Featuring some of the most influential speakers in the industry discussing topics from Breastfeeding Preparation, Hypnobirthing, Natural Birthing rationale & techniques, Sleep, Yoga, Nutrition, Fitness, Pelvic Health, Acupuncture, how to have an Orgasmic Birth and a whole lot more fun! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to hear from the world's best. Transform your Pregnancy and Birth Journey! For more details on how the summit will work, see the bottom of the page :)
Dr Sarah Buckley is a New-Zealand trained GP, with training in GP obstetrics. She is the author of the internationally best-selling book Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering, and the scientific report Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing, published with Childbirth Connection (US) in 2015.
Sarah is also mother to four children, all gently born and raised. Sarah currently combines mothering with her work as a writer and lecturer on pregnancy, birth and parenting, and is also a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.
Founder of KGHypnobirthing and author of The Hypnobirthing Book. Katharine is the leading hypnobirthing teacher in the UK. She has trained some 2,000 women in hypnobirthing, giving them the tools to have a calm and more comfortable birth. She has also trained 800 hypnobirthing teachers. Her Teacher Training Course has received accreditation from the Royal College of Midwives.
She regards being a hypnobirthing teacher as a great privilege.
Debra is a Lamaze International childbirth educator, birth and postpartum doula trainer with DONA International. She is also the director of the award-winning documentary Orgasmic Birth: The Best-Kept Secret and co-writer of “Orgasmic Birth: Your Guide to a Safe, Satisfying and Pleasurable Birth”, and is also the Founder & President of the revolutionary online childbirth class Pain to Power, which prepares expectant mothers, fathers, and partners to be positively prepared for birth and focuses on the intimate and sacred nature of birth. Debra’s passion comes from her over 30 years of working with women, men, midwives, doulas and physicians in over 40 countries bringing comfort, love and pleasure to birth and life!
Lindsay Brin, C.P.T. & B.S.E. Exercise Science, is an international author, Mom of 3, and contributor to the top American media outlets. Specializing in pre- & postnatal fitness programs, she has over 100 digital fitness episodes, streaming videos, and DVDs designed just for moms.
As a Pre/Postnatal Expert, her research and programs have been used by fitness organizations to not only teach, but certify other fitness professionals. Since starting Moms Into Fitness in 2004 Lindsay has been passionate about helping moms find their confidence – in health, business & motherhood.
Alison is a mother and award-winning author of wellness book “Minding Mum”, a health and wellness coach, NLP Practitioner, daily meditator and motivational speaker.
Helping people to join the dots with their health and wellbeing is Alison’s primary
goal and passion.
She recently spoke at The Mindful Life Conference in Washington in April 2017 &
is currently studying mindfulness at UCLA in America. She writes
weekly wellness columns in the Irish Press.
Clare is a midwife and lactation consultant with over 20 years’ experience. She is based in county Cork, Ireland where she provides breastfeeding support in her clinic and via Skype/phone. Clare also teaches antenatal classes both for breastfeeding and labour and birth preparation. Clare is currently the breastfeeding expert for the parenting website EUMOM and she has also appeared on national TV and radio to discuss breastfeeding issues in Ireland.
Françoise is a medical anthropologist at the University of Cambridge, where she does research and teaches as an affiliated lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology. She also is the Founder and Director of Birthlight.
After spending long periods of fieldwork in Peruvian Amazonia, including two pregnancies and stays with her young family, she was inspired to share the gentle approach to parenting of her Amazonian hosts. As a trained yoga teacher and therapist, Françoise used the idiom of yoga to create an original programmer of movements and nurturing relaxation for mothers to be and new mothers with their babies.
Jodie Abrahams is a London-based Nutritional Therapist, working holistically to provide personalised nutrition and lifestyle plans, supporting clients, particularly in the fields of women's hormonal balance, pre-conception, pregnancy and post-natal health, with a range of health conditions and goals.
Jodie has many delicious recipes on her website JodieAbrahams.com, where you can find more information about her personalised consultations.
Niamh has been working in childcare for almost 20 years and is a well known Baby and Toddler Sleep Expert. Having appeared regularly in Irish media over the years, Niamh's book "No Fuss Baby and Toddler Sleep" (Mercier Press) has been a bestseller in Ireland.
Niamh is the answer to many weary parents' bedtime woes. Sometimes, all a family needs is some structure and some practice at working together to get back on track and Niamh can give you the confidence to do just that.
Nat is an international make up artist and handpicks the best in organic, natural and vegan beauty @vanzeebeauty. A make up artist for high end backstage shows, clients including Vogue, Style, Vivienne Westwood, Gemma Arterton and Cara Delevigne. Featured by Psychologies Magazine, Breastcancer UK, Women Environmental Group for her passion to help women find clean beauty easily, with product recommends, make up tutorials and natural beauty masterclasses, both off and online.
Having moved through 10 years of chronic illness Laura believes strongly that healing is about wholeness, coming back to
our natural state of being, living life to the fullest, whilst lifting others as
we rise. She shares her healing through
Dru Yoga, Sound Healing & Holistic Life Coaching.
Amanda is a Practitioner of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. She is joint head of research and development as well as a senior lecturer for the College of Chinese Medicine, London, and is the Chairman of the Acupuncture Society, London.
2017 winner Best Woman-Owned Acupuncture Training Company, UK. 2017 winner Most Influential Woman in Alternative Healthcare, UK
Helen is the host of the summit and feels it's her life work to help women feel fit, healthy & confident during pregnancy, and helps to prepare their body and mind for a Rockstar Birth, and a smooth transition into motherhood, with her online courses at NurtureMamas.com.
Helen is a Yoga & Active Birthing Instructor, as well as a Pre/PostNatal Fitness Specialist.
She’s a proud wife, mama to two energetic little boys and is currently expecting her 3rd baby.
The precious early years of life that should be treasured are sometimes tainted with feelings of stress and overwhelm.
With Anna's support, parents can enjoy the arrival of their new baby while developing the skills they will need to thrive, easing them into their new role. Parents learn to understand their baby’s communication cues and establish healthy sleeping and feeding routines that work for the whole family.
Laura Carroll, is a UK trained Chartered Physiotherapist & Fitness Professional specialised in pregnancy, post-natal and women's health issues. She runs her own busy clinic based in Waterford, Ireland.
Laura has a specialist interest in pregnancy spino-pelvic pain & the area of pelvic floor dysfunction and is passionate about optimising post-natal recovery and return to exercise. A regular presenter to health care professionals, her clinic, LiveWell, is a highly regarded wellbeing hub supporting women through all stages of life.
Each day at 11am GMT, the first video will be released. You will receive your link to the video upon registration. Once you have watched the first video, you can click and move at your leisure onto the next videos. There will be 4 per day by our amazing speakers to enjoy!