MommyCon :: Austin Seminar Descriptions & Schedule

Austin Seminar Descriptions & Schedule



Essential Oils 101: An introduction to transforming your medicine cabinet one bottle of Essential Oils at a time with DoTerra.

8 Principles of Attachment Parenting: Learn about the importance of gentle parenting, and how to integrate the 8 principles of attachment parenting into your current family dynamic.

Do the Doula: Join Kayla and Omar Dar as they discuss the importance of support during birth, how to pick the perfect doula for your family, and how the support of a doula can help you achieve your ideal birth.

Cloth Diapering 101: An introduction to cloth diapering from the experts at the Natural Baby Co. Topics discussed will include types of diapers, accessories and detergents.

Man Cave: Omar Dar opens up about being a father, and sharing his first hand experience raising four children in an attachment parenting home. This session is geared towards dads, but is open to all.

Skin-to-Skin: An introduction to the benefits of skin-to-skin and kangaroo care from the experts behind the Nuroo line of products.

Top 10 Home Safety Tips: Learn about green-proofing, ridding your home of toxins, and the importance of utilizing child proofing products to prevent injury in your home.

If I Could, I Would: Dad created organization, Project: Breastfeeding, founder, Hector Cruz will be speaking to dads and moms regarding normalizing breastfeeding and providing support for their significant other in their breastfeeding journey.

Wrapping 101: From stretchy wraps to woven wraps, Alyssa shows you how to front wrap cross carry, back carry and more! – SIGN UP IN ADVANCE REQUIRED.

Baby Sign Language: An introduction to Baby Sign Language with Tina Cavinaugh of Baby Signs.

Sleep Consultations: Rebecca Michi is pleased to join us in the Sleep Consultation Area at MommyCon in 2014. Stop by the area for your free infant sleep consultation with Rebecca and walk away with great tips for getting your little one to sleep with ease with Rebecca’s gentle tips.

Babywearing 101: A comprehensive overview of baby carrier safety, and assortment of carriers including; the Mei Tai, Soft Structured Carrier, Woven Wrap, Stretch Wrap, Hybrid Wrap, Ring Sling, Wrap Conversion and Custom Carrier Options.

The Badass Breastfeeder: I Don’t Need Your Authority: Abby Theuring isn’t just a mom from Chicago, she is a badass breastfeeding mommy from Chicago who is about to be a mother to two! Abby will share her personal experience in breastfeeding in public and honing in on your inner badass.

Exclusive Pumping and Battling PPD: Join Chasity Boatman as she shares an intimate look at what it is like being in the throes of postpartum depression, and how her breastfeeding dreams turned into being an exclusive pumping mama.

The Power Hour is a mom’s answer to physical, mental and spiritual restoration. In this one-hour session moms will learn simple yogic techniques for turning their children’s nap time into “me” time that will leave them ready to face the rest of their day.

The Honest Toddler: Join Bunmi Laditan, the creator of the Honest Toddler as she shares how to turn your tumultuous toddler into an obeying, 12-hour sleeper who eats all their veggies.

The Leaky Boob: A community of over 100,000 breastfeeding and supportive women, The Leaky Boob aims to normalize breastfeeding in this inspiring discussion about ways we can ban together to encourage and support a mothers breastfeeding goals.

Car Seat Safety: Learn, and discover new car seat safety tips, laws and information with Jamie Grasyon, CPST. This incredibly informative topic gives you all the facts behind why rearfacing is important, when a booster should be used, and great seats for every budget.

Giveaways with Jamie Grayson: Join Jamie giveaway all of the awesome baby gear from our sponsors! You must be present to win. At the conclusion of the car seat safety seminar, we will ask everyone to leave the room, upon re-entering, you will receive a raffle ticket for your random chance to win an amazing prize!