trusted service providers

Over the years I’ve built up a network of trusted providers of services which will enhance your pregnancy, birth and parenting experience.  I’m proud to support and recommend these wonderful caregivers who I know personally and trust with your care.  

Acupuncture

Nadja’s Family Acupuncture, Tewantin

Dr Nadja Dinneen
Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Doula

www.nadjasfamilyacupuncture.com
0418 457 076

For the past 20 years Nadja has devoted her life/work to learning ancient traditional medicine and healing modalities, and specialises in preconception health care, pregnancy, preparation for labour , labour support and the postnatal transition.

Nadja offers acupuncture, acupressure, cupping, moxibustion, herbal medicine, heat therapy, dietetics, massage, breath and body connection, meditation and astrology.

She teaches holistic pregnancy and birth education to help prepare individuals and couples through the rite of passage that is parenthood.  Nadja also facilitates monthly women’s circles, retreats and one on one sessions.  

Birth Debriefing

Birth Connection, Peregian Springs

Pernille Powell
Birthing from Within Mentor, Birth Story Listener,                 Feminine Embodiment Coach

https://www.birthconnection.com.au/
0406 412 354

Birth Story Healing and Coaching is a beautiful way to integrate your birth story and return to your body and your true self after a negative or challenging birth experience. Pernille can work with you one on one, or also with your partner, in person or by Zoom.  Your session will allow you to find the learning that your birth brought to you, to make peace with your birth.   

Chiropractor

Noosa Family Chiropractic, Noosa Junction

Dr Mikaela Wilson
Chiropractor

https://www.noosafamilychiropractic.com/
5474 8338

Chiropractic is a vital, holistic approach to balance your body, to allow for optimal function of all of your systems.  This is especially important during pregnancy and in the early years, right from birth. Mikaela provides low force Chiropractic care to people of all ages and has a particular passion and expertise in the areas of prenatal, pregnancy and post birth as well as paediatric functional neurology. 
Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Sunshine Holistic Counselling, Sunrise Beach

Pamela Pannifex
Psychotherapist, Couples’ Therapist, Naturopath

www.sunshineholisticcounselling.com.au
0416 003 026

A new baby brings lots of joy… and lots of challenges, especially to your relationship as new parents. Keeping your partnership joyful and resilient whilst raising your kids takes more than great intentions – it takes skill. For almost 30 years I’ve been on a mission to equip couples like you, with the skills you need to communicate with clarity, resolve conflict, navigate life’s trials and triumphs, and create love that lasts. I also help individuals find solutions to life’s challenges and create a great relationship… with themselves. My beautiful home office in Sunrise Beach is discrete, private, and enjoys soothing ocean views. Satisfaction and pride come from raising a healthy happy family. Enjoy this most amazing journey together with a partnership that truly thrives. 

Doula

Flourish Mums & Bubs

Jodi Atkinson
Doula, Breastfeeding Counsellor, Infant Massage Instructor, organic Pregnancy & Postnatal Teas

www.flourishmumsandbubs.com.au
0416 003 026

As a Certified Doula with over 25 years of experience, Jodi is passionate about offering a holistic approach to birth, supporting you and your family to meet your goals and fulfilling your dreams during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. 

Jodi has also created a range of organic Pregnancy & Postnatal teas.

Birds Bees and Bubbas

Deborah Easthope
Certified Birth & Postnatal Doula, Registerd Nurse (non-practicing) 

www.birdsbeesandbubbas.com.au
0448 122 540

As your Doula Deborah’s role is to ensure that you feel prepared, positive, supported and equipped for your birth and your First Forty Days of parenthood – the postnatal period. She is passionate and committed to working with Mums & Dads in helping them arrive at their happy ever-after: a family who adores each other and thrives together. Over time she has developed skills that support women holistically & naturally in their birth choices and mothering. 
 
Deborah uses Homeopathy, Australian Bush Flower Essences and Fear Release Techniques for support and healing during birth preparation, birth and the postnatal weeks.
Home Help

Coast Life Angels 

Megan and Lucy 

Home help for mums and families supported by midwives          

Online bookings www.coastlifeangels.com.au
5443 5555

 

Not just for new mums, it also provides support for partners, siblings and helps families when other support isn’t available. If you don’t have family close by during this challenging time with COVID or if your partner has to return to work, your partner is FIFO, or you just need an extra pair of hands, then the Angels team is on hand to support you every step of the way. Having a home help angel relieves new parents of the everyday tasks that life gives us.

Support includes dishes, dishwasher, light housework, making beds, laundry, chat and cuppa, cuddle and mind baby while mum has a shower or nap, watch toddlers/siblings while mum rests, meal prep, packing lunch boxes, packing shopping away – whatever the family needs.  

Coast Life Angels are all trained by midwives, have Blue Cards and insurance.

