Dr. Shelton’s Recommended Reading

A big thank you to Dr. Penny Shelton and those of you who joined us last evening for our June Monthly Meeting! It was an informative and lovely summer evening gathering. Here are the resources recommended by Dr. Shelton.

Books:

The Art of Positive Parenting by Mickey Tobin

Your Amazing Newborn by Marshall Klaus

The Baby Book by Dr. Sears- Good information on when to call the doctor and infant care for ages 0-2.

Honoring Birth by Chicago-based author Jo Anne Lindberg- The midwife model vs. the medical model of birth. Also see BirthLink website.

Connection Parenting by Pam Leo- Focuses on dealing with conflict in the home with non-violent communication and positive discipline.

 

Articles:

A Time to Wean by Katherine Dettwyler, PhD

Teaching Your Baby to Eat by Dr. Peter Rosi (Check out from our lending library)

Iron Rich Foods by Vincent Iannelli, M.D.

Vegetarian Starter Kit– Physicians Committee’s popular introduction to a plant-based diet.

June Monthly Meeting 2017

BABY’S HERE, NOW WHAT?!

THE BASICS OF CARING FOR YOUR CHILD: A Q&A SESSION with FAMILY DOCTOR PENNY SHELTON

Wednesday, June 28th From 7:00 to 8:30pm

At the Athens Public Library

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For our June Meeting coming up on Wednesday we will host a question and answer session with Dr. Penny Shelton, family and primary care physician practicing at Holzer in Athens. Being a new parent can be a daunting experience, and caring for baby can feel overwhelming at times for all caregivers. Bring your questions, and if you are a veteran parent, please come and share your experiences with us.
 
Birth Circle monthly meetings are free and open to the public.
Children welcome to attend.
Co-sponsored by the Athens County Public Libraries.
 
Items from our Lending Library are available for you to check out and take home from Birth Circle meetings. In addition to books and other media, we have baby carriers, birthing balls and other supplies available upon request!
 
*****BECOME AN EVENING SPONSOR*****
Want an easy way to get the word out about your business, services, or new program AND support The Birth Circle at the same time? Well, we’ve got just the opportunity for you! Don’t delay! Contact Claudia and Julia at athensbirthcircle@gmail.com for more information about how you can sponsor one of our Monthly Meetings in 2017.

 

June Young Moms’ Group

The June Young Moms’ Group has been rescheduled!

YOUNG MOMS’ GROUP

Monday, June 19th, 12-1:30pm

The Plains Community Park, 65 Connett Rd., The Plains

Let’s have a picnic! Are you a young mom or mom-to-be who would like to spend some time learning and socializing with other young moms and their children? Open to all younger moms old and new, so if you were under 22 year of age when you had your first child, then come join us and share your experiences as a young mom. Come join us for a fun time learning, sharing and playing. We’ll even have a craft to do and some food to eat! We can’t wait to see you!

Kroger Community Rewards

One way you can help us continue to offer our programming and events is to enroll in Kroger Community Rewards program. When you are enrolled, Kroger donates a portion of every purchase you make to the Birth Circle. THERE IS NO COST TO YOU! We hope you will take a few minutes to enroll if you haven’t already. You will need to re-enroll each year to continue your support.

Please go to http://www.krogercommunityrewards.com/,

• Click “create an account”

• Put in your email address and password. Confirm password.

• Enter plus card OR alt ID number

• Go to Community Rewards (near bottom)

• Follow through the steps. (Name, address, etc.)

• Put in the group number or part of the name of the organization.

• Choose “The Birth Circle” or our group number 84787.

• Click Enroll.

If you are re-enrolling for the year, click “sign-in,” and enter the email address and password you used to enroll your Kroger card. Click “enroll.” Then, enter the Birth Circle’s name or group number, #84787, choose the Birth Circle from the list, and click “enroll.”

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June 2017 News & Events

YOUNG MOMS’ GROUP

This meeting was POSTPONED due to the extreme heat. Please check back for a new date and time.

Sunday, June 11th, 1-2:30pm

The Plains Community Park, 65 Connett Rd., The Plains

Let’s have a picnic! Are you a young mom or mom-to-be who would like to spend some time learning and socializing with other young moms and their children? Open to all younger moms old and new, so if you were under 22 year of age when you had your first child, then come join us and share your experiences as a young mom. Come join us for a fun time learning, sharing and playing. We’ll even have a craft to do and some food to eat! We can’t wait to see you!

 

 


BABY’S HERE, NOW WHAT?!

THE BASICS OF CARING FOR YOUR CHILD: A Q&A SESSION with FAMILY DOCTOR PENNY SHELTON

Wednesday, June 28th From 7:00 to 8:30pm

At the Athens Public Library

Being a new parent can be a daunting experience, and caring for baby can feel overwhelming at times for all caregivers. Join us for an evening of discussion with Dr. Penny Shelton, local family doctor. Bring your questions, and if you are a veteran parent, please come and share your experiences with us. See you then!

Birth Circle monthly meetings are free and open to the public.
Children welcome to attend.
Co-sponsored by the Athens County Public Libraries.
 
Items from our Lending Library are available for you to check out and take home from Birth Circle meetings. In addition to books and other media, we have baby carriers, birthing balls and other supplies available for loan!
 
 
*****BECOME AN EVENING SPONSOR*****
Want an easy way to get the word out about your business, services, or new program AND support The Birth Circle at the same time? Well, we’ve got just the opportunity for you! Don’t delay! Contact Claudia and Julia at athensbirthcircle@gmail.com for more information about how you can sponsor one of our Monthly Meetings in 2017.