Birth Resources

Useful resources and articles for your antenatal journey

Confidence in Caregivers

Confidence in Caregivers

Birth Preparation
Having trust in a caregiver is incredibly important, as is having enough knowledge for women to trust themselves and their partner to confidently move through birth, however it unfolds.
Get into Water

Get into Water

Birth Preparation
There are so many beautiful benefits to labouring and birthing into warm water! It’s a wonderful way to help a woman to feel safe, calm and private! 
Perinatal Depression and Anxiety week is this week , 11-17 November. Did you know that dads can also get baby blues?

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety week is this week , 11-17 November. Did you know that dads can also get baby blues?

Postnatal Care
As time progresses, we as a society have made great progress in understanding women’s emotional state following childbirth, especially in delicate areas such as postnatal depression, so much so that…
Early skin-to-skin contact, off to a good start!

Early skin-to-skin contact, off to a good start!

Postnatal Care
The first hour after birth is crucial for your baby’s early childhood development as well as bonding and attachment with you. Studies have shown the importance and benefits of skin…
Men at Birth: Is your man ready to support you?

Men at Birth: Is your man ready to support you?

For Dads & Partners
In today’s day and age, there is the expectation that men will attend the births of their children.
Why partners benefit and are so vital in the birthing process

Why partners benefit and are so vital in the birthing process

Child Birth Techniques
Until the early 1960s Australian men were typically excluded from the labour room. However, during this decade there was an increasing pressure on hospitals to allow men into the labour…
Birth Preferences. Why are they important?

Birth Preferences. Why are they important?

Birth Preparation
When I talk about the topic of birth preferences, the general feedback from people is “we have heard if you have a birth plan, it won’t go to plan”. Most…
What Partners Get Right – The top 8 tips for great support in labour

What Partners Get Right – The top 8 tips for great support in labour

Birth Preparation
It’s pretty much expected these days that your partner will be there for the birth of your baby. In fact, it’s seen as ‘strange’ if your partner isn’t present.
Making Room For Love

Making Room For Love

Birth Preparation
Lets be honest, being a mum is hard work. The demands that today’s mothers are under are different to those of generations that came before, being time poor is one…

 

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