" 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
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!
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!
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
How to Stay Calm in the Midst of a "Parenting Storm"
Presented by: Kristin Nasman, Bellevue College Parent Educator
For more info. go here.