Baby Sense Seminars help prepare for parenthood
The Johnson's Baby Sense Seminars are probably the closest thing to a crash course in parenting.
Parenting is the one journey for which one cannot be prepared. You will hear about sleep derivation, see a baby being bathed and be told how to sooth your little one. But the day you hold your precious bundle for the first time, emotions will overwhelm you. You will feel joy second to none and you will in equal doses feel terrified. You will want to sit holding your baby every moment of the day and in the same second wish to run far, far away.  You are in good company. Every parent who is honest with themselves has moments of despair and doubt, just as we are all blown away by the delight of our new baby.

The commonest questions of the first year are:
  • how do I get my baby to sleep through the night?
  • when should I call the doctor?
  • do I have enough milk and when do I introduce solids?
  • how can I understand my baby's signals and help her develop optimally?

While there is no way you can be fully prepared for parenthood, the Johnson's Baby Sense Seminars are probably the closest thing to a crash course in parenting. When your baby runs a fever, you will know what to do. You will understand your baby's cries and be better equipped to breastfeed or introduce solids.  And of course you will hold that nugget of information on getting your little one to sleep through the night! Meg Faure, Ann Richardson, Kath Megaw and Dr Simon Strachan will join you on your journey, imparting essential knowledge on the big topics of the first year: sleep, feeding, health and development.

Tina Otte joins the team for the afternoon pregnancy seminar to look at birth options and empower you to be an active participant in the birth of your baby. South Africa has the second highest rate of caesarean section in the world and while many of these cases are life saving, many more are unnecessary. If you want to plan for a natural delivery or want as natural a caesarean section as possible, you must not miss Tina's talk. Ann will lead you through the common questions of the first six weeks, including bathing your baby, cord care and vaccinations. Kath will help you with tips to establish breastfeeding. Meg looks at preventing colic - a critical part of early parenting.

You will not only be spoilt with valuable information but goodies, prizes and lovely eats too. Don’t miss this year's Johnson's Baby Sense Seminars.

To book call Britt on 021 461 4669, email or book online at

To stand a chance to win a set of tickets for you or a friend also visit our competition page

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