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#1 Freckles

Posted 03 January 2012 - 09:25 AM

Hi ladies,

If you are a Trainee Doula who needs to ask for members to help finish their course requirements, you are welcome to post here.


Under no circumstances are you permitted to approach pregnant members via pm unless they have first made contact with you, either by pm or on the boards.

Please ensure that you get members to PM you for further information (note that contact details will be removed for your own safety).
Make sure you place the state/town etc that you are in so that you only get members from your area.

Good luck.

Old thread is here.


#2 JaxFaery

Posted 10 January 2012 - 08:21 PM

TRAINEE DOULA IN BLUE MOUNTAINS , NSW

I am a Trainee Doula looking for two expecting parents to complete my certification with Childbirth International as a Birth Doula. My service will be free of charge and will include two prenatal meetings, email and phone support, support during labor and birth, and two visits and on call support during 6 weeks post-partum.

My own experience is being a mother to three delightful children, daughter who's nearly 10, middle son is 5 years old and our little big boy 2.5 years old. I have spent over 7 years breastfeeding.  Over the past ten years I have had a passion for pregnancy, parenthood, babies and children. My partner and I have done extensive research and have life experience to draw from. This is what I intend to share as a doula, to those needing some extra support.

Please PM me if you are in need of a doula in the Blue Mountains area.

Warmly

Jacqui

#3 doula4u

Posted 30 April 2012 - 07:27 AM

Hi,
I am a student Doula based in northern nsw (pottsville beach) area. I am looking for 3 expectant mama's to support. I am studying through Australian Doula College. I am a mother of 2 beautiful children. I had one unexpected c-section delivery and one VBAC.
If you are interested in Doula support and/or know anyone who might be please feel free to contact me.

Edited by doula4u, 26 May 2012 - 03:08 PM.


#4 Turquoise1

Posted 25 May 2012 - 01:00 AM

QUOTE (doula4u @ 30/04/2012, 08:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi,
I am a student Doula in Melbourne, based in Seaford area. I am looking for 3 expectant mama's to support. I am studying through Australian Doula College. I am a mother of 2 beautiful children. I had one unexpected c-section delivery and one VBAC.
If you are interested in Doula support and/or know anyone who might be please feel free to contact me.



Hello,

I'm an Aussie in Turkey for about 5 more weeks. I return to Berwick when I'm about 20 weeks pregnant. I can occasionally visit Seaford (I have a friend in Paterson Lakes). I'm now 14 weeks pregnant with my first baby due November 20.

I'm interested in a natural, relaxed apprach to the birth. If you want contact with me now and personal contact later, please personally message me. I'll copy this and PM you too.

Thank you,
Tanya

#5 reddustlove

Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:40 PM

Hi, I am a trainee doula living in outback NSW, just outside of Mildura VIC. I am seeking clients to complete my trainingg through Childbirth International. I can also offer birth photography which I have doen so for two births now. Please contact me for further info on services offered.
Sophie

Edited by Freckles, 12 August 2012 - 05:44 PM.
Ed. by Moderator to remove contact details. Members can PM you if they want further details.


#6 sydneydoula

Posted 20 August 2012 - 09:59 PM

I am a trainee doula located in the St George Area of Sydney (and am happy to travel to the nearby surrounds). I am studying through Childbirth International and am excited about now being ready to help support a woman through her pregnancy and birth.

I am also currently completing my Diploma in Childbirth Education through Childbirth International and I come to the role of doula as an experienced counsellor.

If you are interested in learning more about the services I can offer please feel free to PM me for further information!

#7 missred

Posted 10 September 2012 - 08:27 PM

Are you or someone you know expecting a baby?? Have you ever considered a Doula??
I am an experienced Doula starting back after being on maternity leave. I have an exciting offer for 2 lovely ladies wanting some extra support through the last few weeks of there pregnancy, birth and postnatal.
All my services will be free, all i ask is hospital parking fee's to be covered.
If this sounds like you or someone you know and are 32 weeks + then feel free to contact me via pm,
I am in Ipswich so cover, ipswich, Logan, Redlands and all of Brisbane.

