Prenatal Sessions for Expecting Parents

 

 

Transferring Patient Seminar 

Relocating is tough, time-consuming, and sometimes there are stones left unturned! In all that hustle, many parents forget to establish with a new doctor and end up in urgent cares or ER’s unnecessarily. It’s best to be prepared for when your child gets sick, so you know who to call when they need help. Let us help you get started! We are hosting our first ever Transferring Patient Seminar and would love to meet you.

Wednesday December 20th- 6:30pm

 

 

Newborn Care & Comfort

A 90 minutes class highly recommended for parents with infants 0-4 weeks old. Our Registered Nurse will provide you with advice on newborn care, address your concerns, as well as demonstrate some of the following topics:

  • Breastfeeding/ supplementing
  • Cradle cap
  • Baby acne
  • Bathing and nail care
  • Sleeping and swaddling
  • and much more.

Upcoming Classes:
All classes start at 10:00 AM

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January 17th-Register Now

Baby Feeding Support Group for Mom’s

Bring your 0-6 month old and join Maureen Mills, RN, IBCLC our Lactation Consultant for a walk-in session on feeding and infant care. Here you will get an opportunity to get FREE assistance with your feeding needs and meet other moms who may be experiencing similar challenges.
No need to sign up, just walk right in and join us in the Potomac Pediatrics conference room, Suite 220 on the second floor.

Groups meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM.

Upcoming Groups

December 13, 2017

December 27, 2017

January 10, 2018

January 24, 2018

GIRL TALK: Girls Group Fitness is a 6- week course lead by coach Allison specifically designed to encourage, support, and educate teen girls on the importance of physical fitness in everyday life along with promoting a positive body image.

Your daughter will:

  • Reduce or eliminate cognitive distortions related to exercise and her own abilities
  • Be empowered to self-motivate
  • Learn to identify & overcome barriers
  • Build self-reliance
  • Become stronger, leaner, and faster

Class dates and time: 

Wednesday: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

  • January 10th
  • January 17th
  • January 24th
  • January 31st
  • February 7th
  • February 14th

CORE and MORE!

POP FITNESS is offering CORE AND MORE for moms who are looking to introduce fitness back into their schedule or who want to start a new fitness program.

Included:

  • 15 minutes CORE session with Coach Allison
  • 30 minutes Zumba session with Dr. Suri
  • Helpful tips to stay on track
  • 1- take-home workout
  • 1- Resistance band included

This discounted session is exclusive to Potomac Pediatric families. Pediatric wellness is not just about keeping your child healthy and active but encouraging health and wellness for the entire family. We encourage attendees to team up to support one another along your fitness journeys.

Future private individual and group sessions will be available for purchase with Coach Allison.

This session is valued at $65, discounted to $25 for Potomac Pediatrics families. 

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Destination College: Transitioning to College

Led by Achieva Educational Consulting. This workshop helps students and parents identify and understand the skills and abilities needed to successfully transition from middle school to high school and ultimately to college.

Future Sessions Coming Soon…

Toddler Feeding-Raising Competent Eaters! 

Feeding and enjoying meals with our children should be one of life’s pleasures. If feeding your toddler is proving to be a challenge, or you would like guidance on how best to establish a strong foundation on which your child can build healthy lifelong eating habits, this session is for you.   During our hour together you will have the opportunity to learn about and practice the “Division of Responsibility” in feeding so as to successfully feed your toddler in a developmentally appropriate way, correct and prevent common food battles, and raise competent eaters. This class is ideal for parents with children who are 15 months-4 years.

Ideal Age: 15 months- 4 years

Upcoming Seminar:

January 18, 2018

Let’s Grow!- Baby’s Key Nutrients

This is an exciting time, and your baby will be doing ALOT of growing this first year! Come learn about the key nutrients for this age, why they are so important, and how to ensure your child is receiving them.

In this session we will cover:

  • 5 Key Baby Nutrients- the growth they support and food sources
  • Portion sizes and types of foods to offer them
  • Which foods to avoid in the first year

Ideal Age: 6 months- 15 months

Upcoming Sessions:

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Let’s Grow!- Syncing Baby Feeding with Developmental Milestones

Growing healthy eaters is an 18-year journey that begins with their first adventures with solid foods! Come learn about your baby’s developmental milestones during this first year and how best to feed them to establish a foundation for lifelong healthy eating habits.

In this session we will cover:

  • The developmental characteristics of your child at this age and how these impact feeding.
  • Different feeding styles and how they can nurture or inadvertently interfere with healthy eating habits.
  • How to recognize your baby’s hunger cues.
  • How to effectively transition your baby’s food from liquids to solids.

Ideal Age: 6 months-15 months

Upcoming Sessions:

January 11, 2018

Let’s Grow!- Toddler & Preschooler Nutrients Class

Many exciting changes are taking place with your toddler and/or preschooler as they begin using their bodies and minds more independently of you.

The first step in becoming a confident feeder during this transitional time is getting your arms around the nutritional issues- the WHAT of feeding. Come learn about the key nutrients for this age, why they are so important, and how to ensure your child is receiving them.

In this session we will cover:

  • 5 Key Toddler & Preschooler Nutrients- the growth they support and food sources.
  • Top nutrition pitfalls to be aware of before they begin.
  • Important transitions during this age.
  • A plan for offering balanced meals and snacks, including sweets, and how to put it all together.

Ideal Age: 15 months- 4 years

Upcoming sessions: 

New sessions will be posted soon. Check back for the next available date/time. 

Toddler Challenges

Presented by Amy Gates, LCSW-C

If you are overwhelmed with your toddler and nothing seems to work, join us in our new Toddler Challenges class where we will touch base on the following:

• Talk through roadblocks and get some practical advice on parenting challenges from a specialist.
• Learn how to work better with your spouse and integrate parenting styles.
• Get practical advice to help you find balance and get your feet back under you.

Upcoming Sessions:

New sessions will be posted soon. Check back for the next available date/time. 

“Baby and Me” Workout Class

No excuses mommies and daddies! Katie King with Love. Life. Fit is now offering a workout session for you and your baby. Bring your 3 month-18 month baby who will love the fun interactive environment while you get to enjoy a workout without worrying about your baby!  All you need is yourself, baby, and baby wearing method of your choice. This workout is designed to allow you to exert yourself as much as you desire.  Each movement can be modified to increase or decrease the level of intensity.

  • What age of baby can attend?
    • This class is designed for babies 3 months – 18 months.
  • What type of baby carrier should I use?
    • Carriers that evenly distribute baby’s weight such as Ergo Baby or Baby Bjorn are recommended.  Baby can face in or out based on your comfort level and preference.

Guest appearance at Potomac Pediatrics: 

New sessions will be posted soon. Check back for the next available date/time. 

Boy Scouts of America- Personal Fitness Merit Badge 

Help your scout receive their Personal Fitness Merit Badge with our certified health coach and merit badge counselor, Allison. With her help, each scout will reach a new understanding of what personal fitness means and all components involved. After course completion, each scout will receive their signed off merit badge application to turn into their troop leader.

This course consists of 4 classes: 

Session A- SOLD OUT!!!

September 28, 2017: 6-7:00pm

October 19, 2017: 6-7:00pm

November 2, 2017: 6-7:00pm

November 30, 2017: 6-7:00pm

Session B- SOLD OUT!!!

October 10, 2017: 6-7:00pm

November 7, 2017: 6-7:00pm

December 5, 2017: 6-7:00pm

January 9, 2018: 6-7:00pm

For more information or to register an entire troop, email Allison at allison@potomacpediatrics.com

 

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