• Sophie Bartholomew

    I am a mentored post natal doula supporting families in South West London. A doula literally means ‘a woman who serves’. In the past, and still in traditional societies, this job would have been carried out by other mothers in the communities, grandmothers, aunts, sisters and neighbours. Today, particularly in London, new mums step away from what many perceive as the supportive networks of their busy work days and embark on a solitary journey as a mother, literally retreating into their homes and closing the door. The human race has never parented like this – it’s really crazy if you Read more [...]

  • Helen Hancock

    Hi, I am Helen. I am based in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland. In 2015 I decided to establish my own business supporting families in my community. Cothú (meaning nurture in Irish) is my business name. I am a fully insured and qualified Doula, Breastfeeding Counsellor, Baby Massage Instructor and Baby & Toddler Yoga Instructor. I am also a Weleda wellbeing advisor and I am chief glass blower at Breastbowl.com (European Division) As a glassblower at Breastbowl I encase breast milk in molten glass. I work with postpartum mothers mainly.. Offering invaluable information about infant feeding. What to expect and Read more [...]

  • Callie Fontain

    I am a private Antenatal Educator, Birth & Postnatal doula. I offer Breast Feeding Support, Labour massage, Baby Massage, Prenatal & Labour Rebozo, which promotes trust and ease through Optimal Foetal Positioning and more. I also work with other Doulas offering shared care and back up support.

  • Sophie Brigstocke

    I work as a Birth and Postnatal Doula, Breastfeeding Peer Supporter and Baby Massage teacher. I am also a qualified Therapeutic Massage Practitioner, specialising in pregnancy and labour.  I recently won “Doula of the Year” at the MaMa Conference 2017. Birth can be a positive, satisfying and empowering experience for women and their partners. Having a baby is the most precious, life-changing time and all too often parents come away from it feeling traumatised and disappointed by their experience. I think that every woman deserves emotional and practical support before, during and after childbirth and believe that having a Doula Read more [...]