links and resources 

Websites, Podcasts and Videos compiled by Birth Aims 

My interview on

Tales from the Fourth Trimester 

Recommended Practitioners 

Some of my recommendations: 

Books:

 
Ten Moons
The Inner Journey of Pregnancy, Preparation for Natural Birth

https://www.booktopia.com.au/ten-moons-jane-hardwicke-collings/book/9781483437057.html

 

Real Food for Pregnancy

https://realfoodforpregnancy.com

 

Labyrinth of Birth

Creating a Map, Meditations and Rituals for Your Childbearing Year:

https://www.booktopia.com.au/labyrinth-of-birth-pam-england/prod9781616230371.html

 

Sacred Birthing: Birthing a New Humanity
by Sunni Karll

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/913205.Sacred_Birthing

 

Spiritual Midwifery
by Ina May Gaskin

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32129.Spiritual_Midwifery

 

Birthing from within
An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation

https://www.booktopia.com.au/birthing-from-within-pam-england/book/9780965987301.html

 

Reclaiming Childbirth as a Rite of Passage
Weaving ancient wisdom with modern knowledge

https://rachel-reed.website/reclaiming-childbirth-as-a-rite-of-passage/

 

Beyond the Birth Plan: Getting real about pain and power

https://www.birthingwisdom.com.au/book/

 

Herstory Book – Audiobook & eBook

https://janehardwickecollings.com/product/herstory-book-audiobook-ebook/

Homebirth on Your Own Terms:

https://www.michellepalasia.com/product/home-birth-on-your-own-terms/

 

Films:

 

Orgasmic Birth:

https://vimeo.com/ondemand/oben

 

Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives

https://tubitv.com/movies/319697/birth-story-ina-may-gaskin-and-the-farm-midwives

 

YouTube Homebirth Compilation:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKhJElygF22jsbdHzSTUYBW1yLdoK-1E-

 

BirthTime 

 

Podcasts episodes: 

 

Mahasoma Podcast - Sacred Birth 

https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/sacred-birth-from-trauma-to-freedom-with-caroline-wolfe/id1503304545?i=1000522131856

 

Maternal mammalian ecstasy: the ancient hormonal blueprint for optimal birth and bonding - Sarah Buckley

https://mythicmedicine.love/podcast/sarah-buckley

 

Matriarchy in action & ancestor assisted birth - emilee saldaya

https://mythicmedicine.love/podcast/emilee-saldaya

 

Revillaging: maternal, cultural, and planetary wellness are one - Rachelle Garcia Seliga

https://mythicmedicine.love/podcast/rachelle-garcia-seliga

 

The motherline: embodied ancestry & feminine magic - Lara Veleda Vesta

https://mythicmedicine.love/podcast/lara-veleda-vesta
 

Podcasts:

 

She SheBirths Show:

https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-she-births-show-podcast/id1445098838

 

Australian Birth Stories

https://www.australianbirthstories.com/podcast

 

Homebirth parents sharing their stories of pregnancy, birth and postpartum:

https://www.keepbirthwild.com.au

 

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond 

https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/pregnancy-birth-and-beyond/id1067153980

 

MagaMama:

https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/sex-birth-trauma-with-kimberly-ann-johnson/id1286485146

 

Freebirth Society:

https://www.freebirthsociety.com/blogs/the-free-birth-podcast

 

Parenting: 

 

Aware Parenting: 

https://marionrose.net/aware-parenting-courses/

 

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering 

https://sarahbuckley.com/gentle-birth-gentle-mothering/introduction/

 

Beyond Sleep Training Group: 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1844822782469496

 

Breastfeeding education and support:

 

The Milk Meg

https://themilkmeg.com

 

ABA:

https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au

 

The Australian Breastfeeding Project: Breastfeeding information and support

https://www.facebook.com/groups/423162614547456

 

Amberley Harris:

https://www.maternal-instincts.com.au/?v=6cc98ba2045f

 

Childbirth Education Resources:

 

SheBirths: (they also have free weekly prenatal yoga and yoga videos within their packages for home). 

Holistic & evidence-based antenatal classes allow you to understand and enjoy your pregnancy and birth: 

https://shebirths.com

 

Pregnancy: The Inner Journey

Pregnancy is an Inner Journey of Self-Discovery and Trust. Be guided by Jane Hardwicke Collings toward a fully conscious birth, with the use of Goddesses, journal prompts, music, craft practices and rituals, in the comfort of your own home.

https://janehardwickecollings.thinkific.com/courses/pregnancy-ecourse

 

Freebirth Society: (this one is more about undisturbed birth but still interesting) 

https://www.freebirthsocietycourses.com/cgtf

 

The Birth Class:

https://australianbirthstories.mykajabi.com/thebirthclass

Other:

 

BellyDance for Pregnancy 

https://mahaalmusa.com

 

Postpartum:

 

First Forty Days:

https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-first-forty-days-heng-ou/book/9781617691836.html

 

Fourth Trimester:

https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-fourth-trimester-kimberly-ann-johnson/book/9781611804003.html

 

Healing Recipes for postpartum 

https://soma-shakti.com.au/soma-shop/healing-recipes-for-the-newborn-mother?fbclid=IwAR1-Cs3COvuc6cZUjPalYTZq4Osu8IWUqkVTMKrk15-7zRt7lDpft2fZvVA

 

Community as Immunity:

https://www.innatetraditions.com/free-class-community-as-immunity

Herbal Support for Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum:

https://www.blissfulherbs.com.au

 

Susun Weed:

https://www.amazon.com.au/Childbearing-Year-Susun-S-Weed/dp/0961462019