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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

  Nadine Richardson

Hot holiday tips for pregnancy and beyond

The summer holidays are nearly here, and this year you might have to do things a bit differently especially if you’re living in Australia. Bushfires and higher temperatures mean that our time outside will most likely be limited. Time indoors combined with your in-laws and extended family, extra cook

  Paul Gleave

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

  Grace Kiernan

The Birth of Chloe told by Amy Johnson

Here at head office we are still changing birth one day at a time and I am crazy in love with our new all-female multi-generational birth story interview – showing two mums and two cousins sharing their own experience.Jay and Amy are fun and slightly competitive sisters. Amy is the new mum and she w

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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

  Paul Gleave

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

  Paul Gleave

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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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

  Nadine Richardson

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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