The Sydney Pregnancy Centre aims to work alongside women’s primary care giver providing complimentary therapies specialising in preconception, fertility and pre and post natal care.
Yoga Teacher, Birth Educator, Calmbirth® Practitioner, Doula, Civil Celebrant
Kylie Hennessy BSc.
The founder and owner of Sydney Pregnancy Centre, Kylie Hennessey, is a teacher and practitioner of yoga with over 15 years experience, who is a qualified Childbirth Educator and doula through Birthing Rites Australia. Kylie, after training with Peter Jackson in Bowral, offers the Calmbirth course; which teaches relaxation, breathing and meditation skills for labour, birth and life; while also running our popular pre-natal yoga classes which improves general wellbeing for mother and baby. Kylie offers doula services, yoga for birth workshops and birth preparation and education, as well as being a mother to three beautiful children.
The resident Acupuncturist and Herbalist is a highly trained and registered acupuncturist specialising in pregnancy and childbirth with a keen interest in pre-conception care, fertility and IVF support, women’s health and post-natal care. Prudence has completed extensive training with teachers such as Debra Betts, specialist pregnancy acupuncturist, and receives referrals to her successful business “Olive Tree Acupuncture” at the Sydney Pregnancy Centre, from leading hospitals and birth centres over Sydney, she also runs the popular ‘Acupressure for labour’ workshop. Prudence is currently conducting her own research in pre-birth acupuncture treatments which has shown the following:
- reduced time spent in labour
- reduction of medical intervention and induction
- reduced rate of c sections
Prudence understands the overwhelming privilege of being a parent as well as the joy of carrying and birthing a baby which brings a personal feeling to each treatment. Prudence is known for her Japanese style of needling using a gentle technique with very fine needles.
Birth Educator, Calmbirth® Practitioner, Doula and Massage Therapist
Erika Elliott is a blessed and happy mother who is eternally grateful for the new paths that motherhood opened up for her. In 2005, Erika trained extensively with Marie Burrows, Birthing Rites Australia, has been consistently supporting births in the role of a professional Doula and facilitating childbirth education classes ever since. In 2007, she trained with Peter Jackson and commenced Calmbirth® classes at the Sydney Pregnancy Centre. Most recently, Erika has begun the journey of becoming a Birthing From Within birth mentor and is offering regular classes at SPC. She is also offers pre & post natal massage, birth photography and Blessing way Ceremonies.
“My passion is to encourage parents to find their voice and follow their hearts as they prepare the way for their baby and their new lives as parents”.