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

Associations:

Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand (www.lcanz.org)

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (www.breastfeeding.asn.au)

Lactation Consultants of Australian and New Zealand (www.lcanz.org)

Le Leche League (lllaustralia.org/home)

Australian College of Midwives (www.midwives.org.au)

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (www.ranzcog.edu.au)

Childbirth and Parenting Educators of Australia (www.capea.org.au)

Doulas:

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

The Perth Doula (Anaya) (www.theperthdoula.com.au)

BodyWise BirthWise (Kristin) (www.bodywisebirthwise.com.au)

Aurelia Balestra Mavrick (Facebook page)

Anjuli (Facebook page)

Vicki Hobbs (www.vickihobbs.com)

Others:

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

Cherish You Photography - www.cherishyou.global

Mumabubs (fitness for pregnancy and postnatal) - www.mumabubs.com.au

Vibrance Studio (family, pregnancy, and newborn photography) - www.vibrancestudio.com.au