Don’t worry about a thing

You and your partner have created a new life – a new life that will be wholly dependent on you when they arrive earthside. 

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“Making the decision to have a baby is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” ~ Elizabeth Stone

First off – deep breath. Everything you ARE worrying about is normal. It is normal to feel like you have no idea what you’ve gotten yourself into, it is normal to worry about how you’re going to juggle all your new responsibilities, it is normal to feel the crushing weight of getting it “right”.

Here’s the thing – you don’t have to do this thing alone. You deserve support so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

Here’s how:

STEP 1 - EDUCATE

Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers – strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength.
— Barbara Katz Rothman

Join Rachel for six weeks of Birthing From Within childbirth and parenting preparation classes. Cultivate your intuition, resilience, courage, and inner strength. Connect with your partner and your soon-to-be-born baby. Learn new information. These classes go deeper than anything you’ll find on Google.

Using a combination of storytelling, ritual, symbolism, journaling, mindfulness based pain coping practices, and process art, you and your partner will learn the basics of labor, birth, and the early weeks of postpartum so you can be prepared, feel empowered to advocate for yourself and your baby, and be ready to begin your parenting journey with confidence and love.

STEP 2 - TRANSFORM

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.
— Rajneesh

Choose one of our birth doula teams to support you and your partner through the intensity, the excitement, and the overwhelm of labour. She will be your sounding board, your listening ear, and your quiet cheerleader.

Your doula will walk with you and your partner every step of the way offering encouragement, love, and gentle wisdom. She will help you remember what to do when. She will hold space for you so that you can feel safe and ready to birth your baby the way that you know you need to.

STEP 3 - BEGIN

It is said that women in labour leave their bodies. They travel to the stars to collect the souls of their babies and return to this world together.
— Unknown

When you find yourself at home with that tiny, helpless nugget for the first time, when you feel unfiltered and unmasked in the aftermath of birth, Jules will arrive with a hug, a cup of tea, and a heaping dose of unconditional love.

She’ll point out all the amazing ways you’re getting right, reassure you when you are doubting yourself and your baby, and offer tips and support where you are struggling. As your postpartum doula, she will take care of everything else around your house so that you can focus on what matters most – your newborn.

You don’t have to do this alone. You can take advantage of the time honored tradition of surrounding yourselves with those who have walked the path before and can light the way.

It truly takes a village and we would love
to be part of yours.

INVESTMENT

Four affordable payments of $360 + GST. This package must be booked no later than 24 weeks. Payment is due in full by 36 weeks.

If you are looking for bang for your buck, at over $150 in savings, this package offers our most affordable rates on our services.