Seminars & Workshops “Schwanger in New York”
Congratulations! You are having a baby in New York City! – But now what?
CityKinder created this seminar to address any and all questions you might have about pregnancy and giving birth in New York City and surroundings. Save yourself hours of research and feel truly prepared for one of the most important days of your life by attending one of our “Schwanger in NYC” seminars. We go over the most common concerns for new mothers, cultural differences (yes, there are more than you might think…), and offer referrals to a number of useful services and groups.
Attend the seminar to meet other German-speaking parents in the NYC area with similar due dates. Dads are welcome!
Fee: $39 per person | $69 per couple
THIS SEMINAR IS HELD IN GERMAN
Please check our schedule for seminars and webinars in English.
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1. Choosing Your Birth Team
What’s right for me and my baby: What are the differences between OB/GYN, Midwife, Doula, Baby Nurse?
How do I choose my doctor and support team?
What are some common issues with insurance coverage?
Where do I find the right hospital/birthing center for the birth experience I want?
What’s a Birth Plan and what’s important for my personal birth experience?
What are the differences in birthing practices between the U.S. and Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
2. Resources, Resources, Resources…
Everything you need (and don’t need!) for Baby and where to get it.
Information on and where to find additional classes and services like:
- Birth Education
- Infant Care Classes
- Prenatal Yoga & Massage
- Maternity Clothing
- Acupuncture, Alternative Medicine
- First Aid Classes
3. Nannies, Day Care, Babysitters
If I’m going back to work:
- How do I decide on the right caregiver?
- When to start interviewing nannies? And what do I ask?
- How and when should I sign up for daycare centers?
- What do I need to know about agencies, interviews, contracts?
- If I’m staying home but need some help:
- Should I hire a part-time nanny?
- What do I need to know about babysitting services?
4. The Baby is Here
Where can I find:
- Postpartum Home Care?
- Lactation Consultants?
- Postpartum exercise classes and/or private instructors?
- Support Groups?
- What does New York City offer in the way of…
- Exercise & music classes? (PEKIP equivalents)
- Baby Massage?
- Mommy & Me Yoga?
- Private Meet-ups?
- What’s the right class for me and baby?
- What’s the benefit of attending?
"I attended your “Expecting in NYC Seminar” this summer when I was about 16 weeks pregnant. Up to that date I thought I had all the time in the world regarding birthing options and trusted that my OBGyn would tell me what to do. The seminar helped me greatly in making informed decisions and pro-actively planning the birth my own way. I also made German speaking friends to share the experience with. I highly recommend your seminar and plan to attend many more City Kinder networking events."Petra S.-C. (due December 2013)
"My husband and I are expecting our first child in mid March. CityKinder Seminars have been a great way to get ready for this big step in our life. We highly appreciate the wide range of topics which is not limited to the standard birthing class. CityKinder focusses on the "every day" topics one might not think of in the first place."Svenja F.
"The seminar helped a lot! The atmosphere was great."Romy
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