Useful Resources

my certifications

I have attended training and received certificates in Spinning Babies, Aromatherapy, Acupressure, and Hypnobirthing Australia Supportive Caregivers Course, I also regularly attend and assist at the weekend SheBirths course run by Nadine Richardson.

I have recently spoken at the Webirth Virtual Doula Conference on the “Role of a Doula in caring for couples who have undergone IVF or assisted reproduction to achieve their pregnancies”.

PRACTIONERS - The awesome team offer many natural therapies including Naturopathy, Chiropractics, Kinesiology, NET (Neuro Emotional Technique), massage and many more.

“We aim to empower people to be in control of their health and to help them to maintain a state of optimum health for themselves and their family”. - Mark and Iris are the amazing therapists that run this lovely clinic in West Lindfield. They offer a range of therapies including yoga, massage and kinesiology - 1b/600 Military Rd, Mosman. For antenatal and postnatal Pilates, as well as physio support, particularly in the postnatal period ask to see Sarah Howitt - Andrew Stevenson - North Sydney Oval Colonnade. Suite 11-12 283a Miller St, North Sydney NSW 2060. Andrew and his team are awesome for adjustments during pregnancy and the postnatal period. - this amazing team offer pre and postnatal yoga and pilates in Willoughby Sydney - highly recommended childbirth education course “Combining evidence-based and holistic techniques, She Births® equips you and your partner with the knowledge and skills to support you during pregnancy, birth and right through to early parenting” - Restore Health and Wellness is a wellness centre offering excellence in osteopathy, acupuncture, acupressure and massage on Sydney’s Lower North Shore. Their dynamic and professional team support womens’ health throughout pregnancy, induction, labour and in particular couples going through IVF and fertility treatment


Inducing Labour - Dr Sara Wickham

Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding - Ina May Gaskin

Why Induction Matters - Rachel Reed

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering - Dr Sarah Buckley

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding - Teresa Pitman and Diana West

WEBSITES - a great site with information on a wide range of topics - a blog written by an awesome midwife and doula, well worth a read, always informative and interesting - the only scientifically verified childbirth education programme in the world, proven to improve birth outcomes for mother and baby