IMPORTANT AVAILABILITY UPDATE
has been supporting births in Canberra since 2001 and has recently decided to
take semi-retirement and cut back on birth attendance. It was not an easy
decision to make . To reduce the number of births, Vickie will now only take on return clients,
homebirth clients, women referred by friends who are past clients, midwives and obstetricians, or women who need
particularly specialised help. Do you fall into any of these categories? If so,
Vickie would be happy to meet you and your
partner for an obligation free talk about your needs. If not,
Vickie can give you the names of other great doulas in
WHY HAVE A DOULA?
Because research based evidence has shown that the
presence of a trained Doula can significantly enhance the birth experience for
a mother, her partner and her baby as well as increasing the safety of birth.
In addition to educating and
supporting parents-to-be, Vickie Hingston-Jones, an experienced doula,
childbirth educator and natural therapist, provides calm, constant
care to the whole family, actively bringing body, mind & spirit into
balance & harmony.
The Confident Birth & WellBeing clinic is a place of peace and tranquility
overlooking the Lanyon Valley. In the clinic Vickie uses only the best
natural therapies to balance energy, improve health, boost immune systems and
Contact Vickie now to make an appointment for complementary
therapies or an obligation free meeting to chat about how
doulas really do make a difference.
"...work with conventional allopathic medicine to ensure that the
client/patient receives the best possible treatment to bring them to vibrant
health - physically and mentally"
dou-la doo-la “...a woman experienced in childbirth who provides continuous
physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and
just after childbirth.”
100 YEARS : 100 GREAT WOMEN
As part of the celebrations for the centenary of Canberra,
UN Women honoured 100 women who have made a difference to Canberra at the 2013
International Women's Day lunch. To be nominated, women must have made a
significant contribution to Canberra. The women who were nominated were not all
high profile. Most were quiet achievers and influencers who helped shape
I was proud, humbled and honoured to be selected as one of
the 100 Great Women and extend my sincerest congratulations to the other 99.
If you are thinking about doula support don't leave it too late, Canberra doulas get booked up very quickly!
Please call 0422 008 759 now to check availability or try the Find a Doula Directory
Placenta: the gift of life
What will you do with your placenta? Professionally prepared capsules, tincture and art prints are now available from Canberra Placenta Services
Feeling a bit stressed in body or mind?
Experience Reiki, the gentle healing art, for balance energy and harmony. Learn more here or visit the Canberra Reiki Clinic.
About to become a dad?
Learn how to provide great birth support - a class in the pub, just for blokes. For times and locations see Beer + Bubs
The MUST DO for all new parents
The First Six Weeks Parenting Course - times and more info can be found at The First Six Weeks
Yoga for Birth and Beyond provides prenatal yoga classes in Canberra in Pearce and Tuggeranong and post natal yoga classes for mothers and their babies in Weston. Yoga for Birth and beyond
Wonderful childbirth preparation classes aiming at increasing confidence, positivity and creating a calm and peaceful birth experience. Calmbirth Canberra