Other Birth Support Options

For those wanting support that is more tailored to specific circumstances, I offer the following support options.

Antenatal Only Support (no support during labour/birth)

  • for those wanting full antenatal and postnatal support, but no support for their actual labour and/or birth; for example, if you are planning to freebirth or otherwise feel you do not need/want a doula present at the birth
  • 3 antenatal meetings and 1 postnatal meeting    OR    2 antenatal meetings and 2 postnatal meetings
  • use of all relevant resources in my library
  • pregnancy/birth related telephone, text and email support, between 9am - 9pm
  • free birth pool, TENS machine and birth ball hire
  • an optional birth debrief meeting if required
  • up to two month's worth of telephone, text and email support after the birth, 9am - 9pm

Birth Only Support (with on-call)

  • pregnancy/birth related telephone, text and email support, between 9am - 9pm
  • use of all relevant resources in my library (posted)
  • a 4-week on-call period around your due date, when you can contact me 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • free birth pool, TENS machine and birth ball hire
  • support while you are in labour
  • up to two month's worth of telephone, text and email support after the birth, between 9am - 9pm

Birth Only Support (no on-call for cs or induction)

  • pregnancy/birth related telephone, text and email support, between 9am - 9pm
  • use of all relevant resources in my library (posted)
  • free TENS machine/birth ball hire
  • support while you are in labour, or on the day of your surgery
  • up to two month's worth of telephone, text and email support after the birth, between 9am - 9pm

One-Off Appointments

  • a 2 hour appointment to explore and discuss your birth rights, birth choices, local guidelines and how those may relate to your individual circumstances
  • use of book/CD resources in my library
  • the option to upgrade to another package (the cost of this appointment will be subtracted from the total cost of the package)

Optional Extras

  • You may choose to upgrade to another package if you feel you want more support than can provided by your current package. Whatever you have paid so far will be deducted from the new total.
  • Postnatal doula support is available upon request for those who have booked birth services. It is not available after a one-off appointment.

*Available Discounts

  • I offer 10% off my fees to home educating families, and families where one or both parents are self-employed.
  • If you are in financial difficulty, please get in touch, as I may be able to make arrangements for you to access doula care at a discounted rate.