Our AGM will be held on Sunday 8th December, starting at 2pm.
We will be seeking nominations from individuals at this AGM, so if you would like to make a contribution to families and our birthing community and would like to work with a flexible and supportive group, come along and join this wonderful committee! For RSVP and more information, please contact the office on the contacts below.
CEA and the Darwin Homebirth Group will have a stall together at the Family Fun Day event at the Jingili Water Gardens next Wednesday morning, 23 October. This event is organised by Darwin City Council to celebrate Children’s Week and there will be free fun activities for children 0 – 5 years. We will be setting up a comfortable space for breastfeeding, relaxing and just catching up. We will also have the apple corer for the children to make apple slinkies. Come along and enjoy an exciting program of free activities and entertainment for children and families: 9am – 12pm.
We have Naturopath and Childbirth Educator Paula Geraghty, joining us for a nurturing morning at the Nightcliff Community Centre on Friday, 11th October. Over a pot of herb tea, Paula will be talking to us about finding health and wellbeing in our gardens and the many ways we can nurture ourselves with local, natural ingredients in our daily diet. Join us for a cuppa and a celebration of Mental Health Week from 9am to 12pm.
Thank you to the NT Mental Health Coalition for the mini grant to celebrate Mental Health Week (6th – 14th October). We are planning a Wellbeing Morning Tea for Friday, 11th October at the Nightcliff Community Centre 9am – put it in your calendars and come down for a nurturing morning with CEA.
Due to popular demand, we have been able to secure a bigger venue at the Airport Hotel, across the road from the Airport Resort. So if you missed out, jump onto the booking page on the link below and get a ticket. We are sure, these ones won’t last long either, so don’t delay:
Love, Sleep & Your Baby’s Brain: Saturday, 7th September – 9am – 11am (plus question time until 12pm) at the Rydges Airport Hotel – tickets $30 BOOK NOW
Please come and welcome Pinky McKay to Darwin this Friday, 6th September. We will be starting off 9.30am at Sunset Park on the Nightcliff Foreshore. (near the Nightcliff Jetty). This is purely a social and relaxed occasion to show Pinky a little piece of the Top End and introduce ourselves. Please bring your own blanket, food & drinks. Everyone is welcome!
CEA is proud to be able to host Pinky McKay and her workshops “Toddler Tactics” and “Love, Sleep & Your Baby’s Brain” in Darwin. Pinky is a parent educator, author and Lactation Consultant. She specialises in gentle parenting styles that honour mothers’ natural instincts to respond to their babies and empower a positive response from infants and toddlers. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to participate in these workshops and learn practical parenting strategies and confidence. Tickets on sale soon – stay tuned!
Toddler Tactics: Friday, 6th September – 5.30pm at the Theatrette, Museum & Art Gallery of NT
Love, Sleep & Your Baby’s Brain: Saturday, 7th September – 9am at the Airport Resort
Find out more about Pinky!
Are you passionate about empowerment of women and families during childbirth?
CEA Darwin is looking for Educators committed to the delivery of best practice information that will support women and their families to make informed choices through the childbirth journey and in early parenthood. Our antenatal education classes are run monthly throughout the year. Each course consists of 4 sessions held on a set evening once a week. These positions are casual and we are flexible with days and job sharing.
Childbirth Educator: for the delivery of our antenatal education classes. Applicants are required to be currently registered Midwives or accredited Childbirth Educators.
Lactation Consultant: for the delivery of our antenatal breastfeeding education class – a regular part of our antenatal education course; 1 – 2 sessions per month. Applicants are required to have current accreditation as a Lactation Consultant.
More information can be found in Positions Available on this website.
Interested applicants can submit a written expression of interest with resume and contact details for at least one referee to Info@ceadarwin.asn.au
Our next Morning Tea will be at the Darwin Toy Library. Put Thursday 27th June in your calendars, and join us for a morning of good company and lots of fun in the garden. Everyone is welcome, so bring friends and family and if you can a snack to share. We will be providing tea and coffee. Looking forward to a beautiful dry season morning with you.