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  • We celebrate IBW annually!

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    Winter 2011 Listing of Events

    Morning Cygnus Lactation Services
    Location 402 N. Seymour Mundelein, IL
    Monthly Second Friday Morning 10 a.m. – noon
    Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 11, Apr 8

    Morning Be By Baby
    Location 1654 W Roscoe St Chicago IL 60657
    Monthly First Tuesday Morning 11 – 12:30 p.m.
    Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 1, Apr 5

    Evening Grayslake Area Public Library, Room ABC
    Location 100 Library Lane, Grayslake, IL
    Monthly Thursday Evening 6:15 – 8:15 pm
    Jan 27, Feb 17, Mar 24, Apr 28, May 26, June 23

    Morning Algonquin Public Library, Harnish Room
    Location 2600 Harnish Dr, Algonquin, IL
    Monthly Last Thursday Morning 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
    Jan 20, Feb 24, Mar 17

    Morning Waukegan Public Library, Bradbury Room
    Location 128 North County Street, Waukegan, IL
    Monthly Last Thursday Morning 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 31, Apr 28

Learn and Celebrate Babywearing with us!

Here are the details on our International Babywearing Week Events!

Thursday, September 24
Time: 10 a.m. – noon
Location: Cygnus Lactation Services, Mundelein – 402 N. Seymour, east of US-45 off Hawley, Next to Open Pantry Foods
At noon we will head to a local park for lunch, bring your own or stop and pick something up on the way.

Saturday, September 26
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: New Mother New Baby, Northbrook – 3115 Dundee Rd, between US-43 and I-294, White Planes Shopping Center

All caregivers, dads, grandparents and children of all ages are always welcome!

Learn About and Demo …
• Babywearing benefits for both baby and wearer
• Different types of carriers available
• How to carry your baby safely and comfortably
• Trying AS MANY CARRIERS as you would like
• One-on-one help by experienced babywearers

Fun Activities…
• Speed Wrapping
– Seen or use those long wrap baby carriers…they are comfortable, versatile, quick and easy to use…come for a show or participate in the contest…you don’t have to be am expert!
• Emergency Babywearing* – learn to get your hands free w/out a “real” carrier…Demo and Race to Safety.
• Babywearing Photo Contest* – bring a photo with you or see the blog post below for the email entry address.
o Best Babywearing Mom
o Best Babywearing Dad
o Best Babywearing Child with animal or doll
• Toddler and Kids Station* – Child size carriers, crafts and coloring.
• Snacks and * marked items will only be on Saturday!

Raffles and Prizes…
• Babylegs donated by Love Bugs Co., Lindenhurst
• Cat Bird Baby Mei Tai donated by Catbird Baby, Chicago
• One Month Membership donated by Area Curves, Grayslake, Mundelein, Libertyville Locations
• $15 gift certificate donated by Earthly Goods, Gurnee
• Moby Baby Carrier and swaddle blanket donated by Cygnus Lactation, Mundelein
• Moby Baby Carrier donated by New Mother New Baby, Northbrook
• Crew Cuts, Grayslake, IL coupons for discounted haircuts
• Carried Away Board Books
• AND MORE!

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