Recommended Practitioners

1300 101 SHE (743)

OUR GRAPEVINE OF HIGHLY RECOMMENDED PRACTITIONERS & RESOURCES

ACUPUNCTURE

Catherine Rowe Acu Bondi, Bondi Junction

Red Tent Health Centre Bondi

Seven Ways Health Centre Bondi

Emma Quine Marrickville

Isabella Buirski  Bondi Junction + Coogee

Josef Kench Simah Acupuncture, Bondi Junction

Monika Habicht  Glebe

Health and Fertility Matters Maroubra

Traditional Qi Angela Zhu, Town Hall

Zoe Martin – Home Visits, 0416 976 618

Renee Boyd Darling St

Jolene Azzopardi  (02) 4961 6011

Raoul Fong  Glebe

Adriana Bellicanta Acupuncture 0403 140 720

Ana Chait North Bondi

BEHAVIOURAL THERAPIST

Julia Challenor – 0451 154 110

BEAUTY THERAPIST

Carrie Bronte Bliss Spa, Bronte

BIRTH STORIES & VIDEOS

My Best Birth – Ricki Lake’s website

Orgasmic Birth – Great DVD and site

Free Birth – Laura Shanley’s inspiration

CAESAREAN - FAMILY CENTRED
CHIROPRACTOR

Lucy Bartlett Mosman

Kelly Ryan and Amanda Galati – Randwick, Coogee + Rozelle

Nigel Stafford (Paedeatrics and Perinatal) – Katoomba

Zoe James (Paedeatrics/Developmental) – Randwick

Daniel Edwards Glebe

Nicholas Wood and Natalia Kapur Potts Point

Zoe Braund Fairlight

Steve Mursa Mona vale

Amy Melamet Petersham & Woollahra

Vanessa Barry Botany

Daniel Gilmore Waterloo

Polly Wilkie Bondi Junction

Alice Nguyen Bondi Junction

Gavin Gordon North Shore

Peter Bablis Double Bay

Susan Ferguson Mosman

Lily Lim Warringah

Julie Uren Lane Cove

Dorte Bland Charlestown

Felicity Cook Charlestown

Steph Brindal and Emma Cormack Mona Vale

Taylor Harrison and Kelly Ryan Rozelle

Nicholas Miller Lane Cove

Kelly Ryan and Amanda Galati Randwick

Amanda Parke Hornsby

Sam Fitzgibbons Kingsford

Callum Forrest and Jennifer Lew Newtown

Emma Cormack Brookvale

Amy Steed and Keiran Shanahan Oatley

Amy Reidel Central Sydney Osteopathy, Stanmore.

Julie Uren chiropractor and former midwife at Royal Women’s and Mater

Family Chiropractic Charlestown Felicity, Dorte and Kelly

DOULA HIRE & TRAINING

Birth Right Training Academy

Australian Doula College

The doulas listed below are all Certified She Births® Educators.

Caitlin Siboulet Inner West/Illawarra Region/Eastern Suburbs

Nadine O’Mara Northern Beaches

Radha Vine Northern Beaches

Nichola Kinnane Newcastle

*She Births® couples receive a private and preferred list of doulas that are aligned with our values and techniques.

Doula

Michelle Bohatko Lake Macquerie Doula 

Clancy Allen

Natalie Meade  Positive Birth Movement Newcastle – 0411 518 727

Nimity Keon Blossoming Families

 

FITNESS

Evolution to Wellbeing Multiple Locations across Sydney

Barre Attack, Bondi

Kimmy Smith Fit – The complete prenatal and postnatal exercise and wellbeing app

 

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

Dr Claudia Nicholson Sapphire Family Medical Practice, Bondi Junction

Dr Jeff Jankelson Albermarle Medical Practice, Rose Bay

Dr Jill Gamberg Bondi Doctors, Bondi

HOMEBIRTH

Homebirth Access Sydney – Non profit community based organisation

HOMEOPATHY

Diane McCombe Bondi Junction Healing Centre

KINESIOLOGISTS

Terese Mudgway– Double Bay

Anna O’Keeffe – Bondi Beach

Peter Bablis Double Bay

Prue Sturgeon Health Space Clinics, Surry Hills

Polly Wilkie Bondi Junction

LACTATING CONSULTANTS

Lynne Hall  Sydney[email protected] 0419 245 966‬  

Anne Kohn 0416 022 608

Leila Chirgwin [email protected]au

Cara Suttner  Bondi Breastfeeding

MASSAGE

Celeste Heazlett Remedial, Bronte, 0410 616 737

Melissa Hildage Body Bright, Bondi Beach

Amanda Bernstein – Kahuna with pregnancy table – 0411 607 608

Dylan Smith Vital Veda Ayurvedic massage, Bondi beach

Adele Inner Wave Therapies, Bondi Junction

Seven Ways Health Centre – Bondi

Karen Swaffer – Cranio Sacral & Remedial & Myofascial, 0414 945 649

Sar Friedman – Women’s Health Bodywork, Bondi Beach

Jenni Hopkins – Remedial massage & beautician, Randwick

Deep Holistic Therapies Bondi

Mel Hildage Bodybright Massage – Bondi

Laura Caldeorne Perinatal & Remedial Massage Therapist, Geelong VIC

MEDITATION TEACHERS

Matt Ringrose Bondi Meditation Centre

Mathieu Carlot Gary Gorrow Sydney and Byron Bay

Grant Bartlett Lyndon Silent Source

Tim Brown Tim Brown Meditation

MIDWIVES - INDEPENDANT

Sheryl Sidery

Robyn Dempsey

Jo Hunter

Go to Homebirth Sydney to see who is available

The midwives listed below are all She Births® Educators.

