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Latest Episodes

  • #15 The Golden Month
    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 based on Traditional Chinese Medicine & Ayurvedic practices to nourish and nurture women in the postnatal period.  Dr Carla Brion is a Doctor …

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  • #14 Emotional Support for the Challenges of Becoming a Parent
    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 providing support for the emotional challenges of becoming a parent. 
  • #13 Support for breastfeeding, baby sleep and attachment
    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.

Karen McClay

Karen McClay is a Registered Midwife (RM), a Mother and the owner and Director of Calmbirth, Australia’s leading Childbirth Education Program.

Karen has followed in her father’s footsteps, Peter Jackson, the founder of the Calmbirth Program, leading the way in childbirth education, training and research in Australia and internationally.

As a highly experienced Calmbirth educator and Midwife, Karen has a passion for sharing her knowledge and experience with expectant parents to help them make informed decisions and prepare for their journey into parenthood.