Welcome to Birth Beat!

We’re here to educate and support you throughout your pregnancy, birth and early parenting journey. We help you to feel prepared, remove the fear and have your best experience possible.

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Hey there!

I’m Edwina, your online midwife.
I’m also the Founder of Birth Beat, a wife and proud Mumma of two.

Online Courses for New and Expecting Parents

Are you excited to meet your baby, but nervous about the unknowns? We’ve got you covered…

We know that pregnancy through to early parenting is an overwhelming time. There is so much contradicting information out there… blogs, social media posts, friends telling you one thing and your mother in law telling you another. We’re here to share all the evidence-based information in the one place. Discover everything you need to know at anytime, from the comfort of your own home. Birth Beat online courses offer 12 months access so you can re-watch as often as you need. Have all of your questions answered throughout your journey in a weekly Q & A session with your online Midwife and Nurse. Plus, join our rocking community of like-minded Mums and Dads in our closed VIP Facebook group.

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Discover everything you need to know to prepare, get excited and remove the fear of childbirth and caring for your newborn. You will receive over 14 hours of expert lessons from an experienced Registered Midwife. Birth Beat is the preferred provider of online birth classes for The Mater Maternity,  Hurstville Maternity  and Northshore Private.

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Discover everything you need to know about providing first aid to a newborn up to an 8 year old child, and caring for them while sick. As a member of the course, you will receive over 9 hours of expert lessons from a Nurse experienced in the Emergency Department and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. As a parent or carer, these life-saving skills are a must-have.



How to bath a newborn safely – Plus, my simple trick for no crying guaranteed!


What to do if your baby or child is choking – a must know for all parents and carers!


How to get baby into best position for birth – great for breech and posterior bubs!


Discover the 3 bags you need to pack for birth – Plus, what you need to pack in each bag!

Pregnancy In Lockdown

There's no doubt that our day-to-day lifestyle has changed majorly over the last year or so. If you’re pregnant in lockdown, or even just in these times, you may be feeling a range of emotions about how it could affect you, your baby, your pregnancy care and even your...

Burns and Scalds in Children – What to do

Burns and scalds are the leading cause of injury to children, especially toddlers. This is why it's so important to know what you can do to prevent burns and scalds, and how to manage burns and scalds. The classifications and types of burns Burns are classified by how...

4 Month Sleep Regression

Okay, first things first. Yes, the 4 month sleep regression is a real thing. However, the 4 month sleep regression is not the first regression your baby will experience, in fact, it is likely your baby will experience multiple. The ages of likely sleep regressions...

Water Birth – Everything You Need To Know

Do you want a water birth experience? Is it something you and your partner have thought about? Do you want to know if water birth is a safe option... or what the potential benefits of a could be for you? Then you’re going to love our Water Birth education module...

The 3 Bags You Need To Pack For Birth

Being prepared for childbirth can help to reduce any feelings of overwhelm. There are lots of practical things you can do to help feel prepared ahead of welcoming your new bubba into the world. For example, doing our online childbirth course or simply packing your...

Twin Pregnancy – Everything You Need To Know

The discovery of a twin pregnancy is both exciting and overwhelming! As with all pregnancies, you can help alleviate any fears by ensuring that you and your partner are educated and informed. I’ve included some of the key points and main differences about twin...


November 8th - 14th is PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety And Depression Australia) Week 2020. Perinatal anxiety and depression is a serious mental illness that many expecting and new parents experience. Statistics of perinatal anxiety and depression - Antenatal depression...

Safe Sleeping For Newborns – SIDS Awareness + Prevention

Safe sleeping for newborns and babies is so important for new parents to know. From the first second you find out you are pregnant, you start to worry... and as you can imagine, the worry increases dramatically when bub is actually born! This is called mother guilt...


The coronavirus aka covid-19 has no doubt had a major impact on the world and our day-to-day lifestyle. If you're pregnant, you may be feeling a range of emotions about how it could affect you, your baby, your pregnancy care and even your birth experience. Please keep...


I want to share my birth story with the Birth Beat Tribe because I don’t think there are enough positive c-section stories. For many women they’re associated with a traumatic birth experience, feelings of failure or disappointment that they didn’t have the birth they...

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