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CANCELED-LBB, Queer Parenting Group (for the LGBTQ community)
May 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Please note: this meeting is cancelled as The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach and Long Beach Breastfeeds prepare for a wonderful Long Beach Pride on Sunday, May 21. Please calendar Saturday, June 10, 10 am – 1 pm, for our first Queer Parenting Potluck!
A community group for queer families, however individually defined. Ideal age range of the children is pre-conception to age six. Parenting topics evolve as children age. All are welcome, but topics will be most relevant for parents of younger children. Children are welcome, however childcare will not be provided. The group is facilitated by a Certified Lactation Educator Counselor (CLEC) and parent of two.
Topics that may be discussed:
– Breastfeeding, chestfeeding, and breastmilk feeding support
– Conception, fertility, donors, fostering, adoption, etc.
– Non-binary/Gender nonconforming parenting
– Access to a community lending library
– Share and listen to personal stories
– Periodic guest speakers
1st Saturdays, 10 – 11:30 am (2017 2nd quarter, April 1, May 6, and June 3rd)
3rd Saturdays, 2 – 3:30 pm (2017 2nd quarter April 15, May 20, and June 17)
The Center offers free parking in the rear of the building.