LWAB - Supporting All Families

At Life With A Baby, our job is to guide your journey to find what works best for you as a parent, so every choice is judgement-free. We’re right where you are, whenever you need support.

What We Do

Life With A Baby is all about offering real help to parents just like you. Our events and series are fun ways for expectant, new, and seasoned parents to walk this journey called parenthood together - because it’s better with a village!

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LWAB believes in meeting people where they are. The key to strong maternal mental health is connection, support and understanding.

With chapters across Canada, we’re here when you need us. Whether you’re a first time mom, a dad looking for advice or a parent looking to make new friends and gain a little support, we’ve got you covered.

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Our Programs

At Life With A Baby, we offer you a wide range of programs and events to cover all stages of parenthood and the challenges that come with it. Click on any of the links below to be directed to our program page with more details.

Parenting Confidently

Seminars and resources to help you be the parent you want to be - on your terms.

Mom-to-Mon Peer Support

In short, women supporting women. Join in to connect with other moms navigating motherhood and everything in-between.

Infant/Child CPR

Learn crucial lifesaving CPR techniques and safety fundamentals for the babies and children in your care.

NICU Preterm Program

A support network for families of preterm infants as you transition from the NICU to the first months at home.

Upcoming events

    • Thursday, September 02, 2021
    • Tuesday, November 01, 2022
    • ONLINE ORDERS ship to your home
    Register
    Be sure to grab some practical and affordable labels for your children’s clothing, camp and school items !!! These make a great gift!!! Lots of holiday labelling options too !!! ***be sure to use the link below and mention LIFE WITH A BABY YORK NORTH at checkout for our exclusive rates !!!

    Fundraising website:  www.lifewithababy.lovablelabels.ca is running and ready to process orders at any time!


    If you have any questions about this program, please contact the organizer: connie@lifewithababy.com



    • Tuesday, April 12, 2022
    • Tuesday, December 20, 2022
    • 37 sessions
    • LOL Aurora 43 First Commerce Dr UNIT J2, Aurora, ON L4G 0G2
    Register

    JOIN US for a discounted member Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Aurora!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Each TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 
    • Child under 1 will be free in your group

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.



    • Saturday, September 03, 2022
    • Saturday, December 31, 2022
    • Online / Pre Recorded *check registration confirmation email for the link*
    Register


    Please only register for this event once you are prepared to complete payment and receive the emailed link to the video. 


    Looking to take a quick "crash course" in Infant / Child First Aid and CPR??? 

    This approx. 1 hour pre-recorded session of one of our last live online Zoom CPR classes is now available for instant viewing. 

    Additional worksheets and resources will also be sent to you along with the recording link.

    Watch it by yourself OR share with your family/ direct caregivers for your child.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A NON-CERTIFICATE PROGRAM intended to be a crash course in the basics that you need to know, in case of an emergency. 


    If you would like see a small demo of the video see https://youtu.be/BxBXnM290Dw


    Please only register for this event once you are prepared to complete payment and receive the emailed link to the video. 


    Presented by:    Kelly Foster of The Lifesaving Society


    If you have any questions about this event, please contact the organizer:


    Connie Butera

    connie@lifewithababy.com

    416 885 9709

    • Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    • Tuesday, October 11, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • Online - Link to be provided
    • 0
    Join waitlist



    • Monday, September 19, 2022
    • Monday, October 31, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • Woodvalley Park, 1 Marc Santi Blvd, Maple, ON L6A 0K2
    • 5
    Register

    Mommy & Me Fitness is BACK!!!!

    It doesn't matter if you are pregnant, 6 weeks, 6 months or 6 years postpartum - this class is for you!

      

    Join Jill Franks, PhD and Certified Prenatal/Postpartum Fitness Professional on Mondays for a 45-min safe and effective workout designed to build stamina and strength in prenatal/postnatal women.

    Only $10 per class. ALL LEVELS Welcome!!!


    Where: Woodvalley Park, 1 Marc Santi Blvd, Maple, ON L6A 0K2 (Behind the Scwartz/Reisman Centre)

    *Lots of free parking


    When: Mondays from 11:15 am - 12:00 pm


    Payment Options: 6-week session - $60 

    (Sept 19 - Oct 31, no class on October 10)  

    **Price will be pro-rated if you join in the middle of the 6-week session**


    Drop In - $15/class

    Also note that due to the special pricing, NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN AFTER THE FIRST CLASS. In the event of inclement weather, a make-up class will be scheduled.

