Come join Monica + Andy's 9-Month Network class series! We've teamed up with the nations top baby experts to cover feeding, sleeping and newborn care.

  • Perinatal Yoga With Carla Primero

    Perinatal Yoga With Carla Primero (1 hour)

    Free

    Pre + Postnatal Sculpt

    An all levels 40 minute perinatal (prenatal and postnatal) full body workout bookended with yoga to enhance your mind and body connection. This class will maintain and increase muscle tone in preparation for delivery and postpartum.

    Light hand weights are optional for an elevated challenge.

    Everybody is welcome to join!

    Please select a Date & Time to register:

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  • Infant First Aid and CPR

    Infant First Aid and CPR (1 hour)

    Saturdays at 10:30am CT

    $10.00

    Learn the basics of infant First Aid and CPR in the comfort of your home! Taught by American Red Cross Instructors, this online group class will teach you the basics of pediatric breathing emergencies, airway obstructions, basic First Aid and how to perform CPR & use an AED, followed by a Q & A. Topics may include: Pediatric CPR AED basics Airway obstruction Basic First Aid Water Safety


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  • The Career Parent: How to Manage It All (& During a Pandemic)

    The Career Parent: How to Manage It All (& During a Pandemic) (1 hour)

    Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 12:00pm CT on Zoom.

    Free

    The Career Parent: How to Manage It All (& During a Pandemic)

    M+A invites you to a candid lunch conversation on managing a career as a parent particularly during the pandemic. Whether you work from home or in an office, advocating for yourself and your family no easy feat.

    Featuring stories and anecdotes by leading career coaches.

    Covering: lifestyle, parenting, leadership development, career, relationship satisfaction and success, and women’s development.>

    This round table includes:

    Igxtelle Mbah Acha, Esq. Founder of The Immigrant Mom

    Founder, CEO, Speaker, Trainer | Diversity Equity & Inclusion Leader| Business Culture Strategist | Driving equal opportunities for immigrants and multinational professionals in the workplace

    Dr. Gertrude Lyons, Lead Faculty member, Senior Life Coach and Director of Family Programs for The Wright Foundation for the Realization of Human Potential is Rewriting The Mother Code

    Laurette Rondenet, an inductee of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, a recipient of the NAWBO Chicago’s Woman Business Owner of the Year Award, and has been recognized twice as one of Crain’s Chicago’s Notable Women in Manufacturing.

    Conversation led by Rachel Harris, Career Coach and Vice President of On-Premise at Beam Suntory

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  • Tiny Talkers Virtual Class: Songs + Story time

    Tiny Talkers Virtual Class: Songs + Story time (30 minutes)

    September 28th, 2021 at 9:15am CT

    $60.00

    Join Ms. Stephanie and Ms. Becky, (ASHA-certified speech language pathologists) from Tiny Talkers, live each week as they entertain your toddlers and support their language development through storytime, songs, and more!

    Tiny Talkers Virtual Class: Songs + Story Time

    Ages: 12-36 months

    Date/Time: Tuesdays 9:15-9:45 am (Sept 28–Nov 2)

    Cost: $60 for 6 week-session

    Note: after purchasing this class you will be emailed a link to join these virtual sessions.

    Got questions? We got answers. digitalexperiences@monicaandandy.com

  • In-Person: Chicago - Lincoln Park Guideshop
    Lactation Drop-in Clinic

    Lactation Drop-in Clinic (2 hours)

    $50.00

    Our Lactation Drop In Clinic is Back at the Lincoln Park Guideshop!

    Kate Ogilvie, a board certified lactation consultant is back and will host this bi-weekly drop-in session to answer all of your lactation needs!

    Tuesday, Sept. 14
    Tuesday, Sept. 28
    Tuesday, Oct. 12
    Tuesday, Oct. 26

    (please select a date + time below)

    Monica + Andy Lincoln Park Guideshop
    2052 N. Halsted
    Chicago, IL 60614

    * Masks encouraged and waiver required

    Got questions? We got answers. digitalexperiences@monicaandandy.com

    Please select a Date & Time to add a class to your cart:

  • New + Expecting Mom Anxiety During A Pandemic

    New + Expecting Mom Anxiety During A Pandemic (1 hour)

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 12:00pm CT on Zoom.

