Monica & Andy Pregnant & New Parents Q & A: NYC

These weekly gatherings with Manon, a senior postpartum doula and newborn care and sleep expert, offer community and guidance. The open forum Q+A allows you to ask all your questions on preparing for recovery and newborn, post-birth mom and baby experiences, and more.

Friday, September 8th, 2023: 10:00am ET: Preparing for post birth recovery & newborn, products, nursery, registry.
Friday September 15th, 2023: 10:00am ET: Preparing for the hospital, hospital bag & what to expect the first days.
Friday, September 22nd, 2023: 10:00am ET: Creating your support team for after birth, understanding the roles of baby nurses, doulas and additional support from experts.
Friday, September 29th, 2023: 10:00am ET: Choosing a pediatrician, what to look for, what questions to ask.
Friday October 6th, 2023: 10:00am ET: Newborn feeding options, breastfeeding basics, bottles, formula, pumping and storing.
Friday, October 13th, 2023: 10:00am ET: Newborn sleep, what to expect from birth through 3 months.
Friday, October 20th, 2023: 10:00am ET: Newborn care, basics for bathing, diapering and grooming.
Friday, October 27th, 2023: 10:00am ET: Newborn developmental stages, what to expect, gas, reflux, bonding, exercises, etc.

Monica + Andy NYC Upper West Side Guideshop
410 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024

FREE admission


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Intuitive Sleep Guidance 101

Each baby is an individual and each family has their own unique journey.”

This open forum workshop is hosted by Manon Chevallerau, a NYC postpartum doula and newborn care & sleep expert for over two decades. During this 1 hour meet up, she will give you guidelines to your babies developmental sleep stages and offers an in depth Q & A with a goal to help you create an individual and intuitive sleep plan that will lead to healthy sleep habits for the whole family. She will discuss the basics of setting nap and night routines, breaking habits, self-soothing, feeding and sleep, safety and travel. Newborns – 12 months (pregnant parents and partners welcome).


At: Earth & Sky

Massage & Acupuncture

5-31 50 Ave


Fee $25 – couples $40

To sign up: [email protected]

New Parents Support Group NOW in LIC!!!

I am thrilled to restart my support groups, now in my new community, Long Island City, Hunters point South.

Gratefully made possible by partnering up with @earthskylic our local pillar for comprehensive perinatal holistic services, from massages•acupuncture•cranial sacral•abdominal massage•manual lymphatic drainage•pediatric bodywork•yoni steaming•crystal healing•riki healing• and now in home midwifery and BCLC care. 

My support groups are guided, open forum small groups, where new parents and their 0-6 mo old babies can ask me questions related to post birth recovery, newborn care, feeding and sleep, setting routines, understanding queues, returning to work, navigating childcare, newborn product use, traveling with a newborn and many more. 

These groups are also intent to create connections with other parents in your community, to bring us all together after this isolated time during the pandemic. The groups are small ( max 6 ppl) and we practice safe Covid regulations.

Proven by my original support groups in Tribeca, started in 2003, It will build not only confidence in parenthood but can also lead to life time friendships. 

To reserve limited spots, please RSVP to [email protected] 

Fee $20


@ Earth & Sky 

5-31 50th Avenue 

Long Island City