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BIRTH STORIES

The Birth of Saya – Story by Cat Bunting

DADDY DOULA: BART I had Braxton Hicks every night from around 4pm-10pm, 12 days prior to our arrival. Every night they would start up and I’d think ‘game on.’ Could it be tonight? And then they’d stop again! It was

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BIRTH STORIES

Birth of Sharma – Story by Gretta Free

DADDY DOULA: NICK Nick was amazing in the preparation for our baby boy’s birth. He was so inspired by doing our She Births® course… During our pregnancy he would frequently offer to practice massage and acupressure, we often had birth

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BIRTH STORIES

The Birth of Maggie

DADDY DOULA: JOHN My partner John was wonderful during the birth, but that was the easy part! He was great at using and remembering all the techniques we learned in the She Births® course. When I wasn’t able to think

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BIRTH STORIES

The Birth of Alistair – Story by Shelley Little

DADDY DOULA: ADAM My partner and I prepared ourselves for birth very differently. I threw myself into the She Births® course and followed its suggestions rigorously. Whereas my partner approached the course information and the techniques we practised together with

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INTERVIEWS

How to protect your precious pelvic floor

This week on our blog we speak to Lyz Evans, Practice Principal and Founder of Women in Focus Physiotherapy about the pelvic floor – what it is exactly, how it’s affected by birth and why it’s SO IMPORTANT to do

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Daddy Doula Awards

Daddy Doula Awards – get your tissues ready!

  We have been crying happy tears all week reading the entries we’ve received so far for our Daddy Doula Awards!*  Keep them coming! Below is one of the stories, from Katie. Get your tissues ready! Was your partner a brilliant ‘Daddy

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Dads

Dads make the darnedest* doulas

  *Darnedest – meaning they try hard and often do the most surprising, unexpected, funny, and clever things!   One of the reasons I created She Births® was because I met so many dads that felt incapable of helping at birth.

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BIRTH STORIES

Birth Story: The birth of Cole

Empowering. Wondrous. Life-changing.   There is a common misconception that second and third births are quicker and easier. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. It depends on many things – what you have been doing these last few years

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Doula Interviews

What is a doula? Why do you need one?

I have been a doula for almost 15 years now and in that time have learnt so much about labour and birth. As a prenatal yoga teacher and mother I have also learnt a lot… but particularly as a doula. The

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Nutrition for pregnancy, birth and beyond – Part 3

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve looked at nutrition requirements to support fertility and pregnancy. This week we discuss nutrition for the fourth trimester (yes, there’s a fourth!). As a new mama it’s so important to continue to look after your health

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INTERVIEWS

Nutrition for pregnancy, birth and beyond – Part 2

We hope you enjoyed last week’s Q&A with Tabitha McIntosh, Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist from Awaken Your Health, and her yummy recipe (click here if you missed it). This week Tabitha discusses important nutrients to support mum throughout her pregnancy, as well as baby’s

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INTERVIEWS

Nutrition for pregnancy, birth and beyond

There are so many different ways that you can prepare for a better birth experience. Over on our blog we will be interviewing various experts to provide you with interesting and useful information to support your pregnancy, birth and journey

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BIRTH STORIES

Birth story: The birth of Claudia

How did your labour start? I started getting very mild contractions throughout the weekend, 3 days before my due date. On the Saturday night I couldn’t sleep as I was getting up to go to the bathroom what felt like

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Free She Births® Courses around Australia

The time has come to share the love with families near and far. Over April I trained another 7 fantastic Educators. Some of them with backgrounds in midwifery, doula’ing, counselling, yoga and even 17 years birth education and training! It

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BIRTH STORIES

Christmas Joy ~ Bondi Mums and Bubs

Thank you for sharing another year with me and with She Births®. I hope that your Christmas break brings you rest, joy, connection and deep peace. What more can we ask for in life but for our true nature to

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BIRTH STORIES

Solo Mums She Births® course

I will be running a special Solo Mums – She Births® course early next year. Please let your friends know that if they would like to learn all the techniques and empowering knowledge of their amazing body from She Births®

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NEWS

New Moon & a Social Justice Christmas

Tonight is the last New Moon for 2015 and it is the perfect time to set your personal intentions for 2016. So grab your journal and consider the life you want to create for yourself and your family next year,

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My Top Ayurvedic Tips from India PK

I am back from my R & R adventure and have to say I am incredibly grateful for the experience, and to be home too 😉 India is an extraordinary country. It is quite hard to explain the dirt and

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NEWS

Guru Purnima

Today I would like to give thanks for all my wonderful teachers – you my mums and dads… GURU PURNIMA – BATH IN THE BLUE MOON Today is actually the most auspicious day in the Vedic calender. It is yogic

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NEWS

Are you ready to be a part of the Revolution?

Are you deeply passionate about making a difference on our planet? Do you believe that improving and empowering our mothers and fathers is the greatest way you could make a difference? Are you looking for a career change or perhaps

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Events

Empowered Birth Online Summit

If you are reading this blog then I know you agree with me –  childbirth can be one of the most beautiful and sacred events in our lives. And, it remains a topic of conversation for all women, whether pregnant,

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Community is Key

Here are 3 events I’m sure you will love. We all know that it takes a village to raise a child. And I am a huge advocate for shared living and shared parenting (currently think that a Multiple Occupancy dwelling

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