the various articles below
is a midwife?
Their roles and purpose.
amongst my family
Birth has always been a Family Tradition.
We trust our bodies to give us the information
to survive every day living. More...
a baby cries - how we should respond
- a brief overview
are my feelings on birth?
I think pregnancy and birth are the most wonderful processes
on earth, and I feel very blessed that I have been able
to spend the last 35+ years in my chosen profession,
and amongst the many things that I have learnt.
to survive the summer heat for mothers, babies and children
We forget that adults can have a problem with the heat
and often need to be reminded to look after themselves.
is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant?
IBCLC's work in a variety of health care settings including
hospitals, paediatric offices, public health clinics,
and private practice.
of thanks for my favourite sling
few of Ann's favourite books & magazines
Some of Ann's favourite quotes and sayings.
Thoughts on Stem Cell use from Biocell
Click on this link to read a series of articles by Elizabeth Pantley, author of Gentle Baby Care and The No-Cry Sleep Solution.
For those unable to attend a course, or who would like more at home information there is a :-
Leanne Cummins, midwife & childbirth educator, has assembled a team of 26 experts from around Australia to make this DVD series an informative prenatal/ birth education class for use in your own home.
3 DVD Course which I would not hesitate to endorse and recommend. 1 Pregnancy, 2 Birth, 3 Your Baby. You also get more updates via a news letter. You can purchase it at:-
(I also own a copy). The amount of information is amazing and the beauty of it is it is current, and up to date, can be viewed by you in the privacy of your own home at a time to suit you and your partner, for as long as you want to watch it.
Heather Bruce. Acupuncturist, Naturopath, Herbalist, Author www.heatherbruce.com.au
As a Midwife, I am always looking for ways to empower The Pregnant Couple, Why, because it is “The Couple” who become “The Parents”.
I was, therefore thrilled to hear about an Acupuncturist who had written a book, “What Dads Can Do”, Preparing for Pregnancy, and a DVD “What Dads Can Do” Birthing. So, 2 years ago I bought them and found the amount of knowledge amazing, and had great pleasure displaying and encouraging couples to investigate their use.
See Heathers Web site for Her Books and CD’s/DVD’s, and the may ways that Acupuncture can be of assistance
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