Belongil Birth Retreat

Empowered birth by making informed decisions


We are happy to announce up and coming Birth Retreats which will be held at Away on Belongil in September, October, November, December and January. These retreats consist of a 7 day, 5 star birth retreat in Byron Bay for couples, singles, friends and family. Please go to for more information, enquiries or bookings.

Together with Karin Ecker and professional midwives, they encourage parents to be to make informed decisions about pregnancy and childbirth choices. The educational and nurturing birth retreats aim to physically and emotionally empower parents to create the birth environment they feel most safe in as well as being supported within the medical system.


At the retreat you will experience:

  • Pregnancy yoga
  • Meditation
  • Dance
  • Relaxation and visualization
  • Information about Models of Care
  • Information about interventions
  • Talk about Choices in Childbirth
  • Interactive sessions on personal preference and circumstances
  • Discussion about communication with Health Professionals
  • Guest speakers on nutrition and body awareness and assistance of essential oils during pregnancy and birth


Your benefits:

  • Confidence
  • Innate trust in the body
  • Relaxation skills aiming to minimize anxiety during birth
  • Breathing skills as a tool for labor
  • Knowledge about different models of care and therefore being able to make informed choices
  • Navigating within the medical system with appropriate communication skills
  • Formation of supportive networks
  • A healthy baby and a happy mother




Away at Byron Bay are only hosting the retreats; NOT organizing bookings, enquiries or other. Please go to for more information or email Karin at for questions and enquiries. Thank you!


Don’t worry, Away at Byron Bay will never sell or pass on your personal information