The concept and birth of Boobie Brands started back in 2012 when mother and daughter - Pinky and Sarah McKay, put their heads together and coined the idea and the term "Boobie Bikkies®".
In 2016, Kim Vespa joined the helm and together Pinky and Kim are joint Directors of Boobie Brands Pty Ltd whilst Sarah now lives abroad.
With an active, loyal and growing customer base, Boobie Bikkies®; can now be found in over 500 retailers across Australia as well as servicing a large online community both locally and internationally.
The Boobie Bikkies® brand is all about supporting women and mothers in inclusive and accepting ways, providing an abundance of educational information through our various channels, always providing prompt and excellent customer service, and of course, producing the highest of quality goods.
Together with their design, development and production teams including chefs, dieticians and food technologists, Boobie Bikkies® really are revolutionising health food choices for breastfeeding mums one bikkie at a time.
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 books are endorsed by The Australian Breastfeeding Association and La Leche League International.
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.
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 10 years’ experience in product innovation, product and business development and consulting across several start-up businesses. 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.