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Our FREE talks & classes provide you with hands-on experience and practical information from trusted, experienced experts. The ideal opportunity to have all your questions answered, to alleviate your fears or concerns.

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Labour & Birth with the PBC Expo Midwife

Our antenatal classes with the PBC Expo Midwife focuses on your Labour & Birth and covers a variety of important topics:

  • Care provider options.
  • Stages of labour.
  • Pain relief.
  • Information and antenatal education.
  • Birth plans.
  • and more...

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: PBC Expo Midwife

More information: PBC Expo Midwife

Newborn Care with the PBC Expo Midwife

Hands on workshop with the PBC Expo Midwife focuses on newborn care:

  • Bathing
  • Swaddling
  • Changing nappies
  • and more...

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: PBC Expo Midwife

More information: PBC Expo Midwife

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Preparing for breastfeeding and the early DAZE of breastfeeding

Australian Breastfeeding Association is Australia’s leading authority on breastfeeding.

This talk will cover key information, such as the benefits of breastfeeding, the let down reflex, supply and demand feeding and how to know if your baby is getting enough breast milk, positioning and attachment, and more. You'll also hear about the support available to help you with your breastfeeding journey.

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: Australian Breastfeeding Association

More information: ABA

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Safe Sleeping Environment

Red Nose has been advising new parents in Australia on safe sleeping for babies for 40 years. This safe sleep talk informs parents and carers on how to reduce the risk of SIDS and fatal sleep accidents for babies and toddlers in their care.

The presentation will cover Red Nose’s six evidence-base safe sleeping recommendations:

  • Why they recommend sleeping baby on their back
  • Why you should keep your baby’s head and face uncovered
  • The risks of smoking before and after your baby’s birth
  • What is a safe sleeping environment and how you can recreate this at home
  • Why you should sleep your baby in your room
  • The benefits of breastfeeding
  • Ask the midwives: your antenatal and safe sleeping questions answered

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: Red Nose

More information: Red Nose

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Baby CPR

Learn how to apply CPR to an infant. Using current recommendations, you will be provided with the foundation and knowledge, coupled with the guidance of an emergency services operator to know how to help your baby in an emergency.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Baby Massage Techniques by GAIA

There are many ways babies may benefit from infant massage.

This introductory session will teach you how to recognise your baby's signals in regards to when they do (and don't) want massage, how to choose an appropriate oil for your infant or child and a basic stroke routine.

Learn about the wonderful benefits of massage for both parent and child in this 'hands on' and informative workshop. Bring your baby for a truly special bonding experience or practice on one of our lifelike baby dolls in readiness for your little one's upcoming arrival.

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: GAIA

More information: GAIA

Note: Session times and content subject to change. Please check the Facebook Event Wall for Session times closer to the date of Expo. The views and advice expressed during the talks and classes are those of the presenters and are not representative of the Pregnancy, Babies & Children's Expo.