Acupressure for pregnancy, birth and labour with Kate Levett

My colleague Kate Levett and I sat down recently to chat about the use of acupressure for pregnancy, labour and birth. We only touched the tip of the iceberg about how acupressure can be beneficial for pregnancy birth covering topics such as pain relief, positioning of the baby, induction and morning sickness. We ended upContinue reading “Acupressure for pregnancy, birth and labour with Kate Levett”

This was nothing like my two other births… it was a completely different experience. I’m so proud of myself!

Veronique and Brad came to do a course with me for the birth of their third child. Their first two births had been “long and very, very painful” and they had followed their midwives advice to come and do a course with me. They were birthing at St George Hospital in Sydney under the midwiferyContinue reading “This was nothing like my two other births… it was a completely different experience. I’m so proud of myself!”

Rabab’s birth and how hypnobirthing + doula support helped her birth her baby boy!

I have two videos to share with you here… The first is from first-time mum and trainee doctor Rabab who did the hypnobirthing course with husband Mo and me privately at around 30 weeks. Rabab was recommended the course by her Doula Ellen. In the second video below we chat together about how hypnobirthing andContinue reading “Rabab’s birth and how hypnobirthing + doula support helped her birth her baby boy!”

Ready together –

Ready together is a virtual mothers group that’s been created to guide you through birth, baby and beyond. I spent some time chatting to the creators of it – Genevieve Muir from https://www.genevievemuir.com.au/, Felicity Hughes from https://www.motherhoodmatters.com.au/ and Janine Armfield from https://www.blossomdoulacare.com.au/ to find out what its all about and how it can support newContinue reading “Ready together –”

Holly’s fantastic birth story about the birth of daughter Clara!

Here Holly tells us about the birth of her first child, daughter Clara. Holly and I went to school together so Holly had long been following my work even before she got pregnant. Once pregnant she knew that hypnobirthing was something she wanted to do. Holly was hugely dedicated to practicing the techniques and gainingContinue reading “Holly’s fantastic birth story about the birth of daughter Clara!”

The birth of baby Ella by parents Jo & Louis

In this video I am joined by mum Jo and dad Louis (and a special guest appearance by baby Ella after her nap at the end of the video!!). They talk about how doing the hypnobirthing course with me helped to prepare them for important conversations towards the end of pregnancy. Jo was induced atContinue reading “The birth of baby Ella by parents Jo & Louis”

Angela’s birth story of her second child Maya.

Angela and her friend and birth support person did the course with me when Ang was pregnant with her second child. She was looking for a different experience and having previously sailed in the Olympics for Australia she knew the importance of a positive mindset and focused approach for physically demanding events. Her preparation paidContinue reading “Angela’s birth story of her second child Maya.”

Mum Alli’s wonderful VLOG about the birth of baby Daisy!

Alli gave birth to daughter Daisy at the Women’s hospital in Randwick with the midwife led team.

Women’s health physio Laura Hill talks about the importance of looking after yourself both before and after birth!

Laura Hill, women’s health physio at imovephysiotherapy joins me for a 10 minute chat. In the video we talk about: the most common reasons women see a physio during pregnancy what she wishes more women would seek help for how including a women’s health physio in your birth preparation is so important why you shouldn’tContinue reading “Women’s health physio Laura Hill talks about the importance of looking after yourself both before and after birth!”

Verna’s video account of Ahelia’s amazing birth!

Watch this wonderful video of hypnobirthing mum Verna talking about the birth of her first child, her gorgeous little girl Ahelia! Verna and husband Marvin did the course with me privately at around 20 weeks pregnant and then spent the remainder of her pregnancy getting familiar with the techniques and getting into a very positiveContinue reading “Verna’s video account of Ahelia’s amazing birth!”

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