Formerly Newtown
Natural Fertility



We acknowledge the Wadawurrung People as the Traditional Owners of the Land, Waterways and Skies. We pay our respects to their Elders, past and present. We Acknowledge all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are part of our Greater Geelong community today.

We're so glad you’re here. 


At The Pod Health Co, we focus on creating optimal health and well-being, restoring your vitality and revitalising your body and mind so that you can best achieve your health goals.

We offer a range of natural medicine therapies for a combined and complementary approach to your health. Specialising in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, we have a special interest and expertise in fertility support, IVF and pregnancy support, women’s health, menopause support, hormonal health and female teen health. 


With a combined experience of over 60 years, our very knowledgeable and passionate practitioners will support you through your health journey and provide personalised treatment to restore your health and well-being. Please trust that you will be in very good hands.


We are now accepting new patients and we’d love to see you soon.


It’s our aim to help you step into the healthiest version of yourself through our range of powerful complementary therapies.



We are a caring, dedicated and professional multi-disciplinary clinic with highly experienced, passionate practitioners who aim to inspire, advise and support women, men and teens to overcome the challenges that health imbalances present.

Formally Newtown Natural Fertility and Women’s Health, The Pod Health Co is our new baby and was created when we recognised the need to support the health and well-being of our wider community, and with the same caring team, we’re proud to add another string to our bow.

Come and have a chat with us and see how we can help. We’ll listen to your health concerns and customise an individual treatment plan that supports you and helps you reclaim your health and vitality. Nestled in leafy Newtown in Geelong, our clinic is a safe place for you to rest, relax and unwind while you begin your healing journey.



Petra Joly

Director & Principal Acupuncturist

Petra is our founder, principle acupuncturist, Chinese Medicine practitioner, natural fertility expert, aspiring cook, avid traveller and firm believer in 'preparing the soil before planting the seed'. 'My wish is to create a safe, supportive yet empowering experience for Geelong women, men and couples seeking optimal health and fertility. To support our clients in reaching their health and wellness goals, educate on available choices, and of course, provide compassion, presence, and understanding. We are not just a natural health clinic; we are a family'.

Jenny Layton Acupuncturist The Pod Health Co. Geelong Newtown

Jenny Layton



Jenny is our lovely, warm and compassionate acupuncturist with over 18 years’ clinical experience in women’s health, fertility and pregnancy care. She is dedicated to optimising physical and emotional wellbeing so that everyone can lead lives well lived. 

Natalie Burchett Pregnancy Massage Therapist The Pod Health Co. Newtown Geelong

Natalie Burchett

Remedial & Pregnancy Massage Therapist

Natalie is our highly qualified Perinatal & Remedial Massage Therapist. She was drawn to our clinic through her passion for supporting women to manage the physical, emotional and mental changes of pregnancy and motherhood. 

The reception team at The Pod Health Co. Geelong Newtown

Rosie, Mon & Jacqui

Our Reception


Meet our gorgeous reception team, Rosy, Monique and Jacqui. These guys are always smiling, keep us organised and are always ready to go out of their way to help. We're not sure what we'd do without them. 



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Palm Trees Beach View

Newtown Natural FertilitY

Providing Geelong with fertility, pregnancy and IVF support for over 17 years

Mother and Baby


Educational programs designed to help couples overcome fertility issues



Petra's simple and scrumptous four week food plan for increased fertility

Image by Alex Bertha


Luxurious retreats for women who wish to relax, reconnect and rejuvenate