ANNOUNCING THE 1ST EVER BIRTH FAIR UPTOWN!! AND IT’S FREE!

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Our Supportive, Participating Vendors:

Renew Physical Therapy Team, with owner/creator Isa Herrera

This is the big one – she’s selling her amazing book “Ending Female Pain” at a 30% discount just for us!! ONLY $20!! Also making an appearance herself for questions and book signing, her Renew Physical Therapy Team will be on site the entire event to educate, reassure, and do demonstrations.

Metromini’s, with Carolina Bianca, Koyuki Smith and Tiffany Johnson

Inwood Acupuncture, Kristin Carnahan

BirthFocus, represented by Elizabeth Mangum-Sarach, the operator/coordinator

MELT, Edya Kalev

Urban Body Fix, Larry Rogowsky

Pamela Korson, LCSW, who runs the Mom Support Groups at Land Yoga

NYC Doula Coop, represented by Nicole Ganzekaufer, the community outreach coordinator, as well as Maiysha Campbell & Annette Perel

Bev Solow, IBCLC

La Leche League, represented by leader Heather McFadden

Brazen Lingerie, Anina Young

Hypnobabies Instructor, Tamara Srdanovic

Nurse-Family Partnership, in association with Harlem Hospital, a mother-baby friendly certified hospital, represented by Andrea Albert

BABYlon, Ute Keyes

Karen Greene, Ph.D., a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Postpartum Disorders and would love to start a new mom’s support group on the UWS

Make My Cake!! – This means free cake while supplies last. People. FREE CAKE. We win. Truly, take a moment to savor this completely donated gift from them just for our mommas.

And of course, a very special thank you to the women volunteering their time to help out Lara Land, Owner of Land Yoga, and myself:

Candice Taylor, & Ola of Know Thyself – yogi’s

Julia Mannes & Patty Moreno-Fletcher – birth and postpartum doulas, educators and more

Monique Chang – mompreneur of CitySage

Jeanine Persichini – A Ginger Snap professional photographer and Mother-in-Law extraordinare (She’s really here for the Golden Child.)

We have an official photographer!! Alexandra Neuber, a local mom and professional, will be there to take beautiful and candid shots of our event. Please take a moment to thank her for generously donating her time, equipment and talent.

RAFFLE ITEMS:

– Prenatal Yoga Series from Land Yoga ($95 value)

– Free 30 minute evaluation from Isa Herrera and the Renew Physical Therapy Team (as well as their own private table raffle!!)

– My Breast Friend pillow, from Uptown Birth

– a free Childbirth Education series, by Uptown Birth

– “Best Birth Book Package” of Ina May’s Guide to Birth, Birth Partner, and Breastfeeding Made Simple, from Uptown Birth

– Beautiful new ring sling, from Urban Babywearing

– Nursing Tank from Brazen Lingerie

– Hypnobabies CDs: “Eliminate Nausea Now!” & ” After Your Baby Comes” (value at $18+ each), from Tamara Srdanovic of HypnobabiesNYC

– A set of MELT balls, from Edya Kalev

– A gift certificate from You, Me N Dupri, a great new Harlem boutique children’s clothing shop

Franz James Floral Boutique bouquet

Indian Road Cafe gift certificate

– free private Infant/Child CPR session in home, by Anastasia Libovich, HeartWise CPR

– “Coach’s Pack” of a birthing ball and two books: Natural Hospital Birth and Becoming a Father by Dr. Sears, by Stephanie Powers-delPino

– Free consultation with RLKBirth (Risa Klein, hospital midwife)

BabyFingers DVD/booklet combo & webinar, by Lora Heller, My Baby Fingers

Music Together gift certificate, by City Kids Music

Let’s Talk Schools, free admission to one event ($20 value)

Kidberry donation (TBD)

Hyland’s gift set, one of each of their products, generous donation from Company

GRAB BAGS:

Pregnancy teas by CitySage, Homemade soaps by Neighborhood Bath, Chapsticks from MaiDoula Maiysha Campbell, Stickers from NYCDoulaCoop, Young Living Thieves brochures & oil samples from Edya Kalev, You Me N Dupri coupons, Boudreaux’s Butt paste samples, Lansinoh brochures, breastpads and lanolin oil samples, magnets from OM Birth Midwifery services, Milkin’ Mamas breastfeeding storage magnets, as well as brochures from Upper Breast Side, API (Attachment Parenting International), NYS WIC program, Choices in Childbirth, Nurse-Family Partnership, DoulaCare a Postpartum Doula Service by Ruth Callahan, Tanya Wills Manhattan Doula NYC, Your Nurtured Birth via Sandi DeGeorge Birthing from With Instructor and Doula, Sakina O’Huru Midwife, Amanda Camerino a specialist in peri-natal personal training, AND last but not least, business and contact information for most of the vendors and donors listed above.

A special thank you to Franz James Floral Boutique for dressing the space in flowers, AND donating a raffle prize. It will be a full and beautiful event because of them! (And they’re just next door, so stop by and smell some roses!)

*Please note donations will are going to be accepted in honor of Bread and Yoga’s Fire Tragedy. Please help us support our community and the wonderful people that have created our best resources.*