Teacher • Doula • Counsellor
Creating a family is one of the most extraordinary times in people’s lives. The changes can be intense, challenging and one of the most important transitions in your life.
My aim is to help protect this transition and ease the journey into parenthood.
Throughout my time with you, I’ll inform, support and empower you so you can understand options. I put your choices at the centre and together we work out what you’d like.
Whether you’re looking for antenatal teaching, support during labour or postnatal support for your first, second or additional family member, I have the skills and experience to help turn the fog of the early days into a joyful and happy parenting experience.
I have been teaching with the NCT since 2010 & am qualified as an Excellent Practitioner. I also teach privately in groups or in 1:1 sessions. Happy to discuss your birth options
A Doula is an extra support partner either at labour, birth or in the postnatal period. Often referred to as ‘mothering the mother’
Breastfeeding support in the comfort of your own home or via Zoom. Help with all feeding options, position & attachment, understanding baby’s needs & mum’s comfort
Feeding, sleep, mental health, birth trauma, introducing solids, sibling support are just a few of the parenting topics I offer.
Supporting families since 2010
I started my journey as a birth worker when I qualified as an NCT Antenatal Teacher in 2010. Since then I’ve been continuously training and qualifying in the parent and baby support world. Doula, Breastfeeding Counsellor, Holistic Sleep Coach are just a few of my other qualifications. My time learning new skills to help parents is far from over.
My passion is helping every parent reach their goals be that in type of birth, way of feeding a baby or parenting. I always do this with research and evidence based information.
Since 2014, I’ve run two breastfeeding support groups weekly, online and face to face as well as free communities of parents wishing to experience support in pregnancy, parenting, feeding and caring for babies in a kind, gentle, attached parenting style.
Based outside Salisbury on the South Wiltshire / Dorset / New Forest borders, I’m happy to travel and bring my calm, supportive help to your family.
NCT & Birthpools
I teach NCT courses on Mondays, Wednesday and the occasional Saturday at St Pauls Church in Salisbury.
Booking is via the NCT website, the link below will take you to the right page, you will need to scroll down to the find a local NCT Antenatal Course Section.
Birthing Pool Hire
I run the Salisbury Homebirth Group.
Our aim is to make it possible for anyone who wishes; to have a Homebirth.
We have 10+ Birth Pools in a Box Mini Versions. We lend you the pool from 37 weeks – 42 weeks. Our minimum hire payment is £5 (although we love more so we can support even more families) and all money made is reinvested into the group to buy or maintain the birthpools.
We also sell pool liners for £40
For more information, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can purchase accessories and liners directly from Birth Pool in a Box, and use our 10% discount code here