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#1 Freckles

Posted 03 January 2012 - 09:18 AM

There seems to be a great demand from EB members for the care of a trainee doula or midwifery student during their pregnancy. So I've decided to start a thread for these people.

If you would like to have a trainee doula or student midwife follow you through your pregnancy please post your details here including the area you are in and your EDC. Once you have had the baby please edit your post or post again so that interested parties know that you are no longer a potential candidate.

Hope this makes it easier for you all, members and trainees!  original.gif

Old thread is here.

Edited by lucky 2, 30 December 2012 - 09:51 AM.


#2 Chatabox

Posted 04 January 2012 - 07:15 PM

Hi,
I am currently 18 weeks pregnant and looking for a doula or trainee midwife to attend my birth. I am located just north of Brisbane and will be delivering in Caboolture hospital. This is my second pregnancy.

#3 aingelic1

Posted 05 January 2012 - 09:47 AM

Hello. I am currently 16 weeks pregnant and due on 22nd June 2012. I am located south of Adelaide at Sheidow Park and require a trainee midwife and/or doula. I am attending FMC for antenatal care. This is my 7th pregnancy and 5th baby. My last labour was only 45mins, so I guess someone close by to me would be handy.

#4 meohmy

Posted 31 January 2012 - 09:31 AM

Post edited - baby was born June 2012

Edited by meohmy, 03 July 2012 - 01:51 PM.


#5 breeturner

Posted 18 February 2012 - 03:33 PM

Hi!

I am currently 34 weeks (due on April 4th 2012) and have just got my docs to agree to let me go naturally (VBAC). Due to the short notice I havent been able to organise anything so if there are any trainee doula's or midwives in CANBERRA that would like to assist me in my birth please PM me.

Thanks!!

#6 lactasticmama

Posted 18 February 2012 - 03:59 PM

Thought I might post here in the off chance there is a student Midwife/Doula in the Central West NSW area (particularly Cowra & surrounds)? I'll be birthing at Cowra Hospital.

I'm currently 17wks pregnant with baby #4, due 29th July, and I'm going for a VBAC.

If you're able to help, please PM me, as I may forget to check back in here.

Thankyou.

#7 CaitlinSM

Posted 19 February 2012 - 05:48 PM

Hello, I'm a student midwife who is currently trying to find women to aid in my study and get hands on experience. if you are happy to met up for a coffee and a chat about having a student midwife please send me a email, Thanks
QUOTE (aingelic1 @ 05/01/2012, 09:17 AM)
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Hello. I am currently 16 weeks pregnant and due on 22nd June 2012. I am located south of Adelaide at Sheidow Park and require a trainee midwife and/or doula. I am attending FMC for antenatal care. This is my 7th pregnancy and 5th baby. My last labour was only 45mins, so I guess someone close by to me would be handy.





#8 Mis84

Posted 22 February 2012 - 12:47 PM

I'm 12 1/2 weeks pregnant and am birthing at Kareena Private Hospital, Mirnada. This is my first baby. Looking for a trainee doula or midwife. Thanks

#9 Mothering the Mother

Posted 22 February 2012 - 09:42 PM

QUOTE (PippityPip @ 18/02/2012, 04:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thought I might post here in the off chance there is a student Midwife/Doula in the Central West NSW area (particularly Cowra & surrounds)? I'll be birthing at Cowra Hospital.

I'm currently 17wks pregnant with baby #4, due 29th July, and I'm going for a VBAC.

If you're able to help, please PM me, as I may forget to check back in here.

Thankyou.



I've PM'd you

#10 slainte1108

Posted 29 February 2012 - 09:37 PM

Hi Chatabox
Congratulations on your pregnancy! I am a first year ACU Midwifery Student who is just beginning her Follow Through Journey.  Are you still looking for a student midwife to support you in your pregnancy?  If so, I would love to meet you and discuss further. Kind regards

#11 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 13 March 2012 - 09:46 AM

I am only 7 weeks pregnant, but thought I would put this out there early on in case there is anyone looking...

I am seven weeks pregnant (due 1 November 2012).  I will be delivering at the Redlands hospital (public) in Brisbane.  I am looking for a student midwife.  This is my second pregnancy.

#12 ZenithG

Posted 13 March 2012 - 08:10 PM

QUOTE (Alacritous~Andy @ 13/03/2012, 09:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am only 7 weeks pregnant, but thought I would put this out there early on in case there is anyone looking...

I am seven weeks pregnant (due 1 November 2012).  I will be delivering at the Redlands hospital (public) in Brisbane.  I am looking for a student midwife.  This is my second pregnancy.



Hello Alacritous Andy,

Congratulations on your pregnancy.I will PM you for a chat.

Cheers, Gillian.





