Friday, February 6, 2015

5th Annual Healthy Kids Healthy Families Fair featuring a Caspar Babypants performance, activities, exhibits, a Teddy Bear Clinic, demos, raffles, lectures and more at Bellevue College - Saturday, February 7th 2015 from 10am-2pm

" A free community event featuring exhibits, Teddy Bear Clinic, Ask-the-Doc, demonstrations, healthy snacks, creative activities, lectures, a raffle and much more!

With special musical guest:
Performing at 10:30 a.m.

Please join us for this FREE, fun-filled event which focuses on the health of you and your family. The fair includes creative activities for children, exhibits, Ask-the-Doc, healthy snacks, a raffle and MUCH MORE. Mini lectures will be given throughout the day by Swedish Issaquah physicians and Bellevue College Parent Education Instructors. Your little one will want to bring a puffed lovey or doll for the Teddy Bear clinic. There will also be a main stage performance by Caspar Babypants at 10:30 a.m. 

The first 200 attendees will receive a free re-usable bag. "

Main Stage Presentations:

10:30 AM Special Musical Performance by Caspar Babypants 

11:45 AM Baby Wearing Demonstration 
Presented by: Sweet Baby Wrap

12:45 PM Jazzercise Family Dance Mixx! 
Presented by: Lori Hollow

Discover how dancing to some upbeat songs can be a playful form of getting exercise. A Jazzercise instructor will lead the whole family through a fun-filled, easy-to-follow dance workout. Good for the body and lifting the spirit.

Additional Special Presentations:

11:15 AM (Location TBA) Join Joanne Massimino, Program Director of My Gym Bellevue, for age-appropriate games and activities for kids of all ages! 

12:15 PM (Location TBA) Join Usborne Books for Storytime 

Mini Lectures:

11:30 AM
Breastfeeding 101: Troubleshooting Common Breastfeeding Concerns
Presented by: Anthony West, DO and Tamara Wescott, RN and Lactation Specialist

· The importance of a good latch
· Navigating early breastfeeding 
· Osteopathic techniques to improve breastfeeding, including a newborn demonstration!

12:00 PM
Meet the Midwife: A Chat on Women's Health
Presented by: Laura Carmichael, Certified Nurse Midwife

Don’t miss this informative discussion on:
· The latest in OB care in 2015
· The growing field of Midwifery in hospital systems
· Building a great relationship with your OB provider
· Bring your questions!

12:30 PM
Outdoor Play – How Kids Benefit from Playing in the Mud
Presented by: Janelle Durham, Bellevue College Parent Educator 

Help your child avoid “Nature Deficit Disorder”
Learn about the benefits of outdoor play for children’s 
· Health and physical development
· Cognitive development
· Mood and ability to concentrate

1:00 PM
How to Stay Calm in the Midst of a "Parenting Storm"
Presented by: Kristin Nasman, Bellevue College Parent Educator

and more!!

For more info. go here.

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