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Hi, I’m Melissa!
As a birth and postpartum doula and pre and postnatal yoga specialist and Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioner, I support women in the Shoalhaven through pregnancy, birth and mamahood.
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.
At Mamatoto Retreat, indulge and be pampered in my specialised classes, courses and workshops for pregnant women and new mamas at my Milton studio or online.
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.Read More
Yoga will prepare you physically, mentally and emotionally for labour, birth and your transition to motherhood and give you the opportunity to connect with yourself, your baby and other like- minded women.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
Whether you’re new to yoga or pilates, are pregnant or a new mama and prefer a more individualised approach, my private yoga or pilates reformer sessions are a perfect place to begin.Read More
From Mamatoto Blog
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...
If you’ve had a baby you’ve probably heard of abdominal separation- also known as diastasis recti or “mummy’s tummy”. It’s caused by the separation of the outermost abdominal muscles during pregnancy. As your uterus expands the layers of your abdominals muscles and...
Do you remember being ravenous when breastfeeding your first born? But you were so exhausted the last thing you felt like doing was cooking. And besides, cooking one- handed is a learned skill. So until you waited for your hubbie to come home from work, you devoured a...
“the best environment to have your baby is the same environment where you could make a baby– or at least have a good time trying” - Dr Sarah Buckley Whether you're birthing in a hospital or birth centre, it's important your space makes you feel: 1. Private 2. Safe 3....