Starting Solids at PlayWorks Physio!
Pack up your babe and join other mamas to learn how to safely start solids and meet all of your baby's nutritional needs.
When to start Methods of feeding choking vs gagging & signs How to start solids and with which foods Navigating Allergies Questions Learn why yams or sweet potatoes are great first foods, but potatoes aren't! Learn how to prevent picky eating later on by implementing habits now! Learn if your child falls into the "high risk" category for allergies and, if so, how to introduce allergenic foods! And most of all, come have fun!
This event is FREE and will be accepting non-perishable donations that will be sent to the local food bank! About your speaker: Katie Reitsma (Live It Well Nutrition) is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who specializes in pediatric nutrition and women's health.
Katie is 100% science-based and she puts her years of formal nutritional education and decade of working in the school system to use in her business. She offers In-home visits to offer personalized advice, look through your cupboards and help you connect foods to symptoms, as well as sit with you through a baby/ toddler meal. She is a former Emergency Medical Responder and is currently Emergency Child Care and CPR-B certified, specifically trained in infant Anyphylaxis management, choking, and more. Introducing the first allergenic foods with Katie in your home is extremely reassuring!
She is a military wife and the mama to 2 back-to-back littles (a 1 year old girl and 2.5 year old boy). Katie enjoys public speaking and has done so in most large baby stores in and around Vancouver as well as many motherhood podcasts! When in mommy-mode, Katie can be found makeup-free, walking her German Shepherd to parks and playgrounds with her 2 kiddos!
About PlayWorks Physio:
PlayWorks Physio is the newest paediatric physiotherapy clinic in the Tri-Cities.
We offer engaging, individualized treatment for kids aged 0-18 years. Our main priority is to help kids and teens reach their physical goals while having FUN! Kids’ bodies are different than adults and their pain and injuries also differ.
Our physiotherapists are in tune with the pediatric population and know how to get their bodies functioning properly again while making the treatment enjoyable! Our clinic has kid and teen specific equipment to optimize treatment and keep sessions exciting.