My name is Laura Piddington and I am a Doula providing services to support women and their families during pregnancy/labour/postnatal period.
I am based in Devon and provide services in the Okehampton and Exeter areas. I am currently in the process of becoming a certified Birth and Postpartum (Postnatal) Doula and a Childbirth Educator. I offer the following: -Support for everyone in the family unit. -Care of other children (if required); I hold a Children and Young People's Workforce Diploma and Paediatric First Aid Qualification. -A listening ear. -Help with basic cleaning tasks such as; washing up, preparing and cooking meals and hoovering the floors. -Advice on services in the local area such as baby groups as well as contact details and information on them. -Help with establishing routines. -Unbiased advice. "If a doula was a drug, it they would be unethical not to use." "A doula is a Jedi of emotional support." I am currently offering my services at reduced prices please check out my website for further details. Don't forget to share away :)
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Hey, I've recently started a Birth Doula course and I am looking for 3 families who would like some extra support during the birth itself. Did you know that a Birth Doula can; -Shorten first-time labour by an average of 2 hours -Decrease the chance of caesarean section by 50% -Decrease the need for pain medication -Help fathers participate with confidence -Increase success in breastfeeding *Information from doula.org.uk* You need to be due before May 2014. If you are interested and would like further details please PM me .