DOULA BIRTH
SUPPORT

They say...

Working with a Doula is said to:

Reduce the need for a cesarean section

Shorten the length of labour

Decreases the need for pain medication

Enhances bonding and Breastfeeding

Doula northern beaches sydney Kim Graham
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A Doula's main role is - to accompany women and their partners in pregnancy & labour to help ensure a satisfying birth experience.

 

  2 visits before the birth 

  • Meetings Include, to name a few

    • Policies in your hospital

    • Stages of labour

    • Signs of labour

    • Positions during labour

    • Expectations

    • Relaxation & Breath work, the benefits

    • Birth wish list

    • Unexpected outcomes

    • Newborn baby & the first few days/weeks

    • Recommended reading & Resources

    • Books are available for loan

    • Plus much more

On call from 38 weeks to 42 weeks

2 Postnatal visits

  • I will offer emotional support for you before, during and after the birth of your baby.

  • I will provide you with all the evidenced based information I have at hand so that you can make informed decisions.

  • I will support you with your decisions

  • I will provide reassurance and perspective

  • Suggestions for labour progress and assist with relaxation, massage, positioning and other techniques for comfort

  • If your baby is premature, I will make every effort to provide the services described, but if I am not able I will do my best to find you a back up doula and be with you as soon as possible

  • If you require a C-Section I will continue to support you

  • Except for extraordinary circumstances, I will remain with you throughout your labour & birth

  • I will support you during the first few hours following birth, or until you are all settled

Talk to Kim
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Once you have booked your birth support with Kim, you will have 2 meetings to cover all stages of labour, expectations, evidence based information/resources, hospital policies plus so much more.  
On call from 38 weeks to 42 weeks
Birth Support
2 meetings Post Natal

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The mother is in the grip of natural forces and of a process that is as automatic as ingestion, digestion and elimination, and the more it can be left to nature to get on with it the better it is for the woman and the baby

D.W Winnicott