Mumatopia products restocked in Handmade Heaven

Handmade Heaven

Yesterday I visited the lovely Liesa at Handmade Heaven and gave her lots of goodies to sell. Liesa is an amazing mum who owns and operates Handmade Heaven in the Old Flour Mill, in Ipswich and she also co-runs The Handmade Expo which is on once a month at the Ipswich Turf Club in Bundamba.

New study shares rural women’s experiences of labouring & giving birth on the road.

No Births Next 300 km

You don’t have to live in the outback to experience the difficulties associated with lack of local maternity services. Many of the smaller regional hospitals around the Ipswich area no longer provide any maternity care for women in labour. So, women must travel to Ipswich from Laidley, Boonah, and other regional towns.

Professional birth support (doula) Ipswich/Brisbane


Professional birth support (doula) in the Ipswich, West and South West Brisbane areas. What is a doula? Doula is Greek for “woman’s servant.” And, quite literally, the doula’s role is to serve you by providing emotional, informational and physical support to assist you in achieving your best birth. What does a doula do? Studies show… [Continue Reading]

Gentle parenting support

gentle parenting support

Find your way in parenting and come to Gentle Parenting Support. We are a community support group created by local parents, for local parents in the Ipswich/Karana areas. This group is for similar minded parents practicing Gentle Parenting – raising our children with kindness and respect. With occasional topics on the same and natural family… [Continue Reading]

Therapy and Support Services for Children (TASSC)

child playing with trucks

TASSC is a fabulous service run through  West Moreton community health. It is usually the first port of call for parents who have concerns about their child’s development. You can self-refer to TASSC by phoning Ipswich Health Services on 07 3810 1111 and asking for information on TASSC. All therapy is provided to children through… [Continue Reading]

Ipswich Women’s Centre Against Domestic Violence

IWCADV provides a range of services to the community of Ipswich and the regional communities of Gatton, Laidley, Esk, Toogoolawah, Lowood, Boonah, Goodna and Inala. The primary focus of the IWCADV is direct service provision to women and children survivors of domestic & family violence. This includes telephone information, referral and support services, court support… [Continue Reading]