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2020 Daddy Doula – announcement

It’s that time of the year again ladies where we celebrate blokes at birth. It is our fourth annual Daddy Doula* awards. Woohoo! My favourite blog of the year. Get your tissues ready 🙂All these stories are so special and moving. I just can’t imagine what it is like giving birth during the pandemic w

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Tilly’s Birth – Blissful Birth Meditation enabled her birth

She Births® was a lovely transition from work to parental leave. It was relaxing, informative and fun and allowed me to concentrate on being pregnant and our imminent birth. I particularly enjoyed the way Nadine effortlessly involved my partner in the day and afterwards, we practised the meditations

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Podcast: S2, Ep4: Julia Jones, How to Care for Newborn Mothers.

Welcome to episode 4, season 2 of the She Births® PodcastI am so glad you are here and able to tune in to my very candid conversation with the wonderful postnatal doula and trainer, Julia Jones.Julia is leading a worldwide renaissance in the way we care for Newborn Mothers. She is passionate about c

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Alexx Stuart’s Easy Tips To Protect Your Family From Harmful Toxins

We talk a lot about nature at She Births®. Nature’s beauty, the natural way things are orchestrated for birth and bonding, as well as its own supreme intelligence and inner nature.But what happens when outer nature – the world around us – changes dramatically? When the world we live in is no longer

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Daddy Doula award 2020

4th Annual She Births® Daddy Doula AwardsOn September 6 2020, one supportive partner will be crowned the She Births® Daddy Doula* of the year!When Nadine created She Births® more than 12 years ago, one of her motivations was to skill up partners to be the support that mums really needed. It is now a

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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

Rosie 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; attending births in her role as a qualified Doula; running specia

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Marshall 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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