GOLD Speakers


Jenny Blyth, Independent Birth Educator & Bodyworker

  • Speaker Type: The Labour & Birth Toolkit: Strategies, Techniques & Support Lecture Pack
  • Country: Australia

Jenny Blyth has been supporting women & parents through natural birth for over 40 years. She is an independent birth educator, birthworker, bodyworker, Associate Practitioner of Ortho-Bionomy, Spinning Babies® Approved Trainer, Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioner & Trainer, & Internal Pelvic Release Work Practitioner & Trainer. Her particular focus is on body awareness & body preparation for birth & recovery, & encouraging greater self-responsibility in parents - to realise potential in birth & reduce birth trauma. She specialises in pelvic bodywork for wellbeing, balance, comfort & healing. Other birthwork interests include nourishing birthing wisdom & challenging beliefs & assumptions about birth care. Jenny regularly facilitates workshops in Australia & overseas. She is project co-ordinator for Lao Birthwork, teaching hands-on & emergency skills to health staff in remote areas of Northern Laos. She is also an author – The Down to Earth Birth Book, Birthwork - & filmmaker -The Big Stretch films & A World of Birthworkers. Jenny lives in the Australian bush with her partner, and is the mother of 3 grown children and grandmother of 3.