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While You're Waiting

While You're Waiting

"It was great to have a chance to talk to other expectant parents about how things are going, and to get tips from them about how to make it through these last few weeks. I also liked being able to get all my questions about PEPS answered."

While You're Waiting info sessions are a great way to learn about PEPS and to meet other new and expectant parents in your area to talk about the experience of pregnancy and early parenthood.

Who Attends: Expectant/New Parents
Time of Day: Day or Evening
Cost: Free

Attending a While You’re Waiting Information Session is encouraged but not mandatory before signing up for a PEPS Group.

While You’re Waiting Information Sessions Schedule

While You’re Waiting information sessions are offered at locations in King and Snohomish County. There is no registration required and you can attend any time/location that works for your schedule. Babies in arms are welcome.

Note: Sessions typically last an hour, although if no one arrives at the start, the leader will only wait 30 minutes. Please be sure to check the schedule before you attend in case there is a last minute cancellation of the session.


Seattle Locations

Capitol Hill | Seattle Public Library: Capitol Hill
2nd Thursdays, every other (odd) month, 6:00 pm
1/11, 3/8
425 Harvard Ave E,  2nd floor meeting room, Seattle, WA 98102
This event is not sponsored by The Seattle Public Library.

Wallingford | Good Shepherd Center
4th Thursdays, 7 pm
skip December, 1/25, 2/22
4649 Sunnyside Avenue North, Room 221,  Seattle, WA 98103

West Seattle | Youngstown Cultural Center
4th Wednesday, 6 pm
skip December, 1/24, 2/28
4408 Delridge Way SW, Room 102,  Seattle, WA 98106


Eastside Locations

Bellevue| Crossroads Bellevue
1st Mondays, every other (even) month, 6 pm
2/5, 4/2
15600 NE 8th St, Community Room, Bellevue, WA 98008
The Community Room, located in the hallway next to Old Navy.


North King/South Snohomish County Locations

Lynnwood |Verdant Wellness Center
2nd Thursdays, every other (even) month, 6:30 pm
skip December, 2/8, 4/12
4710 196th St SW, Madrona Room, Lynnwood WA 98036


Questions?

Check out our Registration FAQ, call PEPS at (206) 547-8570 or email registration@peps.org.

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Please note: Due to the recent epidemic and continued concerns of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in Washington State, PEPS has implemented a policy requiring that all adults who attend PEPS Groups must be current on their Tdap vaccination. Getting vaccinated with Tdap at least two weeks before coming into close contact with an infant is especially important for families and caregivers of new infants.

All babies must be current on the DTaP vaccine once they are old enough for the first dose. Families who do not comply with this policy cannot participate in PEPS at this time.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact peps@peps.org.

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