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Being pregnant and giving birth is one of the most amazing and at the same time, one of the most daunting experiences you will have as a woman. This retreat will prepare you and your baby for birth, both physically and emotionally. It will help you to get in touch with your inner strength and intuition to make you feel empowered to give birth your way.


Nicole, a highly experienced and renowned midwife, and Anneriek, an exceptional yoga teacher, have joined forces to create this unique retreat just for you. They will take you on a journey where stories will be shared, questions will be answered, information will be provided and where both your body and your mind will be nurtured so that you will be better prepared to enjoy your birthing experience.

This retreat times:

Day 1: Saturday 8.30AM start and 8PM finish.

Day 2: Sunday  8.30AM start and 3.30PM finish. Your partner/Support person is welcome to join Sunday after lunch.

Cost: 1 day $225, 2 days $400, including all food and accomodation. A $100 deposit is required to secure your spot. Check with your health insurer to see if you are eligible to claim for "pregnancy related services".

About Nicole

Nicole is a qualified midwife and maternal and child health nurse and mother of three who has been providing childbirth education since 2000. Nicole believes every parent should receive the information and support to ensure that they have the best possible birth experience.

About Anneriek

Anneriek is a mother of two and has been teaching yoga for over 15 years, completed over 1000 hours of training, and is certified in both Ashtanga Vinyasa and Yin yoga. She is a Level 3 Senior Registered Teacher. Anneriek is passionate to share her  joy for yoga to create healthy bodies and peaceful minds and to help find a lightness in living.


Anneriek’s beautiful property in Cattai, NSW. 50 minutes outside Sydney CBD.


1 day: $225

2 days: $400

Including all beautiful healthy vegetarian meals. Including accomodation for 2 day retreat.

For Who

Suitable for women in all stages of pregnancy.


Saturday 9AM start and Sunday 3.30PM finish. A detailed schedule will be provided at the start of the retreat. All meals are included. 

Your partner/Support person is welcome to join Sunday after lunch.



Shared accomodation is included



Contact Anneriek on 0439 886 185 or

We welcome participants into a beautiful rural property, which creates a trusting and open environment to learn, share and explore. This retreat is suitable for women in all stages of pregnancy. Group size will be kept to a limited number. 


This holistic birth retreat includes:

Day 1:

  • The physiology of giving birth and active birth guidelines

  • Preparing for birth 

  • Working with your pain, including drug free pain relief

  • How to manage interventions during birth

  • The birth experience for baby and the early days

  • Guided breath work and meditation

  • An essential oil session to understand which oils help you during labor and birth process

  • Yoga session to prepare for birth

Day 2:​

  • Developing your birth plan (session optional with your support person)

  • Recovery from birth and breastfeeding

  • What about baby: The birth experience for baby and the early days

  • Yoga session to recover from birth

  • Mindfulness and the power of gratitude

And also:

  • Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner, drinks and snacks. All freshly made for you.

  • A beautiful space and accommodation surrounded by a peaceful and quiet valley

  • Swim in the salt water pool, relax in the entertainment area or go for a walk in the beautiful surrounding hills 


Book in using the "Buy Now" button or contact Anneriek A non refundable $100 deposit is required to secure your spot. Payment in full to be made 14 days before the start of the retreat.


Many health funds provide cover for antenatal preparation. Please contact your fund to see if you are eligible to claim for "pregnancy related services". 

Payments can be made via cash, bank transfer or secure credit card payment. Payment plans can be organised.

Bank details:  

  • Commonwealth Bank Windsor

  • Account name:  Johanna Favelle

  • BSB:     062 622

  • Account no:     10409912

Please put your full name as reference

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