Your Doula UK
100% personalised birth and postpartum support
Alleviating the stress and worries of your childbirth and postpartum experience with customised doula support available UK-wide.
Prepare with confidence
Hey there, beautiful soon-to-be mums. Let’s face it, pregnancy has been quite the rollercoaster, hasn’t it? Between morning sickness, mood swings, and those unexpected belly pats, it can all feel a bit much.
There’s always that one person who loves telling you their birth horror stories, which only adds to the stress. The worries start to creep in making childbirth seem more like a horror movie than the beautiful journey it is.
This is when you need a birth and postpartum doula based in the UK. They not only provide the support you need to navigate this path confidently and calmly. They also help you prepare for childbirth and the beautiful journey into motherhood.
Bere was an incredible doula. She made our home birth a truly magical experience. Her unwavering support and guidance throughout the journey made us feel safe, empowered, and eternally grateful.
Rochelle – Brighton Mumma
UK Doula Services
Feeling overwhelmed and alone in your journey? I’m here to offer emotional support, help you craft a birth plan that suits your desires, and give you the knowledge you need about childbirth and entering into parenthood. Struggling with pregnancy symptoms? I’ll suggest natural remedies to ease your discomfort. Once your little one arrives, I’ll stick around to provide postnatal care guidance and even show your partner some soothing massage techniques. Think of me as your friendly companion through all things birth and babies in the UK.
You must have a lot of questions. I'm here to help
Your free, no-strings attached chit-chat session where you can ask all your questions and also learn a bit about me.
Whether you’re expectant parents preparing to welcome your baby into the world or a doula looking for information to expand your knowledge, this blog will guide you along your journey.
She is passionate about helping women have the birth they have always dreamed of without fear. Her hope is that through this blog, she will empower women, families, and follow labor and birth doulas worldwide to make informed decisions to have a beautiful, positive experience.
She encourages her readers to join her on this journey and loves connecting with them and hearing their stories!
It's 100% normal to feel anxious and unprepared
Whether this is your first baby or you’re adding to your brood, it’s okay to feel unsure and worried. Each birth brings its own experiences and challenges. Sometimes, despite the best-laid plans, you might feel like your wishes aren’t being heard. That’s where a doula steps in, to ensure you feel confident and supported. Having a doula by your side has been shown to:
Frequently asked Virtual Doula questions
All the answers you could ever want from your virtual doula
A doula is a professional who provides continuous support during labour and childbirth.
Their role is to offer emotional encouragement, physical comfort, and practical help throughout your pregnancy, birth, and even the early weeks after your new baby arrives.
Whether it’s assistance with breathing techniques, breastfeeding guidance, or simply someone to trust with your feelings and fears, doulas in the UK are skilled in making the whole birth experience more positive.
Absolutely! A postnatal doula specialises in assisting new mothers and their families during the postnatal period.
They provide both practical and emotional support, helping with things like feeding, sleep, and daily care for the baby.
Their aim is to make the transition to parenthood smoother and more enjoyable.
You can search for postnatal doula services near you on various community websites.
Finding the right doula to support your unique needs begins with understanding what you want from the experience.
Many doulas offer various packages that cater to different types of support, whether it’s antenatal, birthing, or postnatal.
You can search for doulas in the UK on specialised websites, check their qualifications, meet with them to establish a connection, and ensure that their services align with your desires and preferences.
The cost of hiring a birth and postnatal doula in the UK can vary depending on the type and level of support you need, the experience of the doula, and the specific package you choose.
Some doulas offer a sliding scale or free options for those who qualify.
It’s essential to check with individual doulas to understand what’s included in their services and whether their pricing aligns with your budget.
I'm Worried About Trusting a Stranger During Such a Personal Experience. How Can a Doula Build That Trust?
Building trust with your doula is a vital part of the partnership.
Doulas are trained professionals who aim to provide a supportive and personal experience.
They typically offer pre-birth meetings to get to know you, understand your birth plan, and answer any questions you might have.
This connection helps design a comfortable and trusting relationship that fits your needs and makes your birth and postnatal period incredibly special.
Many doulas also have testimonials available on their website, so you can hear from other parents about their positive experiences.