Speaker, author and creator of the Baby Sense Seminars and book series, Meg Faure, has teamed up with Pampers and Parent24 to bring SA parents one of the biggest family-friendly events of the year.
The Baby Show is a three-day baby expo featuring unmissable specials on local and international baby brands, a sneak peek at the latest trends in maternity and baby wear, a designated Dad Zone, and a host of other activities.
One of the main attractions of the event is #MeetUp with Meg Faure, a day of informative talks presented by well-known SA personalities and experts in the field of childcare.
Think Ted-Talk style presentations with a specific focus on all things parent-related including pregnancy, finances, babies and sleep, baby food and parent tech, ideal for first-time moms, dads, grandparents and caregivers.
The exciting list of speakers includes Australian Research Associate Dr Danielle Prime, specialist in Medical Research of Human Milk; Craig Wilkinson, best-selling SA author and dad-coach; Katherine Megaw, specialist dietician and co-author of Weaning Sense; Priya Naicker, advice manager for Old Mutual Personal Finance; Ann Richardson, author and childcare expert; Dr Alison Bentley, sleep expert and Janice Windt, time management coach and trainer.
Here's a little extra information on some of the speakers:
Occupational Therapist and author Meg Faure specialises in assisting parents with babies and toddlers, and her areas of focus are irritable infants; sleep problems, emotional engagement difficulties and fussy feeding and her talks will focus on parents, tots and technology and babies and self soothing.
Her published works include Baby Sense, Sleep Sense, and Feeding Sense, and consults both locally and internationally.
Dr. Danielle Prime
Member of the Medical Research team at Medela, Switzerland Dr.Danielle Prime is an expert in the most recent research on human milk and lactation. Her expertise is used to educate clinicians and mothers and she'll be talking breastmilk for beginners.
Advice Manager at Old Mutual Personal Finance, Priya Naicker's expertise comes from spending ten years in the financial services industry, and will be giving a talk on family finances.
Qualified biokineticist Letshego Zulu is a health and fitness enthusiast, athlete, and co-founder of PopUpGym. She specialises in training that adapts to the individual's schedule and will be covering motherhood and fitness.
Bestselling South African author and Dad Coach Craig Wilkinson is passionate about giving men the tools to develop themselves as fathers and leaders. His talk at the #MeetUp will cover all things fatherhood.
Tickets cost R190 when purchased online, and R200 when purchased at the event. Children younger than 11 enter for free.
A limited amount of Early Bird tickets are going for R150.
Tickets provide access to each of the four #MeetUp with Meg Faure Talks, entrance to The Baby Show, free parking and a goody bag.
Attendees who participate in the #MeetUp survey stand the chance to win a Babies R Us GIFT REGISTRY worth R35 000!
Where: Kyalami International Convention Centre, cnr R55 and Allandale Road, Kyalami, Midrand
When: Saturday, 29 September
Tickets: R150 - R200
For more details on The Baby Show tickets and the #MeetUp with Meg Faure Seminars visit www.babyshow.co.za.