• 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 an antenatal and postnatal doula (and former birth 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, offer sensitive, trained emotional support and use my experience from more than 70 births and hundreds of postnatal clients, to guide families and help them build confidence in the early weeks. I am a married mother of four adult children, including twins and at the last count I had eight grandchildren! For those who want Read more [...]