The services I provide are totally bespoke to what you and your family need. The way I work is entirely flexible and together we can work out a plan that will provide you with exactly what you need.
Post-Birth Doula Services
Routine newborn care, guidance of the parents in bathing, calming techniques, sleeping patterns and newborn development.
Emotional support, informational advice and birth debrief
Additional support for caesarian recovery
Breastfeeding and/or formula feeding support.
Household tasks including laundry, light housekeeping, grocery shopping and meal preparation.
Day to day maintenance of the house - changing light bulbs, putting pre-packed furniture together, collecting deliveries.
Care of older siblings.
Accompany mother and baby to any appointments or shopping trips.
Accompany and support the family during particularly stressful and busy times.
My Post-Birth Services are charged hourly or weekly, in packages. Please contact me for more information.
Antenatal and Birth Doula Support
Unlimited e-mail and telephone support. I am there for you no matter what the question, query or worry.
Available to accompany you to any appointments, scans, assessments any other birth related appointments if you need additional support.
Access to any additional resources I recommend.
2 Antenatal sessions - usually 90 minutes each, preferably one with your partner but he/she is welcome to both. During these meetings we will discuss:
the physiology of labour and birth
your birth wishes
work through any anxieties or fears you have about birth
life after birth
practical solutions and discussions about a new child in your family
Help you formulate and write your birth wishes/preferences document to bring to your choice of birth location
I will be on-call 24-hours for 2 weeks before your due date and until your baby is born.
Continuous emotional, physical and informative support during labour and birth.
I can stay with you for a few hours after the birth until you and your partner feel settled.
One postnatal session where I come and visit anytime after the birth that suits you. We can talk through your birth and I will answer any questions and help with any queries you may have regarding motherhood and breastfeeding.
I will be available to you via phone/messaging/email for 6 weeks after birth. If you have any questions, queries, concerns or you just need some moral support - you can call or message me anytime.
My Birth Doula Support is charged at a flat rate. Please feel free to contact me for any further details.