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Hi, I’m Melissa!
As a Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioner, pre and postnatal yoga specialist and birth and postpartum doula, I empower women to have a positive birth and postpartum.
Mamatoto: a word in Swahili meaning ‘motherbaby’, reflecting the concept that mother and infant are not two separate people, but an interrelated dyad.
Retreat /rɪˈtriːt/ Verb: to withdraw to a quiet or secluded place or Noun: a quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax.
Prepare for your positive birth and postpartum with specialised classes, courses and workshops for pregnant women and new mamas in my Milton studio and Online.
Prenatal Yoga and Pilates will prepare you physically and mentally for labour, birth and your transition to motherhood and give you the opportunity to connect with yourself, your baby and other like- minded women. Classes are available in Milton on the NSW South Coast or online.Read More
A Positive Birth Program for expectant couples who want to feel empowered and prepared for a calm and positive birth- regardless of how your birth unfolds. Classes are available in Milton on the NSW South Coast.Read More
BIRTH and POSTPARTUM DOULA SUPPORT
Whether you’re planning on retreating for 40 Days, a few weeks, a few days or a few hours a day after birth – I’ll tailor your bespoke Mamatoto Retreat, in the comfort of your own home, especially to you. Available face to face or Online.Read More
Our wide selection of workshops will prepare you and your partner for labour, birth and the transition to parenthood and give you both the opportunity to get to know other like- minded parents.Read More
From Mamatoto Blog
"If doulas were a drug, it would be unethical to use it"- Dr. John H. Kennel A doula provides non-medical continuous physical, emotional and informational support during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period to you and your partner to help you achieve the most...
So you’ve been enjoying your online prenatal yoga and pilates classes and you’re hooked. You’ve realised how much more convenient it is to do classes online rather than go to the studio. You might be considering investing in some props but you’re not sure where to...
Social isolation doesn’t mean you can’t have the Mother Blessing you dreamt of. Thanks to the power of technology, you can gather your closest family and best girl friends for a Virtual Mother Blessing. A Mother Blessing is similar to a baby shower but instead of the...
“It all begins and ends in your mind. What you give power to, has power over you, if you allow it” No doubt you’re grieving at the moment for the baby shower you can’t have, the babymoon you can’t go on, the face to face birth education classes you planned to do with...
With news of yoga studios around the country temporarily closing their doors due to COVID-19, many studios are moving their classes online. But for someone who’s only ever done yoga in a studio, the thought of doing it in your living room via Zoom can be daunting, but...
You're on the homestretch to finally meeting your baby. You're probably feeling really excited but a little nervous and you may be worried you'll have nothing to do when you finish up work. Which is to be expected if you've spent the last few years or...