Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby @ 2140 E Hastings St, Vancouver [13 June]

Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby


18
13
June
17:00 - 19:30

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2140 E Hastings St
2140 East Hastings Street East Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 1V2
Hosted by Quest Nutrition Canada & the Hastings Sunrise Parents Group
Join us for an evening of learning about optimal nutrition for plant-based pregnancy, the importance of pre-conception health, and what considerations are involved with raising a plant-based baby.

We have an exciting selection of vendors that will be offering samples from 5-6pm, followed by two presentations on pregnancy, health, and nutrition.

We will have door prizes, refreshments, and the entire store is 15% off.

This event is by donation but due to limited space please register by purchasing your ticket on Eventbrite, or by calling 604-876-1800 or emailing [email protected] to reserve your seat and pay at the door.

Vendors: 5-6pm

Pranin Organic

VAMA Life Wellness

Yoggu

Hastings Sunrise Parents

The Village Community Acupuncture

Presentations: 6-7:15pm

Healthy Moms & Healthy Babies: The Importance of Preconception Cleansing: Presented by Dr David Wang, ND Today's modern lifestyles and challenges can put strain on the health of families. There are so many elements to consider when planning, preparing, and caring for pregnancy and beyond. Join Dr. David Wang, ND, to learn easy, actionable strategies to help growing families set themselves up for success during conception, pregnancy, and early parenthood. Dr. David will discuss: ● The challenges of maternal and fetal exposure to environmental toxins ● The benefits of an organic plant-centric diet and cleaner supplements with special emphasis on use of folate, iron and vitamin D during pregnancy ● How to meet nutritional needs while reducing toxic load during pregnancy.

Plant-Based Baby: Presented by Shawna Barker BSc.,RHN. Raising your little one on a plant-based diet is possible with proper planning and care. This is a period of rapid growth and development, so supplying your baby with the optimal balance of nutrients during this time is very important. Learn about plant-based milk options for after weaning, what supplements should be considered, how to meet calorie, fat, and protein needs, and what options there are when breastfeeding is not possible.
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