Date: November 7, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: QE11 Centre, Geraldton
Join us for a special day dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing of mothers and expectant mothers. Mum’s Wellbeing Expo 2023 is all about increasing awareness of perinatal anxiety and depression, connecting families with essential community services, and providing valuable information to promote overall wellbeing. This event is a must-attend for mum’s of all stages, whether you’re a new parent or preparing for the journey of motherhood.
What to Expect:
- Wellbeing Activities for Mums
- Children’s Activities
- Community Organisations and Local Business Stalls
- Health Representatives
- Playgroup and Childcare Representatives
- Free Morning Tea & Tarts & Co Coffee Van will be available.
Activities & Guest Speakers:
9.15am Welcome to Country with Rhodda Capewell
9.30am – 10.00am Infant First Aid/CPR demonstration
9:00am – 12:00pm Face painting with Fairy Deb
10.15am – 10.45am Music session with Laura from Jar of Arts
11.00am – 11.30am Mum’s and Bub’s Yoga with Cath Dalle from Mindful Body
All morning Children’s area with toys, activities, and craft activities thanks to Act Belong Commit, The Geraldton Project and North Midlands Project.
Organisations & Health Professionals:
Desert Blue Connect Information table, and one-on-one parent chats with Desert Blue Connect nurses Mel and Lisa. Visit this table for a chance to win a mum’s pamper pack!
Ngala Information table, mum’s and bub’s area and wellbeing activity for parents.
WA Country Health Service Come see Merilyn Dare, Child Health Nurse who can help you with any questions you have about feeding your baby, learning about baby sleep and making sure your baby or child is growing well. Isabel Ross will be available to chat about anything mental health and Bella Hainan the Physiotherapist will also be available for you to see.
Geraldton Physiotherapy Physiotherapist Sally McKenzie will be available to chat about everything mum’s, baby, movement, healing after birth and is an absolute full bottle on pelvic floor health.
Nourishing You Nutrition and Wellness with Casey English Health, nutrition and wellness coaching.
Leaning Tree Steiner School Find out about the school’s early childhood programs such as playgroup and kindergarten.
Kidz Retreat Information on starting childcare and interactive children’s activities.
Beachlands Primary School Find out more about the school’s early childhood programs such as Kindilink and more!
Play More Meet Ash from and Play More and find out about her play-based programs and community offerings.
St John’s Ambulance Find out more information about infant and children’s First Aid and safety.
The Geraldton Project Fun crafting activities for toddlers and mindfulness activities for parents and carers.
Playgroup WA Meet Kiara from Playgroup WA and find out how you can connect in with local play groups.
Geraldton Toy Library Have fun testing out some great toys form our local toy library and find out about this fabulous community resource!
Jar of Arts Find out about the workshops Jar of Arts run for both children and adults.
Railway Health Hub Meet Cath and find out all about the benefits of yoga for both you and your little one (s!)
Fairy Deb Come and see Fairy Deb for some face painting and other wellness offerings.
GRAMS: Find out about the Mum’s group (and more!) offered by the Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service.
Hippy Geraldton: Meet the Hippy team and learn more about their early childhood programs.
This event is supported by the WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program.