He was calming & gave me the confidence that I could birth naturally in the breech position

Hmm where to start....I would often walk around patting the bottom of my belly, thinking I was tapping my baby's bottom, soothing him/her....only to realise that I was most likely tapping its head!  lol what kind of mother would I turn out to be???  If only I realised that intuitively I had been … [Read more...]

{Video} Birth Goddess Interview with Davini Malcolm – Birth Wisdom

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What an honour and a pleasure to interview Davini Malcolm! Davini has 29 years of experience in film and television as an Actress. She is now also a Film Producer and was one of the producers for the internationally released and acclaimed DVD, Lotus Birth, featuring the home birth of her twins in … [Read more...]

Surprise home water birth: The most incredible experience of my life!

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I recall the first day I attended a Prenatal Yoga class at around 24 weeks pregnant. At that stage I was so nervous and fearful of the thought of childbirth, that I ended up bursting into tears in front of 15 or so other yoga class mums at the end of the class. Obviously I knew it was a safe … [Read more...]

Birth Goddess Interview with Actress Zoe Gameau on her Amazing Natural Breech Birth!

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It was such an honour to interview well known Australian actress Zoe Gameau (also known as Zoe Tuckwell-Smith) on her natural breech birth in honour of International Breech Week! Breech week is an opportunity to turn something that often causes fear, panic and overwhelm into a cause for greater … [Read more...]

A conscious birthing story + video!

If the heart is open, the body will open. Right when you feel like you physically, emotionally, spiritually feel like can’t take anymore, the miracle appears - your baby! My birthing story is nothing like how I believed birthing to be. I was raised very conventionally and was fearful of the … [Read more...]

How motherhood taught me to love my body

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Who knew that it took being stretched to my limits – in every sense of the word- to totally appreciate this body of mine. That’s the power of motherhood. Yet, if we turn the clock right back, it’s hard to believe that instead of celebrating my youth I spent much of it hiding in my own … [Read more...]

During labour I was in a dream state during the whole process but very present

On the 6th of December 2014, I had the delightful experience to give birth to my 1st daughter and it was an extraordinary transformational sacred experience. An extraordinary Rite of Passage. I was charmed by the option of midwifery care along my pregnancy, which kept me away from visiting a GP or a … [Read more...]

VBAC: I delivered with no dramas and absolutely no drugs.

My baby turned 10 in 2015, she was born by a c-section in 2005.. Due to complications I had no choice but to go that path.. I had previously had 3 normal deliveries and enjoyed all my experiences.. Of course your first labour and delivery is always going to be something you can draw on for your next … [Read more...]

Vitamin D in pregnancy & breastfeeding mothers: Is there really nothing healthy about a tan?

Vitamin D deficiency has become a major issue in Australia and could be due to our rigorous slip, slop and slapping. Vitamin D deficiency is of particular concern in pregnant women and breast-fed infants. It is estimated that rates of vitamin D deficiency are 18-84% amongst of pregnant women, … [Read more...]

Stryder’s Birth Story

I was 38 weeks pregnant and a near 2 day drive down to Austin, Texas from Idaho had left my hands and feet swollen to elephantiasis degree. My belly circumference was smaller than my first pregnancy. I give the blame to a side effect of too much stress. Throughout my entire pregnancy I thought we … [Read more...]

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