I do not wish to bore you with all my qualifications, but if you are anything like me you like to do your research and know the background of the person you will be working with.

I would also like to share with you that I do have a learning bug and I am always adding to my skills and knowledge as life is one big learning journey.

In reverse chronological order and happy to elaborate in communications;

Basic Life Support,Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, 11th January 2018

Human Factors in Childbirth Study Day, 30th October 2017

Closing the Bones with abdominal massage, May 2017

Mindful Rebozo, May 2017

The Wise Hippo Study Day, May 2017

Aromatherapy for Childbirth, fully accredited by The Royal College of Midwives. December 2016

The Wise Hippo Pod Meet, November 2016

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). JUNE 2016: #6 Mock Lactation Consultant Exam and Revision Strategies

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). MAY 2016: #12 Breastfeeding and Food

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). APR 2016: #11 Breastfeeding Clinics and Consultations

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). MAR 2016: #9 Breastfeeding Peer Support: Realising Potential & Avoiding Pitfalls

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). FEB 2016: #8 Ethical Issues in Lactation

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). JAN 2016: #7 Facilitating Fantastic Breastfeeding Groups and Classes

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). DEC 2015: #5 Breastfeeding in Difficult Circumstances  

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). NOV 2015: #4 Skills for Counselling the Breastfeeding Mother

The Wise Hippo Pod Meet, November 2015

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). OCT 2015: #3 Challenges of Breastfeeding Beyond the Newborn Period

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). SEPT 2015: #2 Parenting Philosophies & Relationships Impacting Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). AUG 2015: #1 Troubleshooting Positioning and Attachment Problems

Breastfeeding Specialist Course, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). JULY 2015: #10 Exploring the Idea of Becoming a Lactation Consultant /Breastfeeding Specialist

Breastfeeding Specialist Course July 2015-June 2016, Course approval by Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC).

The Wise Hippo Pod Meet, November 2014

The Wise Hippo Training, The Hypnosis Foundation Module, The Birth Foundation Module, The Wise Hippo Birthing Instructor (Hypnobirthing) The Wise Hippo Birthing Instructor training is fully accredited by The Royal College of Midiwives and FEDANT. April-June 2014

PADI, Open Water Scuba Diver 2010, Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver 2011, Nitrox Diver 2011

The Open University, Master in Education (M. Ed) 2010-July 2013, E807 Child and Young Peoples Worlds, ED841 Understanding Children’s Development and Learning, E891 Educational Enquiry

University of Greenwich, Breastfeeding Peer Support, PSB clinical & educational breastfeeding programmes June-July 2014, Post Graduate Certificate in Education PGCE, Post Compulsory Education and Training PCET 2004-2006, BA HONS in Childhood Studies 2003, Higher National Diploma CARE (EARLY YEARS) 2000-2001, Higher National Certificate CARE (EARLY YEARS) 1998-2000.

North West Kent College BTEC National Diploma, Childhood Studies (Nursery Nursing)1996-1998

Learning & Skills Improvement Services Safeguarding & Safer Recruitment in FE 2103 & Safeguarding in FE 2013

Paediatric First Aid 10 December 2011

Outdoor Forest School First Aid  16 Hour Course HSE Recognised April 2012

University of Warwick, Open Studies Certificate for Practitioners, In 14-19 Vocational Learning 2007

CACHE Professional Development,  A1 Awarding in Assessing Candidates Using a Range of Methods 2003