Chauncey Sjostedt Inner West/Eastern Suburbs

Danielle Syme Orange

Kelly Hardy Geelong

MULTIPLES - SUPPORT

Brita Golsby-Smith Multiple Mummas

NATUROPATHS / NUTRITIONISTS

Emily Rose Yates & Leah Hechtman The Natural Health and Fertility Centre, Crows Nest

Tabitha McIntosh Awaken Your Health, Woollahra

Gabriela Rosa Natural Fertility Breakthrough, Bondi Junction

Anna Maria Boelskov Edgecliff

Emma Sutherland Birchgrove

Jodie Sellers 0404 869 942

Daen Medina, 0410 461 528

Amanda Haberecht Darling Health – Lilyfield / Annandale

Polly Wilkie Bondi Junction

Jessica Hoskins 0466 599 655 Byron Bay NSW

OBSTETRICIANS

Dr Andrew Bisits – Head of Obstetrics specialising in breech, VBAC, multiples at Royal Women’s Hospital

Dr Lucy Bowyer – Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick

Dr Jan Dudley Randwick

Dr Bobby Teoh Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick

Dr Rahul Sen Edgecliff & Sydney CBD

Dr Dhara Lette Randwick & Sydney CBD

Dr Stephen Morris Sydney CBD

Alana Healthcare Randwick

OSTEOPATHS

Elizabeth McKenzie (cranio sacral, paed, acupuncture) – Coogee Osteopathy, Coogee

Morgan Langford-Salisbury Balanced Bods, North Sydney

David Vivian Jones Double Bay

Nisha Henderson East Coast Osteopathy,  Randwick

Mandy Smythe Sydney Central Osteopathy, Stanmore

Anne Cooper Sydney Central Osteopathy, Stanmore

Polly Wilkie Bondi Junction

Ocean Grove Osteopathy and Sports Health Ocean Grove VIC

PELVIC FLOOR PHYSIO
Anna Scammell M.Clin Physio (Continence & Women’s Health) – Based in Bondi and available for home visits throughout the Eastern Suburbs
PHOTOGRAPHY - PREGNANCY, BIRTH, BABY

Jerusha Sutton (Sydney)

Tessa Tran (Sydney)

Mpire Studios (Sydney)

At Dusk (Sydney)

Bright Photography (Sydney)

Abigail Jones Photography (Sydney)

Bree Downes Photography (Melbourne)

Lacey Barratt Photography (VIC)

Bear Hunt Photography (Wollongong/South Coast/Southern Highlands)

PHYSIOTHERAPY

AJ Physio – Women’s Physio – Bondi Junction

Anna Lanyon The Physiotherapy Clinic, Bondi Junction / Rozelle / Cammeray

Sarah Dowling – Sacro Cranial & Physio – Miranda

Larry Cohen – Postural Physiotherapy – Bondi Junction, 8090 8150

Penny Elliott – Physio Posture Fitness – Randwick, 9399 7399

Upright Care, Bondi Junction

Recommended by our physiotherapist and our She Births® doulas outside of eastern suburbs:

Dale Hanssen and Lousie David at Premier Health Kogarah 9581 8888

Kylie McDonald Royal Hospital for Women midwife 0410 187 537

Recommended by Leila Chirgwin, head of ABA:

Jeanie Thomas [email protected] 0414 662 991  

Jane Bolster [email protected] 0419 254 588

Natasha Lunn 0402 058 740

Bronwyn Mascord [email protected] 0407 700 967

POSTNATAL SUPPORT & PARENTING

Kinderling Radio

Petra Behuliak – Resonance Therapy for children and gut issues

Dr Howard Chilton – best books about early parenting

Australian Breastfeeding Association – information, support and helpline

Pinky McKay – sleeping, settling, toddlers

Dr Robin Grille – psychologist and author of Heart to Heart Parenting

Justine Bouchard  Bondi based support for families in the first year after the birth of their child as they navigate parenthood

Julyanne Tesoriero (MBA, Dip CBI, Dip Nursing) – childbirth educator with a nursing background with specialities are gentle sleep and settling

The Bump Bus Hunter Birth Education Centre Natalie Meade 

Yum Mum Tum  Clothing store in New Lambton

SLEEP HEALTH WELLNESS
PSYCHOLOGY - MINDFULNESS BASED THERAPY

Dr Mellanie Rollans Randwick with appointments available over Skype as well

Amy Atkin The Modern Mind Clinic, Bondi

The Institute of Healthy Living – Bondi Junction

Timothea Goddard – Open Ground, Bondi Junction

Mellissa Podmore – Bondi 0413 925 211

Embrace Aquanatal – Physio based classes run by Sue Hall (registered midwife)

 

PSYCHOTHERAPY

Melissa Hughes – North Sydney

Amanda Joy Robb – Registered Psychotherapist & Supervisor/ Relationship Counsellor
Educator/ Advocate & Journalist

 

PRENATAL YOGA

Manly Yoga School – with Radha Vine, She Births® educator, Manly

The Dharma Shala Yoga School – with Nadine She Births® director, 108 Brighton Blvd, North Bondi

Anahata Yoga Space Maroubra

Newcastle Yoga Space Newcastle

YogaBodyWorks  Newcastle

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