At Embrace Life we have the unique expertise of a Child Health Nurse and Lactation Consultant, plus the services of midwives in our Child Health Clinic and centre.
Kyra Morris – Midwife
BaNursing, GradDip Midwifery, GradCert Child and Family Health
Kyra’s journey into midwifery and child health began 18 years ago with the birth of her first child. The experience of empowerment and wholeness evoked her passion for birth, motherhood and family.
Kyra’s passion is in empowering women in their birth experience and supporting families to raise healthy, happy children. Kyra has worked in both public and private maternity healthcare for the past 7 years and has developed professional relationships with maternity consumer groups, community health and private practitioners.
Kyra aims to provide current, holistic support to families, she is a trained Circle of Security Facilitator and runs Beers and Bubs workshops for partners wanting to support their partners during the birth experience.
Sharon Armstrong – Child Health Nurse & Lactation Consultant
Dip Applied Science Nursing, Masters of Nursing, BSc (Hons) Public Health (Health Visiting), IBCLC.
Working with parents and babies to develop confident happy families, supporting breastfeeding, sleep and behaviour.
I spent my adolescence babysitting and working with families, from this I have travelled the world working as a nanny and nursing with families from all walks of life. My greatest joy comes from seeing families discover the love of parenting and growing happy children.
What can Sharon help you with?
• Sleep and settling of your baby or toddler
• Feeding: breast, bottle or solids
• Child behaviour: toddler tantrums, toilet training
• Growth and development screening
• Parenting support and education
Sophie Falkenhagen – Child Health Clinic Midwife
BaNurs/BaMid, Dip Youth Work, EpiQ Tr Critical Care
Sophie has been a member of our Child Health team as a Midwife for 5 years and is passionate about family focused health care. She believes that maternal instinct is worth its weight in gold and strives to support families in achieving their vision of contentment and happiness.
When Sophie isn’t at the clinic as a Midwife, Sophie is also ICU nurse at Redcliffe hospital and runs Beer and Bubs workshops for Dads wanting to learn how to support their partners through birth.