    Free

    With:

    Elizabeth Baron, NY State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Psychotherapist

    Join us for a discussion around anxiety and mood disorders pre- and post-pregnancy. We’ll examine the effect of isolation and the pandemic on new and expecting moms and families. And we’ll explore ways you can all support your mental health.

    Elizabeth Baron is a NY State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and psychotherapist with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University’s Teachers College. Her primary clinical focus is maternal mental health-- from the preconception stage and pregnancy, through postpartum and parenting. Previously she was a therapist at The Motherhood Center (TMC) of New York where she developed her expertise in treating Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.

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  • Nourishing New Moms

    Nourishing New Moms (1 hour)

    September 1st, 2021 at 12:00pm CT on Zoom.

    Free

    M+A Virtual Event + Discussion

    Nourishing New Moms

    Featuring:

    Krista Maas de Villiers, Founder and CEO of Nunona

    Kate Ogilvie, Internally Board Certified Lactation Consultant

    Louise Göttsche, Registered Dietician, PhD(c)

    Join us to learn more about nutrition for postpartum and breastfeeding, why it matters and what it means for your baby.

    We’ll chat about:

    • Nutrition for the first 1,000 days
    • Nutrient needs for postpartum and breastfeeding
    • The equation for breastfeeding success
    • Breastfeeding basics

    Plus, a Q&A with the panelists!

    All guests will receive a special gift from Nunona.

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    Krista Maas de Villiers is the Founder and CEO of Nunona. She has worked within the pharmaceutical and nutritional industry for 12 years with a constant focus on Infant Nutrition. Her last role was Global Head of Marketing and Innovation for a major infant nutrition company. Krista holds an Executive MBA and Bachelor Degrees in Dietetics and Marketing.

    Kate Ogilvie, works in the Chicagoland area as an Internally Board Certified Lactation Consultant helping families meet their breastfeeding goals. Kate is a mother to two children and lives in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. She was inspired by being a breastfeeding mother herself to become an IBCLC. Contact Kate for virtual or in home consultations.

    Louise Göttsche is a Registered Dietitian who has worked in the nutritional industry for over 14 years, 10 of which was dedicated to infant nutrition. Her focus and passion has always been translating science into everyday solutions. Louise has an MBA and is currently busy with her PhD in Nutrition.

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  • Lactation 101

    Lactation 101 (1 hour)

    $10.00
    Join lactation expert, Jada Shapiro, founder of boober and Birth Day Presence, for this webinar talk and Q/A to help new families to become familiar with the basics of breastfeeding/chestfeeding in the early days and weeks after birth. Partners encouraged to attend!

    Topics covered will include:
    How to get nursing off to the best start
    How to help your infant latch-on and correct positioning
    How to know if the baby is getting enough milk
    How to avoid common lactation problems and when to call a lactation consultant
    Understanding common pitfalls to avoid in the early days

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  • Weaning 101: How to Wean From Breastfeeding with boober

    Weaning 101: How to Wean From Breastfeeding with boober (1 hour)

    Coming soon!

    $10.00

    Ready to move on from nursing or pumping? Learn strategies to move into this new stage of parenthood with a boober lactation counselor and postpartum doula. We’ll cover everything from how to manage your little to protecting your own physical and mental health during this change.

  • Manage Your Labor Pain

    Manage Your Labor Pain (1 hour)

    Tuesdays at 6:30pm CT

    $10.00

    Manage Your Labor Pain: Breathing and Mental Distraction Techniques

    Join maternal health expert, Jada Shapiro, founder of boober and Birth Day Presence, for a webinar exploring various breathing and mental distraction techniques for labor. She’ll teach you how to take the attention away from the sensation or pain, so that your brain can experience labor in a less painful or uncomfortable way. These techniques also reduce anxiety and bring a greater sense of calm—whether you're in labor or just making your way through 2020. The more they’re practiced, the more easily they can be accessed.

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  • Infant Sleep

    Infant Sleep (1 hour)

    $10.00
    Join maternal health expert, Jada Shapiro, founder of boober and Birth Day Presence, for an informative night of tips and Q/A for pregnant parents about all things sleep in the early days of having a newborn from understanding normal infant sleep patterns, to creating a safe sleep environment for you baby, to tips for new parents to maximize their sleep in the early days, and more.

    Please select a Date & Time to add a class to your cart: