For Professionals

Coast Life Families is dedicated to collaborating with like-minded professionals.


We are eager to connect and exchange knowledge with professionals who share our passion for child health and well-being. Together, we can make a lasting impact in the lives of families, leveraging our collective experience to enhance the care we provide.


Please find a list of our upcoming workshops below:

Newborn Baby Assessment Workshop


Are you a healthcare professional looking to enhance your skills in newborn baby assessment? Join us for a comprehensive one-day course designed to provide you with the education and confidence to perform thorough, safe, and effective physical assessments on newborns.

This workshop is also ideal for general practitioners, midwives, student midwives, practice nurses, and child health nurses who are responsible for conducting well-baby checks and caring for newborns.

In this catered workshop, we create a relaxed environment that fosters open discussion and encourages the sharing of ideas and knowledge. We understand that each participant has unique learning needs, and we guarantee to address them all throughout the session.

What you’ll learn

Key topics covered in the workshop include:

Performing the neonatal check: Learn the essential steps and techniques for conducting a comprehensive physical assessment on a newborn.

Common newborn concerns: Explore and discuss common issues that arise during the assessment process, such as red reflexes, developmental hip dysplasia, femoral pulses, and when to refer cases for further evaluation.

Normal newborn care: Gain insights into providing optimal care for newborns, including anticipatory guidance, promoting breastfeeding, and emphasizing health promotion practices that support the well-being of both the baby and the family.

Working with families: Understand the importance of building strong relationships with families and providing support during the early stages of parenthood. Learn effective communication strategies and techniques for addressing parental concerns.

Hot topics: Delve into important and timely subjects such as Vitamin K administration, immunizations, hypoglycemia, sepsis, and the appropriate use of antibiotics. Stay up to date with the latest guidelines and best practices in these critical areas.

lactation and feeding support

$180 for the day workshop
Next workshop: 1st May 2024


“Fantastic engagement
from the group with presenters who had an incredible knowledge of the topics discussed.”
“Really informative.  Lots of great advice and handy tips for practice.
” An excellent presentation by 2 very knowledgeable people.

“Jane and Jess’ interactions and explanation was excellent.  The topics provided group conversation and evidence to be used in practice.”