Women's health directory.

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Browse our directory of trusted healthcare professionals and support services.

Breastfeeding Support

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Australian Breastfeeding Association

The home of trusted breastfeeding support, education and advocacy

Breastfeeding helpline: 1800 mum 2 mum (1800 686 268)

Kate Visser - IBCLC

Kate is an IBCLC, midwife and breastfeeding mother. She is passionate about providing holistic support to women during their breastfeeding journey. Kate works with you to support you through any breastfeeding struggles such as mastitis, poor latch, milk supply, tongue tie and more!

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Melissa Hays - IBCLC

Melissa Hays is the founder of Cocoon & Cradle - offering breastfeeding and sleep support, as well as her signature course Sleep Made Simple: How Breastfeeding Mums Can Get More Sleep Without Sleep Training. She is uniquely qualified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Holistic Sleep Coach, Paediatric Nurse, Midwife and mum of 3.

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Lois Wattis - IBCLC

Lois is an IBCLC and midwife with over 15 years of experience. She loves to support breastfeeding mothers around the sunshine coast area. She is an internationally published author of the book New baby 101. Lois helps mothers and babies get the best possible start in their breastfeeding journey. Lois is also able to provide advanced clinical skills for the assessment and treatment of tongue tie in little ones. 

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Joelleen Winduss Paye

Joelleen, the founder of JWP, is a holistic lactation consultant with over 13 years of experience supporting breastfeeding families. She combines her knowledge of midwifery, naturopathy and IBCLC lactation consulting to help parents feel guided and confident in their breastfeeding journey. 

Joelleen offers clinic and in-home consultations for parents in Melbourne, and for those outside her visit zone, she offers her services virtually. Joelleen also has breastfeeding eGuides and hosts bi-monthly online workshops to help prepare parents for breastfeeding and for life with a newborn before their baby's arrival.

Find JWP on Instagram @jwp.ibclc and at www.jwp.care 

Maternal Mental Health

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PANDA- Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia

PANDA is dedicated to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of expecting, new and growing families.

National Help Line: 1300 726 306

Website: https://panda.org.au/

Perinatal Child & Family Hub - Psychology & Psychiatry

Founded by Carla Anderson, Clinical Psychologist, the perinatal child & family hub has a range of allied health professionals including psychologists, psychiatrist, lactation consultant/ midwife, nutritionist and exercise physiologist.

​They provide safe, non-judgemental and confidential psychological counselling, assessment and support services. Our clinicians use evidence-based psychotherapy methods to enhance self-understanding among clients and provide a professional and caring space to process whatever difficulty they are experiencing at the time. All psychologists have either completed one, or both Centre for Perinatal Psychology’s training including- Perinatal & Infant mental health intensive or Bearing the Unbearable: Perinatal loss & grief. Psychologists at this hub offer both in person support at their Buderim clinic or online.

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Michelle Price – Psychotherapist & Hypnotherapist 

Michelle is a psychotherapist and hypnotherapist who provides support to mothers from pregnancy, birth and beyond. Michelle understands that motherhood can come with moments of hesitation, fear or guilt and strives to empower parents to align with their values, set boundaries in their parenthood and provide emotional support. She aims to help you find clarity, control and regain your true self in motherhood. Michelle also offers couples therapy, as she understands that the transition to parenthood can be an overwhelming time for many couples. 

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Jennah Collins - Mindset Coach

Jennah is a mindset coach, mother & founder of the Bald Cat Pty Ltd, the first patented after sex oil in Australia. From her own journey of self-growth, she has learnt the importance of connection, education and how best to support other women in their healing journey. Jennah is incredibly passionate about empowering women and showing them how to reconnect to themselves, create better habits and self-love practices. 

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Melanie Larsen - Reiki Master

Mel is a Reiki Master, teacher of reiki, bowen therapist and mother. Mel loves to work with mothers to improve their vitality and wellbeing. She understands the importance of being able to offer healing services from the comfort of your home and looks forward to supporting both mums & bubs with the gentle, healing energy of reiki. Reiki is a gentle, healing energy that provides life force energy, much needed for overworked, exhausted and run down mothers. 

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Midwifery & Hypnobirthing Practitioners

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Dayna - Private Midwife

Dayna is a registered midwife, antenatal & childbirth educator, coach and mentor and mother of five children with 15 years experience within the maternity care system.

