Founders of Baby360degrees

Sonali Shivlani (Founder)

Sonali Shivlani is an Internationally Certified Pregnancy, Lactation and Child Nutrition Counselor. She is the Executive Director of CAPPA India and the Director of the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program - CAPPA International. Her experience includes programs, workshops and training sessions all over India as well as at International conferences. Her programs are customised and include the involvement of the spouse at every step of the way. In addition to her unique pregnancy and post partum programs, Sonali is also the co-founder of the Brain Stimulation and Parenting program for 0-3 years.

2004

The first batch of prenatal classes was started in association with BEAMS (now Womens Hospital) which is owned and managed by Dr.Rakesh Sinha.

2005

February 2005, was the set up of her own private centre where she offered various options such as Comprehensive Pregnancy Program, Pregnancy Exercise Classes and Workshops.

2006

September 2006 brought in a special and unique feature to the program – post partum Breast Feeding support. This is something which is not available to the Indian woman once she leaves the hospital and with the focus again shifting to breast feeding and more and more women wanting to breast feed it becomes a welcome addition.

November

In Nov 2006 she was signed on by www.indiwo.com a CNBC TV18 venture as part of an expert panel for pregnancy and child care.

2007

March

In Mar 2007 she became part of the expert panel of Mother & Baby, UK’s premier mom and baby magazine.

2008

In 2008, she completed her Lactation Educators Program from CAPPA – U.S.A. and has a lactation counseling program for moms and moms – to – be.

2009

In 2009, she completed her accreditation with La Leche League which is an International Breast Feeding Organisation.

2009 also saw the tie-up with CAPPA – U.S.A. wherein she took on the post of Executive Director – CAPPA India. The venture has brought in the full range of CAPPA courses to the Indian Sub-continent. Now for those who want to pursue a career as a birth professional can do the courses in the country itself with hands on training and Indianised modules.

2010

In 2010, Sonali has completed a certificate course in Nutrition from Australia with a special focus on Pediatric Nutrition and has introduced a Pediatric Nutrition Counseling Service.

2010 also saw the launch of the Certified Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program. This program focuses on Fitness during Pregnancy and has been written by Sonali. The same was introduced in India and then launched Internationally by CAPPA. At present Sonali is also the Executive Director heading the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program for CAPPA International.

2012

Sonali is also on the expert panel for BabyCentre (www.babycenter.in) to review and update information as well as Mother and Baby Magazine.

Sonali runs the online pregnancy class for the Birth Clubs on www.babycenter.in

2013

In 2013, she has launched the Online Pregnancy Class – The first in the country specially for corporates who want to offer special benefits to their employees and customers. This program also reaches couples who are unable to take a physical class as the entire program can be completed from the comfort of their home.

Credits

She is the author of Super Moms Recipe Book and has conceptualized and featured in Prenatal and Post Natal Workouts – DVD titles by Times Music.

She is the author of the book "Pregnancy Fitness 360° " which has been launched in January 2015.

Since inception, Sonali's Pregnancy Program has seen more than 15000 pregnant couples go through this unique course which helps to prepare them not only for the pregnancy and the birth but also for the months thereafter.

For more information contact Sonali on 9821290090 or write to sshivlani@gmail.com.