SOLD OUT! Preparing For Parenthood™: Workshops & Expo @ Erikson Institute · Feb 20, 2016

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This event is SOLD OUT and now closed for registration. There will be a handful of tickets for purchase at the door. Those tickets are first come, first served. 

Preparing for Parenthood is a half day workshop and expo providing expecting Chicago families with pertinent information on specific care for newborn babies. Each workshop will provide interaction with a professional on the topic. Each workshop will last 45 minutes.

Registration begins promptly at 8:00am, at which time, attendees may confirm their workshops, enjoy breakfast and explore the expo filled with businesses and demonstrations from baby-friendly companies all over the city. NEW ADDITION: Stop by our pediatrician meet and greet and find the right care provider for your little one. Arrive early tomake sure that you're entered into the raffle full of prizes for new parents worth over $1500. 


8:00am - 9:30am: Breakfast, Demonstrations, Expo and Raffle

9:30am - 1:30pm: Workshops

- How to Soothe Your Crying Infant with The Fussy Baby Network

- Breastfeeding 101 with Barbara Hardin, RN, ILBLC & Katrina Pavlik of Breastfeed Chicago 

- Baby Basics with Dr. Unger of Northwestern Children's Practice 

- Infant CPR & First Aid with Kim Wilschek from Chicago CPR/Safety Squad 

- Infant Sleep with Dr. Dan Weissbluth of Weissbluth Pediatrics 

- Baby Gear 101 with Babies R Us 

- ABC's of Car Seat Safety with the University of Chicago Hospital 

Your RSVP/ticket payment is a non-refundable reservation and processing fee. Please log in for member pricing. Pictures will be taken at the event to be used by NPN in future NPN publications, web pages and other promotional material for the sole purpose of illustrating the activities at the event. Disclaimer: NPN and event sponsor assume no liabilty for any and all bodily injury at the event. *workshop availibility and times are subject to change

Location: Erikson Institute
Address: 451 N. LaSalle
Chicago, 60654
When: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM · Feb 20, 2016
Who: Members & Non-members - Adults only
Parking: Metered Street Parking and Greenway Self-Park, 60 W. Kinzie St., entrance on Kinzie. 2 blocks from Erikson. Rates: $18 for up to 12 hours. Note: To receive discounted rates, request validation from the security desk in the main lobby.
Cost: NPN Members: Adults $10.00
Non-members: Adults $25.00
Coordinator: Christa Reed
    • February
    • 20
    • Saturday

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