International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), and best-selling author of 4 titles including Parenting By Heart and Sleeping Like a Baby, (Penguin Random House), Pinky McKay specializes in gentle parenting styles that honour mothers’ natural instincts to respond to their babies.
Pinky’s ‘get real’, no-nonsense approach, along with a blend of humour, sharp wit and wisdom, make her an expert source for national publications and major network TV. Her real-world experience stems from being the mother of five and grandmother of three.
A sought after guest and keynote speaker at seminars for Health Professionals and parents, Pinky has spoken across Australia, New Zealand and the United States and has presented a popular Tedx talk, ‘Surrender is Not a Dirty Word’. Her reach extends worldwide through her books, e-programs, blogs and highly engaged facebook pages - her fan page and the Beautiful Breastfeeding Blog which offer a wealth of support and evidence based information to breastfeeding mothers.
Pinky McKay’s books, Baby Massage DVD, and ePrograms are available on her website www.pinkymckay.com.au.
Pinky, along with Kim & Sarah were named the 2019 St George Banking AusMumpreneurs of the Year.
Pinky was also awarded the 2019 AusMumpreneur Influencer of the Year Award.
Kim has a mixed background of both corporate and entrepreneurial experience as well as being a mother to two very active boys. A Psychology graduate, and a HR post-graduate with a background of over 15+ years in Human Resources, Kim has worked across various industries in senior advisor and management roles.
In conjunction, Kim has also had over 15 years’ experience in start-ups, product innovation, product and business development and consulting. Kim is also the Co-Founder of Punk Angel, which is a hair care range that has been specifically designed for kids without any nasty ingredients.
A Telstra Business Woman of the Year nominee and twice nominated for Product Innovation Awards, Kim’s approach to business, motherhood and life is methodical amongst the madness, nurturing and sassy.
Kim, along with Pinky & Sarah were named the 2019 St George Banking AusMumpreneurs of the Year.
In 2021, Kim was named one of Australia's Small Business Leaders.