Pediatric CPR and Home Safety
Next Class: December 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Richard PassInstructor Bio:
Richard Pass, RN, BS is a former critical care nurse who has worked in emergency departments in a number of large urban hospitals, such as Cedars Sinai. Richard has been a CPR instructor for nearly 25 years. Richard is a professor of nursing at California State University Northridge. In 1999 Richard started Save a Little Life, Inc. His company is dedicated to bringing up-to-date CPR and other urgent care skills to families in the Los Angeles area. Richard lives in Tarzana with his wife. He has two daughters and is now a proud, first-time grandparent.

Robin-SLLInstructor Bio:
Robin Rosen, RN is a nurse who specializes in Maternity and Newborn Care.  She was a Labor and Delivery Nurse at Cedars Sinai Medical Center as well as a Case Manager for high risk pregnancy at Kaiser Permanente. She holds a Bachelors degree from UC Berkeley and a Masters degree in Nursing Administration from UCLA.  She is now a CPR and First Aid instructor with Save a Little Life. Robin lives in West Hollywood with her husband and baby boy.


Class Description:
Join parents and caregivers for a straightforward and user-friendly approach to life saving skills. The course is given by an instructor from Save a Little Life. Course information is based on the most current scientific knowledge and follows the guidelines for the American Heart Association. The course covers pediatric CPR, management of airway obstruction, and preventative home safety for infants and children. Life size mannequins are provided as the instructor teaches how to perform basic life support during simulated emergency scenarios. The course runs between 2-2.5 hours and those attending will receive the “Save a Little Life” workbook and other relevant materials. In addition, Save a Little Life produces high quality family first-aid kits which are available for purchase at all class locations.

Please visit www.savealittlelife.com to register or call 818.344.1442. Please note that this is an adult only lecture.

A Mommy Lawyer’s Guide to Maximizing Your Maternity Leave Rights and Benefits
When: November 14, 2013 from 7:00pm-8:30pm

Lisa Pierson WeinbergerInstructor Bio:
Lisa Pierson Weinberger is a member of the faculty at UCLA Extension and the founder of Mom, Esq., a legal practice dedicated to helping parents understand and maximize their maternity leave benefits, have peace of mind when hiring employees in their homes, and find a good work/life balance when they return to the workplace after having a baby.  Prior to founding Mom, Esq., Lisa spent seven years working at the entertainment law firm of Greenberg Glusker working as an employment lawyer with many of Hollywood’s A-List celebrities.  She counseled on matters related to large domestic staffs, advising on the hiring process, backgrounds checks, wage and hour issues, counseling, discipline and terminations, and preparing employment applications, offer letters and a variety of agreements including employment, confidentiality, arbitration, severance and release agreements. Lisa has a Bachelors in Psychology, with Honors, from Washington University in St. Louis, and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law where she served on the UCLA Law Review.

Class Description: This seminar focuses on helping expectant working mothers understand their rights with respect to their maternity leave benefits.  Topics will include:

  • The amount of protected time off women (and their spouses or registered domestic partners) are entitled to when they have or adopt a child under state and federal law (including time off needed before the baby is born for severe morning sickness or pregnancy-related disabilities).
  • The amount of paid leave that women are entitled to receive pursuant to their employers’ policies, state disability insurance, and paid family leave laws (and how to get the most amount of money possible when combining these sources of funds).
  • Helpful tips for communicating with employers regarding pregnancy-related leaves of absence in order to protect women’s rights to time off and proper reinstatement.
  • Pregnancy discrimination primer: things for pregnant women to look out for at work.

To register please go to http://babyspacela.eventbrite.com or call 310.853.3374.  Please note that this is an adult only lecture.

Healthy Moms and Healthy Babies: Prenatal Nutrition
When: October 17, 2013 from 7:00pm-8:30pm

Shaina KammanInstructor Bio:
Shaina is a Board Certified Health Coach, specializing in Women’s Health, Fertility and Prenatal Nutrition. She is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the world’s leading nutrition school, and is a member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, the American Association of Health Coaches and the Weston A Price Foundation. She runs her private Health Coaching practice out of Los Angeles, supporting women locally and globally to heal their cycle, naturally boost their fertility and grow a healthy baby. To learn more visit www.LifeWithin.info

Class Description:
Come join us with guest lecturer Shaina Kamman, HHC, AADP to learn the most important foods to feel great during your pregnancy, grow a healthy baby and have a safe and effective birth. Pregnancy is a unique time to set yourself and your future child up for thriving physical and emotional health over the long term.
*Learn the “language” your body speaks to you in and why it is so important to listen.
*Specific and easy tools you can apply right away to make sure you are getting the nutrients you need.
*The vital role that food plays in supporting the beautiful and complex system of hormones to make all the magic happen!

To register please call 310.853.3374 or email info@babyspacela.com.  Please note that this is an adult only lecture.