She Births

Daddy Doula award 2019

On September 2019 one supportive partner will be crowned the She Births® Daddy Doula of the year!When Nadine Richardson created She Births® 10 years ago, one of her motivations was to be able to skill up dads to be the support that the mums needed. It is now a huge deciding factor as to why couples

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An interview with Boody CEO and She Births® dad, Shaun Greenblo

We’re thrilled to announce that She Births® founder Nadine Richardson is now an official ambassador for the eco-friendly clothing brand, Boody! To celebrate, we caught up with Boody’s CEO, Shaun Greenblo, who also happens to be a She Births® dad.From what makes Boody the perfect choice for parents t

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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

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Celebrating International Day of the Midwife 2019

Happy International Day of the Midwife #IDM2019. Today, we acknowledge the wonderful and important role midwives play in both catching and helping us birth our babies. It is a true shame that not enough women get access to continuous midwifery care around the world, including Australia. For those lu

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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

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Blog| She Births® the past 10 years, the present and the future by Nadine

I can’t quite believe it has been 10 years since She Births® began. That first Sunday was a simple cup of tea and a ‘birthing chat’ in my lounge room with two very dear friends, who went on to birth their little girl in a room of love and who also became my first goddaughter. Today, well you know wh

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Blog| Nadine’s return to the motherland India

I just arrived home from a couple of weeks travelling around Tamil Nadu, the east coast state above Kerala in India. If you follow me on my instagram @nadine_shebirths you will have seen some photos of my trip. We thought it important to share more on what this trip means to me and why travelling is

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Happy International Day of the Midwife!

Happy International Day of the Midwife to all the midwives, and the wonderful team of people that helped you birth your babies! Where would we be without our midwives?When I think about my beautiful midwife, it still brings tears to my eyes 16 years on. She was our calm presence, my rock and my grea

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10 Life Lessons I’ve Learned as a Woman

Happy International Women’s Day to you and all our sisters around the world!At this time each year I like to reflect on how I have changed and what I am doing now, as a woman. To me being a woman is a great privilege but it also has unique challenges.I believe that my job as a white, western, highly

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2017 Reflections and Highlights

It has been such an exciting year for She Births®. And it has also been a big year of growth for Leroy and I.Here are some of the highlights from 2017 and my personal reflections…This year, we have educated and helped birth over 750 She Births® babies! We launched the inspiring She Births® Show with

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Navratri – Honouring the Divine Feminine (for men and women)

Oct 1st – 9th is Navratri, the Hindu festival of 9 nights dedicated to the glorification of the Divine feminine. For three days each, the goddesses Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati are worshiped.It’s been a long time between blogs…things have been pretty crazy here since the She Births® study results we

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What is the most precious and spiritual journey in the world?

In my experience the most precious, sacred and most spiritual journey in the world is Motherhood 🙂 All based upon a profound attachment, deep loving, setting a few boundaries….and then lots and lots and lots of letting go. What do you think *|FNAME|*? As my baby boy turned 14 the other day and went

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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 be revealed to us…more and more each year? It is through this mysterious journey of life tha

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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 chaos as well as all the wonderful colours and smiles…and especially all the wisdom that is both held and ho

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Calling in a New Year filled with greatness…reflecting on 2014

Another year has passed and it’s a great time to pause and reflect. To consider what we are grateful for and the challenges we have overcome. What joys have been shared and what lessons have been learnt. There are 3 things that I learnt and know for sure, from this year’s triumphs and tribulations.

  Nadine Richardson

Whale Wisdom from Tonga

Aha moments from the South Pacific… I’ve decided to share a video blog with you this month. There is so much to share from our travels in Tonga and swimming with the whales…I would love to hold a retreat there with some yogis one year. My video is not perfect, but it’s a start so I hope you’ll forgi

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The Lucky Birthing Country | Online She Births® Course

After 2 months in the wonderful Northern Hemisphere I have to say that I’ve fallen completely in love with Europe! I never thought it would happen. I’ve always had a slight aversion to my homeland primarily because of the weather but I suppose you can’t deny your roots at the end of the day. It defi

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ANZAC day

I hope you are enjoying this amazing autumn weather. As we commemerate the great tragedies and courage of our ANZAC men today I wanted to also highlight some of the great traumas that our mums experienced over the same period of time when there was conscription here in Australia for the Vietnam War.

  Nadine Richardson

Letting Go…

I am not sure where you are at in the cycle of pregnancy and parenting but wherever you are I can bet, at some point, there has been some serious letting go! As we are now in a phase of the New Moon, and a new season, it’s time to shed anything you may be hanging onto. A time to let go and allow for

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Inspiring VBAC story

I just came back from a beautiful Vietnamese dinner in Glebe with my mum. As I walked home, I realised I was walking up the very same hill that I marched up before every single HSC exam right near my highschool. I remembered what got me through and allowed me to blitz the exams….It was repeating my

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Who is really responsible for Conneticut

I hope you and your familiy are all well and safe – enjoying the holiday vibe growing and the great changes that are also taking place across our planet at the moment. I know Xmas is a time to pause and rest and be happy but here by my little beach in Tamarama I find myself quite agitated and honest

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Lessons from Bali

I was out watching the sun rise this morning over Bondi Beach and wondering what else I need to implement in my daily life so that I can feel as good in Sydney as I do in Bali on holidays. Impossible i hear you say! There were some really beautiful insights and wisdom I gained from being in Bali thi

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Supporting emerging groups…

I am traditionally not one to become political. I am a Gen-X Aussie – mostly I hold the attitude of ‘what’s the point’ and/or ‘she’ll be right’….But, there are some things worth getting a little noisy about…like same sex marriage and homebirth! I have run commitment ceremonies for same sex couples a

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How to make your wishes come true…

This full moon on Friday at 4.39pm is the pinnacle of the Vedic or yogic calender, Guru Purnima. It’s a time to give thanks to the lineage of teachers that have taught us throughtout our lives, and that stretches all the way back to the beginning of time. I like to remember all the inspiring charact

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