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Maternity nurse/doula?

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Lucy1977 · 13/03/2006 17:07


Does anyone know where I can get information on a maternity nurse or possibly a doula? Not sure if there is such a thing as what I'm looking for but here goes:

Just for a wk or so I'd love someone who is experienced with newborns to come to my house and give me some pointers on looking after a newborn. My family and friends are 450 miles away and DH's family work full time and live an hour away.

I trust my motherly instinct but I would love someone to come in and show me stuff/tips etc that I dont know about.



OP posts:

SoupDragon · 13/03/2006 17:08

Try \link{\Doula UK}


MarsLady · 13/03/2006 17:10

whereabouts are you?


Lucy1977 · 13/03/2006 22:40

Thanks SoupDragon, will have a look at the website

Marslady I'm near Hamilton in Scotland.



OP posts:

LemonDrizzleLady · 13/03/2006 22:47

then I can't help you out sadly.

I hope you find someone. It's an excellent site. Smile


Maternitynsos · 16/03/2006 09:20

Hello -

I am a qualified maternity nanny, if you are still looking for some help with your newborn feel free to email me and i could possibly help you out..

My business is called Maternity Nanny S.O.S. and my email address is:

[email protected]

Hope i can be of some use,

Raechel Ingham
Maternity Nanny S.O.S.


KristinaM · 16/03/2006 09:24

Lucy - good luck with the post natal doula.I dont think there are many in your area - last year there was only one woman working in Glasgow - a friend checked it out. I live near EK BTW


matnanplus · 20/03/2006 14:11

Hi Lucy,

Have you tried the nanny agencies in the yellow pages, i do this type of work but in the SW of England and get all my work thru an agency.


pupuce · 20/03/2006 14:14

Lucy - I train postnatal doulas all over the UK and there is one in Glasgow which might be of interest to you.
Feel free to CAT (contact another talker) me.

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