Jenny is an independent birthworker, birth educator, bodyworker and now Spinning Babies® Approved Trainer. She has been supporting women and families through natural birth at home since 1980. Her birthwork focuses on cultivating body awareness, self-help skills and self-responsibility - to realise potential in birth and reduce trauma for mothers, parents, the baby and care providers. Her bodywork practice specialises in pelvic bodywork for wellbeing, balance, comfort and healing. Jenny has been teaching body-oriented Birthwork workshops to professionals, bodyworkers and parents for over 15 years, both in Australia and overseas, often co-teaching with Fiona Hallinan for the ‘Creative Ways of Making Space for Babies’ Workshop Series. Jenny is also project co-ordinator for Lao Birthwork, teaching hands-on and emergency skills to health staff in remote areas of Northern Laos.
She lives in the Australian bush with her partner. They are parents of 3 grown adults and have 3 grandchildren.
Jenny is also an author - Birthwork and The Down to Earth Birth Book, and filmmaker - A World of Birthworkers, The Big Stretch and The Big Stretch Sequel.
You can contact Jenny through http://www.birthwork.com