First Babywearing in Canada Conference

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8:30 am: Registration


9:00 am – 10:30 am:
Conference welcome & Babywearing in Canada parenting redux presentation
Speaker: Débora Rodrigues, President and CEO, Babywearing in Canada


11:00 am to 12:00 pm:
Room one:
Babywearing and Breastfeeding
Speaker: Britt Pegan, Owner of Milkface Nursingwear, & Chair of the Baby Carrier Industry Alliance

Room two:
Babywearing and the Pelvic floor
Speakers:Karyn Jacobsen-Hughes, Owner of Kneaded Touch Clinics; and Débora Rodrigues, President & CEO, Babywearing in Canada


12:00 to 1:00 pm: Lunch and body break with Daniela Pueyo-Grand, Owner of Dancing Mama


1:00 – 2:00 pm:
Coping after a c-section
Speaker Jennifer Gillean, Ottawa Chapter Leader for ICAN, & Owner, Chelsea Retreats & Birth Story Healing


2:30 – 3:30 pm:
Babywearing after a c-section
Speaker Andria Bell, Owner of Bell’s Babies


4:00 – 5:00 pm:
Room 1:
Losing a child: Coping today, tomorrow, and forever
Speaker: Lorraine Rigby-Larocque, Owner of Birth to Breastfeeding

Room 2:
Kickstarting your Canadian baby carrier company
Speakers: Jenna Kelly & Bernadeth Betchi, Owners of TieLark


5:00 pm:
Closing remarks, Débora Rodrigues, President & CEO, Babywearing in Canada