Welcome to the Hunter Birth Education website. 

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A website created especially for YOU.

A website created so that all women birthing in the Hunter, can easily access ALL the information they need, to shape their most POSITIVE birth experience.

Website and services created and maintained by Natalie Meade. 

(GradDipC, GradDipPsyc, GradDipEd, Bsc (Hons), CCE, CH) 

From Natalie: 

 “I want women to have a really great chance at experiencing their births as a positive experience”


Positive Birth

“It is my highest priority to honour and respect the emotional journey (as well as the physical)”.

It is my highest hope that:

All women, everywhere, be treated as absolutely precious.


About Birth Education, from Natalie:

Emotional support and preparation are a LARGE component of birth. Yet somewhat lacking in hospital-style birth courses.

A good birth courses will help you to recognise, acknowledge and articulate your fears, worries and anxieties and then to resolve them! (before you are too tense and tight to birth smoothly).

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What I do … 

As a passionate birthie, I have worked hard for many years to build this central Hunter Birth Education website as a tool for you. This page will help you to know your wide array of birthing and birth education options as early in pregnancy as possible.

Clients are blown away at what they can learn and how useful this then is for shaping positive birth experiences. 

As I teach, clients nod along eagerly as the knowledge falls into place, perfectly matching their instincts!

I will be by your side as your zest and enthusiasm for birth builds stronger, and stronger!

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What you can do to prepare for breastfeeding…

 The ideal way to establish breastfeeding is to get the hormones of birth going smoothly and well. 

My birth courses do focus on assisting you to aim for a natural physiological birth. PLUS, I include some key and highly valuable breastfeeding information within my Private Birth Education courses.

 I also support you further by referring you to the most effective breastfeeding courses available in the local area, as well as excellent resources, IBCLC recommendations and other on-going supports.

I am still breastfeeding my four year old!

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Shape your positive birth journey – ask now.

Reviews From Parents

Parents get so much from our unique service, here are a few snippets of some client feedback!

“Natalies’ Birth Education course enabled me to have a calm pregnancy and an empowering birth experience. My husband and I both learnt a great deal about natural birthing and nurturing parenting methods”

Amy and Rob, Newcastle

“A natural water birth, no stitches! Thank you”

Anita, NSW

“Natalie taught my husband and I amazing life skills that we have applied with our parenting technique and our work”

Ben and Gem, Central Coast

“The whole course was very useful. Natalie covered a lot of important and useful things that the hospital antenatal class didn’t”.

Carol, Wife of Surgeon, NSW

“I am so glad I did the course and I experienced a very positive birth experience”

Nelly, Sydney

“The classes definitely helped me to cope…In my birth I chose some minor interventions and I felt in control and happy about my choices!”

Elisa, Sydney

“I would recommend The Hunter Birth Education Centre to any prospective parents who want to alleviate the worries of parenthood.”

Benjamin Alvarez, NSW

“I pushed that baby out and when I reflect on labour I get excited because it was such a powerful experience!”

Gemma, Central Coast

“Natalie gave me birthing confidence and confidence as a mother. The relaxation skills I learnt – I still use today”

Emma, Nelsons Bay

Growing the positive future of birth and family wellbeing

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