M+A Virtual Events

  • COVID-19 Vaccine: Hear from our experts as it relates to pregnancy and breastfeeding

    COVID-19 Vaccine: Hear from our experts as it relates to pregnancy and breastfeeding 

    Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 at 7:30pm CT on Zoom.

    Free

    Featuring

    Dr. Said T. Daneshmand, MD F.A.C.O.G, Fertility Specialist

    Dr. Jaqueline Worth, MD, OBGYN

    Dr. Payal D. Adhikari, MD, Pediatrician

    Moderated by Jada Shapiro, Founder of Boober and Birth Day Presence

    You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers.

    Join our panel for a timely conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine. We’ll answer all of your questions regarding vaccine safety during fertility treatments, pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    To submit a question in advance, email digitalexperiences@monicaandandy.com

    Introducing our new panelist: Dr. Said Daneshmand

    Dr. Daneshmand is specialty board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and sub-specialty board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology. He serves on the board of several surrogacy advocacy groups. He has collaborated to develop in vitro fertilization (IVF) protocols to improve pregnancy rates, including PTEC (post-thaw extended culture), which is one of the most successful IVF regimens currently available. These groundbreaking findings were published in the internationally respected medical journal, Fertility and Sterility, where Dr. Daneshmand also served as a reviewer.

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  • M+A Book Club Launch! FAIRPLAY

    M+A Book Club Launch! FAIRPLAY 

    Friday, April 30th, 2021 at 3:00pm CT on Zoom.

    Free

    M+A BOOK CLUB LAUNCH

    Join Monica Royer, CEO/FOUNDER, Monica + Andy

    In a Special One on One Chat with Eve Rodsky, Author of the New York Times Bestselling Book

    Fair Play

    Complimentary copies of the book will be sent to the first 50 registrants!

    Eve Rodsky is working to change society one partnership at a time by coming up with a new 21st century solution to an age-old problem: women shouldering the brunt of childrearing and domestic life responsibilities regardless of whether they work outside the home.

    In her New York Times bestselling book FAIR PLAY, she uses her Harvard Law School training and years of organizational management experience to create a life-management system to help couples both rebalance all of the work it takes to run a home and reimagine their relationship, time and purpose.

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  • The Centered Mama Mother’s Day Event with Dr. Whitney Casares

    The Centered Mama Mother’s Day Event with Dr. Whitney Casares 

    Thursday, May 6th, 2021 at 6:30pm CT on Zoom.

    Free

    M+A and Dr. Whitney Casaras, MD, MPH FAAP invite you to

    A Mother’s Day Event to give moms the tools to be the kind of mom you want to be - empowered, confident, and joyful.

    The Centered Mama

    Dr. Whitney Casares will be presenting from her signature Centered Mama curriculum that gives moms tangible, actionable steps to help them unearth from the mental clutter that the last year has left us with.

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  • Creating Quality Breast Milk

    Creating Quality Breast Milk 

    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at 12 noon CT on Zoom.

    Free

    Featuring

    Krista Maas de Villiers Founder and CEO of Nunona

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    Kate Ogilvie Internally Board Certified Lactation Consultant

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    Rachelle Mallik reproductive dietitian and founder of The Food Therapist

    There are many ways to feed your baby. If you are breastfeeding it's also important you feed yourself - for your own recovery and for the quality of your breastmilk. Join us to learn more about nutrition for postpartum & breastfeeding, why it matters and what it means for your baby!

    The discussion will include:

    • An overview of nutrition for the first 1000 days
    • Nutrients needed postpartum + for breastfeeding
    • The equation for creating quality breastmilk
    • A Q&A with Tasmin Jordan

    All guests will receive a special gift from Nunona.

    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 formula 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.

    Rachelle Mallik, MA, RDN is a nationally-recognized reproductive dietitian and founder of The Food Therapist, a private practice specializing in fertility, pregnancy, postpartum and breastfeeding. Rachelle supports her clients with nutrition counselling that focuses on health-promoting behaviors and nourishment over restriction. Rachelle earned a Bachelor's degree in Human Nutrition from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University and a Master's degree in Food Studies from New York University.

