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Savannah/Wilmington lsland-area Speech Therapists: Free speech screenings @ The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Speech Therapists Savannah Coastal Empire

Free Speech Screenings on Wilmington Island

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire on Wilmington Island in Savanah is happy to offer FREE speech/language screenings to children ages 1-6. These screenings can be completed at the office location and only take about five minutes to complete. Scores will be pass/fail, and the results will give a brief look at the child’s speech/language development.

School-wide screenings are also offered to daycares and private preschools. Please contact  office The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire for more information at 912 235 2166.

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About The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire makes speech therapy more convenient for families on the Islands and has sister locations in Waycross, Jesup and Brunswick, Ga.

Therapists at The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire are nationally certified and state licensed, and can provide assessments and treatment for the following: developmental delays, expressive language, receptive comprehension, pragmatic language, articulation, fluency, voice disorders, feeding/swallowing issues, oral motor, apraxia of speech, dysarthria, etc.

Services are provided at their office location or in private preschools or daycares around Savannah to help parents with busy schedules.

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire accepts most insurance (Medicaid, Amerigroup, Peach State, BC/BS, Cigna, Tricare, etc).

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire
315 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Suite D
Wilmington Island
Savannah, GA 31410
912.235.2166
email: TSCCoastalEmpire@gmail.com

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Savannah/Wilmington lsland-area Speech Therapists: The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Speech Therapists Savannah Coastal Empire

We’re excited to tell you about a new pediatric speech language pathology clinic on Wilmington Island in Savannah.

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire makes speech therapy more convenient for families on the Islands and has sister locations in Waycross, Jesup and Brunswick, Ga.

Therapists at The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire are nationally certified and state licensed, and can provide assessments and treatment for the following: developmental delays, expressive language, receptive comprehension, pragmatic language, articulation, fluency, voice disorders, feeding/swallowing issues, oral motor, apraxia of speech, dysarthria, etc.

Services are provided at their office location or in private preschools or daycares around Savannah to help parents with busy schedules.

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire accepts most insurance (Medicaid, Amerigroup, Peach State, BC/BS, Cigna, Tricare, etc).

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire
315 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Suite D
Wilmington Island
Savannah, GA 31410
912.235.2166
email: TSCCoastalEmpire@gmail.com

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Prenatal Yoga Class Starts Feb. 12 at Memorial Health, Savannah

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Prenatal pregnancy yoga Savannah Memorial Health

Experience the benefits of prenatal yoga for yourself by signing up for the next prenatal yoga class at Memorial Health’s FitnessOne in Savannah.

A yoga instructor specially certified in prenatal yoga leads this weekly class designed to ease the discomforts of pregnancy and keep you fit for childbirth.

Benefits of prenatal yoga

Prenatal yoga improves strength and flexibility, aids in digestion and mood, and exercises the spine. The practice of yoga enhances the mind-body connection, leading to a sense of wellness and more restful sleep.

No previous yoga experience is required.

Savannah class details

Instructor: Alexandra Mitchell, LMT, RYT-200
Six weekly one-hour classes, $75
Drop-ins are welcome, $15 per class
FitnessOne barre studio
5:45-6:45PM
Mon. Feb. 12–March 19 2018

Registration details

Registration is required; payment must be made in advance.

Call FitnessOne at 912-350-4030 to register or go to: women.memorialhealth.com

Memorial Outpatient & Wellness Center
Third Floor
4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404

Special Offer

Participants receive a discount on massage therapy sessions at FitnessOne that is good until one month after their baby is born.

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Savannah Family Therapists: Jennifer L. Williams offers individual & family play therapy

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Jennifer Williams Savannah Therapist Counseling

Let’s face it, parenting, although rewarding, is a challenge.

Savannah family therapist Jennifer L. Williams can help.

Jennifer offers individual play therapy for all ages & family play therapy where the work is the PLAY.

After all, as we all know: “a family that plays together, stays together.”

As Jennifer says: “For a child, play is the language & toys are the words.”

Jennifer views child therapy as a family affair. Therefore, she always includes family therapy as part of the treatment plan & therapeutic process.

Jennifer also offers couples therapy.

Most insurance plans accepted.

Learn more here. 

About play therapy

Play therapy can help children:
· Become more responsible for behaviors and develop new coping strategies
· Develop new solutions to problems
· Develop respect and acceptance of self and others
· Learn to experience and express emotion
· Cultivate empathy and respect for thoughts and feelings of others
· Learn new social skills and relational skills with family
· Develop self-confidence

Contact

The Manager Building
7 E Congress St, Suite 1000C
Savannah GA
(912) 662-6149
Email:jennifer@jenniferlwilliams.net

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Autism Conference 2018 in Savannah

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Autism Conference 2018 Savannah Matthew Reardon Center

The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism’s third annual Autism Conference on March 2 in Savannah will provide learning opportunities for parents and caregivers, educators and individuals with any level of autism.

