Jan 26, 2023

TPG online meeting on 2/2

Hello Everyone,

Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speaker:
Victoria Lindsay, MS, RD. Victoria is a registered dietitian nutritionist and mother of 1. Victoria completed her graduate degree and clinical dietetics training in the US where she is from, and since then has worked in a wide range of clinical and professional settings - from hospitals and clinics to research and academia. She now sees patients for nutrition consultations at Tokyo Medical and Surgical Clinic, and Aiiku International Unit.

Topic:
Nutrition for Common Pregnancy Complaints - What You Can Do to Help

Date & Time:
Thursday, 2nd of February from 12 pm to 1pm (starting one hour later than usual!)

Location:
Zoom Meeting

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us: tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com


Best, Stephanie, Maike, Harue TPG Coordinators

Jan 12, 2023

Next TPG meeting 1/19

Hello Everyone,

Happy new Year ! Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speaker:
Anika Ogusu. Anika is a baby wearing consultant living in Tokyo.

Topic:
Introduction to beaby wearing

Date & Time:
Thursday, 19th of January from 11am to 12pm

Location:
Zoom Meeting

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us: tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com


Best, Stephanie, Maike, Harue TPG Coordinators

Jan 3, 2023

Next TPG meeting 2023/1/5

Hello Everyone,

Happy new Year ! Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speaker:
Jonas Blume - Jonas Blume is a Craniosacral therapist from the US, working in Yamanashi and Tokyo. House calls are also possible.

Topic:
Craniosacral Therapy during pregnancy & post-partum

Date & Time:
Thursday, 5th of January from 11am to 12pm

Location:
Zoom Meeting

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us: tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com


Best, Harue TPG Coordinator

Nov 16, 2022

Next TPG Meeting 12/22

Hello Everyone,

Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speaker:
Stephanie Kawai - TPG Director and Tokyo Doula Support

Topic:
Casual Christmas meeting and prize lottery

Date & Time:
Thursday, 22nd of December from 10.30am

Location:
Zoom Meeting

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us: tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com


Best, Harue TPG Coordinator

Nov 8, 2022

Next TPG Meeting 11/10

Hello Everyone,

Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. This meeting will be held online via Zoom. We will send the access link of the meeting to those who RSVP, with which you will be able to easily join the meeting with a computer/ tablet/ smartphone. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speaker:
Anna Hasenoehrl (Psychological counsellor & coach for parents - from when you try to conceive to toddlerhood or beyond)

Topic:
Q&A with Psychological counsellor & coach for parents Anna Hasenoerhl.

Date & Time:
Thursday, November 10th, 11am-12pm

Location:
online meeting via Zoom

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us: tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com
The meeting info was emailed out to our active members mailing list. Please RSVP to that email if you’d like to join. To anyone who has already had their baby and no longer are on the mailing list, please email us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com directly.

Oct 26, 2022

Next TPG Meeting 10/27

Hello Everyone,

Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. This meeting will be held online via Zoom. We will send the access link of the meeting to those who RSVP, with which you will be able to easily join the meeting with a computer/ tablet/ smartphone. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speaker:
Kate Kamoshita, Learning Compass (PPD, PMDD, & ADHD educator & advocate)

Topic:
Post Partum Depression Awareness.

Date & Time:
Tomorrow: Thursday, October 27th, 11am-12pm

Location:
online meeting via Zoom

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us: tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com
The meeting info was emailed out to our active members mailing list. Please RSVP to that email if you’d like to join. To anyone who has already had their baby and no longer are on the mailing list, please email us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com directly.

Oct 7, 2022

Next TPG Meeting 10/13

Hello Everyone,

Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. This meeting will be held online via Zoom. We will send the access link of the meeting to those who RSVP, with which you will be able to easily join the meeting with a computer/ tablet/ smartphone. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speaker:
Brett Iimura

Topic:
Presentation on Evidence and Birth Interventions Across Countries and then take questions on various topics.

Details:
Brett Iimura, the director of Childbirth Education Center (CEC), has taught continuously in Japan since 1996, including having expanded to online classes 10 years ago, way before Covid! Having taught over 2000 couples from more than 75 countries to date, she has collected data on women's experiences of birth in Japan, including the fact that women in her classes have had approximately half the rate of episiotomy as is typically seen in Japan.

Date & Time:
Thursday, October 13th, 11am-12pm

Location:
online meeting via Zoom

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us: tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com
The meeting info was emailed out to our active members mailing list. Please RSVP to that email if you’d like to join. To anyone who has already had their baby and no longer are on the mailing list, please email us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com directly.

Sep 22, 2022

Next TPG Meeting 09/29

Hello Everyone,

Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speaker:
Helen Zhang

Topic:
How Pilates helps preparing for birth and recovering after birth.

Details:
First we will start with Q & A, then follow up with a trial class.


Date & Time:
Thursday, September 29th, 12-1pm

Location:
in person meeting in the studio: My Body My Pilates

If you would like to RSVP or have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.
tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com

Sep 8, 2022

Next TPG Meeting 09/15

Hello Everyone,

Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. This meeting will be held online via Zoom. We will send the access link of the meeting to those who RSVP, with which you will be able to easily join the meeting with a computer/ tablet/ smartphone. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speakers:
Stephanie Kawai & Zoe Brown

Topic:
Nutrition during pregnancy & post-partum, with Q&A

Details:
Stephanie is TPG coordinator, TMG director, and mother of 3 boys. She runs Tokyo Doula Support - guiding couples through pregnancy, labour and post-partum in Japan. She is also a breastfeeding counsellor and LLL leader in Tokyo. Zoe is a Tokyo-based nutritionist focusing on female health, especially pregnancy & post-partum. She’s also a previous TPG member & mum of 2.

Date & Time:
Thursday, September 15th, 11am-12pm

Location:
online meeting via Zoom

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us: tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com
The meeting info was emailed out to our active members mailing list. Please RSVP to that email if you’d like to join. To anyone who has already had their baby and no longer are on the mailing list, please email us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com directly.

Aug 23, 2022

Next TPG Meeting 09/01

Hello Everyone,

Please find the next TPG Meeting details below. This meeting will be held online via Zoom. We will send the access link of the meeting to those who RSVP, with which you will be able to easily join the meeting with a computer/ tablet/ smartphone. Please consider this an opportunity to gain knowledge on being happily pregnant in Tokyo and keep up the legacy of our wonderful group. We look forward to your active participation.

Speaker:
Iona Macnab

Topic:
A little breastfeeding knowledge helps you and your baby start well!

Details:
Iona Macnab is an IBCLC, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and has been supporting mothers and babies on their breastfeeding journeys for 25 years, in person and virtually, in Japan and Australia, and also globally. She runs a breastfeeding education platform for global health professionals, which provides education in 3 languages. She is the newly elected President of the International Lactation Consultant Association.

Date & Time:
Thursday, September 1st, 11am-12pm

Location:
online meeting via Zoom

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us: tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com
The meeting info was emailed out to our active members mailing list. Please RSVP to that email if you’d like to join. To anyone who has already had their baby and no longer are on the mailing list, please email us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com directly.