Resources

 

Over the years I have developed a wonderful non-overwhelming selection of resources to help you on your pregnancy journey... for you,

with love, Mama Lee.

 

BOOKS

Active Birth

Janet Balaskas

How to have Well Adjusted Babies

Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani

The Water Birth Book

Janet Balaskas

The Wonder Weeks

Hetty van de Rijt & Frans Plooij

Spiritual Midwifery

Ina May Gaskin

DOWNLOADS

Maternity Care Options in Australia
Questions for Prospective Care Providers (world wide!)

ONLINE

For the mind

Mind The Bump www.mindthebump.org.au free meditation to help individuals and couples support their mental and emotional wellbeing in preparation for having a baby and becoming new parents

Headspace www.headspace.com fantastic subscription based mediation, that has different segments tailored to aspects of your life such as pregnancy, relationships, stress, and working towards creating more space

Support

Raisingchildren.net.au A parenting website that offers comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-15 years

Breastfeeding.asn.au Australian Breastfeeding Association offers a place for resources, live chats, a breastfeeding helpline 1800 686 268, and up to date information to support you whilst breastfeeding

PANDA supports women and their families who are suffering from perinatal anxiety or depression. Check out helpful articles and insights and a helpline 24/7

Australia New Zealand Breech Support Group A closed group on facebook, a place for positive support

The Art of Birth (DVD) Shea Caplice - The story of four gentle births in water

Practical

Howtodad www.bookdepository.com Jordan Watson from New Zealand has two fabulously funny books for dads

Nappy free elimination www.sarahbuckley.com Dr. Sarah Buckleys article explains the way you can, like many women around the world, not use nappies/diapers but instead learn cues from your baby

Hug a bub www.hugabub.com A hands free carrier to keep baby close, comforted and cosy

Ergo www.ergobaby.com.au Another hands free baby carrier option

Inspiration

Natalie Briney www.nataliebrineyartist.com The gorgeous artwork as featured throughout the website or classes, was created by Natalie Briney. Her artwork can be printed to posters, bags or cushions, and sent to wherever you are, enjoy!
Bumi Sehat Foundation www.bumisehat.org A not for profit foundation created by Robin Lim who is an amazing woman, author, and midwife who founded three community health and childbirth centres in Indonesia. If you have had the privilege of safe care, and you are wanting to support other women around the world have the same, then this could be a great way to do that.

with love, Mama Lee