Birth Support Packages
Image credit:: Jen Shipston from The Heart of Motherhood
Pregnancy & Birth Support - Doula
Packages start at $1700* - paid in installments & all doula support packages include:
A no obligation and free of charge interview to get to know each other, ask questions and find out how I can support you & your partner.
Unlimited texts, emails and phone calls throughout your pregnancy.
An invitation to join my private client Facebook group 'Kindred Birth Sanctuary' for friendship & support.
Monthly womans circle 'Kindred Birth Circle' for face to face support and friendship (coming in 2018)
24 hour on call support from 38 weeks pregnant until baby comes.
3 pre-birth education classes to build on your birth knowledge, coping skills, decision making skills, we will delve into your inner desires for birth and motherhood- 2 hours each
Tools to build your partner's support skills plus physical & emotional support for your partner during labour and birth.
Massage and breathing techniques to increase natural coping mechanisms.
Assistance with writing birth preferences.
Resources and evidence-based information.
Guided meditations to help you bond with baby, prepare for birth and heal after birth.
Continuous physical and emotional labour and birth support - from when you need additional support until you are tucked up in bed (2-3 hours postpartum).
Creating a comfortable and safe birthing environment.
Use of essential oils and massage oils during birth.
Use of relaxation and meditation playlists.
Help with relaxation, visualisation, (HypnoBirthing/Calmbirth techniques if applicable) and breathing skills.
Help avoid unnecessary interventions, decision making skills and support for you to advocate for yourself.
Active Birth movements to help labour progress, aid physical comfort, minimise fatigue and boost self confidence.
Access to library of pregnancy, birth and postpartum books up to your child's first birthday.
Information on local hospitals and birthing options ie: home birth, water birth, VBAC, gestational diabetes, advanced maternal age, planned and non planned caesarean birth.
Recommended contacts for complementary therapies such as Acupuncture, Chiropractor etc
One 2-3 hour Post Natal visit to discuss your birth experience, enjoy an amazing full body massage, basic newborn care & breastfeeding info and gain professional referrals if needed.
Doula and Birth Photography | $2500
Have the best of both worlds! A fully supported pregnancy, labour and birth AND amazing photos to remember your unique experience forever! I photograph your labour and birth from the time I arrive until it's time to leave as well as offering physical and emotional support to you and your partner. All the same inclusions with your doula package with professional quality photos too. You can expect to receive 100 + high quality images in print and web size PLUS 15 matte art prints (4x6) as a memento. Including a mini maternity session with 20 digital images of your choice.
labour and birth support
professional quality birth photography
mini maternity session
ongoing support, resources and friendship
Additional Services - deepen your birth experience
Create your own birth package with any of these services
Additional prenatal visits for specific topics or postpartum planning
Extended postpartum support - 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks of personalised care and support
Massage for relaxation during pregnancy and postpartum
Birth and Motherhood photography