Resources & Recommendations

Visit Our Online Shop for Additional Hypnobirthing MP3 Tracks

We have tracks available for pregnancy, childbirth, breech turn, sleep, children, breastfeeding and bonding and also general hypnosis. Visit our shop to download your additional practice materials now!

Background Music for your Birth & Relaxation

If you love the background music from ‘Surge of the Sea – Hypnosis for Childbirth’ and our other tracks; then you can now purchase the music by world renowned Australian meditation music artist – Christopher Lloyd Clarke, to use as background music during your own birth or for general relaxation before and after your birth.

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Doula Services

Women have complex needs during childbirth. In addition to the safety of modern obstetrical care and the love and support provided by their partners, women need consistent, continuous reassurance, comfort and respect.

Positive effects of Doula Care

  • 50% reduction on caesarean rates
  • 25% shorter labour
  • 60% reduction in epidural requests
  • 40% reduction in Syntocinon use
  • 30% reduction in analgesia use
  • 40% reduction in forceps delivery

This is Australia’s largest online directory of doulas. A doula offers unbiased information, physical and emotional support during pregnancy, childbirth and in the postnatal period
http://www.findadoula.com.au/

Contact your Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioner for recommendations of doulas in your local area.

Lactation Consultants

Please contact the Australian Breastfeeding Association for support and details of registered Lactation Consultants in your area.

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) runs the National Breastfeeding Helpline 1800 mum 2 mum (1800 686 268). The Breastfeeding Helpline is available 7 days a week. It is staffed by trained, volunteer counsellors who answer calls on a roster system in their own homes.

Homebirth Support

http://www.homebirthaustralia.org/

Homebirth Australia is a group of consumers and midwives committed to ensuring the survival of homebirth as a birth option for Australian women, with the overall aim of public funded homebirth across the country.

Home Visits/Settling Baby/Breastfeeding

Contact your Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioner for recommendations of Lactation Consultants in your local area.

abaClick on link to visit Australian Breastfeeding Association

http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is an organisation of people interested in the promotion and protection of breastfeeding. Amongst these are breastfeeding women and their partners and health professionals such as doctors, lactation consultants and midwives. ABA was founded in Melbourne, Victoria in 1964 (as the Nursing Mothers’ Association), with the primary aim of giving mother-to-mother support to breastfeeding women.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gay Parents Support

Gay Parents Australia
was created by some very caring and motivated hypnobirthing mums, who were inspired to give lesbian mums and gay dads a way to find and support each other.

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Services in the Brisbane/Gold Coast Regions

Click here for recommended services in the Gold Coast/ Brisbane region.

Parenting Blogs

Mother Down Under   This is a great blog by Hypnobirthing Australia mum Caitlin. This is an online mother’s group for pregnant women and for new mothers.  It contains a lot of useful advice, mixed with a bit of humour.

The Rent Tent is another great blog created by talented Hypnobirthing mum, Rachel from Brisbane. It’s about parenthood and womanhood and is attracting quite a following.

Birth Announcements/Stationery

Beautiful handmade stationery made by talented hypnobirthing mother Nicole and Anita. Rediscover the lost art of paper art.
http://paperdolls-thelostart.blogspot.com/p/all-about-baby.html 

Recommended Reading

51AqxyoqvkL._SL500_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-big,TopRight,35,-73_OU01_SS130_ Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding 
by Ina May Gaskin


51vrMVf3o4L._SL500_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-big,TopRight,35,-73_OU01_SS130_ Orgasmic Birth: Your Guide to a Safe, Satisfying, and Pleasurable Birth Experience 
by Elizabeth Davis


51hm6YvO9HL._SL500_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-big,TopRight,35,-73_OU01_SS130_ Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor’s Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices 
by Sarah Buckley



51CP+piTAgL._SL500_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-big,TopRight,35,-73_OU01_SS130_ The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 
by Diane Wiessinger

61M-a4eTuJL._SL500_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-big,TopRight,35,-73_OU01_SS130_ Spiritual Midwifery 
by Ina May Gaskin


51cqq4t2DRL._SL500_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-big,TopRight,35,-73_OU01_SS130_ Childbirth without Fear: The Principles and Practice of Natural Childbirth (Import) 
by Grantly Dick-Read


41mzyI7OtXL._SL500_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-big,TopRight,35,-73_OU01_SS130_ Hypnobirthing: The Mongan Method: A natural approach to a safe, easier, more comfortable birthing (3rd Edition) 
by Marie F. Mongan


51wHDxNC0cL._SL500_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-big,TopRight,35,-73_OU01_SS130_ Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth 
by Ina May Gaskin

Other Links of Interest

Bub Hub ” online forums and pregnancy/birth information

BellyBelly – online parenting social network
http://www.bellybelly.com.au/

Woolworths Baby and Toddlers Club

https://woolworthsbabyandtoddlerclub.com.au/EcoChild ” organic and natural products for baby and mother

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