Member Meetings

One of the benefits of BCAPOP membership is the opportunity to engage with other members in monthly meetings to exchange ideas and information.  These meetings are held via teleconference.

Time: 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM (pacific time unless otherwise noted)

Location: Teleconference.  Members can login to access dial-in details.


2018 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held the fourth week of the month, alternating between Mondays and Thursdays.

 MONTH

 TOPIC/HOST

 January 25

 Ideas for Guest Speakers & Topics for Groups
 Host: Liz Kahle, Abbotsford Community Services
        
 February 26

 Lactation Consultant
 
 Host: Helen Rex, Westcoast Family Centres

 March 22

 Supporting Moms with Dependency
 Host: Anne Guarasci, BCAPOP

 April 23  Occupational Therapist on Baby Wearing
Overview: Recommended baby seats and at what age; young infants/children & technology
Guest Speaker:  Occupational Therapist 
Host: Erin Smedley, Carrier Sakani Family Services
 May 24

 Exercise During Pregnancy
 Host: Melanie Osmack, Fit4Two

 June 25 Doula Support: Positive Outcomes on Maternal & Infant Health
 Guest Speaker: Caylan Barber, Doula Canada
 
Host: Adrienne Johnny, Merritt Moms, Conayt Friendship Society

 July  No Meeting

 August  No Meeting

 September 27 Nutrition for Moms and Babies
Guest Speaker: Swati Scott, RD, IBCLC

 October 4
 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
 AGM
 In-person at BCAPOP Conference
Contact popinfo@bcapop.ca for information about proxy voting if you are unable to attend.
 November 22  To be confirmed
 Guest Speaker: to be confirmed
 Host: Hanne Bruhwiler, Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council


2017 Meeting Schedule

 MONTH

 TOPIC/HOST

January 26

 Dads in Action
 Guest Speaker: Reg Unrau, from Abby Dads        
 February 27

 Flu Shots and Vaccinations

 March 23

 CANCELLED
 April 24

 Farmer's Market Coupon Program
 May 25

 Successes and Challenges to Supporting Vulnerable Women to  Breastfeed Newborn Babies
 Guest Host: Katie Graham, Public Health Agency of Canada
 June 26  Outdoor Programming
We all know the many physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of spending time outdoors.  How do you encourage your participants to get outside?
 July  No Meeting

 August  No Meeting

 September 28 Fall Program Start-up – Reconnecting with Participants

 October 19  AGM
 In-person at BCAPOP Conference
 November 23  Baby Boxes


Meeting Topics

Our goal is to host discussions that are relevant to our members.  

Members are invited to submit suggestions for discussion topics to popinfo@bcapop.ca

Meeting Summaries

Members can log-in to view discussion notes from past member meetings.  Go to 'Member Meeting Summaries' under the 'Member Community' drop-down box - it will be visible after logging-in.

Member Log-in

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