During these visits, the doula will
explain and sign the contract
review the role of a doula and manage clients’ expectations of doula services
discuss the client/partner’s options and preferences for labour and birth
offer suggestions and evidence based research and information
go through when and how to contact your doula
answer any other questions that the clients may have
It is essential that both the client and the partner attend the sessions.
Labour & Birth Support
The doula may utilise non-medical support techniques for labour and birth (such as relaxation, massage, spinning babies, and other comfort measures), provide reassurance and perspective to the client, and make suggestions to help labour progress.
The doula aims to help the partner to feel empowered & informed to help the labouring/birthing mother. The doula will offer ideas to help support the labouring/birthing mother from beginning to end.
The doula not only assists the mother, but also the partner, allowing them to take part in the whole birth process.
During these sessions, the doula will
provide emotional support
help with newborn care
Tips and tricks to soothe/comfort the baby
Help with transitioning back to work (pumping, storage of milk, etc)
answer any other concerns/questions by providing evidence based information
referrals to professionals, if required
If you need more assistance outside of our package, or you just require individual sessions, the visits will be charged as follows:
Prenatal: From $200
Postnatal: From $200
After-hours (10pm-8am): Additional $100
Birth Consultation: From $150/hour