If you are a professional working with parents in the perinatal period, own a business that involves Babywearing or are hoping to start one, this hands-on interactive training will give you the solid foundation you need so that you can confidently advise new parents on safe and correct Babywearing that will see them more connected than ever with their thriving baby.
✔ Learn the importance of Babywearing in the 4th Trimester & beyond, the substantial benefits that comes with it, and why it’s an essential parenting tool for a parent’s well-being and babies thriving
✔ Be confident in advising on safe, optimal and comfortable ways to carry a baby in line with healthy hip, spine, and physiological development.
✔ Know how to use the most common carriers correctly and how to simply and easily get them comfortable with the best troubleshooting tips
✔ Be across the board on frequent concerns, myths, and misconceptions that occur with parents and those in the wider community
✔ Be taught about special circumstances such as twins and premature bubs from guest experts with first-hand experience
✔ Get informed on how to conduct a Babywearing business, insurance and legal requirements, risk factors + more
Without doing proper training, you may unknowingly be giving out information to your clients that is misinterpreted or ill-informed, resulting in unsafe and uncomfortable experiences for parent and child. And as carriers and slings become more commonplace, it's likely you'll be getting asked more and more questions in regards to their ideal use or what current guidelines are in place.
This course is endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives and will enable you to receive 10 professional development points.
💥 Two-day training 10am-3pm (Saturday) & 9am-4pm (Sunday)
💥 Full delicious vegetarian/vegan catering
💥 Certificate of completion for you to display on your website + in print
💥 Every workshop participant will go in the draw on the weekend to win an Ankalia Go carrier (valued at $269) as well as an Ergo Baby Carrier (valued at $299) to take home with them! Plus other surprises and gifts from other companies at the workshop.
💥 Ongoing support in private facebook group
💥 A PDF outline of the course for you to download and refer back to during the training and afterwards
PLUS more surprises at the training!
Our two-day intensive training will cover you in the basics of Babywearing is perfect for Midwives, Infant and Maternal Health Specialists, those conducting antenatal & postnatal classes or wishing to, volunteers hosting babywearing meet-ups, or parents themselves wishing to learn more robustly about their passion.
We understand you care deeply about the new parents and caregivers you work with and supporting them thoroughly through this intense new chapter in their lives. If they've ever complained to you about not getting a break or their baby being clingy, THIS IS THE TOOL you need to adequately equip them with to give them some relief! 🙏
👉 Invest in you, invest in your business, invest in your clients!
Take this leap to be a pioneer pushing forward for more parents to carry their children comfortably and confidently so that it becomes more and more normal and accessible to all.
We can't wait to support you in doing so!
🎈 Confidently support new parents with up-to-date essential information on safe & optimal Babywearing best practices & add this to your services
🎈 Work as a Babywearing Consultant/Educator/Advocate knowing you have a solid foundation of training and ongoing support to see you succeed
🎈 Become a retailer of Babywearing Products feeling assured you can use and advice on these products correctly
🎈 Confidently support parents in your immediate community as a peer-educator on Babywearing
🎈 Advance your own skill set and knowledge on your personal love of Babywearing
Outine of Day 1 (Theory):
The history of babywearing, our natural instincts to carry and be carried, how essential it is to carry children for healthy brain development and healthy attachment, the importance of babywearing use in the 4th trimester, the long list of benefits to child and parent.
How to carry to support physiological development of the child specifically looking at the hips & spine, guest speaker to talk about hip dysplasia and how babywearing plays a role, looking at safety and making this the number 1 priority, TICKS guidelines and airway protection.
Discussion on Babywearing Misconceptions, Concerns and Myths
The important role you will play in instilling this confidence into parents and the positive impact you can make in making this tool normal, accessible, and achievable to see future generations of connected and thriving babies grow.
Outine of Day 2 (Practical):
Demonstration of Ring Slings & Buckle Carriers, time to practice yourself and role-play instructing others, troubleshooting tips and advise on common issues. Plus looking at breastfeeding and babywearing.
Demonstration of Stretchy Wraps, Woven Wraps, and Meh Dais, time to practice yourself and role-play instructing others, troubleshooting tips and advise on common issues.
🔹 Looking at breastfeeding and babywearing.
Guest speaker to talk about Twins & Babywearing and give first-hand experience and expertise + demonstrations.
Where to from here...
You will be contacted closer to the date with more details including the opportunity to inform us of any dietary requirements.
Babes in arms - Your toddler or baby is welcome at our event if suitable babysitting can't be arranged. We have a large indoor and outdoor space for them to play alongside you. We also have quiet spaces for them to have a nap if needed.
Terms & Conditions - Please note that in the event of covid restrictions or lockdowns directly effecting this event's ability to go ahead, you will be eligible for a full refund. You will be able to receive a full refund back to you if you choose. You can also exchange your ticket for something else or hold onto it. Please refer to our full terms and conditions for further information.
It's going to be a blast and we can't wait to see you there!
Morning Tea, Lunch, and Afternoon Tea included