Birth Doula

I cover Gloucestershire and parts of Wiltshire, Bristol and Oxfordshire

Investing in your birth

I offer three different birth packages, with three different levels of investment, created around a basic framework including a premium package for those who feel they need a deeper level of support.

I am more than happy to tailor these packages to meet your particular needs.

 

 

You want a calm connected birth

Meeting at least twice antenatally we’ll get to know each other and dive deeply into what your expectations are for your birth and how you can achieve this.

You know knowledge is power! So I'll help you research your choices, support your ideas and navigate the maternity system.

 

Do you feel you need continuity for your pregnancy and birth?

You are free to call me at any point to voice concerns, ask questions or have a good moan about how knackered and enormous you feel (or tell me how wonderfully you're blooming)!

I’ll be there every step of the way providing compassionate, intelligent care and support to ensure you have a positive birth experience.

Unlike a midwife, you call me as soon as you feel you’ve gone into labour - or even if you’re just not sure!

If you want me there I’ll come immediately or if you just want to curl up in bed for a bit I’ll be there when need me.

When you're ready I will be with you supporting you every step of the way.

 

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Costs and payment

Prices for my packages start from £1200.00.

I'm happy to work out  payment plans. so please get in touch if you'd like to talk about how this would work for you. If you feel you would like to have a doula but are unable to meet the costs please visit the Doula UK Access Fund.

Imagine your journey into motherhood supported by someone who is there for you and your baby

I will be with you throughout your birth. I will provide emotional and physical support if you need it or provide back up to your birth partner.

I will then stay with you and your little one until you are settled and happy for me to leave. You are still able to contact me at any point over the next two weeks after the birth if you have questions or concerns that you need help with.

Once you and your little one are settled at home I will visit you postnatally to ensure you're settling into this next episode of your lives together. If you have any issues then we can use this time to tackle them or I can help you secure any additional help you may need.

 

Doula Birth Package 

  • 2 antenatal sessions to meet and discuss your birth preferences, and to help you prepare for birth which includes a session about breastfeeding if you feel this is something you would like to do
  • An on-call period of 10 days before your due date until you baby is born
  • Access to my library of resources, TENS machine, birth balls etc
  • Support via email and phone 24/7
  • Support of the duration of your labour and birth, and remaining with you to help protect your Golden Hour after birth
  • A postnatal session to de-brief the birth, meet your lovely baby again,  give you a chance to talk about anything you need to and provide breastfeeding support if you would like it.

Enhanced Doula Support

  • 3 antenatal sessions to meet and discuss your birth preferences, and to help you prepare for birth which includes a session about breastfeeding if you feel this is something you would like to do
  • An on-call period of 10 days before your due date until you baby is born
  • Access to my library of resources, TENS machine, birth balls etc
  • Support via email and phone 24/7
  • Support of the duration of your labour and birth, and remaining with you to help protect your Golden Hour after birth
  • A postnatal session to de-brief the birth, meet your lovely baby again,  give you a chance to talk about anything you need to and provide breastfeeding support if you would like it. I bring a hot meal if this is something you would like.
  • A final postnatal session to ensure you are happily settled with your baby and you've had help to trouble shoot any issues that have arisen.

Wrap Around Support ​Birth Package

  • 4 antenatal meetings which will include antenatal education sessions to help you prepare for your birth by ensuring you understand the birth process, creating your birth preferences or plan, how to use non-medicalised pain relief techniques and a session about breastfeeding if you feel this is something you would like to do.
  • An on-call period of 10 days before your due date until your baby is born.
  • Access to my library of resources, TENS machine, birth balls etc
  • Support via text 24/7, and via Skype or FaceTime or phone within standard working hours
  • Support for the duration of your labour and birth and remaining with you after the birth to protect your "Hour of Power" and ensure you are settled with your new baby.
  • A postnatal session within a week of your birth to de-brief the birth, meet your lovely baby again. I can bring a hot meal and offer Benkung Belly wrapping if you would like. I provide breastfeeding support.
  • A second postnatal session to catch up and help with any issues that you might have.
  • A final postnatal session around 6 weeks after your birth to have a closing the bones ritual.

Get in touch for a free consultation

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