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Women's Physiotherapy Services


The goal of Women’s Health Physiotherapy treatment is to optimise functional recovery and promote independent, long-term management. Kindred’s Physiotherapist, Kristen, is passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle for all women.

Kristen’s aim is to provide holistic care, guidance, and self-management strategies to resolve your condition and improve your quality of life. A combined knowledge of both musculoskeletal and pelvic floor techniques enables her to provide specialised and comprehensive care.

Treatment areas include:

  • Spinal pain including neck, thoracic and lumbar spine pain;
  • Pelvic pain including pubic symphysis dysfunction, pelvic floor pain and sacroiliac joint symptoms;
  • Wrist symptoms including carpal tunnel syndrome;
  • Abdominal wall complaints including abdominal muscle separation and ligamentous pain; and
  • Sexual dysfunction and pain including bladder pain, painful intercourse, vaginismus, vulvodynia and pudendal neuralgia.


Services include:

  • Antenatal and postnatal education including education and practical advice for pregnancy, birth, postnatal recovery and pelvic floor rehabilitation;
  • Pre and post-op management including advice and treatment as part of pre-operative preparations and post-operative recovery for gynaecological conditions and procedures including post caesarean section recovery;
  • Return to sport assessment and guidance including guidance on safe exercise in pregnancy, postnatal return to sport, core strengthening and rehabilitation programs;
  • Baby massage with either small classes or individual instruction on baby handling and development and baby massage; and
  • TENS for hire from 36 weeks gestation. Hire cost includes a 20-minute practical session to explain the role and application of TENS during birth.

Call 07 3188 7915

to naturally maintain optimal health throughout conception, pregnancy & beyond


Suzanne Sunner is an experienced womens health natural therapist, and will be joining Kindred as an acupuncturist in March 2019.

Suzzanne is a dedicated, results driven acupuncturist who has an extensive background in natural health therapies. A strong advocate of healthy lifestyle, Suzzanne values the importance of balance both in life and in treatments administered to clients.

Since and during completion of her Bachelor’s degree in Acupuncture, Suzzanne has developed a strong interest in treating and managing women’s health issues with a pronounced focus on pre and post-natal care. In her experience she finds this field ultimately rewarding through the connection she makes with people, partners and their families.

Acupuncture can be helpful with the following conditions:

  • Nausea/vomiting/morning sickness (excluding hyperemesis)
  • Indigestion/reflux
  • Constipation
  • Musculo-skeletal conditions and physical pain (SPD/low back pain etc).
  • Fatigue and exhaustion
  • Insomnia
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Anxiety/depression
  • Excessive vaginal discharge
  • Sinusitis
  • Oedema/excess swelling
  • Breech and posterior positions
  • Induction of labour and preparing for birth
  • Postnatal treatment- night sweats, mastitis, depression, persistent uterine bleeding, after pains, breast feeding problems
  • Fertility and IVF support

To make a booking with Suzanne please contact Kindred on 07 3318 7915 or BOOK ONLINE HERE

Counselling Service promoting mental health, emotional well-being and adjustment throughout motherhood.


Becoming a mother can be one of the biggest challenges we face in life and we often need that extra little support. Many mums struggle with fertility loss, miscarriage, traumatic births, breastfeeding that didn’t work out, loss of identity and changes in your relationship with your partner, difficulties managing your toddler’s behaviours, especially if you have a new born.

Karen O’Mara has over 25 years experience working with families, and understands the issues that often face new mothers in their adjustment to motherhood.  Karen help mums through the adjustment to matresence, but also in the area of parenting support for toddlers and older children.

As a qualified clinical social worker Karen helps mums through;

  • providing you with a safe space where you can feel heard and have your feelings validated

  • normalising your experience of motherhood to help you feel less alone

  • supporting you to talk through your feelings and experiences that have left you feeling sad, depressed, anxious, angry etc

  • connecting you with other mums so you can build your village of support

  • providing you with evidence-based information so you can make informed decisions about your mothering

    To make a booking to see Karen, please head to BOOK HERE

Support and education at home with your baby

Postnatal home visits

Kindred Midwifery offers in-home consultations for new parents, within six weeks of having a baby.