    What to bring:

    - Outdoor running shoes and comfotrable clothing (layers)

    - Water

    - 1-5 lbs dumbells (optional)


    All other equipment will be provided

    *Babies in strollers are welcome and encouraged to join. However, if you have other babysitting arrangements, feel free to join us and get in an effecive workout just for you!!

    Can't wait to workout with you :)

    Don't forget to like and follow LWAB on Facebook and

    Follow Jill from Wholesome Habits Health and Fitness Coaching on Facebook and Instagram 

    • Tuesday, October 04, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Every TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **Please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.


    • Tuesday, October 04, 2022
    • Thursday, October 06, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • The Bike & Barre Studio 114 Anderson Avenue Unit 6 Markham,On L6E1A5
    • 7
    Register

    We are happy offer a special discounted rate for our LWAB members. 

    Baby and Me full body workout, including the use of free weights, sliders and ballet barre.

    For babies 0-12 months of age.

    COST: Moms must commit to fitness class at least:
    Option 1: once a week for full month $60/month[$15 a class] OR 
    Option 2: twice a week for special rate of $110/month[$13.75 a class]

    There are no drop in options.

    Please send e-transfer to christinacripouris@hotmail.com.

    Washrooms and private rooms available for nursing if needed. Lots of parking available.

    START TIME: 10:45am (Arrive 10 min prior to set up for class)

    Classes every Tuesdays and Thursdays.

    • Tuesday, October 04, 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Goldies Cafe - 75 Bayly Street, Unit 19 Ajax, ON L1S 7K7
    • 3
    Register

    Calling all working moms!

    Come out and join me for a coffee and meet-up with other moms to chat about the challenges and triumphs in our lives. 

    I look forward to meeting you. 
    Laura - LWAB volunteer and host


    • Wednesday, October 05, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Cambridge Centre Mall - 355 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, ON N1R 6B3
    Register

    Meet Chrissy and her little one for a walk through Cambridge Centre!


    Take an opportunity to grab a coffee, socialize with other parents and make new friends!

    Important Registration Information

    Additional information regarding parking, meeting location etc. will be sent in a confirmation email, please check your inbox and junk folders. If you do not receive this email, or you have any questions, concerns or need to cancel, please email Krista - Krista@lifewithababy.com

    **This event is exclusively for our members.  Not yet a member?  Join today - it's FREE!!! www.lifewithababy.com/Join


    • Tuesday, October 11, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Every TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **Please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.


    • Wednesday, October 12, 2022
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Centennial Sports Park, 1565 Four Mile Creek Rd, Virgil, ON L0S 1T0
    • 20
    Register


    Join Lauren on a stroller walk along the path at Centennial Sports Park. I recommend The Pie Plate if you want to grab a coffee on way or yummy sandwich on way home! Don't worry this park has washrooms!

    For our in person events you must view and approve the event waiver  Event Waiver.docx

    (Rain date October 13th) 

    • Wednesday, October 12, 2022
    • 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Fairy Lake, Newmarket
    Register

    JOIN US for our FREE mom and baby stroller walking / wearing group.

    THIS IS  A FREE GROUP! 

    Meet other parents and enjoy some fresh air while walking around Fairy Lake.  Bring your baby in a stroller or carrier; older children are welcome too!


    We will walk for approx. 1 hour.  Moms who wish to hang out for some social time after the walk are welcome to.

    Please dress for the weather and pack / bring what you need for you and your baby!

    • proper running shoes
    • snacks
    • water
    • dress for the weather


    meet at the large rock at the south parking lot entrance (off of Water Street).  

    Park Location: Fairy Lake Park 

    Looking forward to seeing you there!

    Event Host:  Carolyn


    • Tuesday, October 18, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Every TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **Please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.


    • Thursday, October 20, 2022
    • 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Fairy Lake, Newmarket
    Register

    JOIN US for our FREE mom and baby stroller walking / wearing group.

    THIS IS  A FREE GROUP! 

    Meet other parents and enjoy some fresh air while walking around Fairy Lake.  Bring your baby in a stroller or carrier; older children are welcome too!


    We will walk for approx. 1 hour.  Moms who wish to hang out for some social time after the walk are welcome to.

    Please dress for the weather and pack / bring what you need for you and your baby!

    • proper running shoes
    • snacks
    • water
    • dress for the weather


    meet at the large rock at the south parking lot entrance (off of Water Street).  

    Park Location: Fairy Lake Park 

    Looking forward to seeing you there!

    Event Host:  Carolyn


    • Tuesday, October 25, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Every TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **Please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.


    • Tuesday, November 01, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Every TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **Please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.


    • Tuesday, November 08, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register