Welcome to

BirthFIT Ireland

Be fit. Be BirthFIT.

The first midwife-run pregnancy wellness studio in Ireland to offer education, well-being workshops and fitness classes to pregnant mothers (and their partners)

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About Me

My name is Aleanbh Cox. I have always been interested in the miracle of childbirth and the inner strength that women possess, sometimes unknowingly. As a midwife for over a decade, I have seen the amazing strength that women have. But I have also seen how birth can be for those who go into labour in a state of fear, worry or even unprepared.

It is for this reason that I founded BirthFIT Ireland. I provide a wide range of workshops and classes to expecting couples and new parents which will better prepare you mentally and physically for the pregnancy, birth and postnatal period. There are a range of classes for you to choose from. Please refer to the 'Classes' tab to see the list of upcoming classes/ workshops. 

I am a registered midwife, but above all, I am a mother to two beautiful little girls. I studied midwifery in Trinity College Dublin and trained in the Coombe Women's and Infants University Hospital, Dublin.  In addition, I have completed training and obtained diplomas in Hypnobirthing, Antenatal Yoga and Baby Massage. Also, I am proud to say that I am the first in Ireland to be a certified Spinning Babies® Parent Educator! 

As a mother to 2 beautiful girls, I have experienced 2 completely different births: One an Emergency C/S and one a beautiful (almost) homebirth. And I put the beautiful & calm (almost) homebirth down to my preparation…Hypnobirthing & Spinning Babies techniques. ​

I have worked as a 'second midwife', attending and assisting with homebirths provided by the Self-employed midwives of the HSE in the Dublin area. I am also a volunteer with AIMS Ireland and help women in their recovery during the postnatal journey. Sometimes women have questions about their birth or need clarification on their maternity notes. I help them to better understand the events during their birth in the hospital.

 
 

Services

Do you have a fear of birth?  Do you wonder how your partner will help you during labour and birth?

Do you want evidence-based information given in an easy to understand format?

Ireland's very first Spinning Babies Parent class! Help your baby get into the best position for birth. Learn techniques and daily exercises to help make more room for the baby. In return, birth will be easier and smoother.

Antenatal classes are the perfect way to prepare yourself with evidence-based information about pregnancy & birth

Breastfeed with confidence! Practical tips and advice for mothers who intend to breastfeed

 

Testimonials

“It was a very positive atmosphere, and the fact that Aleanbh is a practicing midwife was very reassuring, as was all the useful information she shared.”

Birth Stories

 

Contact Me

If your question has not been answered, I would be delighted to speak with you. 

 

Please feel free to contact me, either by email at info@birthfit.ie or ring me on 087.228.2889. 

087.228.2889
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