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On the frontline of early life care: advanced clinical skills for breastfeeding, parent mood and unsettled infant behaviour challenges

Take a deep dive into the latest research in the clinical care of babies and toddlers at the Possums 2021 online Conference.

You will learn from internationally acclaimed presenters and upskill in the latest evidence- based programs for breastfeeding, parent mood and unsettled infant behaviour challenges.

Be part of a deep dive into what's new in evidence-based clinical support of mothers and babies!

Hear research updates:

  • Changing baby sleep conversations in the UK - the role of DISC and Basis, Professor Helen Ball, Director, Durham Infancy and Sleep Centre (DISC), and Baby Sleep Information Source (Basis) Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
  • Self-Reg in the Early Years, Professor Stuart Shanker, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Psychology and the CEO of the MEHRIT Centre, Ltd. Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
  • How do we keep babies close and safe? Translating theory and evidence into practical safe sleep advice. Professor Jeanine Young, Professor of Nursing & Deputy Head of School - Research; School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland; Member, Red Nose National Scientific Advisory Group
  • Report on a preliminary case series shows that a brief gestalt intervention changes ultrasound measures of tongue movement during breastfeeding, comparable to ultrasound changes measured post-frenotomy Associate Professor (Adj) Pamela Douglas, GP-Lactation Consultant, Researcher, Medical Director of Possums, Brisbane, Queensland
  • What does the latest research tell us about Insufficient Glandular Tissue (or mammary hypoplasia) and breastfeeding? Renee Kam, IBCLC, physiotherapist, NDC practitioner, PhD candidate, Melbourne, Victoria

Learn about new programs

  • Tuning into Toddlers Workshop, Associate Professor Sophie Havighurst, University of Melbourne, Victoria
  • Neuroprotective Developmental Care Pathway Update, Ms Hayley McManus, Possums & Co, NDC Clinical Co-ordinator, Sydney, NSW

Think critically

  • Is it normal for babies to cry and fuss a lot in the first months of life: a review of the evidence, Associate Professor (Adj) Pamela Douglas, GP-Lactation Consultant, Researcher, Medical Director of Possums, Brisbane, Queensland

Hear unique perspectives

  • Fact and Fiction: Assessing and Writing Reports on Parenting in Women with a Perinatal Mental Illness Professor Anne Buist, Psychiatrist, Researcher, Novelist, Chair of Women’s Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria
Thu
9
Sep

When
8:00am - 4:30pm,
Thursday 9 September 2021

Where
Online

Organiser
Possums & Co

CPD Points Available?
Yes