Nicki.

Edited by lucky 2, 02 January 2013 - 11:24 PM.
r/o advertising, she is a trained doula


#8 wallofdodo

Posted 10 September 2012 - 08:30 PM

Where are you missred?


#9 missred

Posted 10 September 2012 - 09:38 PM

Sorry i have edited my post original.gif

#10 4joys

Posted 05 October 2012 - 11:47 AM

Barossa Valley student doula.

Hi! I am looking for 2 clients to complete my Doula qualifications. If you are in the Barossa Valley SA area and would like a student doula for your birth, please contact me. My doula services will be provided free of charge if you are birthing in the Barossa Valley. I am happy to travel for reimbursement of petrol costs.

I'd Love to hear from you.

Thanks original.gif

Edited by lucky 2, 05 October 2012 - 09:58 PM.
r/o contact details, please use pm system


#11 waterlilli

Posted 20 October 2012 - 06:45 PM

hi there

im a student doula with the australian doula college in sydney, im currently looking for couples to support. im looking mainly for women birthing at westmead and blacktown hospitals and also at home. i will look at taking on other couples birthing outside these hospitals upon contact so feel free to pm me and we can speak about this.

a little bit about myself im a mum to three children, our first birthing experience was a traumatic hospital birth in 2008 which ended in a c section, our second birth experience was a empowering doula supported hopsital vbac  in 2010 and lastly our thrid birth experience was a healing doula and midwife supported homebirth 2012. these birthing experiences alongside the love and support of my partner and doula have cemented  my passion to support women and their families.

so feel free to pm me with any questions and concern or to discuss my services further.

many blessings kathryn.

#12 HSV1986

Posted 30 October 2012 - 10:13 PM

Hi there lovely ladies
My name is Haley I'm a trainee doula through the Australian doulas I am based in perth western Australia but am focusing on the northen suburb hospitals but am willing to help where I can or put you in contact with other doulas that cover all areas.
I would love to offer you care, support and information during your pregnancy and birth to help you achieve your ideal birth, birth is truly one memory that will say with you for a lifetime. I also offer assistance in the postnatal stage.
So a little about me i original trained in the health and fitness industry but moved on and became a qualified early childhood educator and have just become an education assistant as well my passion is working with children but now I have set myself a long term goal of training in midwiferyAs for my own births I have a beautiful angel baby, it was a textbook pregnancy untill my due date when she passed away I gave birth to her the next day. I then went on to have another beautiful girl which was a extremely complicated pregnancy resulting in being hospilised at 29 weeks and having a c/s at 33weeks and bub spending 4 weeks in nicu. Im now in the process of baking another

#13 *JTM*

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:21 PM

Experienced Melbourne Student Doula, Seeking Pregnant Woman to Support


I am a trainee Doula in Melbourne, looking for expectant mums to support through the journey of their pregnancy, childbirth and their Postntal period. I am studying through Childbirth Internationl and my service will be free.
I am a passionate believer in empowering parents to feel confident, informed and most of all excited about this wonderful and natural experience. I also believe every woman can experience an unhindered and undisturbed natural birth.
I help by providing you with up to date information on pregnancy and childbirth, support during labour with massage, positions, affirmations etc, guidance during your first 6 weeks postpartum with breastfeeding, settling, sling choices etc.

I have previous experience with VBACs, homebirths, birth centers and hospital births.

I am a mother of two children and an ex kindergarten teacher, as well as a qualified Pre and Postnatal Family Support worker.

If you are interested in one on one support through your pregnancy, labour and birth as well as your Postntal period please feel free to PM me.

#14 waterlilli

Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:42 AM

QUOTE (waterlilli @ 20/10/2012, 07:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
hi there

im a student doula with the australian doula college in sydney, im currently looking for couples to support. im looking mainly for women birthing at westmead and blacktown hospitals and also at home. i will look at taking on other couples birthing outside these hospitals upon contact so feel free to pm me and we can speak about this.

a little bit about myself im a mum to three children, our first birthing experience was a traumatic hospital birth in 2008 which ended in a c section, our second birth experience was a empowering doula supported hopsital vbac  in 2010 and lastly our thrid birth experience was a healing doula and midwife supported homebirth 2012. these birthing experiences alongside the love and support of my partner and doula have cemented  my passion to support women and their families.

so feel free to pm me with any questions and concern or to discuss my services further.

many blessings kathryn.


I'm now able to service westmead Ryde birth centre nepean mount druitt blacktown norwest private Liverpool Fairfield campelltown. I do homebirth in most areas upon request.

#15 DupreesMum

Posted 07 January 2013 - 05:43 PM

QUOTE (sydneydoula @ 20/08/2012, 09:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am a trainee doula located in the St George Area of Sydney (and am happy to travel to the nearby surrounds). I am studying through Childbirth International and am excited about now being ready to help support a woman through her pregnancy and birth.

I am also currently completing my Diploma in Childbirth Education through Childbirth International and I come to the role of doula as an experienced counsellor.

If you are interested in learning more about the services I can offer please feel free to PM me for further information!


Hello sydneydoula,
I am currently 38 weeks pregnant with number 3, located near Liverpool, looking for a trainee doula.  Not sure if that is too far away for you to travel. Send me a PM if you are interested.

#16 DupreesMum

Posted 07 January 2013 - 05:44 PM

QUOTE (waterlilli @ 07/01/2013, 07:42 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm now able to service westmead Ryde birth centre nepean mount druitt blacktown norwest private Liverpool Fairfield campelltown. I do homebirth in most areas upon request.


Hello waterlilli,
I am currently 38 weeks pregnant with number 3, in the Liverpool area and looking for a trainee doula.  Please PM me if you are interested.
Thank you
DupreesMum

#17 sydneydoula

Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:50 PM

QUOTE (DupreesMum @ 07/01/2013, 06:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hello sydneydoula,
I am currently 38 weeks pregnant with number 3, located near Liverpool, looking for a trainee doula.  Not sure if that is too far away for you to travel. Send me a PM if you are interested.


Hi DupreesMum, lovely to hear from you. I'd love to speak with you more about this. I have sent you a PM - I have had some previous issues with my PM's not going through so if you haven't received it let me know and I'll try again - alternatively if it hasnt come through it may work if you PM me your email address and I will contact you off the boards original.gif

#18 mackaydoula

Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:50 PM

Hi Mums to be original.gif

Im training as a birth doula in the mackay region as require two births to finish my certification.

I'm a mum of 3- 1 c-sect and 2vbac's. I decided to enter the world of a doula after moving from Melb to Mackay and being unable to find and additional birth supports here outside of the normal hospital offered schedule.

I have worked as a registered nurse for the last 10years but would like to swing away from the clinical side and concentrate more on the patient hence a doula is the perfect role. I believe childbirth should be something that's empowering and positive and every woman has the right to choose how and where she births.

I'm offering my services free of charge until my certification is complete. If you've considered using a doula or would like to know more please send me a pm original.gif

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#19 DoulaGJ

Posted 25 March 2013 - 08:51 PM

** TRAINEE DOULA BASED IN CRONULLA **

Hi Mummies and mummies-to-be, just wanted to   introduce myself, I'm Georgie and I am a Trainee Doula with the   Australian Doula College in Sydney.

I am on the hunt for 3 lovely   mummies-to-be who would like some additional emotional and physical   support in their impending labour as well as someone who will help guide   you through the world of the 3 Ps - policies, procedures and politics.

