The Birthing Institute provides the highest quality evidence-based Childbirth Education, Training and Research for Better Births around the world.

Discover the world’s only scientifically verified childbirth education program, She Births®, proven to improve birth outcomes for you and your baby.

Combining evidence-based and holistic techniques, She Births® equips you and your partner with the knowledge and skills to support you during pregnancy, birth and right through to early parenting.

With the right preparation it is possible for you to create a beautiful birth experience, no matter what unfolds.

The unique three pillars of She Births®: Knowledge, Inner Strength, and Outer Support will empower you to have a better birth. You will learn everything you need to know about the birth process and how to support your body, and mind, so that you feel fearless (and even excited!) about the pending arrival of your baby.

You will learn about active birthing, yoga, massage, nutrition, acupressure, breathing, relaxation, effective partner support, and so much more.

She Births® prepares you for labour but also for easier breastfeeding and settling, as well as conscious parenting principles that you will be able to carry forward into the rest of your family lives together.

She Births® is highly inclusive of even the most reluctant birth partners. And certainly no experience in yoga or meditation is required to take part or implement the methods.

Find out more about the She Births® Weekend Course or Online Course


Our Clinical Trials are Complete

A 5 year study conducted by the National Institute of Complementary Medicine at Western Sydney University has been published in the British Medical Journal ‘BMJ Open’ with remarkable results

The unique study of 176 couples in randomized controlled trials was facilitated in two major mixed demographic Sydney hospitals. Founder of She Births®, Nadine Richardson, provided background intellectual property including concept, methodology, course materials and training for the study.

It highlights dramatic improvements for the Study group who participated in the She Births® course, in comparison to the Control group who received the standard hospital birth preparation course. The Study group experienced less medical interventions such as epidural and caesarean section providing a safer outcome for their babies. Couples experienced shorter labours, particularly second stage (pushing) by 32 minutes and a 12% reduction in perineal trauma.

This is the first time the world has seen such significant results from a childbirth preparation course (Cochrane Review 2007).

Over-treatment within our modern maternity systems and the commonly experienced cascade of intervention continues to rise. However, this study and the accessibility of She Births® are now set to positively impact the way every woman around the world, and critically her partner prepares for childbirth. Contact us today if you would like to make She Births® available within your community or hospital.



    We help you create a more natural and beautiful birth, no matter what unfolds.


    Learning a range of techniques in preparation for labour is key to having a less painful birth experience.


    The first and only childbirth program in the world proven to reduce medical interventions and make birth safer for your baby.


    With the right preparation birth is a bonding and enriching time for mums and partners.


    Mental, physical and emotional preparation allows you to feel confident and calm throughout your labour.


    With the right knowledge you will transform fears and doubts into trust and readiness for the arrival of your baby.



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