Whether you are after long-term or short-term support, or even the tools to facilitate your perfect birth environment: you might find something here that you would like to book me for.
For Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum
Being your knowledgeable friend and companion during pregnancy, labour and birth comes with great privilege. The mothers made and babies born on my watch all remain in my heart forever.
I spend most of your pregnancy preparing you for the changes that can occur in your body, teaching you about labour and birth and preparing you for life with a newborn baby. But I can also be there to facilitate the best support from your own partner or family members; helping them to help you.
My Birthkeeper Doula package includes:
Antenatal education sessions
Access to my library of helpful birth publications, namely the full AIMS UK collection
Birth planning sessions
Birth Pool hire (4 weeks) and demonstration
Breastfeeding and chestfeeding readiness antenatal sessions
In-person lunch meet-ups and walks to discuss your needs
An on-call period of 4 weeks surrounding your due time
In-person support at your Birth
Visits following the birth
Support for mother & family
Adjusting to life with a new baby or babies can benefit from a helping pair of hands from a friendly face. Breastfeeding is usually the most quoted reason for people hiring me as a postpartum doula, but I attend to anything that the mother needs from me.
LOCAL BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT
In-person, authentic & gentle support
Depending on your needs, I support my local community via a messaging/video call service, or, in-person. If you have heard of me and would like me to work with you and your family from when your baby is born, or if you are tired of conflicting advice (or lack of) from your health service: please reach out to me.
BIRTH POOL HIRE
for Home Birth
You can also hire one of my birth pools from me, for your birth, whether I am your Doula or not. Supplies are limited, so please ensure you book early for the 4 weeks surrounding your expected birth time. The pool hire comes with delivery by me (locally) and a demonstration of how to use it all. There are additional disposable one-use items that I will direct you to online to go with your pool.