Brisbane Postpartum Provisions Cooking Classes!

Postpartum Provisions

 

We typically put a lot of effort into planning for our baby.
The nursery, the car seat, the pram, the teeny tiny clothes.

We may put a fair bit of consideration into planning for our birth.
An antenatal class, some reading, creating birth preferences, packing a hospital bag.

We might devote a bit of attention to breastfeeding.
Watching some videos, talking to friends, Googling lactation biscuits, buying some nursing bras.

But we usually don’t think about postpartum read more

Helena the “Unremarkable” Miracle – A Hypnobirthing Australia Birth Story

Hypnobirthing Australia Birth Story

Sara was one of those women who came into class already sure of herself and of the birth that she wanted.  Some women simply have this sort of internal determination from the beginning…and others gain it over the course of the Hypnobirthing Australia program.  But even those who seem innately confident need the reassurance of additional information and additional tools!
Sara and her husband Mike took everything they learned in hypnobirthing and put it into practice.
They fully committed to the read more

“The Birth I Always Wanted” – A Hypnobirthing Australia Birth Story

Hypnobirthing Australia Birth Story

This beautiful couple took hypnobirthing when she was around 20 weeks…as she said, she wanted to prepare for as natural a birth as possible but knew that she and her partner needed some information and some tools before birth

Her pregnancy was not without complications…her baby thought that 28 weeks might be a good time to arrive but then thankfully decided to stay put!  And as she neared the end of her pregnancy there were concerns that her baby was measuring small and so an read more

Taking Control of Premature Rupture of Membranes – A Hypnobirthing Australia Birth Story

Hypnobirthing Birth Story

 

This birth story is a great example of taking control of your birth.
This couple had to make some tough decisions, but they asked questions, did their own research, worked with their caregivers, and ultimately opted for a plan that they felt was best for them and for their baby.
And, despite the threat of an early induction, ended up having a 2.5 hour labour!
Written by an inspiring client and new mother!

Our baby boy was born early – I was 36 + 2 .
I had a PPROM – preterm read more

Super Quick, Super Delicious Postpartum Thermomix Biscuits

ayurvedic postpartum biscuits

 

When you consider traditional postpartum foods, the aims are generally to gently aid digestion and to replace what was lost in pregnancy and childbirth.
A new mother has high nutritional needs and a low metabolism.  In Ayurvedic terms, she needs to replace the earth and water that has been lost in childbirth while being mindful of her low digestive fire. She needs to eat simple foods that provide instantly accessible energy – essentially whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and read more