Education & support for pregnancy, birth & beyond
For the mama who is ready to know her worth, discover her voice and have the confidence to use it.
We’re told that birth and motherhood should be some of the most joyous times of our lives.
That yes, there might be some harder moments but we ‘should love every minute of it’.
And it seems like that’s just the start of the advice and opinions. From the moment you announce your pregnancy, it seems like everyone has an opinion. Induce or don’t induce, vaginal or caesarean, breastfeed or formula, go back to work or stay at home…..
You want to speak up – to do birth and motherhood on your own terms. You want to have choices. You want to be seen, heard and valued. You want to do things differently.
You could speak up to your care providers and give birth on your own terms?
You felt like you could use your voice to say how you feel – without the yelling and the guilt?
You could start to value yourself again now that you are a mother?
I’m Kate Vivian
A mama to three beautiful girls. My first birth and the transition into motherhood was an experience that left me reeling. Feeling like I was invisible, that I didn’t matter. That I had lost who I was.
Pregnant with my second baby, I knew there had to be a different way. A different way to do my birth. A different way to approach my experience of motherhood.
This journey was the birth of me. I’ve learnt how to speak up. To be seen, heard and valued for who I am. To trust myself and my instincts.
I’ve taken the pain of a traumatic birth and the feeling of being invisible and turned it into my power.
And now I’m here to support you to do the same
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My journey into motherhood taught me that it’s ok to choose differently.
For the past 5 years, I’ve supported women to redesign their experience of birth and their daily experience of motherhood. From the mama who spoke up when she didn’t want to wear a hospital gown during labour to the mama who found the confidence to tune out the advice from friends and family and do what felt right for her and her family.
I work with women to help them find the confidence to use their voice, discover their self-worth and start believing in themselves.
I teach women to honour themselves at a time when the world is telling them everything, and everyone, else is more important.
It’s time to honour yourself.
a positive birth
The day you give birth is a day you will want to remember for the rest of your life. As your doula, I will be there supporting you, holding space for you and providing physical and emotional comfort so that it's a day you actually want to remember. A day you remember for all the right reasons.
Feel confident and empowered to give birth on your own terms
Once a caesarean is not always a caesarean. My VBAC with Confidence course will help you navigate your journey to a positive VBAC
Start your journey into motherhood feeling calm, confident and connected. Let me bring the village of old to you (minus the judgement and the ‘should do’s from Aunty Joan). As a postpartum doula, I will support you as you settle into life as a new mum, helping you as you find the best way forward for yourself and your new baby.
You’ll learn so much about pregnancy and birthing, that you’ll feel empowered by that knowledge, especially if you want to be actively involved in the decision-making process of your birth! The techniques learnt have helped me prepare and confidently birth without fear.
Hypnobirthing | Birth Centre | First time Mum Hypnobirthing really is about preparing for a positive birth regardless of the circumstances - including a lockdown due to Covid! I reached out to Claire on the day Perth went into a 5-day hard lockdown, just to check in...
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