Updated: Aug 26, 2021
Lea Bailey prepares you for the birth of your child
The Calmbirth® program offers a holistic approach giving you access to skills and knowledge to prepare you mentally, physically, and emotionally for childbirth.
At Calmbirth® you are not alone. Lea Bailey guides you through this special, and sometimes anxious stage of your life, helping you prepare for the best birth experience possible. Lea understands how becoming ready to be a parent is vital to the birth process, and the health of you and your baby.
The Calmbirth® 12-hour program shows you ways to retrain your response to stress and come to the birth of your child in a proactive way.
"Calmbirth® helped to reduce my anxiety about the birthing process and change my mindset so my body was able to do what it needed to do effectively." Clients who came to Lea for the birth of their second child, after a bad birth experience for their first child.
A registered endorsed midwife for over 24 years, Lea offers the Calmbirth® course face to face or via Zoom. Lea’s emphasis is on you, and ensuring your experience leading up to and during birth will be positive and uplifting for you and your child. Lea understands couples want simplistic information and caters to individual needs, shaping the course to align with you.
Calmbirth® is a leading Australian Antenatal Education Program
With Calmbirth®, each session builds up on the next, giving couples the chance to inhale and put into practice the skills and knowledge learned each session. To Lea, it is vital she shares her knowledge of this evidence-based course to help you make informed decisions on your journey to childbirth. Lea will be with you every step of the way leading you through the topics offered across the program.
Why Choose Lea Bailey?
The journey to childbirth is full of excitement, happiness, and also anxiety for most couples. Lea considers it a privilege to be invited to share and guide you through this milestone. Whether this pregnancy is your first or fourth, Lea has the ability to calm you and gently draw your focus to you and the ways of coming to birth.
When you work with Lea she considers herself part of your team, you are at the heart of the experience and information she offers. Her passion is to encourage normal birth, and offer strategies to those in her local community to achieve the most positive outcomes for your family.
There are four pillars within the program
Though Lea’s service is based on a proven program, these sessions you have with Lea will leave you feeling like you’re just visited a good friend. Lea’s aim is to establish trust and provide you with a place and space that enables you to express your concerns, learn and build your knowledge, and skills in preparation for childbirth and parenthood.
A program is only as good as how it’s delivered and received. Lea understands we all learn and retain information and skills in different ways. That is why partnering with Lea is the right choice for the team to journey towards childbirth.
1. The Psychology of Birth
Here, Lea walks you and your partner through the importance of the women’s emotional state during pregnancy and birth. How you can change your mindset and negative beliefs about childbirth, explore the role your partner plays in childbirth, and understand how your state of mind impacts your body.
Your emotional state is supported in this part of the program. Looking at ways your partner can protect your emotional safety on the day can really bring you to readiness for a wonderful birth experience. Lea also brings to your attention the importance of working with your body, not against it; having the focus on a positive mindset towards birth.