Feb 26, 2020

Next TPG meeting


Time & Date: 11AM to 1PM on March 5th

Speaker: Kyoko Omi

Topic: Hypnobirthing   

Content:
1) Introduction of the Hypnobirthing
2) How fear affects labor
3) Autonomic Nervous System
4) The power of the mind
5) Mind/Body Connection
6) Hypnobirthing advantage    

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Feb 16, 2020

Next TPG meeting on Feb 20th


Next TPG meeting

Time & Date: 11AM to 1PM on February 20th

Speaker: Misa Christina

Topic: The Surprising Benefits of Singing to Your Child    

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.


Jan 28, 2020

Next TPG Meeting on February 6th

Next TPG meeting

Time & Date: 11AM to 1PM on February 6th

Speaker: Brett Iimura (ICCE, CEC Director, Childbirth Education Center)

Topic:
- Selecting a care giver in Japan
- Pregnancy and birth planning
- Baby health

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Jan 16, 2020

Next TPG Meeting on 23rd January

Time & Date: 11am - 1pm on 23rd January

Speaker: Sachiko Sonoda (Babywearing educator)

Topic: Babywearing - Basics of carrying a baby and different types of carriers

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Jan 4, 2020

Next TPG Meeting on 9th January

Time & Date: 11am - 1pm on 9th January

Speaker: Stephanie Kawai (TPG coordinator, TMG director, mother of 3 boys and birth doula in Tokyo)

Topic: Infant care & post-partum support

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Dec 13, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 19th December

Time & Date: 11am - 1pm on 19th December

Speaker: Maike Erdmann (TPG Coordinator and mother of 4 boys)

Topic: Maike will share her experience giving birth in Tokyo and taking care of a newborn baby

Christmas Special: Free mini massages will be provided by Kay Akahane, a licensed massage therapist (ESSENCE K)

Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Nov 28, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 5th December

Time : 11AM to 1PM
Speaker: Helen Zhang
Topic: How Pilates helps preparing for birth and recovering after birth. The first hour will be for socializing, and the second hour will be for Q&A and a prenatal pilates class. Participants need to wear socks and comfortable clothes.
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Nov 13, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 21st November

Time : 11am-1pm on 21st November
Speaker: Natasha Veresova, a life coach and a mother of two boys, currently working with women, mostly young mothers, to help them find balance, mindfulness and joy in their new role, focusing on their own goals, well-being and achievements.
Topic: The importance of self-care for moms during the first year after the birth of a child. We will discuss why this first year -while the most memorable- could turn out to be a challenging and trying year for the parents as well as their relationships.
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Oct 30, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 7th November

Time : 11am-1pm on 7th November
Speaker: Yoko Onishi, Acupuncturist at Maverick Acupuncture Clinic
Topic: Yoko will discuss how acupuncture can help pre-mama during pregnancy and the types of devices used in acupuncture.
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.

Oct 15, 2019

Next TPG Meeting on 24th October

Time & Date: 11am-1pm on 24th October

Speaker: Stephanie Kawai

Topic: Stephanie is a Tokyo Pregnancy Group coordinator, Tokyo Mothers Group director and mother of 3 boys. She has been a birth doula in Tokyo since 2014. She will discuss doula support including breathing positions and massage for labor, information on Tokyo Mothers Group, and answer general pregnancy and birth in Japan related questions
Location details have been sent to active members. Please contact tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com for details.