Rhea Dempsey
Birthing Wisdom

links to birthing resources

Midwifery Centres

MAMA (Midwives and Mothers Australia):
Midwifery-run centre, From pre-pregnancy counselling to newborn care, they provide a unique midwife – family partnership.

My Midwives

The Birth House, Geelong


Privately Practicing Midwives

Alice Barden – 0425 833 541

Birth for Humankind

Belinda Henkel  Mobile Midwife

Clare and Nic Midwives

Community Midwifery Services

Eastside Midwives

Jennie Teskey

Mamatoto Midwives

Mary O’Carroll

Midwives Geelong

Mobile Midwife


Organic Midwifery

Seneka Cohen – 0405 042 605

Ten Moons

With You Midwifery


Birth Support

Birth Attendants / Doulas

Birth Support Network



TLC Birth & Beyond

Warrnambool Breastfeeding Centre


Complementary Therapy Centres

Fertile Ground Health Group: Natural medicine practitioners specialising in preconception care, health in pregnancy, birth preparation, post natal health and baby/child health. Rhea is available for counselling on Tuesdays.

Qi Rhythm Pre and Post-natal Massage Therapies – offering a home visit service to women and their partners in the convenience and comfort of their own home.

Quiescence Chinese Medicine Melbourne



Australian College of Midwives

CAPEA: Childbirth and Parenting Educators of Australia (formerly NACE) is a diverse group of professionals committed to preparing and supporting women and their families for birth and early parenting.

Maternity Choices Australia is a national umbrella organisation committed to the advancement of best-practice maternity care for all Australian women and their families. Please see: Maternity Choices Movie Nights.


Online Resources

About Birth Online Birth Education

Belly Belly

Birth for Real

Birth Hub

Building Better Babies

Dr Sarah Buckley

Midwifery Thinking

Pinky McKay: Pinky offers practical, down to earth suggestions for parent survival as she shares her warmth, wit and wisdom.

Village Midwife


Birth Education Classes

Birth – Di Diddle

Choices for Childbirth

Father’s Time – Timothy O’Leary Classes, Therapy & Coaching for Dads

Maternity Craft – Melinda Eales contact: meales@tpg.com.au



Jennie Teskey

Timothy O’Leary



Birthing The Mother

Leigh Russell

Lucy Pierce art

Mardi Sommerfeld – photographer