Tag Archives: Wokingham

KarenGive a little this Christmas

First Days is a local charity that redistributes your preloved baby clothes, equipment, toys and furniture to families in need. In the run-up to Christmas, a lot of us are clearing out to make space for the new toys our … Continue reading

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KarenBreastpump Rental

Karen is an agent for Ardo Breastpump hire and has two hospital-grade Ardo Elite pumps for hire. Please email or call for details. Mothers express milk for lots of reasons, including to relieve engorgement, to stimulate milk production, if she … Continue reading

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AilsaAilsa’s new profile statement

I absolutely love being a doula. Love helping mums and supporting them, watching them gain in confidence as they grow and evolve as parents, and although it’s bittersweet when it happens I also love it when I get asked to … Continue reading

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AilsaThanks Ailsa, from Kelly

Thank you again for all of your help this year. It made a huge difference. It’s been a big change for us becoming a family of four, but you really helped us to have an easier transition.

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AilsaCould a doula make a difference for you?

If you are pregnant or have just had a baby, you are embarking on a very special journey. Having a baby, and everything that goes along with it, can feel like an emotional rollercoaster at times… wondrous, life changing, challenging, … Continue reading

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KarenCongratulations Ailsa!

Ailsa had a meeting yesterday with her mentor, and is now officially a Recognised Doula! She’s been working with new mothers for nearly two years, and had some lovely feedback. Here’s to her helping many many more! Here’s an explanation … Continue reading

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KarenFirst Steps First Aid

Last week Ailsa and I went on a paediatric first aid course delivered by Anne Marie from First Steps First Aid. Ailsa has been nagging for us to do this since we first trained as doulas; I have been less … Continue reading

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KarenAnnouncement!

Today I met with my mentor Maddie McMahon, and after an interview which took place over a pleasant lunch, I am now a Recognised Doula. Here’s an explanation of Mentored and Recognised Doulas from the Doula UK website: Mentored doulas … Continue reading

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AilsaThanks from Simone

Ailsa helped me a lot more than I ever thought. She made me think about me, gave me confidence when I needed it with my situation. Her knowledge was brilliant, and most importantly I trusted her with me and my … Continue reading

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AilsaThanks Ailsa!

Ailsa was a constant source of valuable and practical information. She also offered me emotional support and feedback on my mothering skills. It was always a comfort to have her help and input. i was a better mother to my … Continue reading

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