New to the Tribe

New to the Tribe

Melbourne, VIC 3000
Member since 2018

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Description

What we do:

1.     Answer questions about how the local maternity system works.

2.     Discuss what options are available if you are trying to get pregnant, already pregnant or about ready to have your baby.

3.     Direct you to evidence-based, easy to understand resources so you can learn more after the session on your own.

4.     Provide a safe, welcoming space to have your questions answered anonymously.

 What we don’t do:

 1. Offer medical advice, specific to you or your specific pregnancy or birth situation.

We discuss common experiences in pregnancy but we are not here to diagnose or offer you our clinical experience in this setting. We both offer private, fee-for-service childbirth education in a one-to-one and group setting. If this is something you’re interested in, come see us after the session.

 2. Judge you on your decisions, questions or feelings about pregnancy and birth.  

Everyone is welcome – straight couples, gay couples, single parents, support people, people planning babies but not there yet, people who have already had their kids but maybe want to understand a little more about the system after the fact.*

 3. Try to persuade you to choose one type of birth experience over another.

This is your experience, not ours. We just want you to leave your pregnancy and birth experience feeling heard, respected and safe. How you do it is up to you.

 4. Talk about your specific pregnancy or birth experience in front of the group.

This is a generalist session. As we’ve said, we both offer private, fee-for-service childbirth education in a one-to-one and group setting. If this is something you’re interested in, come see us after the session.

 Who are we to be offering this session?

Steph has worked in the public health system as midwife for the past six years. She also runs New to the Tribe, a childbirth and parenting education program that gives back to those who miss out. Steph started “Ask the Midwife” because she passionate about education being accessible to all.

 Beccah has worked in global sexual and reproductive health for almost 15 years. She is a Registered-Nurse midwife, specialising in maternal health for refugee and non-English speaking migrant communities. Beccah started “Ask the Midwife” because she believes respectful, safe and transparent maternity care is a right, not a privilege.

 

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at New to the Tribe or organised by New to the Tribe must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by New to the Tribe.

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give New to the Tribe unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at New to the Tribe classes and events or on New to the Tribe's premises. (For use of New to the Tribe marketing materials).

3.) REFUNDS

New to the Tribe requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 

4.) CANCELLATIONS

In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy
New to the Tribe requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email New to the Tribe to organise a refund or transfer
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