Philippa will be touring NZ in 2018. If you would like to hold workshops, please register below.

Philippa provides the workshops detailed below as a one off workshop, or a regular booking. Price on enquiry as determined by numbers attending and travel. You may also like to check out her professional development workshops.

Early Feeding

Whether parents breastfeed, bottle or formula feed, there is much to discuss about how these can be beneficially offered to baby in the early months of life. This session will foster confident feeding practices that harmonise well with a baby’s natural digestive function, thus contributing greatly to their developmental sleep and the parent’s mental and physical health.

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  • establishing healthy breastfeeding inclusive of bringing in supply, nature’s mechanism of supply and demand, care for breastfeeding issues like engorgement/sore nipples/oversupply/inverted nipples, feeding positions, appropriate latching, expressing, storage of breast milk, mother’s diet, feeding to baby’s biological capacities and capabilities
  • beneficial bottle feeding inclusive of appropriate latching, methods to reduce air intake, discussions on equipment, sterilisation, warming milk 
  • Formula information inclusive of making up formula, storage, warming milk, formula’s that are available and the effects of these on a baby’s digestive system
  • a relaxed opportunity to share and discuss feeding in all forms
  • feeding guides to take home
  • the opportunity to buy Philippa’s BabyCues book at a discounted price
  • a 20% discount on the first one-on-one phone consultation if booked
  • Antenatal and Postnatal groups
  • Mother and father coffee groups
  • Parenting organisations and services
  • Childcare facilitators for professional development

Burping Bubs Workshop

Winding is an incredibly important aspect of newborn care. It helps to ease digestive discomfort, which in turn cultivates healthy feeding and sleep patterns. Book this in-depth workshop and fully learn how to burp your newborn well, thus minimising unsettled behaviours like arching backwards, pedalling legs, short sleep cycles and the possible diagnosis of colic and reflux.

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  • biological facts about the effects of wind on your baby’s digestion
  • the common cycle of wind
  • the common misconceptions about wind
  • how trapped wind creates reflux
  • the optimum level of winding as per age and stage
  • how to diagnose wind cue opposed to hunger cues
  • Nature’s Wind Sequence – a step-by-step guide to burping
  • the innate Six-Wind-Cues and how to respond to these
  • calming techniques to aid your baby’s ‘rest and digest’ way of being
  • positions to release wind
  • how to work Nature’s Wind Sequence into your day
  • how to re-settle baby when they are woken by wind
  • an opportunity to share and discuss how burping affects baby and family
  • a burping guide to take home
  • the opportunity to buy Philippa’s BabyCues book at a discounted price
  • a 20% discount on the first one-on-one phone consultation if booked
  • Antenatal and postnatal groups
  • Mother and father coffee groups
  • Parenting organisations and services
  • Childcare facilitators for professional development

A baby's cues - read and respond knowingly

This extensive workshop provides an opportunity for parents to deepen their understanding of what a baby is truly communicating and how to respond knowingly WITH them to foster calm and nurture developmental sleep. It is an ideal workshop for all parents that have a newborn to six months old, settled or unsettled. 

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  • Introduce you to a baby’s innate Six-Wind-Cues and how to respond to these to release trapped wind
  • Enable parents to distinguish between hunger, wind or Digestive Overload behaviours
  • Teach responsive care for distressed behaviour like arching backwards and pedaling legs
  • Explore calming techniques that nurture responsive care for baby while creating a balanced equilibrium for the parents
  • Learn a baby’s real tired cues
  • Identify strategies for settling and re-settling babies
  • Postnatal groups
  • Mother and father coffee groups
  • Parenting organisations and services
  • Childcare facilitators for professional development

Simplify Solids

When we introduce and feed solids in a way that respectfully works alongside the child’s basic digestive biology we foster a relaxed disposition and support comfortable exploration of an infant’s food, body and environment. This workshop helps to put the latest research, fads, and recommendations into perspective, while providing a healthy, logical guide.

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  • the basic biology of an infant’s digestive system, maintaining balance at each age and stage
  • the ideal age to start solids
  • when to offer solids throughout a day to benefit sleep
  • healthy food options from six months to one year, inclusive of what to avoid
  • the ideal quantity of solids at each age and stage
  • how much variety is truly good for our infant’s in the first six months of solids
  • about purees and Baby Lead Weaning
  • how to make nutritious homemade solids 
  • an opportunity to share and discuss how solids affects baby and family
  • a solids guide to take home
  • the opportunity to buy Philippa’s BabyCues book at a discounted price
  • a 20% discount on the first on-on-one phone consultation if booked
  • Postnatal groups
  • Mother and father coffee groups
  • Parenting organisations and services
  • Childcare facilitators for professional development

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