Rochester Area Birth Related Events  2017

June 2017 Events

Rochester Area Birth Network Steering Committee Meeting –June 21st at 6:30 pm,, Rochester NY.  Please contact us for location.  Usually the 3rd Wednesday of the month. All are welcome! Please contact Amy for more information.

Bradley Natural Childbirth Classes – June 22nd 2017 through August 31st, 2017,  Thursday evenings at 7 pm, in Fairport. Comprehensive, evidence-based natural childbirth classes. Please Contact Amy for details. 

Healthy Pregnancy ClassJune 24th, 2017, 1 PM , in Fairport, NY. Learn to be proactive in your health and that of your baby. A evidence-based, one-time, 1 1/2 hour class that helps women and their partners learn how to stay healthy and low risk during pregnancy, labor and birth, so that they can have a healthy baby, healthy mom, and a healthy birth. Taught by certified Childbirth Educator, Amy V. Haas, BCCE. $25 per family, Partners welcome! For more information or to sign up contact: Amy  Or check out the event page on Facebook!

Rethinking Prenatals to Support Physiology & Promote Birth OwnershipAn Advanced Doula Workshop , Saturday June 24th, 2017; Eastside Wellness Center (625 Ayrault Rd, Fairport, NY 14550) 8:30 am to 1:30 pm Cost $80 (or $100 at the door) Speaker:Adriana Lozada, AdvCD(DONA), CSC, CBP, author, and host of the Birthful podcast. Birth doula and herbalist Shannon Hess will be assisting Adriana with this event

Pregnancy, Infant, and Child Loss – June 28th at 7:30 pm, at Women Sanctuary  780 Blossom Road, Rochester, New York 14610. Facebook event page.

Out of the Blue Peer support group for pregnant and parenting women who are feeling challenged by the transition to mothering.  Group facilitated by professionals with several years of experience in Maternal Child Health.  This circle is part of Parenting Village.  Out of the Blue meets every other week on Wednesdays from 12-1:30; 809 East Ridge Rd., Rochester NY 14621.


Beautiful Birth Choices – Check out the variety of classes and events available in the Rochester area. Childbirth Education, Yoga, Breastfeeding and more!

The Rochester Doula Cooperative –  Meetings are the second Thursday of every month, from 7-9 pm, at Beautiful Birth Choices Studio, 681 N. Winton Rd., Rochester, NY.  (Except December and August) 585-234-0164

La Leche League of Rochester  North – at 10 AM,  at the Irondequoit library, 1290 Titus Ave, Rochester, NY 14617,  (585) 336-6060,  For More information check out the facebook page.

Face 2 Face Rochester NY –  Grief counseling, and support families in the Rochester Area who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss. We meet twice a month at The Legacy at 40 Willow Pond Way in Penfield. Meetings at 6:00pm. 585-454-9299,, or on facebook:

Nuts and Bolts of Breastfeeding – Monthly class – $45.00 for mom and support person. A Great introduction to breastfeeding!  Discussion includes trouble shooting, benefits, techniques, practicing positions, discussing newborn behavior, support, and more!  Lots of questions and answers, class in a casual, open environment. Contact Dianne Cassidy of Dianne Cassidy Consulting 585-261-4834; 809 East Ridge Rd., Rochester NY 14621.

La Leche League of Rochester West will meet at 6:30 pm at the Greece Public Library (Frear Room) Location subject to change.Meetings are commonly held on the 3rd Monday of the month.

La Leche League of Rochester South meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:45 a.m. at Barnes and Noble at Park Point, 100 Park Point Drive Rochester, NY 14623.  Location subject to change, please see
La Leche League of Rochester Southeast meets on the third Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. at Church of the Transfiguration, 50 West Bloomfield Rd in Pittsford, NY 14534.  Location subject to change, please see
La Leche League of Ontario County meets on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at at 7 S Wayne St, Phelps, NY 14532.  Location subject to change, please see
LLL of ROC Central at 6:30pm. Meetings are held at the Downtown United Presbyterian Church at 121 Fitzhugh St N., Rochester NY.  Location subject to change. Meetings are commonly held on the 4th Thursday of the month.
Home Birth Circle – from 1- 3 pm. Usually the 4th Sunday of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm., at Beautiful Birth Choices Studio, N. Winton Ave., Rochester, NY. Please contact them directly for more information. All are welcome (including Dads)!
July 2017 events
Holistic Moms Network Rochester, NY. Family Picnic July 10th, 2017, Pack a dinner and bring family members to a playground and splash park for an evening of fun. We will meet at Edmund Lyon Park, 551 Madison Street, East Rochester. Please note the earlier gathering time!We usually meet at 6:30pm every second Monday of the month at 36 S. Main Street, Pittsford, NY 14534. Find your Tribe!
5th Annual Parenting Village Summer Bash! Sunday July 30th, 2017, 2 – 6 pm. Ruthfuss Park, 1648 Five Mile Line Rd., Penfiendl, NY. Activity Tables, Classes, Games, Face painting, Bounce house, Play Ground, and more! www.parenting ;
 August Events 2017
 Holistic Moms Network Rochester, NY. We meet at 6:30pm every second Monday of the month at 36 S. Main Street, Pittsford, NY 14534. Find your Tribe!