The Rural Midwife Blog

Hi everyone, welcome to my blog, birthing matters.

I thought I could use this space to tell you more about me and what I love. You’ll see a bit of everything here, personal and professional. I’m currently residing in Coalstoun Lakes, QLD and providing birth education to the North Burnett region through the Hypnobirthing Australia course. I moved from Brisbane, QLD in 2015 so my husband could follow his dream.

The birth story of Elka Rae

The birth of my second child was another wonderful hypnobirthing experience. I had a beautiful hypnobirth with my son Oliver and I went...

The secret to meeting your babe…

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of staying with a friend while she waited the last days before she met her baby. We had lots of birth...

Boobs the words...

Good morning everyone! As I was snuggled up in bed feeding my little one this morning, I thought I should write my thoughts on...

Do you care about your care?

I had a really lovely day – there are 101 things that I love about being a midwife, it really is my calling in life, one of the benefits...

I’m a happy hypnobub!

There are so many benefits that I have enjoyed from hypnobirthing. One of the nicest – and I am not biased in noticing is that I have a...

The birth of Oliver George

I’m very excited to share with you all the birth story of my beautiful boy Oliver George… Something that I’ve learnt after having a baby...

Oxytocin – the love hormone

Happy Valentine’s Day! I really love this day… yes it’s another over commercialised day, and I love my husband every (most) days, but we...