The first set that follows apply
to Cape Town area only !
Further down this page are talks
we will present in South Africa
Dr Nils Bergman's international talks
are on our sister website:
GROW YOUR BABY'S BRAIN Parenting Workshop
by Dr Nils Bergman and Jill Bergman
Venue: Conference Room, Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Pinelands
Date: Saturday 19th May 2012 Time:8.30-13.00
(ALSO : 18th August 2012, 3rd November 2012 )
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
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)
|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:
Standard Bank of South Africa
Pinelands Branch code 036309
Current Account Number 271154039
2 Put your surname as reference
Book and DVDs will be on sale