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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
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 Online or in Milton on the NSW South Coast.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 online or in Milton on the NSW South Coast.Read More
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
As a Birth and Postpartum Doula, my job is to help you find the physical, emotional and educational support you need throughout your pregnancy and postpartum. I've created an easy- to- use Directory of the best prenatal and postnatal care providers in Milton...
Leg cramps often strike in the middle of the night when you least expect them and can be painful enough to make you sit bolt upright and cry like a baby (speaking from personal experience). My first leg cramp was so painful that I wondered how I could cope with the...
Did you know that dehydration and hunger can cause exhaustion and slow down labour? Labour is a marathon for which you’ll need energy and hydration. Don’t rely on the hospital canteen being open or the junk in the vending machine for sustenance. Be prepared and pack...
Have you spent a lot of time preparing for the birth of your baby... reading books, going to antenatal classes, decorating the nursery and buying cute little baby outfits? Have you given much thought to the first forty days after birth? If you’re a first time mama,...
There’s nothing worse than being exhausted and longing for sleep but when you fall into bed you lie awake tossing and turning. Insomnia during pregnancy often comes at a time when you need it most. There are various reasons why you may have trouble either falling...
According to Yoga’s sister Science, Ayurveda, you lose vast amounts of earth (eg.the baby and the placenta), water (amniotic fluid and tears) and fire (through her blood and sweat) during birth and you need to replace these elements to balance your doshas...