Read about two conference speakers here.

Autism Conference 2018 in Savannah by The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism
7AM-5PM March 2 2018
Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St.
Cost: $60-$125 at eventbrite.com
Info: Faye Montgomery at 912-355-9098 or fmontgomery@matthewreardon.org

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About The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism in Savannah

MRCA operates southeast Georgia’s only accredited year-round day school for children with autism. They have provided advocacy and outreach services to more than 800 families across southeast Georgia and have hosted professional training and instructional opportunities for more than 4,000 family members, educators, health professionals and self-advocates. Info: matthewreardon.org

No joiner’s fee during January 2018 @ YMCA of Coastal Georgia

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

YMCA Savannah no joiner fee

Join today and pay no joiner’s fee!

When you join the Y, you’re committing to more than simply becoming healthier. You are supporting the values & programs that strengthen your community.

At the Y, children learn what they can achieve, families spend quality time together &  build relationships that deepen our sense of belonging.

With programs and activities for the whole family, the Y is the perfect place for your family to learn, grow & thrive.

Join today here –  the Y is waiving the joiner’s fee for the month of January 2018!

See why members love the Y here.

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Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah: You’re invited to do the Whole Life Challenge

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Whole Life Challenge CrossFit Savannah

Guest Post by Jennifer McKenzie, owner of Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah

Fitness Starts With Habits – These Habits work together to make you healthier and happier

We see it everyday. Folks ready to get back in shape, wanting to tone up and have more energy. Parents wanting to be a healthy role model for their kids. As a gym owner – I want that for you too! But what many people do not realize is that before you can get fit – you’ve gotta get healthy.

Being healthy is way more than breaking a sweat a few times a week, although that’s parts of it. Healthy means much more than looking leaner and seeing some muscle. It’s the ability to participate in fully in life, deal with stress, and fight illness. If you rely on medications to make it through the day, you are not healthy. If you need to have a glass of wine or sleep aid to fall asleep, you are not healthy. If you rely on an energy drink at 2pm, that is not healthy either.

Health and fitness are part of the same continuum. Once you are healthy – it’s easy to keep doing the same things to get fit. How do we help people get there? Practice the OTHER habits too.

Activity – sweat for at least 10 minutes a day
Mobility – functional stretching for 10 minutes a day
Hydration – get half your body weight in ounces of water
Nutrition – eat a wide variety of God-made food
Sleep – like 7 hours, develop a consistent routine
Reflection – Pat attention to the wisdom of your own experience

Starting THIS Saturday, Jan. 20 2018, we’ll be practicing these habits for 6 weeks as a team. It’s called the Whole Life Challenge and we welcome anyone that wants to dive into these habits to join us.

Click here join our team.

We kickoff the Challenge at 10am Sat. Jan. 20. Want more information on getting your family happier and healthier? Visit crossfithyperformance.com for more information.

CrossFit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
email crossfithp@gmail.com, tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Richmond Hill dentists) Surfside Kids Pediatric Dentistry

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

surfside kids pediatric dentistry richmond Hill savannah dentists

Looking for a pediatric dentist in Richmond Hill or Brunswick?

Surfside Kids Pediatric Dentistry is dedicated to the special physical and psychological dental needs of infants, children, young adults, and those with special needs in Richmond Hill & Brunswick Ga.

Surfside Kids’ friendly & compassionate staff is committed to maintaining a fun, stress-free environment & to making your child feel at home or even on SURFSIDE vacation.

Learn more here. 

Surfside Kids Pediatric Dentistry has two convenient locations:

*256 Scranton Connector, STE 110 Brunswick,GA 31525
*135 Cedar Street, Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Surfside Kids Pediatric Dentistry; 912.715.SURF; www.surfsidekids.com Follow on Instagram here & on Facebook here. 
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Fitness self-defenses classes @ KATMA, Savannah

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Self-defense fitness classes Savannah KATMA

Take time for yourself. Come get some exercise and learn to defend yourself.

The Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts (KATMA) in Savannah offers self-defense fitness classes 10:30-11:30AM ( Mon, Wed and Fri )

Learn basic self-defense skills and work on your fitness at the same time.
You don’t have to be fit to start. You can work on that in the class.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts
210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405
www.katmadefence.com
(912) 495-8693

Classes are $90 per month. Contact KATMAdefense to reserve your spot.
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KATMA also offers affordable, martial-art themed children’s birthday parties & a variety of martial arts & self-defense classes for all ages.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts, 210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405, (912) 495-8693 Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah dentists) A child’s 1st dental visit should be by age one

Friday, October 20th, 2017

 

Pediatric Dentists Savannah Krista Hinchey Dogwood Smiles

“Get it done in year one!”  

A child’s first dental visit should be by age ONE. 

That’s the message from Dr. Krista Hinchey @ Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah & The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Krista Hinchey reiterates AAPD’s recommendation that infants need to see the dentist before their 1st birthday.

Studies show that dental costs for children who have their first dental visit before age one are 40 percent lower in the first five years than for those who do not see a dentist prior to their first birthday, Dr. Krista said.

See the AAPD’s recommendation here. 

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About Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry accepts the following insurance: Amerigroup, CareSource, PeachState and Well Care (these are all Georgia Medicaid) The other main ones accepted @ Dogwood are United Concordia/Tricare (military), Ameritas, MetLife and Cigna. 

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free SouthCoast Health seminar on fibromyalgia, Savannah

Monday, September 25th, 2017

SouthCoast Health Savannah physicians
More than 3 million people in the US have fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that causes widespread muscle pain and tenderness in certain areas of the body. Between 80 and 90 percent of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women.

If you are one of the 3 million American’s living with these painful symptoms, consider coming to SouthCoast Health’s last summer lecture to learn more about fibromyalgia from Neurologist Dr. Victor Rosenfeld.

On Thurs. Sept. 28 at 6:30PM, come to SouthCoast Health’s Savannah campus (1326 Eisenhower Drive, Building 1) for the fibromyalgia lecture. If you would like to learn more about services offered or to request an appointment, visit SouthCoastHealth.com. Dr. Rosenfeld’s office can be reached at 912-691-3640.

Find full seminar details here. 

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Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs: Top natural sleep remedies for kids

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

 

Top natural remedies/sleep aids for children gaia herbs

Traditional Golden Milk

We’ve all been there. Bedtime, but the kids are beyond energetic and you need to calm them and get them ready for sleep.

Especially since we all know one of the most important things we can do for our kids is to make sure they get enough sleep. So what are some natural remedies to make sure our kids get a good slumber?

Dr. Mary Bove – a well-known herbalist, author and naturapathic physician – will give a free talk in Savannah next week on the topic of Sleep Well, Stay Well. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this lecture in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM @ Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium in Savannah.

SouthernMamas.com caught up with her via phone to chat about top herbal remedies/aids to help children relax & calm down before bedtime. As the medical educator @ Gaia Herbs, Mary had plenty of herbal soporific secrets to share.

Top Natural Sleep Remedies for Kids

  • Chamomile and Lemon Balm are known for their calming and soothing properties. Think teas, syrups, extracts.
  • Linen spray. Spray those pillows & sheets with a soothing scent like lavender.
  • Golden Milk. Mary points out that Gaia Herbs has oodles of recipes on their Web site here including a recipe for Traditional Golden Milk.  With tumeric, honey, saffron & more, it is a kid-friendly favorite. Oh, and just in case you need more incentive to attend Mary’s talk in Savannah, there will be free samples of Golden Milk.
  • Soothing bath with calming lavender oil, chamomile flowers sprinkled in the water.

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How much sleep does my child need?

Here are the guidelines from the National Sleep Foundation

  • Newborns 0 to 3 months should sleep 10 1/2 to 18 hours a day, but they don’t have a regular schedule. They may sleep from a few minutes to several hours at one time.
  • Babies 4 to 11 months should start to sleep through the night, for 9 to 12 hours at a time. They should also take naps throughout the day, ranging from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Toddlers 1 to 2 years need about 11 to 14 hours a day. Most of this should happen at night, but they should also take a nap (or naps) during the day.
  • Children 3 to 5 should get 11 to 13 hours a night. Their naps should get shorter and happen less often. Most kids don’t nap past age 5.
  • Kids 6 to 13 need 9 to 11 hours of shuteye. Homework and electronic devices keep kids busy at this age, so it’s important to set a sleep schedule and enforce a regular bedtime routine.
  • Teenagers 14 and up need 8 to 10 hours of sleep. Their circadian rhythms shift around the time they hit puberty, so they may find it hard to fall asleep as early as they used to.

