Presenter biographies will be posted on each workshop event page and will become updated as soon as further confirmations become available!
Workshop 1 is the first of five Interactive workshops for expectant couples and families with preschool aged children.
Workshop 1 presenters and topic summaries:
Katrina Zaslavsky : Empowering women for birth
Australian Catholic University Student Midwives : Find out more about about the Continuity of Care experience
Reneece Lovett : Healthy Nutrition for pregnancy, the role of supplements and probiotics
ActivLife: TENS - how this form of natural pain relief for labour works
Fiona Greuter -The Pelvic floor; the what, the why, the where, the how.
Abdominal muscles, separation in pregnancy and safe effective exercises
Dr. Kelly Flaherty - Benefits of osteopathy in dealing with discomforts of pregnancy and preparing your body for labour
Why attend our workshops?
Get to meet local:
Maternal & Child Health Nurses
Infant Massage Therapists
Baby Wearing Peer Educators and other professionals who are experts in encouraging wellness in young families.
For a fraction of the cost of a consultation, if you choose to attend one workshop, you will pay $65 to access six health care professionals who are keen to share their professional knowledge and answer any questions that you may have about the health of your family!
If you choose to attend the whole series of 5 workshops, you will only pay for 4 at a reduced fee of $200 and gain access to 40 workshops with access to 20 health care professionals!
Partner and support person discounts apply.
If your partner or support person wishes to attend one workshop with you, they will only need to pay a discounted fee of $50 per workshop. Should they attend all 5 workshops with you, they will only pay $150!
A portion of your fees will be donated to SIDS & KIDS
The remainder will go towards our costs in running these workshops.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to engage with such a variety of specialist expert health care professionals who have a vested interest in promoting optimal health and wellness in young families.
At each workshop, you will be entered into a draw to win one of the many door prizes collectively worth over $3000 including:
Childbirth and Parenting Preparation Workshops
Breastfeeding and Parenting Preparation Workshops
Breastfeeding Support Consultations
Infant Sleep and Settling Support Consultations
A ByKay Mei Tei Deluxe Baby Carrier
Discounted Chiropractic and Osteopathic services
Preparation for Birth CD's
A Placenta Encapsulation Service
2 Pack Ergobaby Swaddler
An ActivNatal TENS Unit
You will get to eat some yummy healthy snacks and get to quench your thirst with some yummy drinks!
Workshop 1 - Sunday May 17, 1-5pm
Workshop 2 - Sunday June 14, 1-5pm
Workshop 3 - Sunday July 12, 1-5pm
Workshop 4 - Sunday August 2, 1-5pm
Workshop 5 - Sunday September 13, 1-5pm
Where: Watsonia Library in the Community Room
How Much? $65 per workshop
$50 for partners/supports per workshop
$200 for the 5 workshops
$150 for partners/supports for the 5 workshops
Strictly only 35 places available per workshop
To find out more, email:
Kellie - firstname.lastname@example.org or
Anita - email@example.com