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Talks and Classes

Our FREE talks & classes provide you with hands-on experience and practical information from trusted, experienced experts.

The ideal opportunity to have all your questions answered, to alleviate your fears or concerns and all on offer at our Canberra event.

* Note: Session times and content subject to change. The views and advice expressed during the talks and classes are those of the presenters and are not representative of the Pregnancy, Babies & Children's Expo

Labour and Birth with PBC BABY Expo Midwife

Our antenatal classes with the PBC Expo Midwife focuses on your Labour & Birth and covers a variety of important topics:

  • Care provider options.
  • Stages of labour.
  • Pain relief.
  • Information and antenatal education.
  • Birth plans.
  • and more...

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: PBC Expo Midwife

PBC BABY Expo Midwife

Newborn Care with the PBC Expo Midwife

Hands on workshop with the PBC BABY Expo Midwife focuses on newborn care:

  • Bathing
  • Swaddling
  • Changing nappies
  • and more...

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: PBC Expo Midwife

PBC BABY Expo Midwife

Breastfeeding in the early daze

Australian Breastfeeding Association is Australia’s leading authority on breastfeeding.

This talk will cover key information, such as the benefits of breastfeeding, the let down reflex, supply and demand feeding and how to know if your baby is getting enough breast milk, positioning and attachment, and more. You'll also hear about the support available to help you with your breastfeeding journey.

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: Australian Breastfeeding Association

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Safe Sleeping

Red Nose has been advising new parents in Australia on safe sleeping for babies for 40 years. This safe sleep talk informs parents and carers on how to reduce the risk of SIDS and fatal sleep accidents for babies and toddlers in their care.

The presentation will cover Red Nose’s six evidence-base safe sleeping recommendations:

  • Why they recommend sleeping baby on their back
  • Why you should keep your baby’s head and face uncovered
  • The risks of smoking before and after your baby’s birth
  • What is a safe sleeping environment and how you can recreate this at home
  • Why you should sleep your baby in your room
  • The benefits of breastfeeding
  • Ask the midwives: your antenatal and safe sleeping questions answered

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: Red Nose

Red Nose

Baby CPR

A boutique training company passionate about taking the confusion away from keeping your children safe. We believe education and training are the best way to prepare for accidents big or small. We know how stressful becoming a parent can be and we want you to be prepared for when your child could need you most.

Duration: 30 minutes

Presented by: Itty Bitty First Aid

Itty Bitty First Aid

Baby Massage by PBC BABY Expo Midwife

There are many ways babies may benefit from infant massage.

This introductory session will teach you how to recognise your baby's signals in regards to when they do (and don't) want massage, how to choose an appropriate oil for your infant or child and a basic stroke routine.

Learn about the wonderful benefits of massage for both parent and child in this 'hands on' and informative workshop. Bring your baby for a truly special bonding experience or practice on one of our lifelike baby dolls in readiness for your little one's upcoming arrival.

Duration: 25 minutes

Presented by: The PBC Midwife

PBC BABY Expo Midwife

Baby First Aid

Itty Bitty First Aid's goal is for all parents & carers to leave our sessions feeling informed, competent and calm, knowing they have the tools to calmly navigate stressful situations. These skills and strategies will help improve outcomes and leave parents and carers feeling confident in themselves and their choices.

Duration: 30 minutes

Presented by: Itty Bitty First Aid

Itty Bitty First Aid