Available for Hire

Birthing equipment

  • Birth Balls (sizes may vary)
  • Birth Matts (made at your request)
  • Rebozo

DVDs

  • DOULA! The ultimate Birth Companion
  • Orgasmic Birth (digital copy)
  • Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin & the Farm Midwives
  • Breastfeeding Naturally
  • Yoga for me and my baby
  • Prenatal Yoga

Educational resources

  • Kicki Hansards visual Birth map (used in antenatal sessions)
  • Knitted breast (teaching aid for breastfeeding Mums)

Books

Mother Blessings

  • The Blessingway; Creating a beautiful Blessingway ceremony -  Veronika Sophia Robinson
  • Blessingways; A Guide to Mother-Centred Baby Showers - Shari Maser

Pregnancy and Birth

  • Am I Allowed? - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Birth after Caesarean - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Birth Over 35 - Sheila Kitzinger
  • Birthing Your Baby - Second Stage. - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Birthing Your Placenta, The Third Stage - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Breech Birth - What are my options? - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Caesarean Birth - Your Questions Answered - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Birthing from Within; An extra-ordinary guide to childbirth preparation - Pam England Rob Horowitz
  • Birth Matters; A midwife’s manifesta - Ina May Gaskin
  • Birth Skills; Proven pain-management techniques for your labour and birth - Juju Sundin
  • Blooming Gorgeous; Wellbeing and beauty during pregnancy - Jo Glanville-Blackburn
  • Childbirth Without Fear – Grantly Dick-Read
  • Dynamic Positions in Birth - Margaret Jowitt
  • Gentle birth, gentle mothering; A Doctor’s guide to natural childbirth and gentle early parenting choices - Sarah J. Buckley, MD.
  • Group B Strep Explained - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Home Birth; A Practical guide - Nicky Wesson
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth - Ina May Gaskin
  • Inducing Labour: Making Informed Decisions - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Inducing Labour: Making Informed Decisions - Dr Sara Wickham
  • Misconceptions - Naomi Wolf
  • Pilates for Pregnancy; gentle and effective techniques for before and after birth – Anna Selby
  • Primal Health - Michel Odent
  • Relieving Pelvic Pain; during and after pregnancy – Cecile Rost
  • Roar Behind The Silence - Sheena Byrom and Soo Downe
  • Safety in Childbirth - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Spiritual Midwifery - Ina May Gaskin  VOLUME 1 OF 2 ALSO AVAILABLE IN EASY READ LARGE PRINT 16 PT. VERDANA
  • The new Pregnancy and Childbirth; choices and challenges - Sheila Kitzinger
  • The New Zealand Pregnancy Book - Sue Pollun and Cheryl Benn
  • The Pregnancy Question and Answer book - Dr Christopher Lees, Dr Karina Reynolds and Grainne McCartan
  • The Positive Birth Book; A new approach to pregnancy, birth and the early weeks - Milli Hill
  • The Secrets of Birth - Kicki Hansard
  • Up The Duff - Kaz Cooke
  • What's Right for Me? - Dr Sara Wichkam
  • Where the Heart Is. Stories of Home Births in New Zealana - Carla Sargent
  • Why Human Rights in Childbirth Matter - Rebecca Schiller
  • Vitamin K and the Newborn - Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (UK)
  • Your No Guilt Pregnancy Plan - A revolutionary guide to pregnancy, birth and the weeks that follow - Rebecca Schiller

Healing

  • Baby Gone. True NZ stories of infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss - Jenny Douche
  • How to Heal a Bad Birth: Making Sense, Making Peace and Moving on - Debby A. Gould and Melissa J Bruijn
  • The Adoption Reader - Susan Wadia - Ells

Hypnobirthing

  • Mindful Hypnobirthing - Sophie Fletcher
  • HypnoBirthing; The Mongan Method - Marie Mongan (includes audio CD)
  • The Hypnobirthing Book and Colour and Calmness audio CD – Katharine Graves (for KG Hypnobirthing clients)
  • Why Hypnobirthing Matters - Katrina Berry

Dads, Partners or Birth Partners

  • Men, Love and Birth - Mark Harris
  • The Birth Partner; A complete guide to childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and all other labour companions - Penny Simkin
  • Whoosh! A Little Book for Birth Companions - Katie Brooke

Survivors of Abuse

  • When Survivors Give Birth - Penny Simkin

LGBTQI

  • The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy for Lesbians. 2nd Edition - Rachel Pepper
  • Becoming Dads: A Gay Couple's Journey to Adoption - Pablo Fernández​

Siblings

  • Hello Baby - Jenni Overend
  • There's A House Inside My Mummy - Giles Andreae
  • My New Baby - Child Play (International) Ltd

Infant feeding

  • The natural way to better breastfeeding - Francis Naish and Janette Roberts
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding - La Leche Leaugue International
  • Mothering; Your Nursing Toddler - Norma Jane Bumgarner
  • Off to a good start; all you need to know about breastfeeding your baby - NHS Scotland
  • An Introduction to Biological Nurturing  - Suzanne Colson

Doulas

  • Gentle Birth Companions; Doulas serving humanity - Adela Stockton
  • Mothering the Mother; How a Doula can help you have a shorter, easier, and healthier birth - Marshall Klaus, John Kennell, and Phyliss Klaus
  • Why Doulas Matter - Maddie McMahon

Perinatal Mental Health

  • Why Perinatal Depression Matters - Mia Scotland
  • Mothers Cry Too - Dr Sara Weeks
  • Are you OK? Really? - A resource about perinatal mental health for Care providers by PADA (Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Aotearoa)

Complementary Therapies

  • The Women’s guide to Homeopathy; The natural way to a healthier life for women - Dr Andrew Lockie and Dr Nicola Geddes
  • Meditations for New Mothers. 1992 - Beth Wilson Saavedra.
  • Aromatherapy; a guide for home use - Christine Westwood.
  • Introducing Aromatherapy - Margrit Bachman

Parenting

  • Mothering from your Centre - Tami Lynn Kent
  • The Attachment Parenting Book - William and Martha Sears
  • The New Contended Little Baby book - Gina Ford
  • The Idle Parent - Tom Hodgkinson
  • The No-Cry sleep Solution - Elizabeth Pantley
  • The Whole Brain Child - Dr Daniel Seigel and Dr Tina Payne Bryson
  • Their Name is Today, Reclaiming Childhood in a Hostile World - Johann Christoph Arnold