Seminar Series

We’re thrilled to bring you another great schedule of seminar presentations.

Pinky McKay takes the Brisbane Stage TWICE a day, offering gentle options to encourage infant settling and sleep as well as sharing her top tips on toddler tactics. Mater Mothers’ Nurses will provide an overview of CPR for babies & toddlers and much more.

The Brisbane Main Stage timetable will be released soon. This is subject to change so please check back closer to the date for confirmation timing!

Pinky Mckay

Pinky McKay is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), with a busy private practice in Melbourne specialising in gentle parenting techniques that offer effective, proven alternatives to “baby training” approaches.

Pinky is a best-selling author with four titles published by Penguin; Sleeping Like a baby, 100 Ways to Calm the Crying, Toddler Tactics and Parenting By Heart – all endorsed by The Australian Breastfeeding Association, La Leche League International and The Australian Association of Infant Mental Health. Pinky is also the creator of Boobie Bikkies, nutritious, organic cookies to help boost the energy and encourage a healthy milk supply for breastfeeding mothers. She is an expert source for media appearing regularly on major network TV and quoted in various publications. Her real-world experience stems from being the mother of five and grandmother of three.

Mater Mothers' First Aid For Babies

Learn some of the life-saving baby first aid and CPR techniques from the Mater Mothers’ first aid for babies’ course, offered in collaboration with Mater Education. Baby first aid and CPR is something you hope you never have to use, but the knowledge is invaluable for all parents and grandparents.

A first aid educator will help you understand how to respond to an emergency using an easy to remember approach and how to identify when to go to the hospital. The talk will also cover basic CPR techniques from how to position your hands, to the strength and frequency of compressions required. You can also find out about booking into one of our comprehensive Mater Mothers’ first aid for babies courses.

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