The support offered by me as
your postnatal doula is unique to you, as every mother’s needs are
individual following the birth of their baby. I would be there as little
or as often as you like, offering you my full, unquestioning and
non-judgemental support, both practically and emotionally, as you settle
gently into your new way of life with your wonderful new baby.
The kind of things I would do
as a postnatal doula are……
Support you emotionally and
practically, offering you a compassionate, understanding, listening
Support you with breast or
bottle-feeding. As a certified breastfeeding peer supporter
active in the local community, I have a great level of knowledge and
experience supporting new mothers with breastfeeding.
Undertake practical tasks
such as shopping, light housework, baby’s laundry, cooking meals,
preparing feeds, making drinks/light snacks for you and your
visitors, answering the door and phone, basically anything that
enables you to continue spending precious bonding time with your new
Looking after your baby
while you get some much needed rest, or giving you time to spend
with your partner and/or older children, changing nappies, going out
Looking after and playing
with your older children, supporting the integration of your new
baby into the family.
Provide you with
information on local resources that you might need as parents.
Fee: £20 per hour plus expenses, minimum 2
hours per day.
I have some beautiful gift
vouchers available which can be purchased and exchanged for my birth
and/or postnatal services. This is an ideal gift for a relative, friend
or loved one who is just about to embark on the wondrous journey of
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