The Expo Speaking Itinerary

The first Postpartum & Beyond Expo is coming up fast! We have a great lineup of speakers for early postpartum to school age. There’s something for everyone so be sure to stop by! Child care will be provided!

Room A

10am              Babywearing Basics with Jasia Standley of Hike It Baby & Hannah Shultz of Tiny Feet Boutique & Playspace

10:30am        Out with the Jars: Homemade Baby Food with Becky Schmooke of Becky’s Mindful Kitchen

11am              Little Chefs, Big Appetites: How getting children involved with cooking can change meal time for the better with Becky Schmooke of Becky’s Mindful Kitchen

11:30am        Attachment Parenting Forum with Kendra Godfrey of API Iowa City

12n                  Lunch Break & Vendor Time

12:30pm        Cloth Diapers 101 with Amy Mangan of Owl Be Green

1pm                Get Back to Your Healthy Lifestyle After Baby with Mariah Ruyle, Certified Health Coach & Fitness Instructor and Kristi Bontrager, Owner Jazzercise Fitness Center

1:30pm           Craniosacral Therapy for Mothers & Babies with Monica Basile of Mapleseed Birth & Bodywork

2pm                Break & Vendor Time

2:15pm           Maintaining Positive Relationships Postpartum with Sabrina Rogers of Hearts & Solutions

3pm                Breastfeeding with Jennifer Pitkin & Kimberly Hendricks of Encompass Lactation

3:30pm           The Value of Play with Beth Downing with Coralville Parks & Recreations Department


Room B

10am              The THRIVE! Formula: Optimizing Your Health Experience with Dr. Chris Grier of Bright Futures Chiropractic

11am              Finding Quality Child Care with Cindy of Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral

11:30am         Child Passenger Safety: Understanding Why 3 out of 4 seats are Mis-Used with Pam Hoogerwerf of the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital

12n                  Lunch Break & Vendor Time

12:30pm         Mom to Mom: An Honest Discussion About Postpartum Wellness with Shannon Wilson of Murray, Wilson & Rose Counseling & Behavioral Services, LLC

1:30pm           Finding the Right Pediatrician– Dr. Temitope Awelewa of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

2pm                Break & Vendor Time

2:15pm        3 Secrets to Healing After a Difficult with Kelly Fischer of Your Birth Story Matters

3pm                Essential Oils in Pregnancy, Postpartum & Healing with Stephanie Berberich