An Introduction to the Pikler Approach for Babies

About The Course

This is a continuing Professional Development workshop focusing on building relationships between infants and their carers through respectful care routines and communication.

Who The Course Is Suitable For

The workshop is suitable for Maternity Nurses, Doulas, Nannies and any other childcares involved in the care of babies under 1 year.


Experience of work with babies


A certificate is provided for your professional portfolio

Course Content

This workshop is a practical introduction to the Pikler approach, which advocates a respectful relationship with babies and young children. At the heart of the approach are the exemplary care routines, based on partnership and reciprocity. Students will learn how to create a warm connection with babies during moments of care and how to invite them to participate – right from the start. In addition students will learn how this approach supports the development of babies’ competence and confidence.

About the trainer

Oona Alexander is the co-founder of the Pikler UK Association and one of their leading trainers. An Early Years Professional, she has extensive experience putting the Pikler approach into practice with a wide range of children. She has worked with nurseries and families, runs workshops Happy Nappy Change Tutorials and 1-to-1 consultancy.

Training Location

We are based in London Victoria, about a 10-15 minute walk from the main train station.

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