Closed all major holidays including Mother's Day and Father's Day
Thanks to all of our amazing customers for voting us your favorite Children's Store in Madison!
NICKI'S DIAPERSSTOREis located on the west side of Madison, WI at 739 N. High Point Rd in Sauk Point Square (corner of Old Sauk and High Point next to the Alicia Ashman Madison Public Library). This location has a little bit of a different twist! We offer all our current products but have also added more to support the breastfeeding mama. We are very excited to offer the largest selection of cloth diapers, baby carriers, and breastfeeding supplies in Wisconsin. Nicki's Diapers also has a certified car seat technician on staff to help teach caregivers. We are offering a ton of classes (most FREE!) along with a Breastfeeding Clinic with a Lactation Consultant - please see CLASSES below for more information.
*See the bottom of the page to learn more about the Facilitators/Instructors!
Mommy & Me Hour (FREE)
*Are you interested in connecting with other moms who share similar parenting styles as you? Do you find it difficult to meet those moms with a busy schedule? Join us for the NEW Mommy & Me Hour at the Nicki's Diapers Madison Retail Store! Each week we will have a topic to discuss in an informal, friendly environment. Nicki or Annie will join in several times per month to answer questions, too! Little ones are welcome to play in our play area while you enjoy yourself and network with other moms! As always, we are a breastfeeding friendly place! We look forward to seeing you!
Registration: None required.
Date and Time: Every Tuesday 10-11 am
The Fussy Baby (FREE)
*Come discuss the joys and challenges of having a highly sensitive baby and learn ways to help soothe and comfort your baby (and yourself) through the difficult moments.
*Breastfeeding is the natural sequel to pregnancy. However, it doesn't always go as smoothly as we expect! That's where lactation consultants can be of great help. At our breastfeeding clinic we have experienced, international board certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs) to help you become more successful with breastfeeding. We offer:
one-on-one lactation consulting with an experienced IBCLC
expertise in identifying normal breastfeeding progression
an educational philosophy that will help you feel more confident
help with using a breast pump
referral to community resources as needed
help with healthy baby and mama food choices
assistance with any other breastfeeding issues, questions, or concerns that you have!
The clinic is by appointment during clinic hours to see an IBCLCs. Lactation consulting sessions are available at other times, upon request.
Cost: $60.00 unlimited visits per birth
Clinician: Wendy Broekema, MS, IBCLC
Registration: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com to set up an appointment during times below.
Date and Time:
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY DURING THE BELOW TIMES
Every Monday 10:30-11:30 am
Every Thursday 4-6 pm
Cloth Diapering 101 (FREE)
*Learn how easy using cloth diapers can be including the different types available, how to use them, the ease of washing, and the money savings. Learn about the next generation of cloth diapers and diapering accessories!
*Learn about the different types of baby carriers available and more importantly how to use them. Learn how to pick the best carrier for you, your baby, and your lifestyle. If you already have a baby carrier and need help - feel free to bring it along. Have fun wearing your baby/toddler!
*Learn about the different types of car seats and how to properly install them in your car. Research has been done taking into account price, safety, and ease of use. We specialize in compact vehicle installation. Certified CPS technician teaches this class.
Free car seat inspections after Car Seat 101 Class!
Instructor: Jamie Johnson, Retail Manager and Certified Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technician or Kelly (Annie) Raymond, Senior Sales Associate and Certified Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technician
Date and Time: See calendar above for dates and times.
Nurturing Ways Infant Massage
*Infant massage is an ancient parenting tradition used in cultures around the world that can enhance the bond between infant and parent. Benefits of massaging your baby include helping improve sleep patterns; relieving gas, constipation, and colic/fussiness; improving digestion; and increasing body awareness, among others. Sessions encompass themes of early development and parenting as well as using touch to nurture babies. Classes are designed for infants from 8 weeks old to pre-crawling. Contact the instructor if your baby is younger than 8 weeks old or already crawling to discuss options. Sessions run 1-1.5 hours in length and include materials. Registration is required. Minimum of 2 babies with parent(s); maximum of 4. Class will be canceled if there are not enough registered participants within a week of the first session.
