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Changes at Cradle in 2018

Cradle has been supporting women and families in the Central Susquehanna Valley for five years. During that time, we have met, supported, and worked with many fabulous women. We have participated in numerous community events such as Lewisburg Arts Festival and National Night Out. We have offered more than 25 free educational programs. We have […]

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Save the Dates for Fall 2016 Workshops

Mark Your Calendars – We look forward to seeing you there! 9/17 –  Placenta Encapsulation 10/15 – Baby-Led Weaning 11/5 – Having Your Best Birth 12/17 – Cloth Diapering/Babywearing All Cradle Workshops are held at the Union County Library (255 Reitz BLVD, Lewisburg) on Saturdays at 10AM, unless otherwise noted.

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Winter/Spring 2016 Workshops – Save the Dates!

2016 Workshops January 16th: Baby-Led Weaning (BLW) Come learn about BLW and explore fun recipes for both you and baby!  Based on the popular text, Baby-Led Weaning: The Essential Guide to Introducing Solid Foods and Helping Your Baby to Grow Up a Happy and Confident Eater. February 13th: Placenta Encapsulation Come and learn about the […]

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A Note from the Founder: Changes!

One of the most awesome things about building an organization that focuses primarily on women and babies, is the awesome sisterhood that develops among the women as we face great joys, huge disappointments, new fears, growth, relationship-changes, body changes and on and on and on.  But one of the greatest challenges of the organization is […]

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Announcing our Fall 2015 Classes!

  Save The Dates for Fall Classes**: Herbs for Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and More: 8/22 Long-term Reproductive Health: 9/12 Womb Energy: 10/3 Cloth Diapers & Babywearing: 11/7 More details to come this summer! **Additional classes might be added. All will be held at 10AM at the Public Library for Union County

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Announcing Infertility & Loss Support Group

Infertility & Loss Support Group for Women Wednesday, June 24th 6:00PM Bucknell University Women’s Resource Center Elaine Langone Center, 701 Moore Ave., Lewisburg, PA The group is open to anyone and everyone who has or is currently experiencing infertility, loss of pregnancy, and/or loss of a newborn. Infertility and loss can be very lonely and […]

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Save the Dates: Classes

We are Pleased to announce the dates and topics of our fall educational programs. Mark your calendar so you don’t miss these great classes.  More details will be released in coming weeks! August 16th – Postpartum Recovery taught by Sarah McBride, Doula (BAI) Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Blvd, Lewisburg, PA September 27th […]

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RIP: Marsden Wagner, a Father of the Natural Childbirth Movement

This week, women and babies everywhere lost an important advocate.  Dr. Marsden Wagner, trained as a neonatologist and epidemiologist, was a single father of four, former head of Maternal and Child Health in the World Health Organization, researcher, author, activist, and more.  He dedicated his life to promoting mother-and-baby-centered childbirth care.  Read more about him […]

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Cradle Organizers Getting Out

…into the community. Lewisburg Arts Festival, Lewisburg, PA Cradle organizers spent the day at the Lewisburg Arts Festival in our tent that was part of the Community Commons, located in Hufnagle Park.  Our tent featured cloth diaper information, baby wearing demonstrations, hula hooping, cat’s cradle (string game), and all kinds of resources regarding fertility, pregnancy, […]

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Fertility Awareness x 2

Doula and Cradle Organizer, Katherine Weaver, offered two fantastic classes on fertility awareness. The first class, offered to the public on March 1st, began with an overview of a woman’s “monthly” cycle before delving into a detailed explanation of how various hormones drive the processes that control ovulation and menstruation (quotes are used around the […]

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