Sunday 4th February 2018

$249 before 19th January 2018
(includes two people)

Active Birth Workshop


Prepare for labour with skills that really work!

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This practical and informative one day workshop is designed to help couples prepare for a natural active birth. You'll learn highly effective evidence-based 'active' and 'calm' skills to help you approach your labour with greater confidence, grace and ease. We'll show you how to transform worry into wisdom, fear into courage and doubt into focus and power. 

Our Mindfulness-based approach to childbirth will help you reframe your experience of pain and help build self-efficacy, self-relience and confidence. Exciting new research shows that families who use Mindfulness to prepare for birth have lower rates of orthodox pain relief and feel more in control of their birthing experience (Duncan. L, et. al. 2014).

At Womb In Bloom we know that birth favours a relaxed mother. We’ll show you and your parnter how to tap into natural inner resources to navigate your way through your labour artfully and masterfully. 

Our workshops also include indigenous birthing practices that empower both women and men during the transition into parenthood. Gentle process work will help deepen your connection with your body, your partner and especially with your new baby!

Active Birth offers new parents a holistic approach to birth that has been shown to shorten the duration of labour by more than a third, can significantly reduce reliance on orthodox pain relief and result in fewer assisted births, less pain, and fewer episiotomies  (Cochrane Review - Gupta and Nikoderm. 2000).

☆ Learn how a MINDFULNESS-based approach to birth can help you navigate your birth experience CONFIDENTLY AND FEARLESSLY
☆ Identify & work with your unique pain coping style.
☆ Develop a strong PAIN COPING mindset
☆ Work effectively with your body, breath and mind to create a rewarding and satisfying birth experience
☆ Use VOCAL TONING and specific BREATHING TECHNIQUES to manage contractions
☆ BIRTHING POSITIONS for each stage of labour & for different birth presentations.
☆ Discover & align with your CORE PARENTING VALUES to honour during your birth and as new parents

We're looking forward to helping you reach your full birthing potential!!


Thanks so much for the wonderful active birth workshop! It helped us to discover and honour our body’s inner strength and readiness for the task of birth. Birth is a natural process that involves understanding simple concepts such as the use of gravity, having the right state of mind, practicing postures and working as a team with your partner and baby.
This course helped us to take our confidence to a whole new level. We highly recommend this workshop to couples who want to face their fears and turn their birth into a memorable and enjoyable experience. Thanks Fiona!
— Celina and Juan
Your Active Birth Workshop For Couples was the most powerful workshop I have ever done! I knew it was empowering but now, one and a half years later, I reflect upon it with so much gratitude towards you for holding that space. I knew I was on a good thing by persisting that Oscar do your workshop with me :). With much resistance from him and much persistence from me he finally came around and was the most amazing support person during the birth of our beautiful daughter Layla. The connection and bond we now have is everlasting. The active birth tools you shared helped us achieve the birth of our dreams ... Thank you and I hope many more parents-to-be enjoy what you have to offer. It’s undeniably pure gold!
— Belinda and Oscar
Just a brief note to say a BIG thank you for a wonderful workshop!! We picked up loads of tips and you really reassured us about the beauty of natural birthing.... Ben is really glad he came along to better understand what I have been trying to communicate with him about what I want the birthing process to be for me/us ... a small breakthrough.
— Nathalie and Ben McNeil