Helpful Resources

Websites - a great site with information on a wide range of topics - a government website with articles covering pregnancy and parenting - a great resource for researching the safety of medications in pregnancy. There's a helpline with a live person on the other end. - the home of home birth in Sydney, there are links to support groups, a listing of midwives and more - parenting and lifestyle website for the North Shore - a blog written by my good friend (and midwife!), it's always interesting and entertaining - Charlotte Michelle, Maternity & Family Photographer, Sydney region. Capturing your life & loves in beautiful, candid photographs. -a not for profit organisation supporting the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents

Resources: - 1b/600 Military Rd, Mosman. For antenatal and postnatal Pilates, as well as physio support, particularly in the postnatal period ask to see Sarah. - located in Cammeray, I cant recommend Andrew enough - a great place to hire / buy anything from a TENS machine, breast pumps to a co-sleeping cot - amazing clinic that offers everything from acupuncture, naturopathy and massage as well as yoga and meditation

yoganic - yoga and pilates for all stages of motherhood - Ka Huna Massage. For an amazing massage, including a relaxing into labour induction massage, Amanda is so nurturing.


The Good Birth Guide - Nicole Croft

Spiritual Midwifery - Ina May Gaskin

Birth Skills - Juju Sundin

HypnoBirthing, The Mongan Method - Marie F Mongan

A Modern Woman's Guide to a Natural and Empowering Birth - Katrina Zaslavsky

Active Birth - Janet Balaskas

First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother - Heng Ou