BIRTH SUPPORT (DOULAS) Servicing ACT and SE NSW
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Welcome to The Journey into Motherhood, on this page you will find a directory of doulas - sherpas of the birth world! As with any Journey, an understanding of the landscape and climate, the people you may meet and cultural differences, and the possible hurdles you may encounter, will make for a more positive experience. This website is hosted by Catherine Bell, The Birth Cartographer and author of The Birth Map.
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0409 908 331
My mission is to support mums and dads to enter parenthood knowing they have the tools and instincts to not only cope with, but truly enjoy their baby. I offer a range of packages, including birth support, blessingway hosting and belly art. My extended post partum service includes feeding and settling support, emotional support, light housework, cooking, ayurvedic meals for healing the body, care of newborns and toddlers, foot and shoulder massage, self massage education, herbal teas, bush flower essence advice and reiki.
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0431 413 270 firstname.lastname@example.org
As a Doula, with a degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in marriage and family counseling, my goal is to ensure you are heard, informed, and supported throughout your pregnancy and birth. You will be HEARD in a non-judgemental environment as I listen to you and your partner’s questions, concerns to help you make INFORMED decisions that are right for your family. You will be SUPPORTED with a calming presence and relaxation and comfort techniques tailored to your personal needs. Ultimately, through my faith based practice, I strive to build your confidence and trust in your body’s ability to birth while facilitating effective communication with your birth team. By unconditionally providing these 3 basic needs of being heard, informed and supported, I can help you create a positive birth story to forever cherish and share. Please contact me for more information or a complimentary meet and greet. I would be honored to support you in creating the memorable birth experience you deserve.
Earth & Womb
Anne Castles website
As a doula with a professional background in social work and counselling, I help parents to feel more confident, supported, and less stressed about this big journey of welcoming a new baby.
During pregnancy I work with women who might have worries or fear about their upcoming birth, or who have experienced a previous difficult or traumatic birth. I work with parents who want to prepare for their birth as the major milestone and rite of passage that it is, and who want to feel fully supported and open to facing the unknown with courage and love.
After the birth I help nurture new parents to feel confident and connected to their baby and their intuition. For new mothers I offer nourishing postpartum meals, brief massage, breastfeeding support and newborn settling. I also provide birth debriefing and professional counselling to support parents to make sense of challenging or traumatic birth experiences.
Services include: women’s circles, prenatal counselling; childbirth education; belly art & henna; mother & baby blessing ceremonies; birth doula support is limited to a few families per year; postnatal doula support; professional birth debriefing and postnatal counselling. Support and counselling for mothers experiencing prenatal or postnatal depression and anxiety
Birth preparation, support and photography, customised to suit your needs and provided by a qualified doula. Contact Amey to arrange an obligation free meet and greet.
Specialising in professional birth photography and VBAC support.
Anna is an educator, mentor and doula. Anna offers holistic and comprehensive birth preparation, birth support, new baby support and parenting mentoring.
Her specialty is helping couples find the place where science and spirituality meet. She supports couples to connect with their intuition, make sense of evidence and birth with confidence.
Other services include meditation, reiki and healing.
Engaging Doula Birth can support clients in the Cooma area
Engaging Birth Doula Service was born from my desire to support women to engage with their body, their baby and their very own birth journey.
I aim to engage with women who want to make conscious decisions about their own birth journey. Decisions based on research, intentions, preferences, needs, wants and curiosities. I support women and their partners in a confident, secure, strong and gentle manner, whilst remaining honest and humble to the miracle that is pregnancy, birth and new life.
I love sharing and exploring the excitement and ecstasy (or perhaps apprehension and anxiety) that labour and birth can be.”
As a postpartum doula, coach and facilitator of Mother’s Circles in Canberra, ACT, I support newborn mothers in the first few years of parenting (regardless of whether this is your first, second or tenth child) to avoid loneliness and overwhelm, and feel truly heard, supported and connected in their parenting journey.
0423 302 106
Throughout my life I have had a range of birth experiences – my children, my grandchildren, and other women that have sought my support for their own birth journey.
I would like to offer women and their partners my abundance of life experience, combined with formal doula training.
0423 253 495