As part of the WAG group you will have access to a variety of highly trained experts at no cost to you. Sessions are presented by accredited and experienced health professionals who have specialised in women's health and well being. Meet our WAG team below;
Baker IDI Dietitians (Accredited Practicing Dietitians)
The WAG program has been specifically developed by the dietitians at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute.
Each dietitian conducting the WAG sessions is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and has met achieved the high professional guidelines set out by the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA).
Dietitians are university trained experts in food and nutrition, therefore in each session you will be provided with credible and reliable advice with is underpinned by scientific evidence.
The dietitians conducting each WAG session include;
- Monique Vero (APD)
-Tanith Lamaro (APD)
-Rebecca Stiegler (APD)
Dr Joanne Dennison (Psychologist) M.A. (Hons.) DPsych.(Couns.) MAPS MCCOUNP
Dr Joanne Dennison from Dennison Psychology is an expert in counselling psychology and has undertaken addition study within the field of pregnancy support counselling. Joanne utilises methods of empowerment and motivation to assist her patients to achieve their goals, in the WAG session Joanne will be discussing post natal depression and sleep deprivation.
To read more about Joanne please visit her website; http://dennisonpsychology.com.au/dr-joanne-dennison/
Anne English is a physiotherapist at Cabrini Hospital and is involved in the Mum's and Bub's program run at Cabrini Hospital. Anne is a highly trained physiotherapist specialising in women's health and is a member of the Continence Foundation of Australia. During the WAG session Anne will be running a session focusing on pelvic floor exercises and ways in which you can ease yourself back into exercise after giving birth including demonstrations of exercises you can do with your baby.
To read more about the Mum's and Bub's classes conducted by Anne at Cabrini Hospital please view the brochure at the link provided; Cabrini Mum's and Bub's