Myofascial Therapy &
Bioelectric Meridian Massage Therapy

Noosa Body Mechanics, Noosaville

Tracy Taulier
Bioelectric Meridian Practitioner, Structure Bodyworker

www.facebook.com/noosabodymechanics
0458 788052

Naturopath

Lahlita Natural Medicine, Coolum Beach

Talita Sheedy aka The Baby Naturopath
Naturopath, Nutritionist, Herbalist

www.lahlita.com.au
0418 164 636

Talita specialises in natural health for you and your baby.  She provides complete integrated medical support for your whole family from preconception, fertility, pregnancy, postnatal and baby days.  

Talita can work with you physically and emotionally after birth, using an integrated approach to support postnatal depression, anxiety and depletion. She works with babies from birth onwards to manage allergies & intolerances.  Her book  – Baby It’s Only Natural –  provides the complete food introduction guide for your baby, with the most up-to-date knowledge and evidence.  

Osteopath

Bodywise Noosa, Noosa Heads

Dr Megan Smart 
Osteopath

www.bodywisenoosa.com.au
0488 269 417

 

Individually tailored, gentle, effective treatment to harness the body’s self healing ability.  Megan treats period pain, fibroids, cysts, fertility, pregnancy aches/pains, baby’s optimal position for birth, overdue babies, caesarean recovery, mastitis, breast feeding problems and menopause.

Noosa Osteopathy, Noosaville

Dr Skye Duncan
Osteopath

www.noosaosteo.com.au
5455 3882

As an Osteopath for 20 years Skye is passionate about and qualified in the treatment and care for pregnancy and babies.  Her two spritely kids who have been my biggest teachers.  Skye uses gentle Biodynamic Craniosacral and Osteopathic techniques and is keen to collaborate with other professionals for the benefit of her patients. 

Paediatric Physiotherapist

Noosa Physio 

Anushka Kimmerly Paediatric Physiotherapist 

www.noosaphysio.com/noosaphysio/
5447 3312

Anushka has over 15 years’ experience working with children in private practice, public and private hospitals and educational and community health centres.  She has an extensive knowledge and skill base and broad understanding for possible presentations and management strategies within these areas. She has also delivered effective programs and achieved sustainable outcomes within rural and remote Aboriginal communities which reflects her culturally safe and appropriate practice. Anushka has a passion for achieving functional outcomes which are meaningful to the client/family and enable them to maximise their potential within their environment.  
Photographer

Rebecca Colefax Photography, Noosa Heads

Rebecca Colefax
Professional Photographer

www.rebeccacolefax.com
0438 674584

Rebecca is an internationally renowned and award-winning photographer based right here in Noosa. Specialising in un-posed, authentic and soulful imagery of couples, pregnancy, newborns, babies and families, you’re guaranteed to receive a unique experience + the attention to detail and the quality you deserve.

Private Midwifery

Coast Life Midwifery
Personalised private midwifery care

http://www.coastlifemidwifery.com.au
5443 5555

Coast Life Midwifery’s experienced, woman-centred, and holistic approach to midwifery means you can enjoy this special time.

Every woman wants to have an enjoyable pregnancy and deliver a healthy and happy baby. By choosing Coast Life Midwifery, you will be able to take an active and informed role in the care you and your baby receive.

We work with you to understand your birthing goals, provide guidance and support, and help you make the right decisions for you. We partner with the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Caboolture Hospital and Sunshine Coast Private Hospital to offer exceptional care, whether you choose to give birth in a hospital or at home.

From the moment you discover that you are pregnant through to the first few weeks with your bundle of joy, Coast Life Midwifery is with you each and every step of the way. Your experience is unique, and our care options allow you to choose the path that is best for you and your baby.

Midwife Sal

Sal Whitson
Independent Midwife in private practice

http://www.midwifesal.com.au
0456 787 559

Sal is a private midwife servicing the Sunshine Coast region. Sal has been a midwife for 20 years and is passionate about supporting a woman’s autonomy and choice in her childbirth rite of passage. She offers continuity of midwifery care in your home, from around 12 weeks pregnancy, throughout labour and birth, and in the postpartum time up to 6-7 weeks.

Sal supports home birth, water birth, and hospital birth at the Sunshine Coast University and Gympie Hospital. All care is tailored to meet your individual needs and wishes. Medicare rebates are available.

Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Hinteractive Physio, Cooroy

Rebecca Steele
Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor

www.hinteractivephysio.com.au

www.corefitbybec.com.au
5442 5556

Bec holds a special interest in Women’s Health including internal exams for pelvic floor dysfunction. She loves helping women prepare their bodies for birth, and guiding women back to full strength after their babies, especially with core and pelvic floor issues.

Noosa Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy Centre, Noosaville

Helen Swift
Physiotherapist

www.noosasportsphysio.com.au
5449 0024

Helen provides antenatal and postnatal pelvic health screens to mothers and address musculoskeletal issues associated with pregnancy and motherhood. In addition she can address bladder and bowel concerns, perform pelvic floor assessments, provide intimacy advice and tailored return-to-exercise programs.