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You dreamed of the sweet cuddles and blissful days with your baby but now each day feels like a struggle just to survive

Feeling unsure of yourself?

You want to give your sweet baby the best start in life but it is so hard to sift through all the voices on how to do that. Dr. Google and late night scrolling only leave you feeling more anxious.

Stuck in comparison?

Constantly comparing yourself as a parent and your baby  to those around you? From growth to developmental milestones, all the comparing makes you feel even more isolated and disconnected. 


Wishing you could only have a week with no new hurdles, a full night’s sleep or a moment to yourself and everything would be easier? But that week, night and moment feel like a pipe-dream as you struggle to make it through each day.

Imagine what it would be like to have


and peace of mind in your abilities to nurture your little one in the first year


on where to spend your efforts and what things you can put out of your mind


so you can truly enjoy all the firsts, the cooing and the cuddles in this wonderful season with your baby

Join us in going from surviving to thriving in your baby's first year of life

Be empowered by this team of experts

Baby containers: when are they okay to use?

KC Rickerd

Milestones and Motherhood

Songs & stories to nurture language development

Carly & Katie

Wee Talkers

Thriving in traveling with babe


Where is Briggs

How to feel confident with your pumping journey

Dr. Dianna Dixon

Pump with Purpose

Establishing positive dog & baby relationships

Dominika Knossalla

Dog Meets Baby

Building Emotional Intelligence

Alyssa Blask Campbell

Seed & Sew

Baby sign language

Mary Smith

Sign ‘n Grow

Nurturing Healthy Sleep & Attachment

Rachael Shepard- Ohta

Hey Sleepy Baby

Postpartum mental health

Dr. Cassidy Freitas

Marriage and Family Therapist

Nature play for baby

Sarah Szuminski

simplifying play

Feeling Confident In Breastfeeding

Morgan Jackson

Prepared Beginnings Lactation

Rhythms and routines for the whole family

Jessica Irwin

Rooted in Routine

Keeping Baby Safe

Holly Choi

Safe Beginnings

Avoiding the baby helmet from day one

Jennifer Barnard

Baby Begin

Photographing your family

Megan Leigh Acosta

Professional Photographer

Pacifiers, sippy cups & first foods

Melanie Potock

My Munch Bug

Everyday sensory play for babies

Kira Bender

Here We Grow Kids

Mastering your weekly schedule as a new mom

Meaghan Langston

 The Meaning Mentor

Sleep progressions and brain development

Kelley Thompson

Serenity Sleepers

Thriving in the transition into parenthood together

Dr. Morgan Cutlip

My Love Thinks

Montessori baby: the first three months


This Happy Nanny 

Postpartum safe & strong return to activity

Dr. Lizzie Kieffer

Doc Lizzie DPT

Prenatal and postpartum nutrition

Shanna Hutcheson

Wellness For The Win

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Covering everything you need to know in the first year

Sleep & feeding

Be equipped with every skill you need as your baby’s feeding and sleep needs adapt over this year. From nursing to pumping to sleep regression and naps.

Nurturing development

Be empowered by this team of expert Pediatric therapists who break down all areas of infant development from speech to gross motor and brain development


Learn to nurture your postpartum body and mind. The summit covers topics like maternal mental health, partner relationships, as well as return to exercise

Building family foundations

Be encouraged to build lasting family memories and strong relational foundations in this season of life

Brought to you by

Kailee Noland the movement mama

Dr. Kailee Noland PT, DPT

is a Pediatric Physical Therapist and founder of The Movement Mama community. 

Holly Peretz playful pod membership community

Holly Peretz OTR/L

is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist and the founder of the annual Toddler Play Conference.

5 days of wisdom to help you face every hurdle of the first year

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Tried and tested by real mamas

Exclusive recordings

We have saved some of the juiciest parts of each interview (around 10 minutes each) for VIP ticket holders only

Podcast listening

Listen to the summit whenever and wherever you want- stroller walk, washing dishes, while nursing. You will have access to each recording in a podcast style format to listen on the go.

The Summit Workbook

Get the crib notes from the summit, as well as reflection points to really cement what you are learning

Certificate for 15 hours of learning

Grab the detailed certificate of learning to submit to your professional body for 15 hours of learning

Grab the VIP Ticket

Thriving First Year Summit

VIP Ticket
$ 197
  • Instant, lifetime access to the summit ($600 Value)
  • Exclusive recordings from every speaker ($300 Value)
  • Podcast style listening ($67 Value)
  • The Summit Workbook ($37 Value)
  • Certificate of Learning for over 15 hours of training (Value $127)
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Got questions?

The FREE ticket you received will definitely get you started in going from surviving to thriving in the first year HOWEVER you will only have 24 hours of access to the free portion of each video interview. So if the October 17-21 isn’t a good week for you, you want to listen at your own pace, on the go, have instant access as well as get in on all the  bonuses – The VIP ticket is for you.

This is the best part- no waiting around for the conference to begin. Upon purchasing you will have IMMEDIATE access to every part of the VIP ticket.

The content of the VIP Ticket will not change regardless of whether you purchase it before, during or after the conference. 

However the earlier you buy it, the more you will save.  

We will not offer price adjustments after the price has increased so if you’re on the fence, get it now. 

Due to the digital nature of the product and the fact that it contains instant downloads and material from multiple businesses, refunds are not available. Please look through all the details before you purchase.  If you have any other questions please feel free to email us at

While the podcast expires a year after purchasing, the VIP ticket videos and bonuses are available for life. 

That means that you can come back to these expert interviews when ever you have a question or need a fresh dose of encouragement and education.  

The summit is not officially registered with any professional board. Therefore it is up to you to submit the certificate of 15 hours of learning to your professional board independently. 

The certificate is ONLY available to those that upgrade to the VIP Ticket. 

The VIP contains 10 extra minutes of recordings from every single speaker. 

Each speaker answered one additional question that we have reserved only for the VIPs

Yes! Every video contains closed captions (you need to manually turn them on in the setting tab of the video) as well as downloadable transcripts for the VIPs.

Absolutely. The summit brings together a huge diversity of different professions and opens up deep insight and research around early child development in the first year of life. We are confident that educators, therapist, and those working with young children will benefit greatly from this resource.

You are welcome to email us at and we will endeavour to get back to you within 2 working days. 

© Thriving First Year 2023

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