Join us for our 1st Annual Bloom Event – an event for new and expectant moms!
When: Saturday, April 17th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – Noon
About Bloom: BLOOM is an event for new and expecting moms in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Whether you are currently expecting a baby, had a baby within the last 2 years, are a foster or adoptive mom of an infant, or are planning to grow your family soon, this event will bring moms together in their motherhood journey and provide an opportunity to learn, laugh, and treat yourself to a morning just for you!
WHAT YOU’LL ENJOY AT BLOOM:
- Delicious brunch just for mom
- Special gifts for you and baby
- A wealth of knowledge from an expert panel about all things mom and baby
- Shopping, sampling, and education with our vendors featuring products and information especially for you.
- Swag bag full of goodies and tons of giveaways!
Following along with all our Bloom updates and announcements on our FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE!
COVID-19 Safety Protocols:
Thanks to the large space and high ceilings at The Sanctuary, we are ensuring proper social distancing measures are taken and masks will be required at the event. Other safety protocols include:
- Limiting the event to 50 attendees (15% of the rooms actual capacity of 375)
- providing complimentary masks for all attendees and vendors upon arrival
- limiting table vendors
- seating chairs 6+ feet apart
- providing sanitizing stations throughout the venue
More questions? Please email us at [email protected]!
Bloom is not possible without our amazing partners. We are grateful to our sponsors for their support. The main goal of Bloom is to introduce moms to resources, brands, and businesses who are passionate about motherhood and supporting moms in our community.
Each business offers something wonderful for Fargo & Moorhead moms or moms-to-be, and we are pleased to introduce you to each of these Bloom sponsors!
Blooming Baby HD Ultrasound is the only ultrasound studio in the area to offer the new Samsung HD Live Ultrasound. Their 3D, 4D, & HD ultrasound packages are affordable for all expecting parents, and can provide you with timeless videos and photos as keepsakes of your baby. Aside from bringing phenomenal images of your baby to life, they also offer gender determination as early as 8 weeks with a blood test.
Apex Physical Therapy & Wellness Center is here for all your pre- and postnatal needs! Whether you’re working towards a healthy pregnancy or trying to bounce back after baby, they can help. Their highly trained Women’s Health therapists treat Diastasis Recti closure, pelvic pain, incontinence, c-section management, mastitis/plugged duct cares, optimal birthing position training and the many aches and pains associated with pregnancy and birth. Apex also has a certified CranioSacral therapist to help moms and babies experiencing feeding issues, colic, tongue and lip ties, torticollis and plagiocephaly and many others! Their therapists will work one-on-one with you to tailor a program specifically to your individual needs for a smooth delivery or to help navigate the “fourth trimester”.
IMA Healthcare offers pediatric care for birth to age 21 by Dr. Jenifer Jones-Dee and Jessica Kuhn, DNP and Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Jones-Dee specializes in ADHD/behavioral medicine, asthma and allergy care, and endocrinology. Jessica Kuhn specializes in ADHD, depression, behavioral health, and mental health. She also has a special interest in children with special healthcare needs and neonatal care.
IMA’s services focus on preventive and specialized medical care. They provide comprehensive examinations, diagnostic testing, on-site lab work, x-rays and treatment plans in one convenient clinic facility just off I-94.
In addition to our sponsors above, we’ve gathered more experts in the region to discuss all things mom and baby! From birth doulas, nutrition and sleep experts, and maternal mental health providers to postpartum doulas, infant development experts, and women’s health physical therapists and chiropractors, our expert panel is ready to answer the your questions!
Natalie Reiter, MEd, LPC/LPCC, CCS, PMH-C, has been practicing counseling since 2009 and owns Prairieland Counseling Services. She specializes in reproductive mental health which includes peri-natal, post-partum, infertility, infant loss, paternal mental health, and the impact on couples. She has worked as a child birth educator and has two children of her own, sparking my passion of working with reproductive mental health. I also have received specialized training and am certified in perinatal and post-partum mental health from Postpartum Support International.
Jenny Stevens is a birth doula, certified nutritionist, mother of two, and a holistic healer. She owns 40 Weeks Well, where she provides nutrition coaching from pre-pregnancy to postpartum, services as a perinatal, birth, and postpartum doula, and provide adoption doula services as well. Jenny educates families on nourishment and natural childbirth, so they can conceive, fuel the growth, and birth their babies in strength, female empowerment and wisdom.
Jackie Klefsaas is a postpartum doula, Certified Breastfeeding Specialist, and educator who provides a community for all birthing parents’ (moms & non-binary parents) to get the postpartum support service they need.
Dr. Jace Foss with Foss Spine & Wellness provides expert chiropractic care, corrective exercises, and nutritional counseling to help you live your life to the fullest and feel your best. He caters to many aspects of chiropractic care, and offers care to pregnant and new moms to help the spine and pelvis cope with the effects of pregnancy by restoring a state of balance. Chiropractic care throughout pregnancy can relieve and even prevent the pain and discomfort frequently experienced in pregnancy, and creates an environment for an easier, safer delivery. Dr. Jace also specializes in the treatment of auto and work comp injuries, geriatric, and pediatric care.
In addition to chatting with each of our expert sponsors above, Bloom will have a few other tables where you can shop, visit, and personalize a journal and memorial candle.
Tayler Bjornson is the artist behind Taylily Lettering, where she makes everything prettier. From wedding signage and envelope addressing to custom projects and lifestyle home decor, Taylily Lettering offers a variety of services to meet your calligraphy needs. Tayler will provide customized calligraphy services on-site to Bloom attendees to personalize a journal (included in the swag bag!) and a memorial candle provided by Hopeful Heart Project.
Hopeful Heart Project is a local non-profit organization founded by 2 local moms and is dedicated to providing hope, healing, and support to parents who have endured the tremendous loss of a child. In honor of their own children lost, it is their mission to ensure no parent must walk this path alone. They educate families in their options, provide them with the resources and comfort they may need, and create events centered around self-care and healing. Their attendance at our event is meant to honor the losses we know so many mothers have gone through, and to provide memorial candles to attendees to have personalized by Taylily Lettering to honor their own losses, or share as a memorial gift with loved ones who have experienced the loss of a child.
Karly Schefter is a family, senior, and lifestyle photographer in Fargo (and surrounding area)! It is her goal to make my clients feel at home. She treats every session with time and attention, just as she would with the most important people in her life. Karly’s clients are like family!
Karly will be at Bloom to take a complimentary maternity, baby, or a bestie photo for our attendees! She wants to make your day just as special as we do, and can capture your memory of the day!
At Alpha-Lit Fargo, we offer the highest quality marquee letters to customize your event. We are sure to make and impact to WOW you, your guests, and friend without breaking the bank.