Useful Resources

Suggested authors and books:

Any book by Ina May Gaskin

Any book by Sheila Kitzenger

Birth Without Fear - Grantley Dick-Read

HypnoBirthing® - Marie Mongan

Reclaiming Childbirth as a Rite of Passage - Rachel Reed

New Active Birth - Janet Balakas

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering Dr Sarah Buckley

Why Induction Matters Rachel Reed 

Birthing From Within - Pam England and Rob Howowitz

Gentle Birth by Choices - Barbara Harper

Optimal Foetal Positioning - Jean Sutton and Pauline Scott

Breech Birth - Breena Walters


Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand (

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (

Lactation Consultants of Australian and New Zealand (

Le Leche League (

Australian College of Midwives (

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (

Childbirth and Parenting Educators of Australia (


These are just the ones I know about, there are plenty more!

The Perth Doula (Anaya) (

BodyWise BirthWise (Kristin) (

Aurelia Balestra Mavrick (Facebook page)

Anjuli (Facebook page)

Vicki Hobbs (


Four Element Photography (maternity, birth, baby, milestones)

Cherish You Photography -

Mumabubs (fitness for pregnancy and postnatal) -

Vibrance Studio (family, pregnancy, and newborn photography) -