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    Charlotte Bailey

    Date completed Nurturing Birth course: MM/YYYY

    I am a Doula. I am a mum. I am a sister. I am a friend. I am a Birthing-Badass, a Birth Warrior. I am a champion of women, of pregnant, labouring and postnatal Mamas; an enabler for new parents. I have been a Nanny, a Maternity Nurse, a Student Midwife, a Facilitator for Women’s Empowerment. I have been a stay-at-home mum, a work-at-home mum, an on-demand-breastfeeding mum, a stressed-out-and-sleep-deprived mum, a feeling-isolated-in-my-own-house mum, a my-life-has-turned-to-shit mum, a Postnatal Depression mum. I have been a single mum. I am now a very-happy-well-balanced mum. I am now a Birth Warrior Mum. Read more [...]

  • Jude Glover

    Date completed Nurturing Birth course: MM/YYYY

    As your birth or postnatal doula, it is my goal to help empower you and your partner to make informed decisions that are right for you and your family. From what type of birth to have, to how to feed and diaper your baby, I will be a shoulder to lean on and a signpost for further information and help. I will not give any advice, medical or otherwise, but will wholly support the educated decisions you choose for yourself, your baby, and your family. Take a look at my website for more information on package descriptions. * * * Read more [...]

  • Louise Perrins

    Date completed Nurturing Birth course: MM/YYYY

    Hi I’m Lou! I am really passionate about every woman having the best birth possible for them, whatever the circumstances. I love being a Doula and helping women through their pregnancy, birth and beyond. I know how strong and powerful women are. With the right information and support, they have the ability to make decisions that are right for them from pregnancy to parenthood. My birth work journey started in 2001, when took a year long post-graduate course in Clinical Hypnosis, which included Hypnobirthing. Since then, I have spent years helping couples on their own birthing journey and have been Read more [...]

  • Emma Goodburn

    Date completed Nurturing Birth course: MM/YYYY

    please visit my website for more information, www.goodbirth.co.uk Providing the time and care you need to prepare you to have a GOODBIRTH, whatever kind of birth it may be, wherever it may be.  Supporting you to make your own choices during pregnancy, birth or when caring for your newborn baby, day and night. Birth Doula, Postnatal Doula, Hypnobirthing Teacher About me please visit my website for more information, www.goodbirth.co.uk Or my facebook page @goodbirthwithgoodburn As a former midwife and a Nursery Nurse I have over 25 years experience working with mothers and babies. I can support your birth at home, Read more [...]

  • Sophie Brigstocke

    Date completed Nurturing Birth course: MM/YYYY

    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. Along with Florence Etienne-Jackson I run Nurturing Birth training and mentoring doulas, as well as this Directory, helping parents to find the support they need in pregnancy, birth and the early postnatal period. 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 Read more [...]

  • Hannah Hunt

    Date completed Nurturing Birth course: MM/YYYY

    Hello, I am Hannah and Mum to 5 children, we live in a small village in Devon surrounded by rolling hills and a 10-minute drive from the beach. I am a qualified Nursery Nurse and nurturing birth Doula. I volunteer for a family support charity, whilst training to be a practitioner with the National Childbirth Trust. My first memory of being fascinated with pregnancy and birth, was when I was 7 and a family friend visited: she was pregnant with twins and I remember questioning my mum for hours, about how she could have TWO babies in her tummy! Fast Read more [...]

  • Belinda Freeman

    Date completed Nurturing Birth course: MM/YYYY

    I am a Mindfulness-based Childbirth and Parenting teacher I trained at The Oxford Mindfulness Centre. I am also qualified in Mindfulness-based stress reduction and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. I have trained in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy, Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling. I have a long history of helping women during pregnancy and miscarriage, loss, worry, panic, pain and stress. I trained at Oxford as my speciality is helping women with perinatal anxiety, fear of pain, anxiety and depression. I trained in pregnancy massage and reflexology over 30 years ago and now combine guided meditations to help mothers to develop Mindfulness skills as a Read more [...]

  • Saffron Garside

    Date completed Nurturing Birth course: MM/YYYY

    I am a mother of 2 young children living in Chiswick. I work as a Birth and Postnatal Doula in and around West and Central London. I believe that a positive birth experience can look very different for each woman and that being supported, listened to and having access to the right information to make your own informed choices about your care are what makes an experience positive. As your doula I can support you both physically and emotionally throughout pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period. I can support you in working together with your care providers by helping you Read more [...]

  • Dawn Gilbert

    Date completed Nurturing Birth course: MM/YYYY

    I am a mentored Doula (birth/postnatal), Antenatal Teacher and Breastfeeding Counsellor who has a passion to support families during pregnancy, birth and postnatally. I live in Salisbury and cover Salisbury, Amesbury, Downton, Fordingbridge and as far as Ringwood. But can also offer online support if you are further afield. I have two very active boys aged 3 and 5 and an equally lively German Pointer dog. During pregnancy with my children I noticed that for many people, pregnancy, birth and beyond was a daunting time with so much change and confusion. I got involved in the parenting community, started a Read more [...]