As your Doula, I’m like your Sherpa; travelling by your side, climbing the motherhood mountain. All the answers you will ever need to birth your baby are within you. My job is to help you feel safe, supported, loved, nurtured, listened to, and cared for as you embark on your mama quest.
I will guide you through the physical, emotional, and spiritual elements of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum and provide a sense of calm, comfort and reassurance as you climb the mountain.
Doula support and appointments are tailored to suit your needs and will include
Getting to know you and your family
Education sessions to prepare your mind and body for birth and postpartum; breast or chest feeding, stages of labour, comfort measures, active birth positions, massage and relaxation techniques.
Assistance understanding your birth and postpartum options.
Creating a safe space where you are free to express any concerns or fears
Developing birth preferences
Discussing care provider options
Facilitating open communication between you and your care providers/birth team
Tools to enhance or build your partner's support skills
Referrals to professional and social supports if required
Access to my library of pregnancy and birth resources.
BIRTH & LABOUR SUPPORT
Emotional and physical support to you and your partner during labour and birth
Guide your breathing and help you relax
Provide massage, water, hot/cold packs, aromatherapy, and any other comfort measures you desire
Help you create a comfortable and safe birthing environment
Support active birth positions/movements to help labour progress, help you make informed decisions, and build confidence.
A continuous presence offering reassurance, praise and encouragement throughout your labour
Assistance to establish breast or chest feeding
POSTPARTUM / MATRESENCE
Birth of the Mother
Celebrate you and your transition into motherhood / parenthood.
Conduct sacred ceremony and rituals to honour your transition into motherhood.
Provide emotional support (sharing the joys and challenges)
Support with breast or chest feeding and baby settling techniques
Provide relaxation techniques for comfort in times of stress.
Offer practical in-home support (light housekeeping, meal prep, cleaning, sitting with baby or other family children)
Pamper you with love and support and special goodies
Provide educational and emotional support to partner, grandparents or other important people involved in your family's life.
Implementation of postpartum plan/preferences
Support to find your own parenting style and trust your intuition and instincts.
Recommend referrals for additional support if required
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