Resources

Northern Rivers:

  • Pregnancy Birth and Beyond Radio

www.facebook.com/PregnancyBirthAndBeyondRadio

www.spreaker.com/user/pregnancybirthandbeyond

 

  • Ingrid Pullen photography 

Byron Shire

www.facebook.com/ingridpullenphotography

 

  • Maternity Choices

Northern Rivers region
www.maternitycoalition-northernrivers.blogspot.com.au

www.facebook.com/groups/MCAByronShire

 

  • Red Tent Yoga Byron Bay

Prental yoga, Byron pregnancy Support group, mums and bubs yoga, women’s yoga, workshops
www.redtentyoga.com.au

 

  • Mullumbimby Homebirth Group

Open to all and those interested in “Natural Birth” in any birth location, pregnant and parents, mothers, fathers and partners

www.facebook.com/MullumbimbyHomeBirthGroup

 

Held at Red Tent Yoga

 

Held at Red Tent Yoga for mothers and their babies to 12 months

 

  • Birth Afloat

water birth pool hire
www.birthafloat.com

 

  • Beneath the Boab
Doula services with Tara Luca – Even Heads and Beyond.
  • 99.9 Bay FmCommunity Station of Byron Bay

www.Bayfm.org

Other:  

  • Birthing From Within

www.birthingfromwithin.com

 

  • BellyDance For Birth

Maha Al Musa

www.bellydanceforbirth.com

 

  • Melissa Jean Photography

Sunshire Coast photorapher

www.melissajean.com.au

  • HomeBirth Australia 
  • Rachel Reed blog
  • Dr. Sarah Buckley

www.sarahbuckley.com

 

  •  Birth Into Being Australia 

www.birthintobeing.com.au

 

 

The Must Read List:

While this list could be much longer, here are my top reading suggestions:

 

Birth: 

Birthing From Within by Pam England

Ina May Gaskin Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Gentle Birth Gentle Mothering By Dr. Sarah Buckley

Ten Moons: The Inner Journey of Pregnancy by Jane Jardwicke Collings

 

Parenting:

Heart To Heart Parenting By Robin Grille

Parenting By Heart By Pinky McKay

Why Dad’s Leave: Insights and Resources For When Partners Become Parents By Meryn G. Callander Contributions by John W. Travis, MD

 

Womens Reading: 

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clasrissa Pinkola Estes

The Heroine’s Journey By Maureen Murdock

 

 Video clips:

Hope Medford – lay midwife, artist, musician and percussionist for ‘Medicine for the People’ created this mimi film on ‘Rights of Passage: Natural Birth Options’

 

For some music inspiration. – Hope Medford ‘You Will’ film in Byron Bay Australia with local mama’s.

 

Birth Into Being – A Conscious Birth.  Birth Into Being founder Elena Tonetti.

 

 

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*** Photo’s on this website are used with permission from the photographer.

A special thank you to:

Ingrid Pullen photography Byron Shire

and

Melissa Jean Photography Sunshine Coast.