Upcoming Seminars

We run half day study events around the country led by one of The Lullaby Trust’s Regional Development Officers.

Free SIDS and safer sleep seminar (Penrith/Workington)

Date: Tuesday 6 March 2018

Locations: Penrith Methodist Church, Wordsworth St, Penrith, CA11 7QY (09.30 – 12.30)

Helen Thompson Museum, Park End Road, Workington, CA14 4DE (14.00 – 16.30)

To book a place, please email KarenM@lullabytrust.org.uk

Free Sudden Infant Death and Safer Sleep Seminar (Hull)

Time: 09.30 – 15.30

Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018

Location: Hull Royal Infirmary (exact venue TBC)

Led by the Lullaby Trust, together with the East Riding and Hull Infant Safer Sleep Steering Group, a Sudden Infant Death and Safer Sleep seminar is being held to coincide with Safer Sleep Week 12 – 18 March 2018.

A programme of presentations from national and local speakers will include:

  • an in-depth look at SIDS deaths nationally and locally and a consideration of which babies are at highest risk
  • a comprehensive update of the evidence- based safer sleep practices
  • a look at getting messages across and local interventions
  • learning from a parent’s perspective
  • working with and supporting bereaved parents

Places are FREE and are limited and we may need to restrict the number of places per service.  If your place is confirmed and you fail to attend a penalty charge of £50 may be applied.

Find more information about the seminar here.

To book a place please complete the booking form and email to GillR@lullabytrust.org.uk

What our training covers

Our study events cover four main themes which are detailed below.

1. Safer sleep and vulnerable babies

Aimed at anyone supporting families with babies. To include a general overview of SIDS rates in the UK and an essential look at safer sleep practices and evidence based advice. Updated for 2015 to include new National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines on co-sleeping and how they fit into your role.

2. Baby Safety

Aimed at all professionals who work with families with babies.  To include up to date evidence-based advice on reducing the chance of SIDS and information on preventable accidents for babies and young children.

3. Sudden Infant Death: Caring for bereaved families

Aimed at anyone who works with bereaved families after a sudden unexpected death of a baby or young child. To include best practice when caring for and supporting bereaved parents and the extended family.

4. Smoking and SIDS/Infant mortality

Aimed at all professionals working with families with babies. To include information and research looking at the risks of smoking in pregnancy and smoking around young babies and how the safer sleep advice fits into this overall picture.