making life easier for
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About Patricia Weldon

Chartered Physiotherapist, Trinity College, Prenatal & Birth Therapist, QQI Train the Trainer Qualification, 36 years clinical experience.


Patricia Weldon is a Chartered Physiotherapist, a Prenatal & Birth therapist and a mother of four children. She has spent a life time working with mothers and babies. With 36 years clinical experience in many different clinical settings and as part of a multidisciplinary early intervention team, Patricia takes a holistic view on health, healing and development. She is passionate about helping parents with their new born babies and children.

Patricia graduated from Dublin School of Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin 1983. She is long time member of I.S.C.P.,  Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and is a member of the CPP Paediatric special interest group

As a newly qualified physiotherapist, Patricia went to Malawi with Volunteer Service Overseas, where she worked with mothers and babies in a large hospital in Blantyre.  It was a truly amazing experience. Her time there opened her eyes to a whole new way of working with mothers and babies.

Herself a mother of four, Patricia fully understands what it is to be a parent and a mother. She also understands what it is to be a baby finding your way in life. Her mission through Understand Babies and The Early Start Hub is to help make life easier for parents and babies through providing training, coaching and therapies.

Patricia places a high value on professional development. She regularly gives talks, mentors students and runs training workshops.  To train other professionals in the world of early imprinting, birth patterning, bonding & attachment and early development, Patricia developed the Mother and Child Online Training Program.  It is available in the professional library on this website.  She also developed and co wrote the programme and facilitator manual for the DIT Grange Gorman Community Integrated Play Group for Senior Citizens and Toddlers. This Pilot programme is now in its third year and has been a great success.

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Additional training and qualifications:

  • QQI Train the Trainer January 2017 with distinction
  • Prenatal and Birth Work post graduate Dresdin, Germany 2003-2005
  • Aura-Soma practitioner and presenter
  • Infant and Baby Massage instructor
  • Sensory Integration and Attachment
  • Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy training
  • Bobath Therapist in paediatric neuro-development, Bobath Centre, London 1988
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Patricia is currently training as Parents Plus facilitator
  • Experience Equis cranio-sacral training
  • Sports Injury post grad course
  • Musculoskeletal workshops in Maitlands, Cyriax, Mc Kenzie, Mc Connell, Marie Walshe
Rainbows End
Rainbows End Family Physiotherapy,
Prenatal & Birth Therapy Clinic
Tel: +353 (0)46 9025660
Rainbows End Clinic About Patricia Weldon

"The Mother and Child Programme is a brilliant program providing in-depth knowledge of the physical, emotional and mental aspects of conception, birth and beyond and offering a set of skills focusing on facilitating change to help mothers and babies with difficulties. Ongoing support and valuable feedback from Patricia made it a truly transforming learning experience on both a professional and personal level!"

Zsofia Szendrei

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