The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast

The Calmbirth Conversation Podcast

Latest Episodes

#18 Creating an optimal microbiome during Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond.
May 09, 2023

Karen and Emma discuss the importance of the microbiome for pregnant mamas and people, and their babies, and how we can maintain and create an optimal environment for a healthy microbiome during pregn

#17 Oxytocin and its impact on birth
October 27, 2021

Dr Sarah Buckley is a GP/family physician with qualifications in GP-obstetrics and family planning. In this podcast, she talks about oxytocin and its impact on birth.

#16 – Pregnancy Yoga
October 07, 2021

In Episode 16 of the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast Calmbirth Director, Karen McClay talks to our wonderful Calmbirth Educators and Yoga Instructors, Maja Batista and Karen Shlegeris about the benefi

#15 The Golden Month
September 01, 2021

In Episode 15 of the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast, Calmbirth Director, Karen McClay talks to Dr Carla Brion & Nadia Parisi about the Golden Month - an in-home postpartum service they have created ba

#14 Emotional Support for the Challenges of Becoming a Parent
August 23, 2021

In Episode 14 of the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast, Karen McClay talks to Dr. Nicole Highet who is the Founder & Executive Director of COPE, the Centre of Perinatal Excellence and how COPE is providi

#13 Support for breastfeeding, baby sleep and attachment
August 11, 2021

How the work of Possums & Co prepare, educate and support families through the challenges of the first 12 months: Baby sleep; cry fuss problems; parent mood; and attachment.

#12 Creating a safe, calm and private environment in the fourth trimester
July 20, 2021

Discussion with Psychologist Rachel Bridge about creating a safe, calm and private environment in the fourth trimester.

#11 Vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC)
July 06, 2021

Discussion with Hazel Keedle, a Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC) Researcher and Lecturer and Academic Course Advisor of the Bachelor of Midwifery and PhD candidate in the School of Nursing and Mi

#10 Breech Birth with Andrew Bisits
June 21, 2021

Tune in to this episode of the Calmbirth Conversation Podcast with Director Calmbirth, Karen McClay, who chats with the leading obstetrician here in Australia on breech birth delivery, Dr Andrew Bissett.

#9 Aware Parenting
April 21, 2021

In the episode I am speaking with Lael Stone and Marion Rose. Both Lael and Marion are Aware Parenting facilitators and have a real passion for guiding and supporting parents to become aware and conscious parents.