Meet Our Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioners
Hi, we are Gemma and Katie and we are very excited to have you here to be able to support and educate you on your birth journey.
We combine over 15 years experience as mothers, childbirth educators, doulas and incredibly passionate natural birth advocates and we are proud to be able to offer The Hypnobirthing Australia™ Positive Birth Program to Central Coast families through Central Coast Hypnobirth.
We cant wait to meet you and have you feeling excited and confident for your labour!
Birthability Childbirth Education & Doula Support
Gemma is passionate about helping mothers regain their connection to their innate ability to give birth. Offering mothers, a new way of looking at birth that will give them knowledge to make informed decisions, help them feel empowered and understand that they have choices and most importantly that they feel confident giving birth.
Gemma has been educating and supporting birthing couples/people since 2016. It was through her doula support that she witnessed how Hypnobirthing couples were calm and achieve a positive birth. Gemma is also a certified Microbirth parent educator, an Optimal Maternal Positioning and CUB (comfortable upright birth) Ambassador and a Milky Business Breastfeeding Mastered Postpartum Professional.
Gemma is also a mother of two, a proud Indigenous woman (Gamilaraay/Kamilaroi) and a NSW health consumer advocate in maternity and Indigenous maternity services on the Central Coast. She is extremely passionate about women being supported, understanding their options and choices in birth and having access to quality maternity care.
Gemma is also a member of Doula Network Australia, founding member of Doulas of the Central Coast
Katie is a mum to two gorgeous boys who she Hypnobirthed into the world, it was their empowering births that inspired her to become a Hypnobirthing Australia™ practitioner.
Katie is also trained and experienced as a Hypnotherapist, Birth Doula, Natural Therapist, Energetic Healer, Flower Essence specialist, Angelic Reiki Master Teacher and Conscious birth leader and has been assisting couples of the Northern Beaches, North Shore and Central Coast to achieve calm and confident birth experiences since 2012.
As a holistic birthing expert Katie aims to inspire women and their birthing companions to achieve both positive and sacred childbirth experiences, birth is the ultimate instinctive rite of passage for a woman and even though in modern maternity practices it can sometimes be difficult to trust your instincts and feel safe to surrender, Katie is gifted at reconnecting mothers to their feminine power, and to develop the trust and confidence in the inherent wisdom of their bodies, the wisdom that will bring their babies into the world.
Katie guides and supports parents through all aspects and spiritual dimensions of their pregnancy and birth journey , she is dedicated to expanding the message of holistic birth practices in the community as a positive birth advocate.
Harmonic Hypnobirthing Childbirth Education and Holistic Pregnancy Support