Siglinde Angerer is a Registered Nurse/Midwife/Maternal Child Health Nurse with her career spanning over 37 years.
Over the last 14 years Siglinde has been a Clinical Nurse Consultant in the area of Maternal and Child Health working in remote and rural locations in Australia.
On top of her original nursing & midwifery qualifications, Siglinde has also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Family Health, a Masters of Applied Science and a Masters in Professional Education and Training.
Siglinde’s notable achievements in 2011-2013 include designing and setting up two successful parenting groups which focused on getting to know your infant and understanding your toddler.
Siglinde also designed an additional program for families with 6 to 16-week-old infants aimed at getting to know their baby through infant massage.
A fathers group was later set up to allow fathers to attend a Saturday group with their children aged birth to 3 years, with the support of a Psychiatrist, Social worker and Early childhood worker.
Siglinde was a co-contributor to the ‘Baby teeth count too’ program with Dental Health Service Victoria as well as the ‘Strong women, strong babies, strong culture’ program in the Northern Territory.
Siglinde was involved in designing, developing and implementing the ‘Lead testing program’ for 6 months to 5-year-old children in Mount Isa Queensland as well as the development of an e-learning program for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation on Infant massage and brain development.