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Webinars for Parents

We offer our popular parenting webinars online regularly. Webinars are FREE to join, just choose a topic important to you and join other parents as our expert child and family health nurse provides tips and strategies. Can't make it to any of the webinars? View our pre-recorded selection of webinars at the bottom of this page. 

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Sleep and Settling

Sleep is the number 1 topic we are asked about, join us for our most popular webinar for tips and strategies for sleep for babies to toddlers.

Getting enough sleep is very important for everyone in the family. Join us for this webinar where we'll discuss the principles, strategies and top tips for helping your baby enjoy more sleep.

Select one of the available dates below to register:

Feb 29th, 10:30am

Mar 7th, 9:00am    Mar 14th, 9:30am

Mar 20th, 9:30am  Mar 28th, 9:30am

Apr 3rd, 10:00am  Apr 11th, 10:00am

Apr 18th, 10:00am  Apr 24th, 9:30am

Nutrition - Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots is a national early childhood nutrition service. It is delivered in partnership with Karitane, a not-for-profit parenting organisation, and the Healthy Beginnings research team at Sydney Local Health District. The program is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Social Services and aims to improve early childhood nutrition literacy and self-efficacy for parents/carers, health professionals and early childhood educators. 

All webinars are delivered live by an Accredited Practising Dietitian or Child and Family Health Nurse. Each webinar runs for 20-30mins with additional time to answer any questions you have. 

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This webinar will provide tips for successful breastfeeding and dealing with common challenges. Getting off to a good start with breastfeeding your baby in the first few days, weeks or months can really boost your confidence and help your baby settle. You will learn simple tips to on how to get a good latch when feeding, different breastfeeding positions and the signs to look out for when your baby is hungry and satisfied.

Select one of the available dates below to register:

Apr 3rd, 10:30am

This webinar will provide tips for successful feeding when using bottles with formula and/or breastmilk. Getting off to a good start with feeding your baby in the first few days, weeks and early months can really boost your confidence and help your baby settle. You will learn how to feed your baby safely with a bottle and the signs when your baby is hungry and satisfied.

Select one of the available dates below to register:

Feb 29th, 9:30am

May 3rd, 9:30am

Starting solids can be an exciting time for parents and babies. It may also bring some uncertainty for many parents. This webinar will cover the when, what and how to give, as well as common concerns such as choking and food allergies.

Select one of the available dates below to register:

Apr 24th, 9:30am

June 6th, 10am

This webinar aims to help parents and carers understand how family, diet, exercise, sleep and oral health may be influencing children’s eating behaviours. It will also provide some practical tips to create positive eating habits along with knowing when to seek further professional help if needed.

Select one of the available dates below to register:

March 7th, 10am

May 16th, 12 noon

This webinar will provide you with tips on how to pack a healthy lunchbox for your little ones.  We will show you a quick and simple strategy for packing the lunchbox, learn about the recommended portion sizes for your child’s age and look at some lunchbox examples as inspiration to get you going. 

Select one of the available dates below to register:

June 26th, 12 noon

This interactive webinar will teach you how to understand food labels to make healthier choices for your little ones. You will learn about the health star rating, how to understand the ingredients list, how to read food labels and get a refresher on the five food groups. You will be given a food label reading card that you can use to help you purchase healthy food products.

Select from one of the available dates below to register:

 

Toddlers

Aggression, tantrums, whinging and hyperactivity can be normal in the toddler years, but this can be stressful. Here you will learn the skills and strategies to manage the challenging times and improve the quality of your relationship with your toddler.

Select from one of the available dates below to register:

Feb 29th, 12:00pm

Mar 7th, 10:30am      Mar 14th, 11:00am

Mar 20th, 11:00am    Mar 28th, 11:00am

Apr 3rd, 11:30am      Apr 11th, 11:30am

Apr 18th, 11:30am     Apr 24th, 11:00am

Pre-recorded Webinars

If you can’t make it to our live Parenting Workshop Webinars or you want to watch at another time with your partner don’t worry we have our popular webinars recorded here. Just choose a topic from sleep and settling to breastfeeding and watch as our expert Child and Family Health Nurse provides tips and strategies.

Starting solids can be an exciting time for parents and babies. It may also bring some uncertainty for many parents. When to start, what to give and how much food to give, are common questions parents want answers for. Nutrition and good health go together, this webinar will cover those questions as well as provide some other useful tips for starting solids.

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This webinar will provide tips for successful breastfeeding and dealing with common challenges. Getting off to a good start with breastfeeding your baby in the first few days, weeks or months can really boost your confidence and help your baby settle. You will learn simple tips to on how to get a good latch when feeding, different breastfeeding positions and the signs to look out for when your baby is hungry and satisfied.

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This webinar will provide tips for successful feeding when using bottles with formula and/or breastmilk. Getting off to a good start with feeding your baby in the first few days, weeks and early months can really boost your confidence and help your baby settle. You will learn how to feed your baby safely with a bottle and the signs when your baby is hungry and satisfied.

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Aggression, tantrums, whinging and hyperactivity can be normal in the toddler years, but this can stressful. Here you will learn the skills and strategies to manage the challenging times and improve the quality of your relationship with your toddler.

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Fussy eating is common in young children, but even though it is common it can be very challenging for parents. Knowing how best to promote a variety of foods and encourage them to actually eat them, can be time consuming, expensive and concerning. Nutrition and good health go together, in this webinar we will talk about fussy eating, what it is and what to do about it. We will also give you tips and suggestions on when and where to get help if needed. 

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This short webinar will teach you the basics on what to look for when reading food labels. You will learn tips on how to make the healthiest food choices when grocery shopping. We will be using a food label reading card as a guide that you can download from the parent resources section. Take this label reading card with you the next time you are grocery shopping.

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This short webinar will teach you what to pack in your little ones lunchbox and simple tips to make this process easier. You will also learn about food for good nutrition and serving sizes for each child’s age group.

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This webinar will teach you simple tips to improve your health and your baby’s future health, whether you are currently pregnant or planning a pregnancy. The webinar will cover the key nutrients important during pregnancy, foods and drinks to avoid during pregnancy and simple tips on managing nausea, constipation and heart burn.

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This webinar will provide you with valuable insights and practical strategies to support your health and wellbeing after you have your baby. The presenter will guide you through the essential food and nutrients to eat to support your postpartum recovery, including quick and easy meals that nourish your body and keep you energised. You will also learn about the benefits of exercise in the postnatal period and where to get support if needed.

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One of the big factors in growing a healthy baby is getting the right nutrition. This webinar will provide tips on health and nutrition before, during and after pregnancy. As dads have a big part to play, this session will include tips for dads too. We will have information you can download for use later and you can also type in any questions you may have throughout this workshop and we will do our best to provide clear and current advice for keeping you and your baby healthy.

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Getting enough sleep is very important for everyone in the family. Join us for this webinar where we'll discuss the principles, strategies and top tips for helping you and your child enjoy more sleep.

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