Christa Buckland

BHlthSc (Health Promotion)
Doula
Childbirth Educator
Hypnobirthing Australia™ Practitioner

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Episode 3 - 5w5d - Weight gain during pregnancy

Posted by Christa Buckland on October 22, 2016 at 5:40 AM

Episode 3 - 5w5d - Weight gain during pregnancy


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Episode 2 - 5w2d - Booking my care provider

Posted by Christa Buckland on October 22, 2016 at 5:40 AM

Episode 2 - 5w2d - Booking my care provider


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Episode 1 - 5 weeks - Folate

Posted by Christa Buckland on October 21, 2016 at 11:45 PM

Episode 1 - 5 weeks - Folate

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**MEDIA RELEASE** Australia set to deliver a world first for caesarean births

Posted by Christa Buckland on November 25, 2014 at 7:25 PM

An Australian childbirth education expert is set to deliver a world first for parents who birth their babies via planned caesarean. The program promises to prepare parents for a positive and empowering caesarean birth experience utilising hypnotherapy techniques!

 

Women across the globe are terrified of childbirth; which is not surprising when Hollywood movies and shows like One Born Every Minute make it look horrific. Even Robbie William’s...

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The beautiful birth of Grace

Posted by Christa Buckland on March 14, 2013 at 9:55 AM

This is directly from Kristall's family blog here.

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The beautiful birth of Grace by Kristall Wong


I don’t believe in love at first sight. My husband won’t mind me saying this as he feels the same about me hahaha – we were best of friends for years before we grew in lov...

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It's NOT enough to want it....

Posted by Christa Buckland on March 14, 2013 at 9:10 AM

There are SO MANY options to help you birth naturally. It is usually not enough to just want it, you have to be prepared! Here is a basic list of some of the things to look into if you would like to have a natural birth.


1. Doula services

In my view, a doula is absolutely essential in our current society.  There is so much fear and misinformation floating around, it's no wonder so many women are having awful e...

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Birth Story of Azrielle, the journey of a VBAC turned empowering positive CBAC!

Posted by Christa Buckland on March 12, 2013 at 5:50 AM

Christine's birth was an amazing learning curve for me. It was an honour to witness her strength and perseverance. And it was humbling to learn how to truly surrender when things aren't going to plan. I also learned about my physical limits and reflected on how I could keep my energy up during a really long labour. Congratulations Chris and Simon - you were an awesome team. Christa xxxx

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Ellen's birth story

Posted by Christa Buckland on January 10, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Ellen had her baby August 3, 2011.  Here is her story in her own words :)

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First of all I would like to start out by saying what an amazing help Christa was in the whole preparation and birthing process! I took classes with her and also had her present for the birth of my child and I truly believe that without her assistance and knowledge that I may have had a very different outcome from the n...

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10 things you may not hear in a hospital class

Posted by Christa Buckland on January 6, 2012 at 5:15 AM

It's YOUR Choice

Posted by Christa Buckland on October 9, 2011 at 4:50 PM

In my classes, my sole focus is to educate women about their choices for birth. Many of the things I talk about, one would not hear in a conventional hospital class. This is because, unfortunately, the hospital system is not set up to empower women but to control risks. In an effort to streamline care and minimise liability, a crucial element has been omitted from...

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