Our Main Stage is host to industry leaders in the field of parenting, so have your pen and paper handy and feel free to ask the experts your questions and to get the most out of these seminars.
Dr. Titzer, Infant Learning
How to Talk to Babies and Toddlers (daily at 3:00 pm)
-How parents talk to babies influences how babies learn language skills
-Practical tips to help babies learn to understand and say words will be provided
-Early language scores are very important and predict later performance on language and reading tests
-Babies who are in better language environments have faster brain processing speeds than babies who are in poorer language environments
Ileana Ibbett, Marketing Director at Medela Canada Inc.
Melanie Silverman, MS, RD, IBCLC - Chief Clinical Officer at Pacify Health Inc.
About Breast Milk Feeding 101:
We all know that breast milk is great for babies, but how much do we really know about its value? What makes it so unique? Let’s get together and talk about the amazing properties of breast milk. You will discover the amazing benefits of breast milk, how to address situations when breastfeeding may not be possible and how a breast pump can help bridge the gap, all with the same goal; we want every baby to get Mom’s milk!
We will also cover:
The different types of breast pumps, so you can make an informed choice
How, where, and for how long you can safely store your expressed milk
How to feed expressed milk back to your baby and what to look for when choosing a nipple.
Along with this valuable information, there are also great prizes to be won and few more surprises in store for audience members!