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Would any expectant mums in Kent like the FREE services of a birth doula???

(45 Posts)
liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 10:15:48

Hi all, I have just finished my training as a birth and post natal doula, and in order to broarden my experience, I am offering ladies my services for FREE.

I would like to visit for 2 antenatal visits in your home and attend the birth of your baby. I offer emotional and practical support.

If you are interested, please email me

Happy pregnancies to you all. xxx

PillockInThePumpkin Tue 02-Oct-07 21:36:46

It's really lovely of you to do this, I had DaiyMOO volunteer her Doula services for me as I'm a single mother, perhaps you could contact local HV's to see if they have anyone in need?

liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 22:10:46

Oh yes, I heard Daisymoo was a doula, Maybe she'd let me pick her brains, lol

Hadn't thought of HV, will do a local drive around. Did you have a good experience? x

kitsandbits Tue 02-Oct-07 22:11:45

aww im not in kenty... and im not pregnant - lol

wouldve jumped at this otherwise grin

liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 22:16:25


yeah tis kind of a prerequisite being preggers.!!

Maybe in the future...??

PillockInThePumpkin Tue 02-Oct-07 22:19:11

it was an amazing experience, and really changed the birth from being something dreadful to being a memory I will treasure forever. She is now ds2's godmother too smile

Lulumama Tue 02-Oct-07 22:20:10

that is lovely, pumpkin


DaisyWhoooo Tue 02-Oct-07 22:26:34


Are you on DoulaUK liahgen?

liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 22:27:28

wow, that's special.
Well I want to help other ladies get that kind of experience too. Hopefully, I'll be good at it, (she says modestly. ) lol


PillockInThePumpkin Tue 02-Oct-07 22:27:34

is that you? thought it was another Daisy imposter hmm

PillockInThePumpkin Tue 02-Oct-07 22:28:02

and if it is, answer your email love grin

liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 22:28:14

Not yet, Am looking at their website as we speak. Are you?

Lulumama Tue 02-Oct-07 22:29:00

hello daisy ! <<waves>>

liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 22:29:17

am confused...

Lulumama Tue 02-Oct-07 22:29:22

liahgen, who did you do your course with?

liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 22:29:53

Ahh, you guys know each other, durr..

PillockInThePumpkin Tue 02-Oct-07 22:30:20

I think that DAisyWhoo is DaisyMOO in her halloween guise?

liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 22:30:31

Valerie at Nurting birth, I thought she was fantastic, totally inspiring.


PillockInThePumpkin Tue 02-Oct-07 22:30:46

which would mean that yes, we know each other, as she was my doula grin

Lulumama Tue 02-Oct-07 22:31:05

bushra, with nurturing birth

was marvellous

have just done my 4th birth

Piffle Tue 02-Oct-07 22:31:27

laih my exp's lovely girlfriend is due in latedecember - she I think would be very interested (Faversham) - she has bicornuate uterus (all ok and going well)and has had regular checkups but is wanting as natural a birth as possible - she is a pilates/dance teacher and yoga maestro too
I can talk to her tomorrow and get back to you
I'll email you now to let you know etc
Jane xx

liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 22:34:35

Piffle, that's fantastic,thank you so much.

Yeah sorry, bit slow on the uptake there daisymoo/whooo.

Am multi tasking at mo, trying to set up an online shop aswell. Because I haven't got enough to do already. lol

Have you your own website? Do you think it makes a big difference?

DaisyWhoooo Tue 02-Oct-07 22:35:22

Yes, tis me Pillock. Check your email love I replied about an hour ago grin

liahgen Tue 02-Oct-07 22:35:28

Are you with Doula uk Lulumama?

DaisyWhoooo Tue 02-Oct-07 22:36:18

Hey Lulu <<waves back>>

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