Cost: $70/baby with parent(s) (Contact Yvonne about gift certificates and/or tuition assistance)
Instructor: Yvonne Hiebert, MSE, CEIM (Certified Educator of Infant Massage)
*This class is designed to benefit expectant parents. It is best if families take this class when the mother is 3-4 months pregnant. that way you will have more time to prepare your pets for the arrival of the new baby! It provides a checklist so that you can prepare your animals and yourselves for a change in the household dynamics. Because of new sounds, smells, and activities surrounding a new infant, pets may see newborns as competition, prey, or even a toy. This 1.75 hour workshop includes informational literature and opportunities to ask questions. This workshop is ideal for pregnant women and their immediate adult family members.
Cost: $7 per family
Instructor: Emily Steinwehe, Dane County Humane Society Shelter Educator
See calendar above above for dates and times.
Exploring the Benefits of Placenta for Postpartum Recovering
*Discover the benefits of placenta encapsulation, a Traditional Chinese Medicine approach that has aided women for thousands of years in avoiding postpartum depression, fatigue and increasing milk supply.
"What is a Doula?" Do you know what a doula is? Have your heard
your friends talk about hiring a doula? Come & learn about what a
doula does (labor support) and how having a doula present can help your
birth. Statics show that having a doula present results in shorter
labors with fewer complication, reduces the need for pitocin, forceps,
vacuum extraction & cesareans, reduces use of medications AND helps
mom & her team feel more secure & cared for, have greater
breastfeeding success, greater self-confidence and less postpartum
depression." Jodi Bubenzer, local doula and childbirth educator (www.empoweringbirthclass.com) will share
information & tips on finding & hiring a doula.
Making your own baby food can provide your little one with the best nutrition possible and save you money. Join Tara Verma, local mommy and baby food maker, as she demonstrates some basics of how to make, store and serve your little ones their first foods. Information on the best fruits and vegetables for your little ones and sample recipes will be provided. Parents or parents-to-be will have time to ask questions and taste test a yummy creation as well.
Wendy holds a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Alabama (UA). While at UA she also completed a Verification Statement in Dietetics. Particular areas of interest studied in graduate school include maternal pre and post natal nutrition, breastfeeding issues, and community wellness issues regarding nutrition. She graduated UA with academic honors in 2008. Wendy has worked as a Perinatal Care Educator at Meriter Hospital since 2002. She completed a year long lactation internship at Meriter in 2005. In the same year she passed the board exam to become an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant). Wendy is also the lucky mother of three children.
Yvonne S. Hiebert, MSE, CEIM
Yvonne has been working with infants, young children, and their families for more than 20 years in a variety of settings. She has degrees in Early Childhood Development and Early Childhood Special Education and is currently a phD candidate in the Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health program through the ICDL Graduate School. Yvonne has been certified as an infant massage instructor since 2000 and has taught clinic-based and in-home classes for groups and individuals. Yvonne has enjoyed massaging her own boys (now teenagers) and loves teaching other parents about the joys of sharing massage with their little ones.
NEW GLARUS LOCATION
Our New Glarus warehouse is open for scheduled pick ups ONLY. We do all of our shipping from this location and do have a knowledgeable staff on hand to answer all of your questions however this location is a warehouse and you can not shop but can pick up orders.
We are located in the Industrial Park off of Hwy 69. New Glarus is a quaint little town with rolling hills and known as "Little Switzerland". Enjoy the State Woods just one mile away that includes a playground and lots of hiking trails (plus camping for the adventurous ones!). Do you bike? New Glarus is the starting point for the 23-mile long Sugar River Bike Trail. You could also visit the ever popular New Glarus Brewery that now makes ORGANIC BEER!! All summer long there are lots of festivals and fun throughout the village, for more information on New Glarus please visit www.swisstown.com
New Glarus Pick-up Hours (you MUST let us know before you pick up)
Monday through Friday 9am-4pm
**We are closed at this location on Saturdays and Sundays plus all major holidays.
New Glarus Address
Planet Wise/Nicki's Diapers, 215 Industrial Dr., New Glarus, WI 53574