So we've all been there you decide to have a baby and viola you are thrown into this massive black hole. Honestly navigating the world of Pregnancy, birth and beyond can be one of the most daunting tasks you will ever undertake.
a few handy resources for you to look into.
Tasmin has been my family photographer for approximately 10yrs now her work is impeccable. Whilst she is not a birth photographer she provides incredible shoots for Maternity and Newborn Families alike.
Catherine Stonebridge Photography
Catherine is a photographer from the Redlands area she also shoots on location including maternity, birth & newborn.
Phone- 0421 800 716
Breathe Birth Photography
award winning birth photographer Rana Rankin will never disappoint she has an incredible eye for the perfect shot. You will find her either at a birth, teaching her craft or enjoying her family. based on the Gold Coast anyone lucky enough to secure her services will be in fabulous hands.
Email - ranarankinphotography@gmailcom
Phone - 0434 974 251
Maternity Choices Australia
A national Consumer Advocacy organisation committed to the advancement of Best-Practice maternity care for all Australian women and their families.
Maternity choices Australia brings together groups & individuals for the purpose of effective lobbying, information sharing, networking and support.
Created by the amazing Kelly Winder- Mama & Doula
This is by far one of the best evidence based informative aussie websites available. Kelly's easy to read and understand articles are fully researched with an approach that will enrich the knowledge of any pregnant, birthing or postpartum mama.
Definitely one of my personal faves!!!
aims to provide a support network for women that are healing after a caesarean birth, by way of increasing awareness of these women's needs to their health care providers within the medical profession.
Evidenced Based Birth
this is an evidence based non-biased informative website for parents and professionals alike speaking to the global community to bring change to the current maternity system through education.
This is a fantastic resource for optimal Fetal Positioning, highly recommended to women wishing to achieve physiological birth.
many women who present with breech babies often utilise this information often with great success.
ICAN - International Caesarean Awareness Network
A not for profit organisation with the vision to improve maternal & infant health outcomes resulting in less unnecessary caesarean births through education and support along with the promotion of VBAC- vaginal birth after caesarean.
Australian Breastfeeding Association
- 1800 mum 2 mum
- 1800 686 268
Pinky Mckay is a best-selling Author with four publications, fully endorsed by the Australian Breastfeeding Association & La Leche League International.
Sleeping Like a Baby
100 Ways to Calm the Crying
Parenting by the Heart
An incredible online shop with the most delectable products anything a baby or mama could need or want from conception to postpartum. The extensive range of cookies, teas, savoury crackers all the way to all natural nipple creams etc are just sensational. I highly recommend as even though I no longer require these products I just love them and continue to use them.
Beauty and the Bees
Based in Tasmania all these products are completely natural and lovely to use whilst they have many other products their mama and baby products are second to none fantastic for vegan or anyone with allergies. I personally found the baby botty butter the best for my number 2 son when he reacted to everything else I tried.
This is a comprehensive website that has a wide variety of information, local events and what's trending at this moment. Extremely user friendly!!
Positive Birth Movement Gold Coast & Logan - Tamara Pick
- 0403 659 089