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3 Ways to Increase Your Fertility at Home by Rosie Matheson

3 Ways to Increase Your Fertility at Home by Rosie MathesonRosie is a passionate women’s health and wellbeing educator. Founder of Daughter of the HiveRosie can be found regularly facilitating international Bliss Baby Yoga Pregnancy, Post-natal and Yoga for Fertility teacher Training Courses; attend

  Katreena Lyka

The birth story of River, as told by She Births mama, Lauren Edwards.

Describe your birth experience in 3 words: Intense, physical and positive.How did your labour start? I was a week overdue, and I had a stretch and sweep to get things going. It started with normal period pain type of thing and then all of a sudden I lay down and my waters broke. And then I went into

  Katreena Lyka

Why I love being a doula

It’s World Doula Week! And who better to interview than our very own Nadine Richardson….“As a doula, I get to work at the visceral coalface of birth. Doulas are there the longest time. We give the greatest continuity of care over any other caregiver. We provide information and we are the best pain r

  Katreena Lyka

Podcast| Ep 4, Rhea Dempsey say “Labour pain has a purpose. Trust it”

In this Podcast Nadine talks with counsellor, fellow doula and birth educator Rhea Dempsey. Rhea is author of Birth with Confidence, a must read if you really want to face your fears and understand the culture of birth and how it impacts us all.Welcome to Season One Episode FOUR of the She Births® S

  Grace Kiernan

Podcast| Ep 3, Dr Howard Chilton chats Evidence Based Natural Parenting

In this podcast we cover mammalian development and the unique long term codependency period we have as humans, the science behind sleep and of course settling and some of the most sensitive topics like co-sleeping and how to make that safe. We even myth-bust the colic and tongue tie debate.Welcome t

  Grace Kiernan

The She Births® Show Podcast goes live with Dr Sarah Buckley

Finally, here it is!The She Births Show Podcast.We’ve created it as a place that will inspire your birth, evolve your parenting and help you live a life you love. Nadine, hosts a collection of conversations with special guests about better births, a philosophy of connected parenting and conscious, h

  Nadine Richardson

Blog | In conversation with Anna Kooiman and Dr Jan Dudley

It’s been amazing to watch the evolution of She Births® over the years and see how couples have spread the word and as a result expansion happened organically. When we create something great – it takes on a life of its own and spreads into places far beyond imagined!When I began teaching prenatal yo

  Nadine Richardson

Blog| Watch, Listen or Read and we’d love to hear from you

We are coming up to our 10-year anniversary. 10 years creating a beautiful community of people from all walks of life, joined together on the journey of birth and parenthood.I would love to know where you are within the cycle of parenting, what your interests are and then how often you would like to

  Nadine Richardson

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

We have had a wonderful week here at She Births® working from our hub in Bondi and welcoming lots of happy babies into the world around the globe via our new video based Online Course. Many families blown away by what they could achieve during birth with the right knowledge, tools and support.I have

  Nadine Richardson

Why EVERY woman needs a TENS!

As you know, at She Births® we cover a whole range of natural pain relief techniques which ultimately empower mums to experience a safer, faster and more natural birth, and enable partners to provide effective support.The TENS machine is one of my favourites!It can be such a great tool for the begin

  Nadine Richardson

Expert Interview: Meditation + Prenatal Meditation Course

I began meditating at the age of 16. It wasn’t an easy journey – teaching myself from a book, but it was lifesaving, and profound at times.I went on to dabble in different forms of focussed and reflective modes of meditation, mainly via yoga classes and retreats. However, when I met Gary Gorrow and

  Nadine Richardson

Zoe & Benji Marshall Share Their Birth Story

This week we share with you an awesome birth story from TV Presenter and NRL player, Zoe and Benji Marshall.Zoe says that even though she was induced, which was her worst case scenario, ‘I still had an incredibly beautiful birth!’Watch here to discover how they did it.Medical Induction is a rough ri

  Nadine Richardson

EXPERT INTERVIEW | Exercise tips for pregnancy + new mums

Have you wondered if it is really possible to bounce back after birth – just like they seem to do in celebrity land?Of course, ‘bouncing’ is not the right term – especially when we want to take care of our pelvic floor. This week, the wonderful Kimmy Smith chats to us all about pre and post-natal fi

  Nadine Richardson

EXPERT INTERVIEW | Gut health for fertility, pregnancy and baby

As you know from doing She Births®, gut health is so important for your family’s health and wellbeing – and especially important pre-conception, during pregnancy and during your baby’s early development.I never stop editing, improving and developing She Births®. I have been educating about no wheat

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Expert Interview: Acupuncture for Fertility, Pregnancy + Birth

At She Births® Courses we cover a huge range of different tools and techniques to prepare you inside and out so that you can experience a smoother pregnancy and a better, more beautiful birth.We want you – your body and mind – to be functioning at its absolute optimum. Which is why we also suggest c

  Nadine Richardson

Expert Interview: Breastfeeding tips for new Mums

You might have seen me on Channel 7’s House of Wellness last Sunday (episode 11) talking about breastfeeding and answering a question from a pregnant mum – “What will happen if I can’t breastfeed? I am worried about how I will feel about myself.”At She Births® we believe, like science does, that ‘br

  Nadine Richardson

Expert Interview: Psychotherapy for perinatal anxiety and depression

This week’s blog is brought to us by a great friend and psychotherapist, Jo Schaeffer. We are addressing the very complex and often painful subject of perinatal anxiety and depression. By no means can we cover in one blog what work is available to do before or after birth to helps mums avoid these e

  Nadine Richardson

Chiropractic Care for birth and beyond with Dr Zoe James

This week we speak to Dr Zoe James, Chiropractor and Kinesiologist (and She Births® Mum!), who specialises in prenatal care and the first 12 months of a baby’s life.Chiropractic Care is a safe, gentle and effective way of helping women through their journey from fertility, to prenatal care, labour a

  Nadine Richardson

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 those boring pelvic floor exercises… correctly! This is one of my favourite topics of di

  Nadine Richardson

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 doula is at the coalface of birth – there is no better way to say it. We are there the longest time

  Nadine Richardson

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 once bub is born!Tabitha also shares her re

  Nadine Richardson

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 development.Enjoy this

  Nadine Richardson

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 into parenthood.If there’s a particular topic you’d like u

  Nadine Richardson