Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond

Well Woman provides assistance pregnancy, birth & beyond addressing fertility concerns, common pregnancy conditions, birth preparation and breastfeeding support in this woman’s health specialty. Lainey Pedley is a Midwife acupuncturist & Doctor of Chinese Medicine, who has worked as a clinical midwife specialist in a birthing centre run by midwives at a large hospital in Melbourne. She works with women wishing to achieve a natural birth (including water births) after an uncomplicated pregnancy and those with more challenging pregnancies. She is able to assist with

  • Preconception Care
  • Natural Fertility Support
  • Sub fertility & IVF support
  • Pregnancy advice
  • Birthing Workshops
  • Postpartum care
  • Lactation Support

Lainey has worked as a midwife for over 13 years, specializing in pregnancy, labour and birth. In addition she has extensive experience working with women whose pregnancies are considered high risk. She has a close rapport with a number of obstetricians who find her work with couples of benefit and provide a large referral base.

Lainey provides preconception and pregnancy advice to improve health at conception and throughout the course of pregnancy. She assists couples facing any fertility concerns, maintaining pregnancy after recurrent miscarriage and maintains health and wellness during the progression through their pregnancies. She will give accurate and comprehensive advice and treatment to aid cervical ripening, induction and improving baby’s position for birth. She prepares couples extensively for their birth journey during her weekend Birthing Workshops.

She is certified in advanced lactation and has assisted many women whilst establishing breastfeeding and dealing with any conditions related to poor attachment, mastitis or engorgement.

Midwifery and TCM acupuncture are her passions and go hand in hand, allowing her to provide the best possible assistance during this joyful, yet sometimes challenging event in life.

Private health rebates are available through most health funds for both her acupuncture treatments and birthing classes.