#13 Beth93

Posted 14 March 2012 - 11:12 PM

Hi there

I'll private message you for a chat

#14 whatnamenow

Posted 28 March 2012 - 07:29 PM

hi,  i am a 30yo mum of 3 who is currently 7 weeks pregnant ( due nov 12 ) and i'm looking for a doula/student midwife to help me at home prior to me heading into hospital as well as my hospital birthing experience.


i have had my previous 2 in the birth centre at RBWH and i'm looking for as natural an experience as possible, however i have since moved to the Fraser Coast region and my only option now is the local public hospital.  I am sincerly hoping whoever i choose will be able to be a strong advocate for me as the local hospital is known for intervening.  My first birth experience was not good.  ( i was young and had horrific midwife's drugging me up and being rude due to my age ) I am now terrified of delivering in a hospital environment without a personal advocate.

Thank you.

#15 ~*Marti*~

Posted 03 April 2012 - 06:24 PM

I was wondering if anyone was studying to be a doula in the Tamworth area?

#16 TotesFeral

Posted 11 April 2012 - 08:59 PM

Posting here on the off chance there may be a trainee doula in my area!
I am due 27th October and will be giving birth at Port Macquarie Base Hospital.

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#17 ecbronte

Posted 11 May 2012 - 03:36 PM

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Edited by ecbronte, 11 May 2012 - 03:39 PM.


#18 tanyasheree

Posted 18 May 2012 - 02:06 PM

Hi

My name is Tanya, currently 26wks will be delivering at Ipswich hospital QLD if anyone is interested send me an PM.

Thanks,

Tanya

Edited by Freckles, 21 May 2012 - 10:38 AM.
Ed. to remove contact details. Interested members can contact you via the PM system.


#19 naomi75

Posted 19 May 2012 - 09:57 PM

Hi, my name is Naomi and I'm 18 weeks pregnant, due 17th Oct. I'm looking for a trainee midwife/doula to accompany us (just my husband and me) at home and to Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney for the birth of our 3rd baby.

If you are interested please let me know.

Cheers, Naomi

#20 noysee

Posted 24 May 2012 - 11:04 AM

Hello.

I'm only 5 weeks pregnant with my 2nd child but I'm starting my search for a student doula who is able to service the Brisbane South.  With such a long way to go until "D"-day I wonder if it's too early to ask ...  

We're planning a homebirth.

Love and light
noysee

#21 SweetLewis

Posted 24 May 2012 - 07:19 PM

Hi

I am due with baby no 2 on 10 October 2012.  I am hoping to have a VBAC at the Redlands Hospital.  I am doing share care in the lead up with my GP on Brisbane's east.  

We had a student midwife last time around and she was such a wonderful support during my 14 labour and emergency c-section that we would love to explore the possibility of having another student midwife/doula this time around.

PM me if anyone is interested!

Thanks!

#22 Turquoise1

Posted 25 May 2012 - 12:54 AM

Hello,

I'm now 14 weeks pregnant and I'll return to Melbourne in a month or two. I'll be based in Berwick but I'll spend alot of time in Melbourne. Please let me know if you'd like skype interaction and then personal interaction when İ'm about 20 weeeks pregnant. Baby due - November 20.

Please message me personally.

Thank you;
Tanya original.gif

#23 littleem

Posted 26 May 2012 - 12:16 PM

any students/trainees near the Colac, south west victoria? I am due in october

#24 brightjay

Posted 31 May 2012 - 11:58 AM

QUOTE (Turquoise1 @ 25/05/2012, 12:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hello,

I'm now 14 weeks pregnant and I'll return to Melbourne in a month or two. I'll be based in Berwick but I'll spend alot of time in Melbourne. Please let me know if you'd like skype interaction and then personal interaction when İ'm about 20 weeeks pregnant. Baby due - November 20.

Please message me personally.

Thank you;
Tanya original.gif


Hi Tanya,

I'd love to be involved with you during your pregnancy, unfortunately my email doesn't work through EB for some reason which is extremely frustrating, it keeps deleting the content of the message when I press send. If you are still interested, please feel free to contact me via PM.

Hope to hear from you soon,
Kim

Edited by Freckles, 16 June 2012 - 10:02 AM.
Ed. to remove contact details. Interested members can contact you via the PM system.


#25 Threebagsfull

Posted 31 May 2012 - 01:46 PM

QUOTE (littleem @ 26/05/2012, 12:16 PM)
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any students/trainees near the Colac, south west victoria? I am due in october


Hi littleem, for some reason I can message you - it just keeps coming up blank when I try to send. Anyway. Hi there, I'm a student midwife from Melbourne but I've just moved to the colac area with my husband and 1yo. I'd be interested in following your pregnancy if you're still up for having a student? I can give you more details if you like, bit wasn't sure if someone has already answered your post so I'll leave it at that for now. Happy to meet up and chat and see from there too.  Let me know what you think. Private message me (if it works!).





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