We understand that pregnancy, childbirth and being a new parent can be a time of great joy as well as mixed feelings. If any difficult feelings start to have a big effect on your day-to-day life, you might be experiencing a perinatal mental health problem. It is important to know that having these feelings is normal. Whatever symptoms you may have, there are supports available to help.
This class is the first of its kind globally, supporting moms and partners with their wellbeing during this new period of their lives
Moms and partners who attend this class say that it helps them feel more empowered and confident to manage being a new parent
The class is delivered by experienced healthcare professionals with expertise in postpartum mental health
When: We have dates and times to suit Moms in each and every State!
Midwife and Childbirth Class Instructor
Ellie has over 10 years of experience as a midwife including prenatal, labor, postnatal care and education. She has worked extensively with young parents delivering all aspects of midwifery with the caseload model of care and the Family Nurse Partnership programme. Her main passion lies in empowering women to be confident in their ability to grow and care for their babies. Ellie currently works with vulnerable families in a large teaching hospital.
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Registered Nurse
Lizzie is an experienced International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and has been a qualified Nurse-Midwife for over a decade. She has worked since 2008 in numerous roles as a Nurse, Midwife, Infant Feeding Specialist Midwife and Specialist Public Health Nurse. All of which adds to her being able to offer holistic and in-depth breastfeeding support. Lizzie’s main role at the moment is being a mom to her two gorgeous children. Lizzie cares deeply about giving families compassionate care, practical support and comprehensive information to support families in their individual breastfeeding journey.