Meet Dr. Ellen Ribolli . .
Ellen is a Chiropractor with a special interest in pregnancy and paediatric care.
Ellen’s passion is to educate families about the role of the spine and pelvis during pregnancy and birth. Her aim is to assist in pregnancy being the most comfortable experience possible, including treatment for back and sciatic pain, round ligament pain, neck and shoulder pain, and headaches. Ellen has studied paediatric neuro-development and is particularly passionate about treatment for plagiocephaly (flat head) and torticollis (wry/stiff neck). Ellen has attended ‘Spinning Babies’ workshops which teach specific techniques that she believes are an essential tool throughout pregnancy. Ellen is determined to work with you to achieve your specific health goals and along-side treatment is qualified to advise healthy lifestyle tips, exercises or stretches. When Ellen is not working you will find her sitting in the sun with a good book.
Meagan is a health professional and qualified HypnoBirthing Practitioner, supporting and empowering parents to prepare for a more gentle, positive birth experience with HypnoBirthing classes in Northcote.
As a qualified Kinesiologist Meagan works with the innate wisdom of the body and the unconscious to assist with imbalances affecting physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being, and specialises in balancing the implications of trauma held in the energetic system.
Meagan is passionate about the natural physiology of our bodies designed for birthing, how unconscious thoughts, memories and beliefs affect birthing physiology, and holistic well-being from conception to birth and beyond.
Meagan also offers Reiki and Reset. Reset is a simple non invasive system of relaxing the muscles, nerves and ligaments of the jaw, enabling the Temporomandibular joint to reset. Tension in the jaw correlates to tension in the birth path, by balancing tension held in the jaw, this has a flow on affect to all other body systems to restore balance.
Candace Borg has completed a Biomedical Degree, a Naturopathy Degree and has done courses in Natural Fertility Managament as well as HynoBirthing – The Mongan Method. Therefore you can be assured that Candace can support you through every stage of your pregnancy. It is Candace’s passion to help people fall pregnant, have the most wonderful pregnancy and birthing experience they can and continue to support the wonderful family post birth. Candace works alongside those going through IVF or those who are on other medications to help support their health.
The pregnant mother and her birth partner get taught a variety of techniques to promote a more comfortable and relaxed labour and ultimately a more confident and informed birth experience.
Rachel has a passion for birth & early parenthood and believes it is important that parents feel empowered & informed in both. As a woman and a mum she also believes it is vitally important that women feel supported and respected in their birthing space. She is excited & proud to be delivering a premium childbirth eduction program.
Meet Dr. Melanie Marshall . .
Dr Melanie is a Chiropractor with a special interest in women’s and paediatric care.
Melanie’s passion is joining families along their health journey. Aiding in the education of the body during pregnancy and beyond with safe, gentle and effective techniques.
Jo is a mother, midwife and HypnoBirthing Practitioner.
Jo attended HypnoBirthing classes when pregnant with her son in 2013, and had such an amazing birth experience that she wanted to be able to teach and empower other couples to do the same.
HypnoBirthing Practitioner & Midwife
As a midwife of 30 years I have cared for many women in labour, and this has been complemented over the past 9 years as a HypnoBirthing practitioner.
It has been extremely rewarding to have been witness to many women whom I have taught the HypnoBirthing program, achieve a calm, rewarding birth experience, free of intervention. The natural euphoric feeling post birth is palpable among all those involved in the birthing experience when a woman relaxes into her birthing body, completely trusting in it’s innate ability. Birthing is as it should be.
Learn ways to achieve a natural and gentle birthing experience. Through the HypnoBirthing program I can teach you how to thoroughly relax, let go of fear and tension, and trust in your body’s ability to orchestrate birth with such precision. Once you have learnt these skills, you will be on the road to having the best possible birthing experience.
Safe gentle and effective chiropractic wellness care.
Supporting families throughout all stages of life.
We have a special interest in fertility, pregnancy and infancy care.
Joane Goulding is the Creator and author of the Goulding SleepTalk® for Children process, with professional qualifications in Psycho-nutrition, Supervision, Training, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Assessment and Education. Joane is recognised as one of Australia’s experts, author of numerous accredited training qualifications, specialising in the bio-psycho- social aspect of stress management and emotional development. Professional therapists teaching the Goulding SleepTalk® process have an opportunity to extend their business options by empowering clients with this simple and effective tool.
Renee Kam qualified with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from The University of Melbourne in 2000. She then worked as a physiotherapist for 6 years, predominantly in the areas of women’s health, paediatric and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Renee became a mother in 2006 with the birth of her first daughter, Jessica and then her second daughter, Lara, in 2009.
She became an Australian Breastfeeding Association Breastfeeding Counsellor in 2010 and has run private antenatal baby education classes since 2008. In 2011 Renee obtained the credential of International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and has worked in private practice ever since.
In 2013, Renee’s book, The Newborn Baby Manual, was published which covers the topics that Renee is passionate about; breastfeeding, baby sleep and baby behaviour.
Hello. My name is Diane and I am thrilled that you have found me. If you are planning or having a baby, I offer you my heartfelt congratulations. You are about to join the most amazing circle of incredible beings. Mothers.
If you are here, I know it is because you are looking for information, education and supportive people to guide you along this amazing new road. You are an educated, intelligent, organised and passionate woman. You are looking for and seeking out other women who have gone before you and are willing to share their wisdom with you. You are someone who is fiercely independent and keeps lots of things to yourself. You act only when you have all the information you need to make an informed decision. HypnoBirthing was made for you.
You are so in the right place.
So, am I the right fit for you? I am a Midwife/Maternal and Child Health Nurse with 30 years of incredible experience. I have been a Lactation Consultant for 16 years and a Clinical Hypnotherapist. Most importantly, I am a passionate HypnoBirthing practitioner who knows it works. I would not be here if it didn’t. It works. And I want you to experience this.
And yes, if you are curious, I am the mama of three young adult sons who are the reason I have never lost sight of the awe, wonder, and respect that I have for a childbearing woman. My life’s work is nurturing and empowering mums and their babies.
If the idea of a calm and gentle birth resonates with you. If spending time with a small group of like minded people also growing their babies is appealing to you. If gently learning lifelong skills and strategies to enhance your wellbeing and your birthing is something you yearn for, we need to chat.
0401 331 257