Resources

prenatal resources imageCANBERRA PRACTITIONERS AND LOCAL RESOURCES

We are very fortunate in Canberra to have many wonderful, caring practitioners who are very experienced in working with pregnant women.  If you recommend a good practitioner contact Julia and they will be added. Please note that Yoga For Birth and Beyond does not take responsibility for the quality of these practitioners however they come highly recommended from other pregnant women.

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION

Yoga and Active Birthing Skills – a one day workshop for couples/birth supporters including how to support in a loving, present way with massage, acupressure, Active birth positions, mindfulness and much more…  Please refer to page on this website

CalmBirth – a wonderful childbirth preparation aiming at increasing confidence, positivity and creating a calm and peaceful birth experience.
Tracey Anderson Askew 0414 267 791 www.calmbirthcanberra.com.au

Beers and Bubs – a two hour session with Dads in the pub with a midwife/childbirth educator www.beerandbubs.com.au

COUNSELLING/PSYCHOLOGY

Tanya Bowe (Nurturing Women Psychology) 0405 205 066

Brighther Beginnings 6287 3101

Rachel Vines (The Birth Yurt) 0402709909

Relationships Australia 6122 7120

DOULAS

Margie Perkins (New Lives) 0415302154/ 62416031

Amey Bencke (Breathe Birth Support) 0405 714 738

Dani Kerlin (The Birthing Tree) 0447231280

Rachel Vines (The Birth Yurt) 0402709909

Tanya Dannock (Wholly Doula) 0407 729 637

Chelle Luke (Birthing Brave) 0410 131 625 (Canberra and regional)

Kellie Hermes (Adorabirth) 0409 908 331 (also Pregnant Belly art/painting)

POST NATAL SUPPORT/PARENTING

Jen Staniforth (Sleep, Love, Grow) 0421 733 848

Kellie Hermes (Adorabirth) 0409 908 331

Sage Parenting – Circle of Security Parenting Course

Hiring a Student Doula

Contact Trainer: Rachel Vines 0402709909

Independant Midwife – For homebirth or birth support
Marie Heath 0407 266 004
See website www.homebirthaustralia.org

NATURAL THERAPIES

World of Wellbeing

Pregnancy Massage, homeopathy, acupuncture and naturopathy, Alexander Technique

Contact :6260 4774

Acupuncture

Jan Jamieson 6247 5564 – Turner

Innate Being Therapies – Holly Brocklebank 04257 43668

Wes Smith Live Well Naturally Manuka 6295 0400
Hui Min Wang 6286 3214 O’Malley
Alex Perry 6162 4950/www.blueskyclinic.com.au – Manuka
Jennifer Voelker 6241 1975
Xiao Lu Li  6259 8258  Flynn

Herion Lee – Acupuncture for Women

Elissa Chapman 6257 6055 elissachapman@yahoo.com.au  – Lynham


Massage Therapists/Reflexology/Acupressure

Kendra Boone 0417 423 804 – Kambah  Reflexology, yoga and massage www.kendraboone.com.au for on-line booking

Megan Brown 0438 060 806 (Bungedore)

Body & Bump Massage – Emma Healey

Massage for Health, level 1, 3 Edgar Street, Ainslie and Belconnen

Chelle Luke (Birthing Brave) 0410 131 625

Drishti Massage and Spa Therapies – Roz Bucholtz 0414 850 089 roz@drishtimassage.com

Ella Mondello – Remedial Massage, Hot Stones     0430 377 718

Om Shanti College – has a student clinic as well as a professional clinic for massage.  They also run various yoga classes and massage training. www.omshanticollege.com.au  6295 232

Jenny Richardson (orthopaedic and Remedial Massage, Oncology Massage, Pregnancy Massage) 0404 871 230  jennysr@gmail.com

Alice Cottee (Shiatsu and Tuina, Pre & Postnatal, Acupressure for Labour) Owl’s Rest, Lyneham –  0400 327 668, www.naturaltherapypages.com.au/owlsrestlyneham

Osteopaths

Sally Wallace 0419 494 027 www.familyoesteopathy.com Hughes

Maxwell Fravall  and colleagues at Canberra Osteopathic Clinic – level 2, 16 Wilbow Street, Woden  Tel: 6260 5777

Melissa Coulter 6296 3370 Move Happy 6/1 “Erindale Chambers”, Grattan Court, Wanniassa  e-mail – movehappy@bigpond.com.au

Frankie McGarity – 4 Gathy Street, Scullin

0411 355 477    Offers home visits

Chiropractors

Fiona Glenn – Forrest Chiropractic 6295 2599 – Deakin (also teaches Nia dancing)
Kathy Knight Universal Chiropractic 6232 6835 – 6 Chifley Place, Chifley

Dr. Steven Hawkins – specialises in babies and children’s health – 142 Monaro Street, Quenbeyan 6299 2660

Rebecca Lehrer – Vitality Health Centre, Tuggeranong, cnr Scollay and Read Street North – 0408452660 – www.responsivehealing.com.au

Physiotherapists
Southside Physiotherapy 6293 4355

Marita O’ Shea – Women’s Health on Strickland (Deakin) 6282 2033 www.womenshealthonstrickland.com.au

Naturopaths/Homeopaths
Rosi Pleitzer- Vitality Health Centre 6282 1294 (Tuggeranong)
Gerry Dendrinos The Hierophant 6295 6939 (Griffith)

PLACENTA SERVICES – For processing of the placenta into capsules, tinctures and prints contact Canberra Placenta Services  0422 008 759   www.canberraplacentaservices.com

Photography

Amey Bencke (Breathe Birth Support) 0405 714 738

Katrina Burgers Photography   info@katrinaburgers.com.au   0400 485 502

Dani Kerlin (The Birthing Tree) 0447231280

Chelle Luke (Birthing Brave) 0410 131 625

PARENTING AND RELATIONSHIPS GROUP

Relaxing into Parenting – a free course run by QE2 Family Centre 6205 2333

Relationships Australia 6122 7120 or