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Who Are our Inspiring Professionals?

Week 1: Sleep – Renee Sciulli

ReneeSciulliRenee is a Certified Maternity and Child Sleep Consultant. She is also Newcastle’s only Certified Happiest Baby Educator. Renee is an active member in the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants, which sees her involved in monthly meetings with experts from all around the world. Renee is the founder of sleep consulting business ‘Sweet Dreams Baby‘ and one of the main focuses in her practice is teaching parents of children, newborn to six years, the importance of nurturing healthy sleep. She is experienced in many different aspects to help your family get the sleep they deserve.

Renee’s session will educate and empower  parents on how to start their precious little baby on the road to happy healthy sleep.
Renee and her husband Live in Newcastle with their two beautiful children.

Week 2: Movement – Dr Mary Bourke

Mary is a chiropractor whose special interests lie in paediatric care and neurological development. Mary’s session focuses on the importance of movement and primitive reflexes and the impact this has on a baby an young child’s growth and development.

Mary is also a mother of 3 teenage girls..

Week 3: Play – Beth Ward

Beth has been a Gymbaroo teacher for 9 years and is the mother of 2. Beth is passionate about giving children the best start in life and educating parents about the positive impact they can have on their child’s neurological development. The first year of life is the period of greatest neurological development, which she explores during her session.

Week 4: Nutrition – Renee Simpson

Renee is a dedicated Naturopath and Mum who is passionate about nutrition and whole-food cooking. Renee believes that giving infants a strong healthy start in life helps to ensure a healthier childhood and adult life.

Treating babies and children is one of Renee’s special interests along with supporting and guiding parents to create healthy and balanced diets for their families. She believes the pathway to optimal health for all is to eat a healthy diet. For children the pathway for them to achieve their full potential is to provide the valuable nutrients needed to optimise their brain function, immune and hormonal systems as well as other organs of the body. During this session Renee provides valuable information and ideas for new Mum’s heading into the exciting phase of first foods. Check out her Facebook page Renee Simpson Naturopath for a little more insight into what really drives Renee.


When attending this workshop, please put the following dates in your diary:

Wednesday 15th June 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (Vital Babies)
Wednesday 22nd June 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (Vital Babies)
Wednesday 29th June 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (Vital Babies)
Wednesday 6th July 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (Vital Babies)
Wednesday 17th August 10am – 12pm (Resus-A-Bub) CPR & First Aid for Babies and Toddlers

If you are serious about protecting your child as they move through the various feeding & development stages, then you should also book in for this super-informative workshop. Join Katie Green (mother of 2 and John Hunter Registered Emergency Nurse) as she delivers Resus-A-Bub: a 2 hour essential ‘hands on’ seminar which teaches you and your baby’s caregivers the skills you need, when faced with: CPR, choking, bleeding, burns, seizures and febrile convulsions, anaphylaxis, drowning prevention, poisoning, bumps and falls.

Great for you and your partner, grandparents and babysitters. Includes First Aid Booklet to take home.

It’s only a $35 investment for a life-saving 2hour workshop. For more information or to book, go to Resus-A-Bub 17th August

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