Doula services

 

Birth Package

Birth packages can be tailored to suit you and your family but usually include the following:
 

  • Two antenatal visits to talk through your plans for labour and birth and debrief any previous birth experiences

  • Unlimited text/email/phone support during pregnancy

  • Assistance in creating a birth plan, ensuring you have the information necessary to make informed decisions about your care

  • An 'on-call' period from 38 weeks until baby is born, where you're welcome to call me any time day or night when labour starts

  • My continuous support during labour and birth. I will stay with you until after your baby is born and you're all settled

  • A postnatal visit to talk through the birth, answer any questions and see how you're enjoying your new baby!

  • 6 weeks of support after your baby is born on via text/phone

Packages start from £1250

Postnatal Package

My role as a postnatal doula varies greatly from family to family and can include the following:

  • Provide emotional and practical support

  • Newborn care including how to bathe and change baby

  • Help with feeding your  baby

  • Enabling parents to recognise normal newborn behaviour

  • Look after baby while parents get some rest

  • Playing with older children while parents are with baby

  • Help during the school run

  • An extra pair of hands at dinnertime

  • Support in the evening 

  • Signposting you to extra support such as lactation consultants, tongue tie specialists and sling libraries

Packages start from £200

Ad hoc support is available at £25 per hour

Michelle Parkin

07387203831

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