A Little Advice can go a Long Way! Baby Boy Sleeping Well Now!

Well… I have just sat down for a little rest after vacuuming the floor in the classroom to prepare for the weekend course groups to come in for Transition into Parenthood and The New Mindful Hypnobirth… and guess what? I have found a lovely email that has just come into my inbox…just 7 days ago Angelica turned to […]

Julie’s Pram walking Group; Mums and Bubs: chat, walk, laugh, cuppa, yummy Breakfast together

This mums and bubs group is positive, supportive, non-judgmental and a safe place for discussing everything, yes everything. Attending this group will be the highlight of your mid week hump, making new friends, being listened to, gathering great new ideas, having a laugh, fresh air, sunshine, happiness.  You’ll soon notice each week will boost up […]

Transition into Parenthood… confidence, empowerment, education

Today, I was doing a quick check of my emails and was stopped in my tracks by this feedback from one of my recent clients who attended both my courses… On the weekend I returned back to my hometown in South Australia as my friends and family kindly organised a baby shower. I received a number of […]

HM4HB Human Milk for Human Babies

This is so worthwhile I thought I’d dedicate today’s blog to: HM4HB Human Milk for Human Babies… HM4HB is a global milksharing network, a virtual village, comprised of thousands of people from over fifty countries. We are mothers, fathers, adoptive families, grandparents, childbirth and breastfeeding professionals, volunteers, supporters, donors, and recipients that have come together to […]

Healthy Families Benefit with Nutrient Database ANZF

Pregnant women, Lactating Mothers, Fathers, Healthy Families now have improved information available via the Nutrient database made available by the Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (Food Authority)… The FSANZ website for the release of NUTTAB 2010, has been launched by the Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Catherine King. http://www.foodstandards.gov.au/scienceandeducation/newsroom/mediareleases/mediareleases2011/nutrientdatabaseforr5166.cfm This information can be […]

Here is a fly on the wall moment for you from my classroom… by Julie Clarke

Here is a fly on the wall moment for you from my classroom: Hello everyone and welcome to our session, we have a lovely session in front of us in which we will be focused on, labor and birth. Suddenly I notice a couple of the women prickle with tension; smiles disappear as their anxiety is raised […]

Childbirth Education Training by Julie Clarke

I recognized the need and the chance to be able to really help other woman via pre-natal courses, but first had to undertake the year long course, with a community based organization known as Parents Centres Australia, which may have been similar to the (National Childbirth Trust) NCT in the UK. The course was fairly extensive and required […]

Julie Clarke determined to provide reassuring preparation for birth and baby care courses in Sydney Australia

It currently seems to me that pregnant women in our society are surrounded by negativity and this is only serving to raise their anxiety and depression during their pregnancy. It is with this awareness that I have been passionate and driven to provide realistic, encouraging, uplifting, reassuring preparation for birth and baby courses for over 20 years. I recall […]

Healthy newborns enter the world well hydrated and remain so if breastfed exclusively

Healthy newborns enter the world well hydrated and remain so if breastfed exclusively, day and night, even in the hottest, driest climates. Nevertheless, the practice of giving infants water during the first six months-the recommended period for exclusive breastfeeding-persists in many parts of the world, with dire nutritional and health consequences. This FAQ discusses these […]

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding

American Academy of Pediatrics The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding. According to the AAP, “Human milk is species-specific, and all substitute feeding preparations differ markedly from it, making human milk uniquely superior for infant feeding. Exclusive breastfeeding is the reference or normative model against which all alternative feeding methods must be measured with regard […]