Edwina Sharrock - Sunday, January 21, 2018
WOW, WHAT A WEEK! I can't believe I got the chance to talk to all of Australia about BIRTH BEAT GOING ONLINE and what a CRAZY ride it has been so far. I have always been passionate about Rural, Regional and Remote women and their support people having access to the very  ..Read More

My Birth Stories

Edwina Sharrock - Monday, October 30, 2017
My Birth Stories
My Birth Stories and What a Difference Antenatal Classes Made...... I am passionate about Women sharing their own birth stories. I often think when Women have really positive beautiful experiences, these are often not shared. To be honest, I do not know why this is. Is this because we  ..Read More

Pregnancy and Infant loss..... it is f**cking tough!

Edwina Sharrock - Saturday, October 14, 2017
Pregnancy and Infant loss..... it is f**cking tough!
I have been truly blessed with my two pregnancies...... As many of you know, I was as sick as a dog with Theo ( my second pregnancy ) however I have never experienced pregnancy loss. And for that I am truly thankful. The statistics are pretty remarkable 1 in 4 Women will experience a miscarr ..Read More

What to Pack for Birth

Edwina Sharrock - Thursday, December 17, 2015
Hi BB Friends, In each Birth Beat class mothers want to know what do they actually NEED in their labour bag..... so here it is! In each Birth Beat class I hand around a smallish sized bag. Inside that is everything you will need for the birth of your baby. Don't get me wro ..Read More

A tale of two very different births, both caesareans.

Edwina Sharrock - Thursday, July 16, 2015
I was always going to have a natural birth. Caesareans were for emergencies, and there was no reason I would have an emergency. My mum pushed out 3 decent sized bubs, and my dad is a country GP who once caught 11 babies in 7 days over a busy period. It was a given. Pregnancy was easy - coll ..Read More

Sleep Tips and Tricks

Edwina Sharrock - Thursday, June 25, 2015
From the first second you find out you are pregnant, you start to worry! This is called mother guilt and quite frankly it is a BITCH. Mother guilt is a demanding cruel reality of motherhood. In the Birth Beat classes we spend the afternoon discovering parenting and communica ..Read More

My Birth

Edwina Sharrock - Thursday, June 11, 2015
My Birth Yes that’s right the actual birth of ME. Not the birth of my babies! Here are the stats; I was my darling Mothers 4th Pregnancy and 4th daughter born. Spontaneous Labour 6 ½ hours Second stage (that is the pushing part) 21 mins – super effort Mum, wait til you see my weight  ..Read More

I felt like a fat bastard

Edwina Sharrock - Thursday, June 04, 2015
I felt like a fat bastard A dear friend told me this after being recently diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes. So, what is Gestational Diabetes and why did it make her feel this way? Here are some facts; What is Gestational Diabetes? This is a type of Diabetes that some women get d ..Read More

The Smug Mum

Edwina Sharrock - Thursday, May 21, 2015
Welcome to the Birth Beat blog, my first ever blog post! Blogging is new territory for me and writing my first blog has been challenging. I wasn’t sure what to write about as I have so many ideas and info I want to share with you all (I’m an over sharer), but firstly, I think sharing my own ..Read More

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