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  • Naptime With Sleep Expert Kelly Murray

    Naptime With Sleep Expert Kelly Murray 

    Free

    Meet Up & Q&A

    Right now kids are not on their regular schedules leaving parents more exhausted than ever! Each month, Kelly Murray, a certified Pediatric and Adult Sleep Consultant, will answer questions about your sleep and your child's sleep that are keeping you up at night (literally).

    Murray specializes in helping sleep-deprived humans, ages 0 to 100, worldwide obtain the restful sleep they so desperately need through customized sleep programs and support.

    Pediatric Sleep Site
    Adult Sleep Site

    Please select a Date & Time to register:

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  • Tiny Tunes With Tim

    Tiny Tunes With Tim (0–12 months)

    Fridays at 11:30am–12:00pm and 12:30pm–1:00pm Central Time

    $10.00

    Tim uses a variety of interactive children's songs aimed at inspiring families to sing together while gently moving with their babies at home. 

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

  • Tunes With Tim

    Tunes With Tim (all ages)

    Fridays at 10:30am–11:00am Central Time

    $10.00

    Tim uses his wide repertoire of original & classic songs – from nursery rhymes to Beatles tunes – to inspire kids AND adults to dance, sing & play along at home.

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

  • Baby's First Foods: Easy Baby Food Recipes For Your 6+ Month Old

    Baby's First Foods: Easy Baby Food Recipes For Your 6+ Month Old 

    Free

    Join Certified Integrative Nutritionist, Celebrity Health Coach, TV Wellness Contributor and mom of three, Karina Heinrich of The Karina Method, as she walks you through making FIRST FOODS for your 6-month old. Karina will walk you step-by-step through delicious recipes incorporating the best first food choices for your baby. Plus, learn how to clean your produce and tips and tricks to make the whole process easy.

    The class will be held close to lunchtime so you can prep food for your baby along with your lunch. After you sign-up we'll send you a shopping list for the class.

    For more info on The Karina Method:
    @thekarinamethod
    www.thekarinamethod.com

    Please select a Date & Time to register:

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  • Breastfeeding Support Group

    Breastfeeding Support Group 

    Free

    Every Tuesday!

    1:00pm — 2:00pm CT

    Drop-in anytime!

    There’s so much conflicting information about breastfeeding. What works for one mom and a baby will not necessarily work for another. Kate Ogilvie, a board certified lactation consultant, hosts this virtual, drop-in session to answer your questions and concerns. So whether it’s your first go at breastfeeding or you need a quick refresher, join our intimate online breastfeeding support group.

    Kate has worked in the Chicagoland area for the past five years as an Internally Board Certified Lactation Consultant helping families meet their breastfeeding goals. Kate is a mother to two children and lives in the Lakeview neighborhood. She was inspired by being a breastfeeding mother herself to become an IBCLC.

    BONUS: Attendees will enjoy a special discount on Nunona's Mama Balls to help you create better quality breast milk

    please send in any questions to digitalexperiences@monicaandandy.com 

    Please select a Date & Time to register:

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  • 3 Simple Ways to Get Your Little One Talking

    3 Simple Ways to Get Your Little One Talking 

    $20.00
    Are you looking for new ways to get your little one communicating with you? Are you worried your little one isn’t talking yet? Are you looking to learn specific strategies to get your child saying new words? 

     
    We are here to help you! Join Becky and Stephanie from Tiny Talkers, LLC, both ASHA-certified speech-language pathologists, as they explain and demonstrate three simple and effective steps to get your little one talking!

    Informative handout will be provided with the course. 

    Intended for parents/caregivers of 12-24 months old.

    Registration limit: 25

    About Tiny Talkers:

    Becky Chamberlain and Stephanie Tuthill are co-founders of Tiny Talkers, LLC. Tiny Talkers is a speech and language resource dedicated to helping you get your little ones talking! They offer speech tips, strategies, resources and more. You can find them on Instagram @tiny.talkers and online www.tinytalkerschicago.com.

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

  • Q&A with Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

    Q&A with Board Certified Pediatric Dentist 

    Free

    Join us for a virtual talk and Q&A with Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, Mom and Author of “A Book About Teeth,”  Dr. Fatina of Gramercy Kids Smiles. She’ll share tips for taking care of your baby’s dental health at home and answer any questions you might have about teething, brushing, pacifiers, sippy cups, the first dental visit, and more.

    Q+A's will be on a monthly basis

    Please select a Date & Time to register: