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#51 knottygirl

Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:36 PM

hi,

im 29, preg with bub #3, looking for a trainee/doula.  Will be having bub at the mater mothers hospital in brisbane.

Please PM me,
thanks


#52 muggins_00

Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:38 PM

I'd love a student midwife or doula again for this pregnancy. 4th pregnancy, 5th baby, western suburbs Melbourne. Likely to birthing at home or Sunshine Hospital original.gif

#53 naturalgoodness

Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:54 PM

I am due at end of March at Flinders Medical Centre Public in Southern Adelaide. I am happy to have a student midwife present.

I am a mix of gp shared care and consultant as I have sarcoidosis. I am hoping to have a second VBAC.

Feel free to PM me  original.gif



#54 Beadles

Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:12 AM

Hi!
This is our 2nd baby and we had a lovely student midwife with us for our first pregnancy and delivery so more than happy to have one this time too (if there is one around)!
We live 15 mins past pakenham and will be delivering at warragul hospital. I'm 20 weeks pregnant and due may 17th.
I'm doing shared care with my gp and an ob. I'm happy to let you be involved in the pregnancy as much as you'd like. :-)


#55 CanberraACT

Posted 06 January 2013 - 04:23 PM

Hello,       I've just moved back to Canberra after living in London for 16 years, I am 36 weeks pregnant  (2nd baby) and would dearly love a trainee midwife or trainee doula for this birth.  I realise it's very late to be asking as I'm due 31st January 2013 but if there s anyone available and interested I'd love to hear from you.
Kind regards


#56 caroldiem

Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:49 AM

Hi Ladies,

I would love to have a trainee Doula onboard in what will be my last pregnancy i live in North west sydney and will be going to the SANS if anyone can help me please message me i am currently almost 11 weeks pregnant i have a very complicated history please read my blog i may not even be illegible for a trainee doula original.gif

Edited by caroldiem, 07 January 2013 - 07:50 AM.


#57 muggins_00

Posted 07 January 2013 - 08:04 PM

QUOTE (muggins_00 @ 10/12/2012, 05:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd love a student midwife or doula again for this pregnancy. 4th pregnancy, 5th baby, western suburbs Melbourne. Likely to birthing at home or Sunshine Hospital original.gif


Just bumping this up as I'm hoping to find a student midwife or doula to join us on our 2nd journey to twins original.gif

#58 Emmas mum

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:35 AM

Hello, I am a Geelong resident, and 8 weeks pregnant with my second child. A student nurse has been highly recommended to me. I'd really like to get in touch with someone who is interested. My first was born three years ago, it terrified me lol, im an anxious person, and would really benifit from having, one consistent & confident person with me throughout my pregnancy, that I feel safe with (other than my husband) If you know of anyone or are interested I'd be very please to hear from you.Thank you, Kind regards.

Edited by Emmas mum, 09 January 2013 - 10:39 AM.


#59 miss_heidi

Posted 09 January 2013 - 01:46 PM


Hi there

Im 29 weeks pregnant and looking for a doula, sydney Eastern Suburbs, due late March

Please PM me if available!

#60 cassidysmummy

Posted 10 January 2013 - 11:51 AM

Im 5 wks Due Sep 11th and in Perth, W.A NOR if there is anyone looking original.gif

#61 Dresden

Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:05 PM

Hi Ladies,
I'm back again. Due around 14th September, with baby number 7, 8th pregnancy. Happy to have another student come along for the ride. I'm in the Northern Suburbs of Adelaide, and will deliver at Lyell McEwin.

ps. I'll be 37 at delivery.

Edited by Dresden, 10 January 2013 - 12:09 PM.


#62 theM&Ms

Posted 15 January 2013 - 12:39 PM

Hello there, I'm planning a home birth for my first baby in Sydney Eastern suburbs. Ive talked to a couple of independent midwives who seem wonderful so im feeling really positive about my decision to take this route. I would be very open to talking to any Doulas who might like to attend a home birth. In fact It was my Friend in England who is a Doula who Inspired me to Explore this option in the first place. My edd is 15th July 2013




#63 MoonPie

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:44 PM

Chasing a student - preferably one I don't work with!

14 weeks pregnant, VBAC, birthing with an independent midwife, with a high risk score for Downs, so you'll get to experience amniocentesis if you get in soon.

In Perth, birthing at Armadale. PM me original.gif

#64 ers77

Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:55 PM

QUOTE (Rebothy @ 15/01/2013, 07:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Chasing a student - preferably one I don't work with!

14 weeks pregnant, VBAC, birthing with an independent midwife, with a high risk score for Downs, so you'll get to experience amniocentesis if you get in soon.

In Perth, birthing at Armadale. PM me original.gif


I'm a student midwife NOR at ECU and tried asking few friends to take you on but they are all NOR and armadale is too far to committ to with our study/prac load. Maybe try calling ECU there maybe other students needing ladies or even Curtin as most of their students will live SOR. Goodluck original.gif

#65 Lulu_R_S

Posted 20 January 2013 - 12:40 PM

Hi I live in Ipswich QLD and I'm currently 7 weeks pregnant EDD 8th September. This is my third pregnancy, 1st was problem free 9 years ago, second one ended in miscarriage at 11weeks 2 years ago.

I would love a trainee midwife to join me, and you can be as involved as you'd like to be. I plan to do shared care with my GP and Ipswich Hospital and you are more than welcome to attend all appointments. PM me if you are interested original.gif

#66 georgiebc

Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:41 AM

QUOTE (muggins_00 @ 07/01/2013, 09:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just bumping this up as I'm hoping to find a student midwife or doula to join us on our 2nd journey to twins original.gif


Hi Muggins,

I have a friend who is studying at LaTrobe University completing the double degree in Nursing/Midwifery who is extremely interested to come on board and give you support!

#67 georgiebc

Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:43 AM

QUOTE (Emmas mum @ 09/01/2013, 11:35 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hello, I am a Geelong resident, and 8 weeks pregnant with my second child. A student nurse has been highly recommended to me. I'd really like to get in touch with someone who is interested. My first was born three years ago, it terrified me lol, im an anxious person, and would really benifit from having, one consistent & confident person with me throughout my pregnancy, that I feel safe with (other than my husband) If you know of anyone or are interested I'd be very please to hear from you.Thank you, Kind regards.


Hi Emma's Mum-

I am a student nurse in my final year of study who is incredibly interested in pregnancy and childbirth with intentions to complete my graduate certificate in Midwifery. I reside in Torquay and would love to talk more about this opportunity.

Georgia

#68 B.E.Y.

Posted 30 January 2013 - 08:09 AM

Hi,

Im 5 weeks pregnant with number 2, due 2nd October 2013. I will be delivering at Port Macquarie Base Hospital.

I had a student midwife join me on my pregnancy journey with my first child and loved having her along for the ride, would love another student to follow along again this time round.

I must warn you though, my first pregnancy and labour were extremely straightforward and uncomplicated so it may be a bit boring again this time round biggrin.gif



#69 dorkalicious

Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:09 AM

Hello  waves.gif

I am 6 weeks pregnant EDD 8 October 2013- second baby.
Live in Essendon and  awaiting confirmation that I will be delivering at RWH.

I'd love a student midwife or doula to support me and advocate for me. My first pregnancy and birth was quite straight forward although I did cop frequent comments about my size and baby's size and suggestions I should have a c-section. I laboured naturally and birthed a 10lbs 2oz boy with no tears or complications. I'd love for this pregnancy/birth to be as lovely.

Please PM me if you can help out

#70 Wildence

Posted 14 February 2013 - 11:52 PM

Hello Doulas,

I am 35 weeks pregnant with the first and will be delivering at RNSH - St Leonards.
I've read a lot about doulas, and the job you do and would love to have one presented for the birth of our son. I personally think it will be so helpful having an extra support person there.
Unfortunately my DP is being very closed minded and doesnt feel the need for a doula. So hopefully together we can change his mind!
if anyone interested, please PM me.
I hope I didn't start looking for a doula too late!


#71 georgiebc

Posted 19 February 2013 - 02:15 PM

QUOTE (dorkalicious @ 13/02/2013, 11:09 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hello  waves.gif

I am 6 weeks pregnant EDD 8 October 2013- second baby.
Live in Essendon and  awaiting confirmation that I will be delivering at RWH.

I'd love a student midwife or doula to support me and advocate for me. My first pregnancy and birth was quite straight forward although I did cop frequent comments about my size and baby's size and suggestions I should have a c-section. I laboured naturally and birthed a 10lbs 2oz boy with no tears or complications. I'd love for this pregnancy/birth to be as lovely.

Please PM me if you can help out



Have PM you  biggrin.gif

#72 OzoneAtom

Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:18 PM

Hi there

I'm 15wks along, due 12 August 2013, and booked into RPA (Camperdown, Sydney) through the Midwife Group Practice.

After a traumatic first birth (though a technically uncomplicated vaginal delivery) I'm convinced of the value of knowledgable support people!

I've chosen a qualified doula but I'd love to have a student doula or midwife also at the birth to support my doula, and also as my back-up person if my doula falls ill and can't attend the birth. My partner will be at home looking after our son so it's doulas I'm relying on!

Please PM me if you are able to assist.

Many thanks, Joss

#73 FeralPerthFembo

Posted 10 March 2013 - 11:53 PM

Hi I'm Jess, I'm 20wks atm and looking for a student midwife.

My first pregnancy resulted in a non-elective c-section for obstructed labour and I am expecting to have an elective c-section this time around at Armadale Hospital, Perth.

If there are any students looking for mum's in that area please pm me original.gif

Wow, found one already! Thanks EB for setting up the two student midwife sticky threads!

Edited by JBaby, 10 March 2013 - 11:56 PM.


#74 lucky 2

Posted 15 March 2013 - 04:26 PM

Hi,

I have started a new thread in the pinned section.
http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...owtopic=1053362
lucky 2




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