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Have you welcomed a new baby? Are you pregnant? Planning to conceive? Are you a healthcare professional working with new parents?
Preparing for Parenthood is a must-attend event for individuals, couples and healthcare professionals looking for guidance and insights from South Africa’s leading pregnancy and parenting specialists.
Join us on Saturday, May 20th, from 9:30am to 12:30pm SAST and gain invaluable knowledge that will benefit you and your family for years to come.
Whether you’re looking for advice on fertility, nutrition, breastfeeding, giving birth, establishing routines, or preparing your relationship for parenthood, our event has something for everyone. You’ll learn from the best in their respective fields, and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions during our live Q&A session.
Don’t miss this opportunity to get first-hand advice from the experts if you’re a new or expecting parent or if you’re a HCP, enhance the quality of care you offer your patients. Register now for Preparing for Parenthood and let us help you make the most of this incredible journey.
Here is what is on the Agenda
We’ll be joined by Reproductive Medicine Specialist, Dr Pottow, to debunk common myths about fertility, and offer valuable insights for those trying to conceive.
Paediatric dietician and nutritionist, Kath Megaw, shares her expertise about the importance of nutrition and useful tips on how to nourish your body and baby for optimal health.
Breastfeeding can be challenging for new mothers. Midwife and lactation consultant, Sr Linda Britz, will discuss how to establish breastfeeding with your baby.
Leading childbirth educator and midwife, Sr Tina Otte, will share with you what birthing options are available to you so you can make informed decisions.
Join Occupational Therapist, author & founder of Parent Sense app, Meg Faure, to find out how to ease your baby’s transition into the world for a calmer, happier new family.
Becoming a parent adds a whole new dimension to your relationship with your partner. midwife and lactation consultant. Relationship counsellor, Amelia Schwartz, will share her insights into the challenges that couples face during the transition to parenthood.
Influencer and mom of 4 under 4, Genevieve of @graceandkindred joins us to share her unique journey to motherhood. From fertility to adoption and how she became mom of what she calls a ‘miracle multi-racial family.’ This talk is a MUST for anyone establishing a bond with their baby – whether they came into your life biologically, by adoption, surrogacy, or another way.
MEET THE SPEAKERS
CALM BABY: CONFIDENT PARENT
Occupational Therapist, author & founder of Parent Sense mobile app
Dr Joanne Pottow
DEBUNKING THE MYTHS ABOUT INFERTILITY
Reproductive Medicine Specialist at Cape Fertility Clinic
NURITION BEFORE, DURING & AFTER PREGNANCY
Clinical Paediatric Dietician, author & founder of Nutripaeds
Sr Tina Otte
GIVING BIRTH: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Midwife & CBE
Sr Linda Britz
A GUIDE TO ESTABLISHING BREASTFEEDING
Midwife & Lactation Consultant
PREPARING YOUR RELATIONSHIP FOR PARENTHOOD
SPECIAL GUEST - Gen of @graceandkindred
BONDING & ATTACHMENT WITH YOUR BABY
Mom of 4 under 4
If you are a HCP working with new and expecting parents, Preparing for Parenthood will offer you expert insights to enhance your patient care.
Hosted by Parent Sense, the all-in-one baby app that takes the guesswork out of parenting, join our HCP community and get all of this and more:
- A free subscription to the Parent Sense app
- Access to a Whatsapp Support group
- Invitations to monthly or quarterly talks for your moms or colleagues
- Benefits from our referral program
- Special discounts on Meg’s ISIT courses
- 5 CPD points for every course you sign up for
Find out more about joining Parent Sense Paediatric Network here.