Homebirth Australia is a group of consumers and midwives committed to ensuring the survival of homebirth as a birth option for Australian women, with the overall aim of public funded homebirth across the country.
Homebirth NSW (Formerly Homebirth Access Sydney)
A great source of homebirth information from a not-for-profit organisation.
Pregnancy and Birth
BellyBelly is an Australian-based pregnancy, birth and parenting information website. They offer fantastic pregnancy week-by-week and baby week-by-week email updates, so you can track the development of your baby.
Active Birth Centre
Site of Janat Balaskas, founder of the Active Birth Movement. Great resource point.
A national umbrella organisation committed to the advancement of best-practice maternity care for all Australian women and their families.
Loddon Mallee Kids
Loddon Mallee KidsInc (LMK) is a Not for Profit Organisation that is based in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. Our aim is to provide support, information and resources to families and carers who are involved with parenting prematurely born babies and children.
Beyond Blue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia.
A web site mostly about avoiding Cesareans and planning VBACs.
Australian Breastfeeding Association
Its never to early to prepare. This site offers a wide range of info and resources, to help support women wanting to breastfeed.
Photos of bellies in every shape and size
Becoming a mother changes everything in your world – including your body. This site shares images of our bodies during and after pregnancy so we can see what real women look like.
Founded in 1988, Waterbirth International. The site contains important information for anyone considering labouring or birthing in water.
Doulas and Midwives
Australian Doulas (Doula Training)
Brand new, fully online courses coming soon in 2021! Australian Doulas train people to support women and their partners on an emotional and physical basis, and to interact sensitively with all those involved with pregnancy and birth. Contains a list of doulas certified by Australian Doulas.
Find A Doula
Looking to find a doula to support you and your partner through the birth of your baby? Or are you a doula who’d like to make your support services known to pregnant women in your area? Find A Doula is a must visit.