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Sleep covered in series for parents of newborns

Baby's First Year continues is a popular program at Coquitlam's Place Maillardville community centre, offering information for parents of newborns.

Baby's First Year continues is a popular program at Coquitlam's Place Maillardville community centre, offering information for parents of newborns.

No registration is required for this free, drop-in program for moms, dads and grandparents with children up to 12 months of age.

The program offers information, conversation and support, and runs every Friday from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m.

The final two sessions of October are:

Oct. 22: finding child care, child care resource and referral;

Oct. 29: Safe Start: Child-proofing the home with Rowan Metcalfe in association with BC Children's Hospital's Safe Start program.

The November and December roster of guest speakers includes a variety of community partners, including:

Nov. 4: Jill A. Scott, naturopath, Port Moody Integrated Health, on "Taking Care of Mom;"

Nov. 18: Patty Bojczuk, infant sleep consultant, on sleep;

Nov. 25: Rae Ingram, child care resource and referral, on child care;

Dec. 2: Kimberley Lowes, BCAA, on car seat education;

Dec. 9: children's programmer, Coquitlam Public Library (Poirier branch), on storytime with babies;

Dec. 16: Marnie Tocheniuk, physical therapist, on injuries and treatments.

For more information, visit www.placemaillardville.ca. Place Maillardville is located at 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam.

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