"Weekend Feature: The Support of a doula" – feature on Hunter Doula in the Maitland Mercury
"Helping Hands" – an article from Practical Parenting magazine featuring an interview with Gwen Teasdale [PDF]
"Young mums getting the massage message" – article about our baby massage service, also from the Maitland Mercury.
To find a doula in your local area: www.findadoula.com.au
For more information on calmbirth birth education: www.calmbirth.com.au
Research on doulas: Mothering the Mother by Klaus, Kennell and Klaus
Everything you need to know about breastfeeding and how to find local breastfeeding support: www.breastfeeding.asn.au
To learn more about birth, bonding and gentle mothering: www.sarahbuckley.com
Do you want to do birth education classes in the comfort of your own home? Birthing Sense Childbirth Education DVD series brings over 26 experts to your home over 3 DVDs to help make sense of your pregnancy, birth and new baby. Available on-line: www.birthingsense.com
Information on pregnancy, birth and parenting: www.pregnancy.com.au
If you are seeking support following a caesarean birth, or planning your next birth after caesarean, in the Newcastle, Maitland or Port Stephens area, contact the Hunter PBAC Support Group. They are a group of local women who have sought a positive and healing birth experience after caesarean, including vaginal birth (VBAC), and empowered caesareans. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or find them on Facebook, where they have a confidential group by the same name.
Website and blog of Newcastle doula Lindsay Hinchey