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Phraedd Fri 31-Aug-07 15:50:55

how would you go about finding one and what would you expect from them?

Dinosaur Fri 31-Aug-07 15:54:23

I had a doula from this organisation www.mothers-care.co.uk/new_page_1.htm

DaisyMOO Fri 31-Aug-07 16:03:55

DoulaUK

lulumama Fri 31-Aug-07 16:19:24

doula uk as Daisy has said

and word of mouth

and

nurturingbirth have a register of doulas they have trained in the UK}

hertsnessex Sat 01-Sep-07 13:57:56

id sstart with doula uk, do a search on your area under their find a doula page and then get emailing/calling!

in regards to what to expect, it depends, are you after a birth or postnatal doula?

normally you will meet your doula for an initial chat/interview and if you both gel and you book you normally meet around twice before the birth, she will attend your birth and then once after for a postnatal visit. ~If you are looknig for a PN doula then she will come for an initial meet (as above) and then you will both work out the hours/days/times that you would like her to work and go from there.

if i can be of any help just pm/mail me.

cx

Peachy Sat 01-Sep-07 14:00:41

You might find one on here- If I had the cash i'd use a local one who is a MN poster.

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