South African KMC Foundation WORKSHOP 2018     contact
Jill and Nils are currently working on a WHO sponsored research project -
     so for the time being there are no workshops planned.
GROW YOUR BABY'S BRAIN   Parenting Workshop
by     Dr Nils Bergman and Jill Bergman

Grow Your Baby’s Brain – the latest neuroscience

0830    Registration, tea and coffee                                                           
0850     Welcome, introduction,
0900 - 0940    How Your Baby’s Brain WORKS
Basic brain function, like a computer!
Amazing behaviour of baby at birth
             Brain’s own timetable for development     
0950 - 1030    What HARMS Your Baby’s Brain
Why babies in hospitals are separated
Separation and stress effects on the brain
               Question time
1040 - 1110    Tea and coffee
1110 - 1150    What HELPS Your Baby’s Brain
             The role of the sensory environment
                Breastfeeding, breast milk & IQ debate
1200 - 1240    Your Parenting Brain
            Baby’s brain is wired by Mother !
Father’s role in this neuroscience
             Attachment and “developmental parenting”
1240               Question time
1255  Evaluation (on forms)
1300  End.
Comments from past attendees:


 "Thankyou for an amazing, informative, reassuring workshop. It was so  helpful to learn all this before the birth of our baby."

"Thankyou! I wish I had heard your talk when I was still pregnant with my  two. There are so many things I would have done differently"

    Cost R150 per person or R250 per couple
For HPCSA Health Professionals: Two CPD points can be issued for the morning at extra cost of R100.
1   Please make the EFT payment to:
                 Nils Bergman
                  Standard Bank of South Africa
                  Pinelands Branch         code 036309
                  Current Account Number 271154039
     2   Put your surname as reference
     3   Email your payment proof to
Book and DVDs will be on sale



Bloemfontein, 16 March 2012, 12h30 – 13h30

Understanding Babies’ Brains – Nils


Midrand, 4 May 2012, 12h30 – 13h15

Kangaroo Mother Care: Practical implementation in private sector – Jill


Durban, 20 July 2012, 08h45 – 09h45

How Newborns Should Feed: To develop their brains optimally - Nils