• 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. 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 [...]

  • Alison Grunwald

    I am a Birth and Postnatal doula serving North West London and surrounding areas. It is a great privilege to support new parents as they enlarge their families and help to make the process as smooth as possible. I inform, educate, support physically and emotionally and use my experience from more than 60 births to guide clients and support them in the early weeks. For those who want to breastfeed their babies, I have nearly 40 years of experience. I am a peer breastfeeding supporter in an NHS hospital and have had training from an Internationally Board Certified lactation consultant. Read more [...]