the emergence of yourself into motherhood/parenthood.  We’ll explore the  phases of pregnancy, labor/birth, and the postpartum time.  Find tools and … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7, 2010

Check out these wonderful events at Natural Resources.  Come by and say hello. World Breastfeeding Week (Aug 1-7) We’re celebrating everything breastfeeding-related this week at NR. Check out our FREE events; FREE Breastfeeding Consultations! Monday, Aug 2 (11.00am – 12.30pm) … Continue reading

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Class: What’s Up with the Placenta?

Saturday, June 19th 4PM-5PM Free class at Natural Resources – 1367 Valencia St. (btw 24th &25th) Mission District, San Francisco, CA 94110 After the birth of a baby comes the birth of the placenta, an organ that supports life throughout … Continue reading

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Class: Herbal Remedies for the Postpartum Mom & Family

Herbal Remedies for the Postpartum Mom & Family Wednesday,  May 19 * 11:30-12:30pm*  at Natural Resources (1367 Valencia St btw 24th & 25 th Ave).  All are welcome to join this FREE class. Enroll at Welcoming a new baby … Continue reading

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