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can anyone recommend a doula in north london, for the Whittington?

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oranges Sat 19-Sep-09 17:49:32

Not for a home birth - think I'll have the baby at the Whittington, but my last labour (at another hospital) was fast, chaotic and frightening, and left me with a 3rd degree tear. Really want someone to be calm, awake (dh CANNOT function if things happen in the middle of the night) and just generally around.

liahgen Sat 19-Sep-09 19:17:37

hi there,

which number baby are you expecting?

would you prefer trainee or recognised?

liahgen Sat 19-Sep-09 19:18:16

oh yes, what is your home address area? (not home address obviously)

oranges Sat 19-Sep-09 21:53:44

hello! It's baby number 2, i think I'd prefer a recognised doula. And I'm in archway/tufnell park area - really down the road from the whittington hosp.

MarsLady Sat 19-Sep-09 21:59:01

Hi Oranges. When's your EDD? (estimated due date)

oranges Sat 19-Sep-09 22:11:29

mid March, but ds arrived three weeks early!

MarsLady Sat 19-Sep-09 22:14:38

I'm local to you. me! And can also recommend some other lovely local doulas if you want.

Umlellala Sat 19-Sep-09 22:17:14

<whispers recommendation>
MarsLady got me successfully breastfeeding this time, and am still going 14months later! smile

MarsLady Sat 19-Sep-09 22:17:56

Well done darling! That's wonderful to hear. grin I feel you may owe me photos!

oranges Sat 19-Sep-09 22:25:01

ooohhh! That would be fab! I'll contact you through your site. x

MarsLady Sat 19-Sep-09 22:25:57

Lovely. Look forward to talking to you. smile

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