Possums Education ™ - Official Site

Breastfeeding, sleep, crying babies, maternal mood: excellence in evidence-based care. Because beginnings matter.

Our charity offers health professionals the opportunity to upskill in Neuroprotective Developmental Care (NDC), also known as the Possums programs. NDC offers the latest evidence-based approaches to breastfeeding, cry-fuss problems, sleep and maternal mood, developed out of 15 years of research.

NDC is a genuine paradigm shift - we flip much of the popular advice parents receive upside down. Our programs integrate the very latest lactation science, including ultrasound studies on the biomechanics of infant suck, neuroscience, evolutionary biology, gut science, sleep science, attachment psychology and a new set of powerful psychological strategies known as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

We offer health professionals:

Once health professionals become NDC accredited practitioners, their location is made available on our website for parents to find. Many are available for online consultations.

NDC accredited practitioners may then apply for a license to become a Possums Clinic.

 

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Latest News

2020 Conference 
The Possums Conference featuring leading international, national and local speakers will be held online in October 2020.

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The Possums Clinic Online
The Possums Clinic has gone online and is now offering online consultations in addition to Face-to-Face.

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PIPPS
PIPPS Parents gives you access to the support of other parents in closed groups and a wealth of Possums’ resources.

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