Some of our Amazing Speakers

Esme Soan

Expert in pregnancy, birth and postnatal health

Meet Esme and the amazing team from Pear Exercise Physiology. Pear is a multidisciplinary women’s health studio located in Wavell Heights and are leading experts in pregnancy, birth and postnatal health. They offer an amazing array of services and are a child and family friendly studio meaning children, babies and partners are always welcome. 

Esme will be presenting to our Mammas’s about safe return to exercise and pelvic floor health as well as running a mums and bubs mat pilates class. 

Madi Lee Photography

Photographer

With a passion for capturing authentic moments, Madie specializes in portrait, lifestyle, and commercial photography. One of her specialties is her stunning baby photography, which showcases the pure and innocent essence of newborns.

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Madie’s background in fine arts and her creative perspective give her work a unique and personal touch. She loves sharing her passion for photography and offers workshops and mentoring to help others develop their skills.

Overall, Madie’s talent, dedication, and friendly personality make her an excellent choice for capturing your precious memories!

Rachel Hazlett

Fertility and Pregnancy dietitian

Meet Rachel, the founder of Women’s Nutrition, a business dedicated to helping women optimize their fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum health through proper nutrition. Rachel knows from personal experience how challenging the journey to motherhood can be, and she’s passionate about using her expertise to help other women feel their best.

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As a credentialed fertility and pregnancy dietitian, Rachel understands the powerful impact that diet and nutrition can have on fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum health. She offers personalized nutrition counseling and support to help women achieve their goals and navigate the challenges of motherhood with confidence and ease.

Rachel’s friendly and supportive approach makes her a popular choice among women seeking help with their nutrition during these critical life stages. With Women’s Nutrition, Rachel is dedicated to empowering women and helping them achieve optimal health and well-being for themselves and their babies.

Amanda Carmody

Midwife, and a child health

Meet Amanda Carmody, the Director of Thriving Families, a registered nurse and midwife, and a child health nurse and pediatric continence nurse. For the past 20 years, Amanda has dedicated her career to working with children and families, focusing on community health nursing and promoting wellness to prevent diseases and issues.

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With her extensive experience and training, Amanda has a deep understanding of the unique needs of each child and family. As a mother of four children herself, she knows that the parent-child relationship is crucial to building a nurturing and respectful environment. Amanda enjoys working with families to find their own solutions and enhance the parent-child bond.

Amanda’s passion for helping families thrive has earned her a reputation as a compassionate and knowledgeable healthcare professional. She continues to provide valuable support and guidance to families as the Director of Thriving Families.

Dr Emma Piovesan

Chiropractic care, stretches, & gentle core exercises

Meet Dr Emma Piovesan, a passionate and experienced chiropractor based in Toowoomba. Emma completed both her Bachelor of Chiropractic Science degree and Master of Chiropractic degree at Macquarie University and began her career in 2002 in Brisbane before moving to Toowoomba in 2004 to set up their family chiropractic practice.

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As a mother of two beautiful children, Emma has developed a keen interest in helping women with musculoskeletal problems through all stages of pregnancy and postpartum recovery. Her gentle chiropractic care, stretches, and core exercises are tailored to the unique needs of each patient, helping them achieve optimal health and wellbeing.

In addition to her work at the clinic, Emma is dedicated to sharing her expertise with the wider community. She regularly speaks at midwife groups to expectant mothers and is available for community talks. Emma is currently in the final stages of completing her Certified Chiropractic Wellness Lifestyle Practitioner training with the International Chiropractic Association and a Post Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Chiropractic with Kiro Kids. She is also a Certified NeuroImpulse Protocol Practitioner, using a gentle form of chiropractic that is perfect for pregnant women and children.

Nadia Taylor

Photographer and Postpartum Doula

Alex is an incredibly passionate and highly skilled pelvic health physiotherapist. With a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Rehabilitation and a Masters in Public Health, Alex brings an abundance of expertises to the Mamma Collective community. 

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Alex is passionate about empowering patients to heal, improve and understand how best to optimize their own health and wellbeing. Alex works to treat all facets of pelvic health including the management of adult, adolescent and paediatric bladder and bowel disorders, prolapse, pelvic pain and to support women during pregnancy and beyond. Alex is all about squashing the taboo around pelvic health concerns and acknowledging that it is normal for mamma’s to need help with incontinence, prolapse and other pelvic health concerns post birth. 

Miss Naomi

Instructor

Meet Naomi, the friendly and enthusiastic music teacher at Maggie Moo Music! With years of experience in early childhood education, Naomi loves nothing more than helping little ones discover the joy of music. Through the fun and interactive Moo Music sessions, Naomi and her team provide a positive and uplifting experience for children aged 0 to 5 years old and their parents, grandparents, or carers.

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With 125 original songs, children get to sing, dance, and play while developing their memory, language, coordination, and social skills.

As a passionate advocate for children’s development, Naomi believes that music is an essential part of every child’s journey. Her multi-sensory approach creates a welcoming and engaging atmosphere where kids can learn and grow in a fun and exciting way. Plus, it’s a great opportunity for parents to connect with other families in their community.

Come join Naomi and the Maggie Moo Music team for a memorable and engaging music session today!