Hi, my name is Natalie Meade and Hunter Birth Education is my centralised information website.
From my page you may be able to tell that I am strongly passionate about birth and womens’ health issues! One of my favourite things is to premiere unique and eye opening films to my local community.
There are always an amazing amount of people who jump in and volunteer to help! We get together and we work hard and we have fun and we donate any raised monies towards local breastfeeding and birth support groups.
Our most recent event:
In 2019 we hosted a HUGE event, premiering “Heal”, raising over $2,000 for the Positive Birth Movement Newcastle and gifting audience members complimentary healing sessions! (there were grins from ear to ear)
Other films we have premiered:
It all started back in 2010 when I premiered my first ever film and chose to show: “Freedom for Birth”. This was in Auburn, Sydney – my local community at that time.
In 2014, myself, local midwife Emma Brollo and a whole team of women, brought you “Microbirth”
– a film that revealed the immune system benefits of vaginal birth.
Microbirth has led to the introduction of women requesting to seeding their babies’ microbiomes during necessary caesarean procedures. Allowing babies to begin life with a rich and diverse immune system.
In 2015, we brought “Milk” to the local area. Wow! what a film, tissues were required!
In 2016, we brought “Why Not Home?” to the local area.
A film about Obstetricians and midwives choosing home birth for their own births. The audience loved it so much, a mum went home and birthed in her bathtub!
In 2018 we showed “In Utero” twice!
Both of these special event s included guest speakers for health and mental health to ensure good support of the audience for themes covered. We all learnt so much together!