January 6th 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Year 1: A Conversation for Dads + Birth Partners
Part worksop part support group! Really just a good ol’ space to talk + think.
While partner’s often take longer to bond with baby then the birthing parent we know that a the role of the partner is critically important for a child's development and birthing person’s wellbeing. Since co-parenting, today, involves so much more than putting bread on the table, we invite you to take a minute and wrap your mind around some of the real s*%t that might go down. If you’re not giving birth, what is your role in all of this baby stuff? Should you watch the baby come out? How can you show up for your partner physically and emotionally after labor and delivery? Take care of yourself? What is your role once you're back at work?
Built for the expectant parent, we also welcome new parents with or without their babes.
Ashley Brichter is the Founder, Owner, and Lead Teacher at Birth Smarter. She is a Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator through CEA/MNY, a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), and a birth and postpartum doula. Ashley is a pelvic health and body-alignment enthusiast. She is trained in Comforting Touch for Labor, Infant / Child CPR, Rebozo Techniques for Childbirth, Dream Birth Imagery, Spinning Babies, and Prenatal Yoga.
Ashley graduated from Haverford College with a passion for progressive politics and progressive education as well as an innate ability to nurture those around her. She fell seamlessly into working as a postpartum doula and founded Managing Overwhelming Moments, LLC (MOM) in 2011. She quickly became a lactation counselor, birth doula, and childbirth educator.