She offers a variety of services and products to better support you as a woman, becoming a mother and postpartum. She is also a certified hypnobirthing practitioner to help guide you in your birth journey.

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Colleen Wilson - Midwife & Newborn Preparation

Colleen is a Registered Midwife, Registered Nurse, mum and founder of Nurtured Mums. 

Her passion is educating pregnant couples in preparing for life with a newborn so they can confidently enjoy their new baby without overwhelm, confusion or anxiety. 

With extensive experience working in Newborn Care Units she is able to compassionately equip you with the knowledge and support you need to feel confident in caring for your newborn. 

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Kathryn Wilde- Hypnobirthing Practitioner & Positive C-section Courses

Kathryn is a certified hypnobirthing practitioner who is passionate about helping mothers achieve an empowered birth. She helps to encourage you to listen and trust in your body, while providing you with the confidence in your birth. Kathryn offers free 20min consultations to discuss hypnobirthing and answer any questions you may have to find the best birthing path that suits you and your family. 

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Birth & Postpartum Doulas

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Tiarne Straatman - Birth Doula

Tiarne is a mum of boys, VBAC Queen, total birth nerd and DOULA.

DOU-WHAT? We hear you ask; Tiarne asked the same question not that long ago.

To put it plain and simple a doula is someone who walks alongside you during your pregnancy, birth and postpartum journey. Tiarne is passionate and fiery about all things informed consent and women claiming authority over their birth.

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Nikki Davenport - Birth & Postpartum Doula

Nikki is highly trained birth and postpartum doula and experienced in all aspects of pregnancy, birth and postnatal care. As a mother of 4, she truly knows the importance of having support during birth and the early postpartum period. Nikki’s focus is on providing you with the information, support and empowerment you need to have the birth that is right for you. She can help with anything from feeding to cleaning and helping baby settle. She ultimately loves helping mums and parents embrace their new found journey. 

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Erin Morris - Postpartum Doula

Erin is a Postpartum Doula and mother to four children with a background in Education. 

Her passion is supporting new mothers to follow their own intuition and find peace and joy in motherhood. She offers in-home Postpartum Support and Postpartum Planning to families in the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay Region.

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Nutrition & Naturopathy

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Meagan McWhirter - Maternal & Child Nutrition

Meagan is a Masters qualified clinical nutritionist (BHSc NutDMed & MHumNut) & founder of Maternal Essentials who specialises antenatal and postnatal nutrition. She has a background in clinical research and is currently writing her thesis on postpartum depression in Australian mothers.  Meagan is passionate about supporting mothers thrive during motherhood. In particular she loves working to help nourish mothers during preconception, pregnancy, postpartum & breastfeeding. She creates achievable, maintainable and nourishing treatment plans, individually tailored to the mother. Meagan offers both face to face support at the Perinatal child & family hub in Buderim and zoom consultations. 

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Rhiannah Pohlman - Naturopath

Rhiannah Pohlman is a bachelor degree qualified Naturopath and the founder of Maternal Natural Health. She works with mothers who are exhausted, tired and overwhelmed to feel calm, grounded and confident in motherhood. After her own experience with postnatal depression and anxiety it has become her mission to create a movement of women who are mothering differently, who are thriving, who are feeling confident, happy, grounded and calm everyday. These women are breaking the chain of generational trauma by overcoming their own trauma and raising healthy, happy little humans! You can work with Rhiannah 1:1 in her online program Rebirth. She also has other self-paced programs and resources to support you in your motherhood journey.

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Vanessa Jones - Naturopath

Vanessa is a naturopath, nutritionist, functional medicine practitioner, nature enthusiast, problem solver and a mother to two beautiful young boys. Vanessa is passionate about helping people unlock their true health potential by identifying imbalances, exploring nutrition, genetics, iridology, pathology testing, environmental and lifestyle factors and potential limiting beliefs. She has special interests in all things endocrine, reproductive, digestive & metabolic health. 

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Womens Health Physio

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Lissy Changuion - Womens Pelvic Health Physio 

Lissy focuses on providing females with evidence-based education, preventative pelvic health care and exercise therapy to empower you to become the healthiest and most confident version of yourself. Lissy has worked closely with several leading Obstetricians, Gynaecologists, Colorectal Surgeons and Gastroenterologists along with a collaborative team of allied health across Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. Lissy is a strong advocate for women prioritising their health and well-being (physical, mental and emotional) to be the happiest, healthiest and strongest version of themselves.

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