Claire Eccleston

Claire Eccleston is the mother of 3 beautiful children, and began her journey into birth work as a doula in Australia in 2001. She then moved to New Zealand to study and practice in homebirth midwifery. Claire has worked as a midwife predominately in homebirth and also in the hospital since 2008. She has seen and experienced the effects that gentle hands-on practical skills can have on mother and families experiences of birth and also birth outcomes. 


Claire is an approved Spinning Babies (R) trainer. She loves this work and can see the impact that Spinning Babies (R) has at changing birth on earth.


Claire is also an experienced childbirth educator and pregnancy yoga teacher, and she works for the New Zealand College of Midwives education team. 

She also presents at conferences and will be presenting at the internal Confederation on Midwives conference in 2020. In addition she has been a co-presenter for a doula training in Brazil.


Claire is also a qualified Biodynamic Craniosacral therapist specializing in pregnancy, birth and working with doulas and midwives. She will be able to offer individual sessions while she is in Norway. 

Claire Eccleston's Teaching

Claire Eccleston's Spinning Babies Workshop in September 2022 is included in DOULASKOLEN. Read more about the workshop here.