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evidence based, friendly & comprehensive classes empowering you to birth with confidence

Ready to birth

Lamaze certified birth education / Antenatal class

Mel Clare LCCE - Lamaze certified childbirth educator

As a birth educator, birth doula, remedial massage therapist specialising in pregnancy, and as a pelvic care practitioner, Mel has supported thousands of women through their pregnancies, births and beyond over the last 16 years. 

Mel's passion is working with women to support both their wellbeing and their physical body. She is mother to two teen girls and has personally experienced both birthing at home and the hospital system.

Ready to birth classes are relaxed, friendly, comprehensive, evidence based birth education, preparing and assisting you in feeling ‘ready to birth’. Each group is open to 4 birthing couples.

Mel's aim is to help you and your birth partner, feel confident, supported and empowered to ask questions, make decisions and navigate your path through pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

Following the most current evidence based research, the small and tailored classes cover topics such as,

Signs & stages of labour

How & why hormones help

Unpacking our beliefs around birth​

Comfort measures/positions for labour & birth

How a support person / birthing partner can help

Interventions and obstacles during labour & birth

The fourth trimester - Healthy relationships 

Postpartum recovery

Breast-feeding & newborn care

For more information, dates and bookings pop over the the dedicated 'Ready to birth' website.