Educator Profile

Calmbirth® is the only childbirth education program that requires all its educators to be practising midwives or trained birth professionals

Karen McClay

Karen McClay

1/19 Lyell St
NSW 2575

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I am a practising Registered Midwife (RM), a Registered Nurse (RN) and the owner and Director of Calmbirth Pty Ltd. I also have the privilege of being the daughter of Peter Jackson, the founder of the Calmbirth Program and work tirelessly to continue Peter’s work of changing the culture of birth in Australia. Calmbirth specialises in providing couples with childbirth education classes and I have followed in my father’s footsteps by becoming a childbirth expert leading the way in childbirth education, training and research in Australia and internationally.

I am a self confessed pregnancy and birth junky and am passionate about helping women and their partners positively transition from a couple to a family. I am a highly experienced Calmbirth Educator having seen over 2000 couples complete the Calmbirth program since 2009. I have a passion for sharing knowledge and experience with pregnant couples so that I can help them achieve positive birth experiences. I know the Calmbirth program will restore our faith in the wonderment of childbirth and the vital role a family unit plays in having a positive birth experience.

I am taking Calmbirth® to the next level by continually evolving it, and incorporating it into the antenatal structure of many maternity hospitals. I have also formed many strategic collaborations and alliances with other expert and evidence based organisations and individuals in the birthing and parenting fields, as well as creating the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast to help pregnant couples make informed decisions for their pregnancy, birth and parenting journey.

I look forward to meeting you at one of my classes in the Southern Highlands.



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