First Step Family Support Center

Community Connection Baby Shower

Promoting the Well Being of Families

Watercolor Illustration of pregnant woman with a heart on her belly.The Community Connection Baby Shower is a resource fair to celebrate expecting and new families. Come and meet local providers, learn skills to strengthen your emotional well-being, develop social connections and tap into educational experiences that will help you along your journey into parenthood.

WHO: Expecting parents, caregivers and new families
WHEN: May 21st, 2022 • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: Vern Burton Center • 308 E 4th St. Port Angeles
QUESTIONS? First Step (360) 457-8355
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–• Event Schedule •–

Main Room

New Family Wellness Resource Fair • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Local organizations provide activities, information, support, educational opportunities, resources & free gifts!

Mother’s Tea • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Moms and moms-to-be are invited to enjoy refreshments while local therapist Autumn Piontek-Walsh, MA, shares valuable tips for family communication strategies, hosted by Olympic Medical Center’s New Family Services.

Q&A with OB Providers • 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Come chat about anything from pregnancy to pediatric care with providers from North Olympic Healthcare Network.

Side Room 1

Incredible Years Workshop • 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Come learn some simple and effective parenting tips from NOHN psychologist Dr. Kristine Johnson.

Conscious Fathering Teaser • 12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Changing fatherhood one Dad at a time with Jessup Coffin.

Breathwork • 1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Hosted by Mariposa House.

Side Room 2

Your Postpartum Pelvic Floor • 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Learn helpful techniques to strengthen pelvic support muscles postpartum, presented by OMP Physical Therapists Lisu Hu and Nora Heaton, and OMP Obstetrician Dr.Sheena Plamoottil.

Wellness and Self-Care • 12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Presented by NOHN Mental Health Counselor Caitlin Sundin.

Play for the Health of It • 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Fostering healthy movement in a fun game-style workshop, hosted by OMP Children’s Clinic Nurse Coordinator Katie Lee and OMP Physician Assistant Amy Miller.

Parking Lot

Car Seat Check
Meet with Certified Car Seat Technicians for a FREE car seat check in your vehicle!

 


 

Thank You to Our Event Partners!

This event is hosted by the Perinatal Mental Health Task Force.

Olympic Medical Center logo

Mariposa House logo

North Olympic Healthcare Network logo

Molina Healthcare logo

United Healthcare logo

Community Health Plan of WA logo

Obria Medical Clinics logo