The 2013 Johnson’s Baby Sense Seminar
Thanks to our sponsors and speakers for a wonderful 2013 Johnson's Baby Sense Seminar series!View the detailed schedule > Book now
When to call the doctor
If your baby is irritable, not feeding and is waking at night – one of your first questions will be whether he/she is sick. Caring for a sick baby is enough to make any parent anxious. Renowned paediatrician, Dr Simon Strachan demystifies your baby’s health in an amusing and thorough look at when to call the doctor. This talk covers all your vaccination questions too.
Weaning to prevent picky eating
Imagine a way to introduce solids to your baby so that when they hit those fussy toddler years they are less picky and more adventurous about what they choose to eat. It is possible. Dietician Kath Megaw will give you some great new tips and latest research on helpful ways to introduce solids to reduce the incidence of picky eating!
Solve your baby’s sleep problems gently
Settle your baby to sleep and establish healthy sleep habits in a step-by-step approach that promises improved sleep 7 short days. This talk will cover establishing a day sleep routine for babies as well as creating toddler sleep boundaries. By eliminating the basic causes of sleep issues, from nutrition, to health and emotional factors your baby can and will sleep better.
JOHNSON’S® Baby Massage Workshop - Top Tips on Baby Massage
This workshop is an interactive session with Karen Hansen, a qualified Nurse and Midwife with over 20 years of experience in Maternal and Child Health.
You will get professional demonstrations with hands-on practice, to learn some baby massage strokes which will benefit yourself and baby.
Delegates will receive a JOHNSON’S® Baby Gift Bag plus a lucky winner in each workshop will receive a free Baby Massage Course from IAIM: International Association of Infant Massage.
Based on over 30 years of experience working with moms and babies, Sr Ann Richardson will take you through the basics of the first six weeks of your baby’s life. What to expect from your newborn baby and practical and simple advice will prepare you for this magical time. Umbilical Cord care, nappy changes, feeding, sleeping and establishing a flexible routine are amongst the many topics that will be covered.
The secret to a calm newborn
Colic and excessive crying are very stressful for any new parent. Many newborns cry for up to 3 hours a day. The question is why? Learn about the causes of excessive crying as well as simple strategies to prevent colic and ways to manage your crying baby in this informative talk by Meg Faure, Occupational Therapist
Feeding your baby in the first four months
Breastfeeding is the best form of nutrition for all babies and yet can be a significant challenge for many women. With the right guidance, we believe that every mom and baby can have the opportunity to breastfeed. Covering everything from latching to nutrition while feeding, dietician Kath Megaw will guide new moms. Due to demands on modern moms, learning how to express your breast milk successfully and options to keep breastfeeding going when you go back to work is essential.