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Tickets available for Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Conference

Apr 07, 2016 12:00AM
The Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Conference will be presented on Saturday, April 30, at the UCCU Center on the Utah Valley University campus in Orem.

Some of the top birthing experts will be presenting at the event with speakers ranging from midwives to nurses, lactation consultants to nutritionists and childbirth educators to chiropractors. Sixteen classes on a variety of topics will be offered at the conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Have you ever wondered: What should I eat during pregnancy or while nursing? How can I heal and avoid acid reflux or thrush in my baby? What are some natural remedies including herbs and essential oils that I can use to heal common pregnancy and baby ailments? How can I help prevent or reverse food allergies in my children? How can I create an effective birthing plan and be in charge of my hospital birth? How I can overcome postpartum depression without medication? These are just a few of the questions that will be answered at this full-day conference. “The quality of speakers has been more than we ever anticipated when we starting to put this conference together. It has been astounding and very exciting,” said Jana Roberts, co-founder of the conference. “This conference will offer so much wisdom and knowledge for pregnant women and mothers.” One of the best parts of the conference will be the panels. There will be two panels with midwives, doulas, nutritionists, a chiropractor and an herbalist where people can ask their personal and individual questions. This will be a great opportunity to get questions answered

“I am delighted to be involved in an initiative that empowers parents and parents-to-be with information and resources,” said Richelle Jolley, a midwife for more than 15 years. “This conference offers the public an opportunity to broaden awareness in order to increase capacity to make choices and nurture confidence and self-reliance throughout pregnancy, childbirth and parenting." “The conference cost is low because we want hundreds to be able to participate,” Roberts said. “Additionally, attendees will be able to get baby and pregnancy supplies and services.” Readers of this publication are offered a special admission price of two attendees for $10 (a $20 savings) by using the coupon code "servedaily." If you’re a current college student, you can use coupon code "imastudent" to get in for the incredibly low price of two for $7. To order tickets and learn more about the speakers and classes, visit facebook.com/events/948557215251570/.