4 health and wellness events in Philadelphia this week

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Published on April 02, 2019

Want to up your game when it comes to health and wellness?

From a panel on perinatal palliative care to a patient education day focusing on an infant illness, there's plenty to do when it comes to holistic activities to enrich your week. Read on for a rundown.

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Perinatal Palliative Care Services for Expectant Parents and Siblings

Learn about perinatal palliative care services at a multi-person panel Friday morning. The panel will include Joanna Cole, a clinical psychologist who specializes in perinatal mental health, loss and bereavement; child life specialist Elizabeth Olsen; Laura Palmer, who specializes in pastoral care; and Elizabeth Morris, a social worker who focuses on chronic illness and caregiver support. 

When: Friday, April 5, 8:30–10:30 a.m.
Where: 801 Market Street, 11th Floor, 1154B
Price: $5 donation

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Health Family Education Day: Integrative Approaches to Pain Management

If you're interested in learning how to tackle pediatric pain, check out a symposium on different approaches to manage your child's health and wellness. Some topics will include mindfulness, massage and clinical hypnosis.

When: Sunday, April 7, noon–5 p.m.
Where: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Raymond G. Perelman Campus, Colket Translational Research Building, 3501 Civic Center Blvd., 1st Floor Conference Room
Price: $10

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The Unconventional Wellness Festival hosted by Yoga Hive Philly

If staying healthy is on your to-do list, check out a wellness festival Sunday. Explore vendors ranging from organic skin-care products to active wear to healthy food. Enjoy yoga, free massages, acupuncture trials, giveaways and more.

When: Sunday, April 7, noon–5 p.m.
Where: The Met Philadelphia, 858 N. Broad St.
Price: $10

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Biliary Atresia Patient Education Day 

The Biesecker Liver Center and the Biliary Atresia Clinical Care Program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will host a patient education day for families impacted by the illness. Families will meet and share stories, and hear updates on the latest clinical care and research. The clinical team will also be on-site to answer questions. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

When: Sunday, April 7, 12:30–5 p.m.
Where: Abramson Research Center, Conference Rooms 123 And 124, 3615 Civic Center Blvd.
Price: Free

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