Birth Doula Support
Whether this is your first, second, or even your seventh birth, I will help you to prepare for the birth that you want. During your birth I will be there to support your physical and emotional needs throughout. By protecting your birth environment, I will help to ensure you have the best experience you can.
During your pregnancy, I will:
Listen to your hopes and fears about birth and help you to work through them.
Guide you through evidence-based information to inform your birth choices.
Support you to create your ideal birth plan including plans B and C if things change.
Talk you through the realities of labour, what to expect and how your body may feel
Support for your birth partner (if you have one)
Help you to prepare for early parenthood and plan how you will look after yourself and baby once they arrive
During your birth, I will:
Support you from whatever point you need me during your labour
Remind you of your birth plan and help you to achieve it
Offer support with effective breathing and hypnobirthing techniques (if using them)
Offer you physical support through light touch, counter pressure and massage
Help to maintain the environment you would like for birth including setting up your birth pool (if using), and tidying up your birth space after if you are at home
Following your birth, I will:
Create space and time for you to talk about your birth experience
Offer you information to help you care for your baby
Support with breastfeeding if this is how you choose to feed your baby
Support you to get rest by holding baby while you sleep
Help out around the house, put a wash on, clear the dishes, make the tea, cook dinner
This package also includes:
2 online pregnancy support sessions
Free Birth Pool Hire (if required)
On call from 38 weeks until your baby is born (unless earlier date required)
My presence throughout your labour until you and your baby are settled
A postnatal support visit during your first 2 weeks as a new parent
Options to add:
In person pregnancy support session
Pregnancy photography shoot
Birth essentials care package
50% off birth photography package (if booked at the same time)
Please ask for more details
I also provide email, call, and text support in between sessions. So support never feels too far away.
Additional hours of support can be added to any service and a package can be built on your specific need
Don't let finances get in the way of any support you need and deserve. Please ask if you would like to pay in instalments or create a bespoke package for any of my services.