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Name
Caitlin
Display Name
Caitlin Erica
Email
caitlin.erica@gmail.com
Business Phone
0406842868
Location
Sydney-wide: Hurstville, Kogarah, Southerland, Bankstown, Liverpool, Campbelltown, MacArthur, Inner West, Randwick
State
NSW
Doula Category
Birthing Doula, Postnatal Doula
Training
Birth Right Training Academy
About / Bio
I am a student birth and postnatal doula. My work as a birth-keeper has been a long time coming but it’s taken some good-old life lessons to shape me into a doula who can truly serve families at the level that they – you – deserve. I consider it an absolute privilege to support families through pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period and I am constantly working on myself so that I can be an abundant resource for my wonderful clients.

I am available across Sydney for homebirths, birth centre and hospital births in areas such as the Eastern Suburbs, Inner West, Kogarah, Hurstville, Southerland, Bankstown, Liverpool, MacArthur and Campbelltown.

I have just one more birth to attend as a student doula – could that be you?

Contact me to arrange a complimentary meeting (I’ll come to you).

P.S. Congratulations on the coming of your precious little-one! May you have all the support you desire.
Services Offered
BIRTH DOULA SERVICES:
- Minimum 2-4 face-to-face meetings during pregnancy. This is where we get to know each other and prepare for your birth.
- Accompanying you to at least one antenatal appointment,
- Availability by phone or email throughout pregnancy and postnatally to answer your questions, check-in and generally provide support,
- Attending to you throughout labour until 2 hours after the birth.
- Postnatal visit to check in on you and have a birth debrief.

As part of the services above, I will:
- Listen to you - your previous birth experiences, your dreams, your desires and concerns; whatever it is you want to express!
- Ensure you know all the choices available to you and help you navigate the streams of information.
- Support you in whatever decisions you make on behalf of yourself and your baby.
- Help you customise your personal birth plan.
- Advocate for you during pregnancy and labour so you can go 'into your zone' and enjoy the birth of your baby.
- Maintain your dream atmosphere during labour and hold the space so you can be in the moment.
- Direct you to resources including local antenatal preparation classes, books, articles, videos, documentaries, positive birth stories, meditations, labour & labour preparation techniques. Also personally verified practitioners - Naturopathy, Pilates, Neuro-Emotional Technique, Applied Kinesiology, 5 Element Acupuncture (classical) and TCM Acupuncture (traditional), Chiropractics, Network Spinal Analysis, Reiki, etc

POSTNATAL DOULA SERVICES:
- Providing evidence-based information on breastfeeding, formula feeding, newborn development, bonding & attachment, soothing techniques, sleeping, emotional and physical recovery, post-natal blues and postnatal depression and general newborn care.
- Light housekeeping / errands / help with your family so you don't become overwhelmed and can take time to rest. Extent of services to be discussed but may involve picking up your other children from school; light meal preparation; bathing, changing, feeding, settling or otherwise looking after your baby while you rest/take a bath/have a nap/ call your mum; etc
- New parent resources
*Costs based on services and time.
Date Updated
2018/12/03