spinningbabies.com - I'm a huge fan of Spinning Babies! I've been on 2 courses to learn their information thoroughly and use their techniques with all of my clients - if you do nothing else, do yourself a favour and check out their Daily Activities.
milescircuit.com - these techniques were developed by an American doula and have been shown to help baby get into an optimal position late in pregnancy and even in labour
bellybelly.com.au - a great site with information on a wide range of topics
pregnancybirthbaby.org.au - a government website with articles covering pregnancy and parenting
evidencebasedbirth.com - an American site that is a great source of unbiased, evidence based information
midwifethinking.com - wonderful blog series from a respected Australian midwife
mothersafe.org.au - a great resource for researching the safety of medications in pregnancy. There's a helpline with a live person on the other end.
gidgetfoundation.org.au - a not for profit organisation supporting the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents
homebirthsydney.org.au - the home of home birth in Sydney, there are links to support groups, a listing of midwives and more
northshoremums.com.au - parenting and lifestyle website for the North Shore
chiropracticcentral.com.au - I recommend my clients always seek chiropractic care during pregnancy, there are so many benefits! Love the work that this clinic do
thebodytherapyclinic.com.au - Mark and Iris are the amazing therapists that run this lovely clinic in West Lindfield. They offer a range of therapies including yoga, massage and kinesiology
carly bull physio and pilates - beautiful physio and pilates practice based in Turramurra
restorewellness.com.au - a centre offering excellence in osteopathy, acupuncture, acupressure and massage on Sydney’s Lower North Shore. Their dynamic and professional team support womens’ health throughout their lives.
centralsydneyosteopathy.com.au - a wonderful clinic in Stanmore, they have a large staff including chiros, osteos and an acupuncturist, so offer many options for care.
yoganic.com.au - this amazing team offer pre and postnatal yoga and pilates in Willoughby Sydney
unearthed vitality - a very special, PT led gym. They're great for mums, there's a focus on pelvic floor health, community, mindset and adapting for any injuries or restrictions. I love their work.
lifeandlens.com.au - a birth photographer whose work I love. Sarah is a mum of 2 young children who produces beautiful work
blissbirth.com.au - wonderful supplier of my favourite TENS machine (the Elle 2) to rent or buy, they're based in the Blue Mountains and ship all over Australia. Use my discount code: ‘samanthagunndoula’ to get 15% off their prices.
melindawebb.com.au - teaching Calm Birth, Melinda is also a wonderful acupuncturinst and Doctor of TCM
wonderbirthing.com.au - an antenatal course delivered by my friend and colleague, Amelia Parkinson. It's hypno based, comprehensive and evidence based.
The Hypnobirthing Mum - Kerry is a wonderful educator based in the Inner West and delivering the Hypnobirthing Australia™ program
shebirths.com - with a philosophy of ‘empowerment through education’ this holistic course uses information, practical techniques and, of course, recommends getting a doula!
I have all of these books and more in my ‘doula library’ - available to lend to my clients!
The Good Birth Guide - Nicole Croft
Spiritual Midwifery - Ina May Gaskin
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering - Dr Sarah Buckley
Birth Skills - Juju Sundin
HypnoBirthing, The Mongan Method - Marie F Mongan
Active Birth - Janet Balaskas
Mindful Birthing - Nancy Bardacke
The Positive Birth Book - Milli Hill
Inducing Labour, Making Informed Decisions - Dr Sara Wickham
Why Induction Matters - Rachel Reed
First Forty Days - Heng Ou
Becoming Us - Elly Taylor
The Positive Breastfeeding Book - Amy Brown
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding - Teresa Pitman & Diana West
Servicing all areas of Sydney including the CBD, North Shore, Northern Beaches, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs and more.
Based on the North Shore, I support all types of births in all types of environments, including home, birth centre and hospital. Some of the hospitals I attend include the Royal North Shore Hospital Public St Leonards (RNS), Royal North Shore Private North Sydney, The Mater Hospital Wollstonecraft, Northern Beaches Hospital Frenchs Forest, Hospital for Women Randwick (RHW), Prince of Wales Private (POWP), Royal Prince Alfred Camperdown (RPA), Westmead Public Hospital, Westmead Private Hospital, Hornsby Hospital, The Sydney Adventist Hospital Wahroonga (SAN) … and more.
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