All final arrangements are made through the College, but if anyone is   interested in finding out more, please feel free to get in contact with   me via PM and if you would be interested, then we can meet for an   obligation-free meet and greet where we can find out whether we are a   good fit.

Here’s the deal:
   Trainee Doulas with ADC are charged at $320+GST (paid to the College)   and for that, you will have 3 antenatal visits of 1.5-2hrs each, my   support for the duration of the birth until you feel settled and a further 2 postnatal appointments after the birth to   debrief and for help with your new baby.

I would prefer   clients to be located in the Sutherland Shire (as I have a young child   myself), but will be open to other areas from City and Eastern Suburbs south to the Shire.

I believe it   is always a great idea to get started at least a couple of months   before you are due and that is why I'm getting in now. I will be ready   to support your birth from June onwards, so if you are on the countdown   to motherhood, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

With love and gratitude,
Georgie

#20 mands224

Posted 05 April 2013 - 01:14 PM

[/size]Hi,


My name is Amanda and I am currently completing my Birth
Doula training with Child Birth International. I am a mum of two (my second
baby born just 4 months ago!) and am passionate about helping women to have the
pregnancy/birth experience they hope for. My professional experience is in
social work/counselling and I have supported many women both pre and
postnatally in this role. I am currently on maternity leave and am looking tosupport 2 lovely ladies who would give me the pleasure of sharing theirpregnancy/birth
journey due between May and Sep 13 in the Canberra area. If you are interested
please send me a PM. I am happy to chat and for you to get to know me before
committing to anything.




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#21 Rhiankadi

Posted 15 April 2013 - 08:03 PM

QUOTE (*JTM* @ 21/11/2012, 02:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Experienced Melbourne Student Doula, Seeking Pregnant Woman to Support


I am a trainee Doula in Melbourne, looking for expectant mums to support through the journey of their pregnancy, childbirth and their Postntal period. I am studying through Childbirth Internationl and my service will be free.
I am a passionate believer in empowering parents to feel confident, informed and most of all excited about this wonderful and natural experience. I also believe every woman can experience an unhindered and undisturbed natural birth.
I help by providing you with up to date information on pregnancy and childbirth, support during labour with massage, positions, affirmations etc, guidance during your first 6 weeks postpartum with breastfeeding, settling, sling choices etc.

I have previous experience with VBACs, homebirths, birth centers and hospital births.

I am a mother of two children and an ex kindergarten teacher, as well as a qualified Pre and Postnatal Family Support worker.

If you are interested in one on one support through your pregnancy, labour and birth as well as your Postntal period please feel free to PM me.


Him there I'm 37 weeks are u still able to offer ur services? I'm in Melbourne ad will be at the womens. Please contact me via pm.

Edited by lucky 2, 15 April 2013 - 11:29 PM.
r/o email address as per EB Forum Rules


#22 BlitheNic

Posted 06 May 2013 - 02:29 PM

Trainee Doula - PERTH METRO

My name is Nicola and I have recently trained with Australian Doulas in Perth.
I am a mum to 3 kids and I became a Doula because I am passionate about every family's right to a beautiful, satisfying birthing experience. I am able to offer educational, physical and emotional support and continuous care and encouragement.

Please feel free to PM me if you would like more info.

#23 rainbowbeach

Posted 13 May 2013 - 10:57 AM

Newcastle area Mamas?

I am a Doula who has trained with CBI as a Birth Doula and who is now training to also be a Postnatal Doula.

I happy to be able to offer my services as a Birth Doula & Postnatal Doula.  I support during pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period with no charge for the for the remainder of 2013 to three expecting Mamas in the Newcastle /Hunter Region.

I'm a relaxed, easy going Mama of two, who feels strongly about supporting women (and their partners) through this exciting but often very overwhelming period.

I would love to hear from you and arrange a chat / meetup to see if I am the Doula for you!

Edited by rainbowbeach, 13 May 2013 - 10:59 AM.





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