Mother Nurture Training ©

Mother Nurture ©

For the development & enrichment of your work with new mother’s

If you work with families in the perinatal period, whether as a yoga teacher, doula, antenatal teacher, midwife or massage therapist, this training will inform and enrich your present work with expecting parents & new mothers, both one:one and in group settings.

All training is held live online by me, Lynn Murphy, and I’m delighted to share with you my passion and knowledge from over 30 years experience within the birthworld.

For full course details and to book please visit my dedicated website here you can read more about Mother Nurture training and how to apply for this Autumn!


Autumn 2022 

3 Days & one evening in October – 25hr Live Online Training over 3 weeks

Cost £495 other payment options available on request9

i.e. instalments or assisted place if availability


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This training will inform and enrich your present work. You will develop a range of abilities to support the new mother & baby bonding process; these practical and deceptively simple techniques are designed to support more relaxed parenting that in turn helps mothers and babies thrive.

For many new mums, life with a small baby can be a very challenging time, good support can make all the difference. Observing how a mother grows in confidence and how her relationship with her baby blossoms in a supportive environment is incredibly rewarding.

Our focus will be the new mother’s wellbeing, looking at all aspects of the transition into motherhood – Matrescence – the process of becoming a mother and the ongoing journey. We will explore the many aspects of this transition – from the emotional impact through to the recovery of the core muscles after birth, weaving these threads together into a strong structure of support.


“Thank you Lynn for a deeply nourishing and inspiring few days spent garnering your immense wisdom and knowledge on the new baby & me training. It was a deep and humbling journey into the perspective of a new parent, but also the baby as they transition from womb to world.

This course serves for a deeper understanding into how to hold space with empathy and compassion whilst offering practical ways to assist new parents find their way, gain confidence and honour their role as a parent.

I would highly recommend this training if you already teach postnatal yoga as a way of enhancing your postnatal offerings beyond the asana practice.”

— Yolande Diver, Yoga Teacher & Doula

“It was such a true privilege to finally have this incredible opportunity to train with Lynn. She is an exceptionally gifted facilitator whose freedom of spirit, creativity and exquisite use of language, allowed for a unique exploration of motherhood throughout this training. Her vast experience of working with new mothers has furnished her with a profound understanding of their needs and many challenges, as they navigate their way through the greatest transformation of their lives. Over the weeks, Lynn quietly nurtured all participants on the course, in total alignment with their individual needs and personalities. At every opportunity she encouraged the freedom to explore, tapping in at all times to the use of our most accessible resources, those of our senses. As we meandered our way together through the important material covered, we added layer upon layer to the invaluable toolkit we created. The content of the course & support material, so beautifully produced, has been exceptionally helpful in the development of our work as birth workers.
An ABSOLUTE MUST for all Birth Workers & Supporters of Women ”                            
— Megan Sheppard, Mother, Midwife, Birth Worker – Dublin, Ireland

Mentorship Programme 

Mentorship and Coaching available by application.

Support for You in Your Role Supporting Others

This is for those of you who work with new mothers within your role as a yoga teacher, doula, therapist, etc. As well as any role that takes you into the lives of new mothers and women more generally Limited numbers for a intimate and nourishing group where all feel heard. Limited spaces for 1:1 mentorships opening in September

I will also open up Mentorship Group, a rolling 4 months, later in the year.

  • Two hour online monthly session looking at topics of importance including body work, recorded.

  • Monthly meet up online, following the above session, for you to pose your questions and for us to explore finding possible answers.

  • Access to my online women’s evening yoga class live or recorded.

  • Support available throughout via email plus a group space for connecting by agreement

  • Sharing of my extensive resources and recommendations on working with new mothers & babies

  • One to one session prior to start of group to share were you as an individual on your journey.

The aim is to give you, the facilitator of groups for women and new mothers, the space to reflect more closely on your role and the development of your own unique voice and skill set. We will explore how to facilitate groups, appreciating the power of women supporting women. This will give you the space to gain support from other women and share your skill base and experience’s. 

Working in the fields that you do you may well work in isolation from others. here we will create a circle of support, which will include nourishment for you in the form of breath and movement work plus topics that are of interest. Possibly most important will be the support you can give one another as you share your experiences. 

“Lynn’s course has been a wonderful chance to deepen my understanding and reflect on my work supporting new families and their babies. Over the three days we were encouraged to really explore how we can support women in a holistic sense – physically, emotionally and through the information we share. It really allowed me to connect up lots of different areas I had previously had an interest in: touch, breath work, body work and always listening, there were lots of aha moments and it has really enriched my practice as a postnatal doula, a sling consultant and as someone running a postnatal group. Lynn’s wisdom and compassion is so inspiring and the course is delivered in such an open hearted and generous atmosphere. I have really loved learning with her and would highly recommend the course to anyone who is or is thinking of working with new families. Thank you Lynn.”Katherine, Postnatal Doula
“Hi Lynn, thank you for two enriching days, I so appreciated your way of teaching and how you see and share things. I love working with women in general and I’m more and more convinced about the benefit of the yoga approach during pregnancy and postpartum. I felt pretty blessed for being there and have now the opportunity to share something so precious with other women. Thank you.”   Diana, Yoga Teacher – Brussels

Thank you for facilitating such a brilliant course. It was so useful for me both personally and professionally and you are such a supportive, caring and inclusive teacher. I also liked the fact that everything you shared with us was so pared down and simple. It felt like such a nourishing few days despite the traveling and full days, I actually felt so rested after each day and I have so much food for thought for planning for the future of the Birth Companions post-natal support groups. On a personal and human level, the course reminded me to hug more, be helped as well as help and approach all things with compassion and kindness.

Emma, Birth Companions

Many thanks for yesterday, lots of food for thought! I will be spending this afternoon on my new antenatal classes coming up next week and look forward to weaving in some of what we have been discussing and learning about in your course. It’s so refreshing  to learn new information and ways to present it differently/more creatively. Even though I have been doing midwifery for many years, it’s a huge subject and always fascinating learning new things and hearing from others about there knowledge and experiences. I think as a group we worked and learnt well together, thank you for facilitating it so expertly Lynn, we will have all hugely benefited from the time you spent with us, teaching us, guiding us and making us think!!

Alison, Midwife

I so enjoyed my three days training at The Active Birth Centre- a place I had longed to visit having read so much about the fabulous and inspiring work that goes on there. I was not disappointed. I spent three wonderful days there in the company of inspiring women from diverse backgrounds in midwifery, yoga and doulas. Under the guidance and nurturing of Lynn Murphy- a truly gifted facilitator- we were taken on a journey of self reflection and discovery. Lynn’s long working career of working with mums in the postnatal period really shone through. She facilitated a great course both in content and style. I left feeling I had gained a huge amount of information, tools and exercises that I can use in my work both in a one to one setting and in group work. Thank you Lynn for sharing your knowledge and wisdom so beautifully.

 Christina Johnson, BSc MSC Health Psychologist, Doula 

It was a pleasure to meet and learn from you. You have an amazing way of looking at giving care and empowerment to women and I feel you have changed my practice forever. Such a refreshing change to learn from someone who is clearly so passionate about the job they do…and so made for it!

Sarah Smith, Midwife

Thanks so much, again, for this wonderful  3 days. I am really over the moon and can’t stop thanking the universe. My expectations were over met! Beyond what I could imagine.  I was not expecting it to be so inspiring and rich in terms of information. I just loved it! I feel empowered!

Ana, Doula



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