SERVICES

Georgah Pogson

“I did Karen’s Hypnobirthing course and it was on of the best things I did. Karen was so informative and I had a great day completing the course. I would highly recommend”

Abbie Marshall

“Highly recommend. Karen is wonderful at teaching hypnobirthing and empowering. I would recommend any pregnant woman to use embracing births hypnobirthing techniques”

Zoë Berry

“I can honestly say that having such a knowlegable, kind, nurturing professional to support us was an amazing experience. Despite being under the guidance of an obstetrician i trust, the services Karen offered us added so much to my birthing experience”

Sarah Grace

“Karen had very useful information delivered in a positive atmosphere. She encourage my partner and I to ask questions and had open communication in all areas”

Britt Sneddon

“My husband and I attended Karen’s birthing class last weekend and found it very helpful for soon to be first time parents. Her warming personality made us feel comfortable”

Traditional Model of Care Classes

If you have chosen to birth in a medical/obstetric setting such as a hospital, a one day intensive course will cover antenatal and postnatal content required. This course is designed to help you navigate your birth and first days of parenting . Health fund rebates may apply

 

Hypnobirthing Australia Programs

Hypnobirthing focuses on breathing and relaxation techniques along with empowering visualization and affirmations to optimise conditions for your birthing day.

A folio of resources, hypnotic birthing downloads, my personalised tuition and ongoing support until you birth via text, email or phone

Doula Services

  • A doula offers physical and emotional support to a woman and her partner before, during and after childbirth.
  • Doula packages available. First consult free of charge.
  • 2 antenatal visits, attendance at birth once established in labour and a birth debrief in the following week
  • Early phase labour support at home. Registration required before 36 weeks. On call doula support via phone and /or home visits. 24/7

Birth Doula Training

  • 2 day workshops and associated course work
  • Antenatal education from doula and client perspectives
  • Language and communication skills
  • Business development and marketing
  • Ongoing support and mentoring for you to achieve you’re the best start in your chosen career path

Doula Services

  • A doula offers physical and emotional support to a woman and her partner before, during and after childbirth.
  • Doula packages available. First consult free of charge.
  • 2 antenatal visits, attendance at birth once established in labour and a birth debrief in the following week
  • Early phase labour support at home. Registration required before 36 weeks. On call doula support via phone and /or home visits. 24/7

Birth Doula Training

  • 2 day workshops and associated course work
  • Antenatal education from doula and client perspectives
  • Language and communication skills
  • Business development and marketing
  • Ongoing support and mentoring for you to achieve you’re the best start in your chosen career path

Caesarean Birth

3 hour information session.
includes preparation, procedure and recovery of caesarean section.
Postnatal content includes newborn care and breastfeeding
By appointment only

Childbirth and Parenting Education

Embracing Birth offers both traditional models of care and contemporary programs

Birth Plan Preparation

2 hour consultation – Developing and personalising your birth wishes

Birth Debrief

2 hour consultation – Providing an opportunity for a woman to talk about her birth experience in a safe and calm environment. Validation and clarity are often achieved.

Birth Plan Preparation

2 hour consultation – Developing and personalising your birth wishes

Birth Debrief

2 hour consultation – Providing an opportunity for a woman to talk about her birth experience in a safe and calm environment. Validation and clarity are often achieved.