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    WithYou Talks #4: Nutrition for Breastfeeding

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    Special Fundraising Event: WithYou Talks x The Babes Project

    WithYou Talks is a series for women* and their supporting partners on the Mornington Peninsula who are on the transformational journey from womanhood to motherhood, or planning to take that step. Join us for cosy-couch and heart-warming talks, curated just for you, with topical conversations by With You Midwifery & Friends – a community of knowledge specialists who understand the intricacies of pre-pregnancy and pregnancy journeys. 

    This event, we are fundraising so The Babes Project can continue their vital work to help at-risk women and children in our community. By contributing to this fundraiser, you are not just donating, but actively investing in families. Together, let us empower women and children, ensuring they have the resources and support they need to thrive!

    WithYou Talks is donating 100% of ticket sales from this event to The Babes Project


    Talk #4: Nutrition for Breastfeeding

    Join us for a holistic exploration into the intersection of nutrition and breastfeeding with four knowledge specialists. Together, we'll unravel the mysteries of nourishment during this transformative journey, providing invaluable insights to support both you and your baby. Discover essential nutrients vital for your well-being and your baby's development. Address common challenges faced by breastfeeding mothers. Learn how your diet directly impacts breast milk quality and navigate dietary restrictions and meal timing, as well as managing low milk supply, alleviating discomforts and incorporating breastfeeding-friendly foods into your routine.

    Don't miss this opportunity to nurture both yourself and your baby with evidence-based nutrition advice tailored to the unique demands of breastfeeding. Join us for an enriching discussion that celebrates the power of dedicated maternal care and holistic well-being!

     

    💬 In conversation with...


    Amy Welsh
    The Postpartum Midwife

    Amy is a mum, wife, nurse, midwife and lactation consultant. She founded The Postnatal Midwife after feeling let down by the lack of consistent support and guidance during her own breastfeeding journey. Driven by this experience, she continually educates herself to offer evidence-based, holistic care. Amy's mission is to empower parents with breastfeeding knowledge, baby cues, sleep understanding, and settling techniques, ensuring they feel confident in their parenting journey.



    Emma Park
    Functional Nutritionist

    Emma, a passionate Functional Medicine Nutritionist, advocates for using food as medicine. After a lifestyle of enjoying life's pleasures, she pursued nutritional studies, graduating in 2012. Specialising in Gut Health, Microbiome, Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding, Emma works with Qiara, striving for better health outcomes for mothers and babies. Her journey reflects a dedication to personal health, culminating in a commitment to helping others achieve optimal well-being through nutrition.

    Sarah Davidson
    Fitness Operations Manager, Mother 

    Sarah resides on the Mornington Peninsula and works as an Operations Manager at Anytime Fitness, as well as being a dedicated mum to Hudson. Balancing work with motherhood and pet-parenting her two Dachshunds, she enjoys nature, quality time with loved ones, and a good coffee. With a friendship spanning nearly two decades, Sarah credits continuity of midwife care for guiding her into motherhood and supporting her through pregnancy and postpartum. 

    Host: Penelope Watson

    Hosted by Penelope Watson
    With You Midwifery

    Penny is a very experienced Midwife of 26+ years, and is the founder of With You Midwifery. She is on a mission to spread her love of education, empowering and supporting women through their antenatal, birth and postpartum journeys through a continuity of Midwife care model. On a mission to rekindle women's villages, she is also the host of WithYou Talks, an inspiring talk series that brings together multiple knowledge specialists around a topic for live audiences.






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    💫  What to expect...

    • Pre-talk snack boards and refreshments by local businesses
    • Intimate women's circle format
    • Hear from a range of holistic wellbeing practitioners on one topic
    • Q&A time to ask questions of multidisciplinary panel members
    • Showbag with peninsula-based sponsor gifts
    • Post-talk networking and socialisation

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    🏃‍♀️   Running order

    6:30-7:00pm: Meet'n'greet with refreshments
    7:00-8:00pm:
    Panel talk with Q&A
    8:00-8:30pm:
    Post-event socialisation & community building

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    👩‍🎓  About WithYou Talks

    Immerse yourself in a nurturing environment, adorned with the wisdom of a panel of Peninsula-based practitioners and business owners. Snack on delectable treats provided by our local collaborators while you absorb valuable insights.

    This isn't just a talk series: it's a community-led dialogue. Your questions, thoughts and experiences are not just welcomed but celebrated. Join us for an enriching experience where you'll find a space to participate, ask questions and share your journey with fellow women and mothers-to-be.

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    🗓️  Upcoming talks

    • Talk #5 Postnatal Transformations: Physical, Mental & Sexual Health
    • Talk #6 The Fourth Trimester: Your Recovery, Healing and Newborn Wellbeing

    Follow us for announcements for future WithYou Talks. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to empower yourself with knowledge, build connections and embrace the beauty of creating a community going through a unique journey together. Let's navigate the path from womanhood to motherhood together — because we're With You, every step of the way.

    Secure your spot now! RSVP for an evening filled with laughter, learning, and love. 

    💖 #WithYouTalks #MotherhoodJourney #TalkSeries

    *WithYou Talks is an inclusive event. We invite anyone who identifies as woman or resonates with sisterhood to participate in this event.

    WithYou Talks also welcomes mothers with babes in arms (7 months and under) to join us for this event.


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