Your Online Childbirth & Parenting Course

Be prepared. be confident. be empowered. by midwives.
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Who are we?

Hayley and Gillian are highly trained and experienced midwives with over 25 years combined experience in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting. Hayley and Gillian created BirthHQ believing that every family deserves access to high quality evidence-based knowledge to prepare for the life changing journey that is parenthood. A dynamic team dedicated to providing exceptional woman centred and family focused education.

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Is it for me?

BirthHQ is designed for all expectant families whether it be your first experience of pregnancy or you have birthed before. We honour and embrace the many variations that birth encompasses. Every birth is unique and miraculous however it happens.

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What we offer

The BirthHQ childbirth course is a 100% online midwifery program. Evidence based learning available from the comfort of your own home, self-paced with 24/7 access for twelve months. Hours of video content to enhance preparation for pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. Exclusive inclusion to our BirthHQ Private Facebook Group encouraging priority communication with highly trained and experienced midwives.

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Course Modules

The BirthHQ education modules include early pregnancy, nutrition, exercise, labour and birth, unexpected outcomes, caesarean birth, active instinctive birthing skills, breastfeeding, the transition into parenthood and more!

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Did you know?

The birth education industry is unregulated meaning any person (with or without qualifications) can teach classes based on any information sources. At BirthHQ, our course is designed according to evidence and research, not opinions. Hayley and Gillian have completed the Master in Midwifery and Bachelor of Nursing programs with over 25 years combined experience and are the ones involved in birth every other day!

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What makes us different?

Become informed by two knowledgeable, experienced and passionate Registered Midwives. A range of modules accessible worldwide to complete at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home as a calm peaceful environment optimises your individual learning needs. BirthHQ provide ongoing support and guidance during pregnancy and after your birth as you continue to learn and grow with your baby as a family. 

Hayley Hall

Hayley Hall

BNurs, MMid

Hi, I’m Hayley! As a midwife and mother of four, I am in constant awe of the power of families, the power of women, the power of the mind, the power of the heart and the power of the body to carry, birth, nourish and nurture a child.

Gillian Hacking

Gillian Hacking

BNurs, MMid

Hi, I’m Gillian! As a midwife and mother of three, I have discovered the simple things like a nurturing touch, a warm smile, a kind word, a listening ear and an honest compliment can make a family’s unique journey into parenthood empowering.

Testimonials

“Thank you so much for all you have done for Chloe and me. Your support, positive attitude, sense of humour and permanent smile relieved me of so much worry and pressure. You have an amazing calmness surrounding you that immediately reassures those in your care. Please don’t ever forget the impact of the immediate reassurance and relief you bring through your optimism, positivity and calmness when you deal with your future mums. Thank you!”

-Vicky-

“Thank you for being such beautiful natured midwives. You made the birth of our baby girl Sienna that much more easier and special, we are so lucky and thankful to you.”

-Ali-

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The Umbilical Cord

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