Pregnancy and Birth Doula work can include:

    • an introduction chat as an appointment or casual phone call
    • a 2-3 2hr antinatal visits, in which we can discuss all your hopes and expectations as well as wishes for the birth
    • use of a small library of books and dvds
    • birth ball
    • TENS machine
    • optional bump cast
    • birth pool
    • on call around your expected birth date
    • unlimited phone and email support from the moment of contract
    • 1-2 post natal visits
    • aromatherapy oils to use during labour
    • post-natal work can be provided separately from the birth pack and includes a minimum of 20hrs work in the immediate post partum period
    • help with establishing breastfeeding or help with feeding issues
    • cooking; I have several recipes and can accomodate different dietary requirements
    • light chores
    • help with looking after older siblings to help you rest and bond with the new addition and anything specific to the clients needs upon contract

    Basically anything to help you settle into mother hood and allow you and your partner to enjoy the first few weeks with baby without having to worry about the everyday comings and goings!