Dr Melinda Webb is a mother of two young adults. She is an acupuncturist and Chinese medicine herbalist. Since 2008, Melinda has been a doula and enjoys preparing, educating and supporting women and their partners through their perinatal period. In 2017, Melinda became a registered Calmbirth Educator, and she runs her own health care clinic the Art of Health & Wellbeing in Rozelle, Sydney.
Melinda’s passion for women’s health, as well as her studies in natural healing, pregnancy and birth techniques over the past 8 years, have given Melinda a unique understanding of the female body and spirit. Using Chinese medicine, Melinda works in fertility, prenatal and postnatal care and she also works with babies and children. She treats all female health concerns. Melinda integrates traditional and complementary care to improve and maintain her client’s well being. She blends all of this into her care of her doula clients too.
Melinda provides optimum client care both in the prenatal and postnatal period. She works alongside midwives and obstetricians using acupressure and acupuncture in the hospital setting and at the home with her clients. She has a family restaurant business and uses her knowledge of this combined with Chinese medicine and herbs to create tailored meals for her doula clients. She explains that ‘food is medicine’ for her doula clients.