Calling all parents with babies and young children! On Saturday 15 October Waipa King Country Provincial are hosting a very special event at Hamilton Airport Inn from 10.30am to 4pm. Guest speakers include Donna Booth, Dr Alison Barrett and Carole Bartle, the founders of NUMB (Neonatal Unity for Mothers and Babies). These three will cover up to date research on the benefits of skin to skin contact. Kangaroo Care will demonstrate the links between this and brain development.
Then in the afternoon Nathan Mikare-Wallis, a trustee of the Brainwaves Trust and lecturer in human and brain development at University of Canterbury College of Education will share advances in scientific research on child brain development.
Nathan combines the academic with practical applications all parents can use.
Registration and morning tea 10am. Cost of $40 includes morning tea and lunch.
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