Breastfeeding Basics

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

How do I know if I have enough milk? How do I know when my baby is full? What if my baby won't latch?   Breastfeeding is a journey that is full of emotions, challenges and beauty. We want to lay a foundation of support for you in answering some common questions, providing some breastfeeding basics, …

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Breastfeeding Support Group

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

We are excited to start hosting our Breastfeeding Support Group at our Guiding Star Center! Our Breastfeeding Support Group will meet at Guiding Star Cedar Valley on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 9:30am-11am. Childwatch is available and you can register here. Each meeting will be led by Susan Wirtjes who has been …

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Surviving the First Few Weeks

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

The first weeks after your baby is born are challenging! Whether it’s your first baby or your fifth, those postpartum weeks are a time of transition and finding your family’s “new normal.”   Chelsea Eggleston is a Birth & Postpartum Doula and Lactation Counselor. She is also a mother of three littles and is here to share …

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Creighton Model Introductory Session

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

At Guiding Star Cedar Valley, we believe real healthcare empowers women with the knowledge of their fertility. Fertility should be respected and understood, not treated as an illness. But too often, women are simply given contraception with no invitation to learn about the way their bodies function and no opportunity to even begin to learn …

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Breastfeeding Support Group

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

We are excited to start hosting our Breastfeeding Support Group at our Guiding Star Center! Our Breastfeeding Support Group will meet at Guiding Star Cedar Valley on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 9:30am-11am. Childwatch is available and you can register here. Each meeting will be led by Susan Wirtjes who has been …

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What to Expect with Menopause & Perimenopause

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

Come celebrate our feminine design and learn different ways you can support your body and gracefully navigate the changes peri-menopause & menopause bring! Women ages 35-65 are welcome to attend. We will cover some common issues and fears related to peri-menopause and menopause, how God designed our bodies, and what happens to our bodies and …

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Breastfeeding Support Group

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

Our Breastfeeding Support Group will meet at Guiding Star Cedar Valley on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 9:30am-11am. Childwatch is available and you can register here. Each meeting will be led by Susan Wirtjes who has been assisting women on their breastfeeding journeys for more than 50 years! Our vision for this …

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Birth Your Way

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

Have you thought about what you want your birth story to be? Our partner, Zenith Birth Services, will be educating you on what to expect during labor, comfort measures, and, most importantly, how to have an informed birth experience. Sarah Oldre is a certified Birth Doula and has been serving women in the Cedar Valley since …

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Creighton Model Introductory Session

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

At Guiding Star Cedar Valley, we believe real healthcare empowers women with the knowledge of their fertility. Fertility should be respected and understood, not treated as an illness. But too often, women are simply given contraception with no invitation to learn about the way their bodies function and no opportunity to even begin to learn …

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Mother Daughter: Intro to Womanhood Class

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

We are so excited to share this evening with you and your daughter! We focus on helping girls understand their 4 main superpowers and how puberty relates to each of them. Those "super powers" are Ovulation, Menstruation, Gestation, and Lactation. We spend most of our time in the Ovulation and Menstruation categories - explaining signs …

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Father Son: Intro to Manhood

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

In Intro to Manhood, we will cover the objectives every boy undergoes in the process of becoming a man. These objectives include the development of the body, anatomy, physiology and character traits of an upstanding man. The material is designed to give boys a concise, yet digestible, knowledge of the changes their bodies will go …

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Creighton Model Introductory Session

Guiding Star Cedar Valley 220 Southbrooke Dr., Waterloo, IA, United States

At Guiding Star Cedar Valley, we believe real healthcare empowers women with the knowledge of their fertility. Fertility should be respected and understood, not treated as an illness. But too often, women are simply given contraception with no invitation to learn about the way their bodies function and no opportunity to even begin to learn …

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