Find out how to celebrate your pregnancy like a Modern Austin Mama

Join us on 3.22.17 for the very first Austin Expecting Exclusive evening — MOD MAMA — and get the inside scoop from the birth pros about the extra special ways you can celebrate your pregnancy.

Austin Moms-to-be in Search of a Little Something Extra

We’ve got four speakers waiting to let you in on some fabulous speciality services available for you during your pregnancy. Seating is limited to ten expectant mamas, so snag yours now while you can.

A Cozy Evening at Jennifer Najvar Photography

Join us on Wednesday, 3.22.17 from 7-830p in central Austin in the North Loop area at Jennifer Najvar Photography for refreshments, swag and a cozy info night in the company of a few other Austin moms-to-be.

Because You Deserve an Extra Special Pregnancy

Austin is a wonderful place to be pregnant with amazing resources for every new mom, and we’re bringing some of our favorites straight to you. Find out about some seriously swoon-worthy ways to make your journey to motherhood extra special.

Boutique Services to make any Mom-to-be swoon
Boutique Newborn + Sunset Maternity Photography

Portraits of your newborn are a wonderful gift, for yourself, your family and particularly for your children. But it’s not just about the baby. Your pregnancy provides a beautiful and fleeting opportunity to document your journey to motherhood. At Mod Mama, we’re going to tell you everything you need to know about planning the perfect photoshoot for both maternity and newborn.

Prenatal Massage + Placenta Encapsulation

Want to know how to take better care of yourself through this pregnancy and birth? Colleen specializes in pre- and post-natal massage and can answer all your questions about the benefits and safety of bodywork through each trimester. And, in case your’e curious about encapsulation (maybe a little weirded out), find out why so many women are making placenta encapsulation part of their postpartum recovery plan!

Doula Care from Childbirth Education to Breastfeeding

To help prepare for Birth and Baby, Stephanie will share her top five tips for a smoother birth and start to breastfeeding. As an experienced doula who has supported many, many women in giving birth, she will give you the inside scoop on what is worth investing your time and money in.

Personal Nutritional Guidance for Pregnancy + Beyond

Misti will walk you through some nutritional secrets to help combat morning sickness, provide healthy snack ideas for you through your pregnancy, and share her favorite meal-planning tips to sustain you and your family after baby arrives. Plus, there may be some sample snacks provided along with a favorite recipe to get you started.


Meet the Speakers

Jennifer Najvar Photography

Jennifer Najvar

Jennifer Najvar owns a boutique portrait studio specializing in fine art newborn portraits and sunset maternity photography in Austin, Texas. She is also the founder/owner of Austin Expecting — Austin's most exhaustive pregnancy resource.

Woman Craft Doula

Colleen Mikeska

After working as a birth doula for many years, Colleen now focuses on helping pregnant people feel comfortable and supported through all of pregnancy and the postpartum period with holistic bodywork and placenta encapsulation. She is a strong advocate for self-care and knows that a comfortable, well-cared for mom is able to be a happier, more present parent.

Rev Doula

Stephanie Spitzer-Hanks

Stephanie Spitzer-Hanks is a Certified Birth & Postpartum Doula, Lactation Counselor, Childbirth Educator and an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor. She is the owner of revdoula, the mother of two, and a self-confessed birth geek.

Balanced Foodies

Misti Buie

Misti Buie, holistic nutritionist and owner of Balanced Foodies, specializes in nutrition for pregnancy through the postpartum period and beyond. She is passionate about helping expecting moms revitalize their health and wellness by reshaping eating habits.

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