This seminar is the 2nd of 6 throughout the weekend, covering essential and empowering information for new parents about what life is like after the birth of your baby and how to have an ease your transition to parenthood.

Stefanie Poole, Founder of Project Afterglow - Stefanie has many qualifications including Master of Science in Mental Health Counselling, a Bachelor of Science in Counselling Psychology, is Reiki II Certified & is currently studying to be a Post Natal Doula with Childbirth International. 

Stefanies own postnatal experience motivated her to develop Project Afterglow, which provides a safe, supportive and empowering space for women to explore their spirituality, identity and their journey into Motherhood, filling a gap in our community for postpartum women to share their stories, be nurtured and come together to build a community of love and support. 

Emily Jones, Birth Educator & Founder of Acacia Wellness - Emily is incredibly passionate about helping families develop confidence about the birthing experience, providing practical tools and sound knowledge through the HypnoBirthing & HypnoMothering programs, Birth Essentials & Infant Massage courses.

The skills Emily teaches are life-long with the continued benefits of helping you to be a relaxed and composed parent, armed with techniques to overcome the overwhelm, increase the bond with your baby and improve sleep patterns and behavior. During this seminar Emily will be sharing her insights into ways new Mums and Dads can transition into Parenthood peacefully, calmly and easily. You'll learn a techniques to minimise negativity and enhance positivity and increase the connection within your new family.   

Micheal Lauria, Founder of The Relationship Survival Guide & Men's Success Academy - Michael has a Diploma of Counselling & Diploma of Relationship Therapy

Having just become a Dad 7 months ago, Michael brings his perspective of this life-changing experience along with 10 years as a Relationship Therapist to his presentation "Becoming Dad". Michael's passion is helping couples achieve happiness, peace and longevity within their intimate relationship by looking at the dynamics and energies that help to form and transform the interpersonal interactions with our significant other. It is his mission to guide others towards empowering and fulfilling relationships. 

Health seminars will be held throughout our Peninsula Health & Wellbeing Festival, providing a range of inspiring and informative speakers who’ll be sharing their expertise in different areas of Family Health. 



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What you will learn
  • Connecting with your Baby with Birth Educator, Emily Jones
  • Postnatal Health, reclaiming your glow after baby
  • Becoming Dad, the other essential postnatal perspective
What you will get
  • 3 incredible guest speakers

What to wear


Appropriate for

Pregnancy, parenting, postnatal, dads, mums, new parents


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