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Learn more

FREE Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, herbalist, author and naturapathic physician will speak in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM

Topic: Sleep Well, Stay Well: Creating a Healthy Day/Night Cycle for Optimal Wellness.
By Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this Lecture with Dr. Mary Bove, one of the pioneers of the herbal resurgence that began in the 1970’s. Dr. Bove has more than 40 years of herbal experience, with 25 as a naturopathic physican & midwife.  Read her bio here and read more about lecture here.

Free Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs
Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium
305 Fahm St. (Behind Savannah Visitor Center)
Free parking at Coastal Georgia Center
Tues. Sept. 26| 7-9PM
Dr. Mary Bove is a pioneer in modern herbalism in the West. A naturopathic physician, she is the Director of Medicinal Education for Gaia Herbs.

Call Brighter Day Natural Foods at 912-236-4703 to register.

Dr. Bove is the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants, and co-authored Herbs for Women’s Health and has been published in many magazines, journals and collaborative books on botanical and natural medicine.
She has lectured and taught internationally on the topics of naturopathic medicine, botanical medicine, pediatrics, natural pregnancy, childbirth, traditional food medicine and mind-body healing.

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Shop local. Shop Brighter Day Natural Foods Market,

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, 1102 Bull St., Savannah, 31401  912.236.4703, www.brighterdayfoods.com,  On Facebook here. On twitter here. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Enter to win an iPad @ Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Meet & Greet (Savannah dentists)

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Dentists Savannah kids

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry – a new Savannah pediatric dentist practice – will host a free brunch and meet and greet on Wed. Sept 6 2017, 10AM-Noon.

You’re invited to come meet Dr. Krista Cox Hinchey, check out the new facility & enjoy a coffee bar & brunch goodies. There will be a raffle to win a free iPad plus other giveaways.

Questions? Call Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry at 912-298-5437 or check out the practice on Facebook at Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah.

About Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K, Savannah

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Help the Hoo-Has 5K Run Walk Savannah Memorial Health

We don’t typically promote fun runs & road races because there are just so many that, well, that fun runs & road races would end up being all we’d promote.

But this annual jogging-stroller friendly Savannah race is for such a good cause, it’s too important NOT to promote: the Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K run or walk on Sept. 23 2017, 8:30AM @ Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr, Savannah GA 31421.

This is a flat scenic course for walkers & runners of all ages. Jogging strollers & dogs on leashes are welcome.

Since 2011, this race has raised more than $150,000 for financial assistance for women battling ovarian, cervical & other GYN cancers.

Register online here.

Hosted by Help the Hoo-Hahs Gynecological Cancer Awareness and Memorial University Medical Center

Free Herbal Lecture: Sleep Well, Stay Well talk with Gaia Herbs Medical Educator, Savannah

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market Savannah free herbal lecture Dr. Mary Bove FREE Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, herbalist, author and naturapathic physician will speak in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM

Topic: Sleep Well, Stay Well: Creating a Healthy Day/Night Cycle for Optimal Wellness.
By Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this Lecture with Dr. Mary Bove, one of the pioneers of the herbal resurgence that began in the 1970’s. Dr. Bove has more than 40 years of herbal experience, with 25 as a naturopathic physican & midwife.  Read her bio here and read more about lecture here.

Free Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs
Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium
305 Fahm St. (Behind Savannah Visitor Center)
Free parking at Coastal Georgia Center
Tues. Sept. 26| 7-9PM
Dr. Mary Bove is a pioneer in modern herbalism in the West. A naturopathic physician, she is the Director of Medicinal Education for Gaia Herbs.

Call Brighter Day Natural Foods at 912-236-4703 to register.

Dr. Bove is the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants, and co-authored Herbs for Women’s Health and has been published in many magazines, journals and collaborative books on botanical and natural medicine.
She has lectured and taught internationally on the topics of naturopathic medicine, botanical medicine, pediatrics, natural pregnancy, childbirth, traditional food medicine and mind-body healing.

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Shop local. Shop Brighter Day Natural Foods Market,

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, 1102 Bull St., Savannah, 31401  912.236.4703, www.brighterdayfoods.com,  On Facebook here. On twitter here. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Free SouthCoast Health seminar on headaches, Savannah

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

SouthCoast Health doctors Savannah

SouthCoast Health’s neurologist, Dr. Victor Rosenfeld will host the second of his three-part summer lecture series focusing on headaches on Thurs. Aug. 31 at 6:30PM. This seminar is free to the public and takes place on the Savannah campus location.

Headaches affect everyone in the family. Learning more about diagnosis and treatment helps families understand what their loved ones suffering from them are feeling and medications to treat them.

More information about this event can be found here. Additional details about the summer series are here.  Dr. Rosenfeld’s office can be reached at 912-691-3640 for additional information.

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