Please call us on 07754 790546 or

email georgie@borntoparent.co.uk

Courses for Professionals

These day-long courses are run in the spring and again in the autumn each year in Wiltshire, but can be run at additional times and in other parts of the country depending on requirements.

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GDPR, Social Media and Online Awareness Course

On 25th May 2018 new data protection laws came into force.  The regulations are mainly aimed at large companies, but we have extrapolated the main premises and developed a day long workshop to help nannies, maternity nurses and others in the childcare industry to work within the guidelines and encourage their employers to do so as well.  We will also cover use of social media in the context of the family environment, including regulations for children’s safety and covering privacy policies and best practise guidelines.

Duration of the course

10am to 4pm

Suitable for

any self-employed professional working with children

Next course date

1st June 2018

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Baby Healthcare Study Day

This study day focuses on SIDS, Tongue Tie, Reflux, Colic, Vaccinations and Common Colds in babies and infants up to one year old.  Time will be taken to ensure a thorough understanding of the SIDS guidelines and the reasoning behind them; to recognise tongue tie, how to resolve it and care for it; to understand the causes and care of both reflux and colic; and to discuss approaches to vaccinations and how to manage common illnesses.

Duration of the course

10am to 4pm

Suitable for

any childcare professional or parent

Next course date

1st June 2018

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Breastfeeding and Bottle-feeding Refresher Course

This course will cover personal and professional experiences of breastfeeding and move on to discuss the practicalities of breastfeeding for mothers of first babies and of subsequent babies.  It covers all forms of feeding including use of supplemental nursing systems and dealing with common issues (mastitis, blocked ducts, tongue tie, etc).  We will cover supporting a bottle-feeding mother and the problems she might encounter as well as managing expectations, the psychology and physiology of both breastfeeding and bottle-feeding mothers.  We also discuss onward signposting for mothers needing additional support and further opportunities for you to develop your breastfeeding career.

Duration of the course

10am to 4pm

Suitable for

maternity nurses, night nannies, anyone who would like to know more about this subject

Next course date

1st June 2018

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Maternity Nurse Booster Course

A course for professional Maternity Nurses and Nannies who have several years’ experience behind them and would like to hone their skills.  Focussing on live-in roles, this course will ensure your knowledge is completely up-to-date, help you understand how to live with and work for high net worth families or celebrities, consolidate your contract, know how to charge your expenses as well as many other areas of interest.

Duration of the course

10am to 4pm

Suitable for

maternity nurses and nannies with several years’ experience

Next course date

1st June 2018

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Sleep Training Course

The original Sleep Training course which we taught at MNT for over 15 years, this course has been brought up-to-date with the latest guidelines and is based on solid research.  You will learn seven different methods of teaching babies how to sleep as well as which methods are suitable for which age groups.  We will discuss dealing with parents and supporting them through the process, as well as explain how to promote yourself as a sleep consultant.

Duration of the course

10am to 4pm

Suitable for

any nanny, childcare professional or parent who wants to develop their knowledge of sleep issues

Next course date

1st June 2018

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Advanced Sleep Training Course

This course is for professionals with some experience of sleep training and will give you a deeper understanding of the sleep methods currently in use, the benefits and disadvantages of those methods and how to use them to create a personalised sleep programme for the baby in your care.  In addition, you will understand how to work with parents so that they understand what you are trying to do, how babies’ and toddlers’ bodies respond to sleep deprivation and the impact of hormonal imbalance and sleep deprivation on their emotional and social development. 

Duration of the course

10am to 4pm

Suitable for

any childcare professional with some experience of sleep training who wants to understand more about the subject

Next course date

1st June 2018

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