We understand that the transition period of bringing a new baby home can be a big change for a family, even when it isn’t the first time.

Midwives offer support, education, clinical assessment and practical advice for parents and newborns.

Midwifery home visits attract a medicare rebate and are available to all families, regardless of where or with whom you had your care.

Home visits are charged at $120 (plus $30 travel fee if outside Brisbane City Council). Rebate information can be found on ‘our fees’ page.

Home visits are available beyond six weeks, however do not attract any medicare rebates.

Home visits can be purchased as a package and gift vouchers are available. Please contact us for more information.

Postnatal home visits include:

  • Assessment and advice regarding postnatal recovery for women
  • Newborn examinations including weight for babies
  • Support and education about newborn behaviours and parenting
  • Feeding, sleep and settling advice
  • Referral to other community services for ongoing support as required

Call 07 3188 7915

Enabling families to make informed decisions and feel supported


At Kindred, we are passionate about the journey.

For us, it’s not enough just to provide clinical care during pregnancy – we want to prepare people to be parents. We want to facilitate the transition, and admire the change.

Education and support is an invaluable part of the journey, and we have specifically designed our education sessions to be small in size, casual, discussion based and interactive.

Our education sessions are available in person and online. In person sessions are either in small groups (subject to availability) or one-on-one with a midwife. Our online course can be accessed by anyone, at any time during pregnancy.

Option 1: Antenatal class group session: Weekend sessions run on the second Saturday of the month from 1pm-5.30pm with afternoon tea provided, and the cost is $300 per couple. (Max 6 couples per group). Bookings can be made via our admin team. These often book out approximately 4 months in advance.

Option 2: online course and one-on-one session with midwife. This includes the online version of our group class. It is pre-recorded and sent with powerpoint presentation, so you can listen to them in the comfort of your own home at a time that suits you. Following listening to the online class, you will be booked in for a 90min consultation with one our midwives to go through questions, tailor what you need to know about your own personal situation and preference, and learn some hands on skills for taking your baby home. This option costs $150 and bookings can be made via our admin team.

Our classes also includes a video tour of Mater Mothers Private Hospital. If you would like to access a video tour only, please ask our admin team.

Education Modules:

Labour & Birth.
We are keen to build your understanding of the physical changes that occur during labour and birth, the impact of hormones and enable you to feel comfortable and confident with the process. We don’t sit on mats and hum, we don’t practice breathing techniques – we talk through the process, we remove the fear; we simply explain.

Fourth Trimester.
No, we aren’t going to make your pregnancy longer. Yes, fourth trimester is a valid period during your transition to parenthood and in actual fact, the most important one to feel educated and supported during. This includes information on what to expect as you get used to being parents, while you baby gets used to being in the world. We teach practical skills such as feeding, nappy changes, bathing, settling, safe sleeping during this session.

Making Informed Decisions.
We are strong believers in ensuring you feel comfortable to make decisions about your journey to becoming parents, that you feel are best for you. It’s not up to us to decide these things, but rather our job to give you all the information and support you in your preferences. This class focuses on options such as medicated pain relief, induction of labour, cesarean sections, and all situations where we want you to be able to make informed decisions.


Contact us for education times
or call 07 3188 7915

Because having a newborn is unpredictable

Drop-in and weigh your babe

Having booked appointment times and a newborn is not always an ideal combination.

We know that life with a newborn brings days that are smooth, and others that are not so, and while it is important that you have check ups, it is more important that you have them at times that suit your unpredictable world.

Kindred has self-weigh and drop-in clinics where no appointment is needed and if you can’t make it that day, just drop in when you can.

These clinics are free of charge and involve:

  • baby weigh facilitates
  • tea station
  • ability to chat to a midwife and book full a consultation if needed.

Call 07 3188 7915