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This event is all about expert speakers, interesting information and a unique, extremely thought provoking film!

Come on IN at 5.00 - 5.15 pm, make yourself a cuppa and grab a yummy afternoon tea treat!

Enjoy listening to our Expert Guest Speakers from 5.30 - 6.20 pm.

(Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Addiction Healing, Natalie Meades' personal journey to recovery and freebirth, Trauma Healing and getting healthy in Relationships).

After our speakers, sit back and relax for Newcastle's FIRST ever premiere of the film "In Utero".

At intermission, help yourself to a plate of home cooked treats for supper and take your Q&A opportunity with our speakers.

After the film please stay for an audience interactive and stimulating film discussion - our guests experts will be available to continue answering any questions and they will be joining in the film discussion too :)

At 8.30 pm there are amazing raffle prizes to be handed out and then a satisfying home time!

100% of event profits and raised funds are being donated to local Breastfeeding and Birth Support groups (Three local breastfeeding groups, The Friends of Belmont and The Hunter Positive Birth Support Group).

And to help you to help US, raise money, there are many fun and lavish prizes to be won! 


Welcome to Newcastle's 'How Our Life was Shaped ' Health and Film Night! This is an event for anyone curious about their lifes' experiences, their healing journey, humanity, relationship healing, trauma healing, conscious conception, babies in the womb and much, much more !

No matter what draws you into this event, you will be sure to have an eye opening experience and learn something valuable about yourself or your relationships with others! And because it is run by passionate birthies, be prepared to hear about birth too :)

Expert Speakers include: 

Cheree Sheldon, Expert Naturopath (specialising in pregnancy and womens' health). 

Adriana Bellicanta, from Adamstown Traditional Acupuncture. Adriana is currently training midwives to utilise acupuncture with pregnant women.

Ben Mcllroy: from the The Shift Evolution: Ben is a Trauma Healing Expert. Ben says: "When you reach your ultimate psychological state, you can be free to enjoy life to its fullest". Come and hear some great trauma healing tips.

Rita Barnett: from Newcastle Counselling Service: "Relationships, intimacy and trust are precious". Lots of great tips in this presentation.

Natalie Meade: Creator and Manager of the Hunter Birth Education Centre, Natalie is an Independent Birth Education Specialist. From Natalie: "I will be sharing my personal journey of trauma, addiction, healing and birth :) I will also share how my journey led me to be such a passionate advocate for womens' rights, families choices and for midwifery led care".


As it is a fairly long event (speakers + film) it is preferable that babies/toddlers/children may prefer time at home with a carer.

But we do not want anyone with children to miss out!! We will welcome babes in arms and older children, we simply request that parents move quickly to the foyer to allow other guests to clearly hear speakers.


Park in Charlestown Square carpark and bring your ticket to the event and will be validated for free parking (validating ticket machine in the lobby of the event)

(Park at the end of the Charlestown Square where the ten pin bowling is)/Dudly end.

Please note: The emphasis of the event is on information, support and education - not product sales.


5.00 - 5.15 Cup of tea, slice, & raffle ticket purchases. Take a seat.

5.30 Naturopath Cheree Sheldon begins the night with health tips - applicable to us all!

5.35 Adrianna Bellicanta shares about Acupuncture

5.40 Natalie Meade shares her personal story as your host.

5.50 Ben talks to us about trauma and healing

6.05 Rita introduces herself & shares great relationship tips

6.20 Feature film "In Utero" begins

7.10 - 7.40 Supper, raffle purchases, ask speakers questions

7.40 - 8.15 Final part of the film "In Utero"

8.15 - 8.30 Film discussion + question time with speakers.

8.30 - 8.45 Raffles prize announcements 

8.45 Mingle and home time

9.00 Doors close, sweep up!


Lucky door prizes: Cook Books by the wonderful Mel from MG HERBS :)


* A complete 90 days, one to one, personalised Fertility Health Coaching Program valued at $1,200. We are so lucky to have Lisa Finch recently fully qualified and able to gift one of her first clients running through this program (especially designed by Fertility Expert, Doctor Stephanie Daniel). #FlowMumma

* A DREAM, Romantic two night Glamping with all the 'Bells and Whistles' included, thanks to #GlampINN the Hunter (value 295).

* An AMAZING prize - a full portrait, twenty images included, service by the amazing #JessicaRossPhoto photography (value over 700).

* A full 1.5 hour Acupuncture Session. Thank you to expert acupuncturist Adrianna Bellicanta who is... also one of our guest speakers on the night. Did you know Adrianna is currently training midwives in acupuncture for application in the antenatal clinics?! We are excited! #AdamstownTraditionalAcupuncture
* An all inclusive Placenta Encapsulation Package valued at $255, the prize includes personal pick up and delivery, capsules, cord keepsake, placenta art print and photos throughout. Thank you Kathyrn Wallace from #FourthTrimesterEncapsulationNewcastle for this amazing and unique prize.
* A complete One Day Birth Skills Course (Value $160) (including hypnosis, mindfulness and antenatal education). Valid until you are ready, Thank you (Me)Natalie Meade #HunterBirthEducationCentre
* A 90 minute Reiki Session with Master Trainer Reiki Expert Yvonne Veronica Higgins from www.reikinewcastle.com.au
* A full one hour Kinesiology Session with Debbie Quirke #holistickinesiology.au
* A five session Infant Massage Course, valid until you are ready. Thank you Rochelle Dorman , Infant Massage Newcastle. (value 150).
* A beautiful, luxurious float session, Thank you Trish Wallace #NewcastleFloatCentre
* A full Kinesiology Session from the wonderful Camille Addison, #NewcastleKinesiologyPractice
* A fun and interesting prize, where the winner gets a free table to try their hand at running their own market stall! Valid for any of the markets in 2018! Thank you to the lovely Jennifer at #MyKidsMarketNSW
* A five session pass to enjoy buoyant and fun exercise during any upcoming pregnancy with Sue and #EmbraceAquanatal (value 100). Valid until you are ready.
The night will also be filled with all sorts of other free gifts and treats, thanks to Julie Thornton #Aromamumma and http://www.baobag.com.au/

Newcastle "How our Life was Shaped" Health and Film Night

Saturday 11 November 2017

Ticket Sales Closed

This event is no longer on sale