Your doulas

My name is Hayet and I am an experienced recognised birth and postnatal doula as well as the founder of Empower me Doula. I am also a mother of four children. I support women during pregnancy, birth and beyond offering emotional and practical support. My experience includes working with women from ethnic minorities, vaginal births, caesareans, as well as vaginal births after caesareans (VBAC),twins,over 40's, previous birth trauma, breech vaginal births, water births, in hospital, birth centres and homes and can provide references. I speak three different languages including English, French, Polish.

 

I am extremely hardworking and passionate about pregnancy and childbirth, as well as mother's emotional and physical well being and healthy nutrition, I strongly believe in

the women's ability to birth her baby naturally without drugs commonly used however

I also  have experience with women using epidurals. My main aim is to encourage,

guide and empower women to have a better understanding of what to expect and have the best possible birthing experience.

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My qualifications include paediatric first aid, breastfeeding peer supporter, hypnobirth, mizan therapy massage, 

aromatherapy for childbirth, placenta encapsulation, spinning babies (to help babies get into the optimal position for birth therefore highly reducing the need of c-sections), Closing the Bones and Reiki.

 

I use organic essential oils, Moroccan raw spices and well known herbs that are safe to enhance natural healing, help with labour and birth as well as reduce pain and trauma. 

Postnatally I focus on the natural recovery and can make different products for the mother as well as support with breastfeeding, baby care, settling baby and answer any questions that may arise as well as provide you with some rest while taking over the cooking, light cleaning, laundry and entertaining other children.

Through Mizan Therapy Massage I aim to help mothers prepare for birth as well as treat infertility and hormonal imbalance. I am trained to help with scar tissue post caesareans as well as postnatal healing to help guide the uterus into its pre pregnancy size and help with any aches and pains post birth.  

A variety of products are available to purchase in the online page including massage oils (with organic essential oils), vaginal steaming herbs, herbal loose teas, postnatal herbs, tinctures and castor oil packs.

We encourage the use of faja during pregnancy and bengukung belly binding postnatally. 

We also offer traditional postnatal food, please visit our shop section for more information.

If you have any further questions or would like to book a free interview don't hesitate to get in 

touch!

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My name is Gulcan, but everyone calls me Jan.

I am the mother of two amazing adult sons and I am passionate about every aspect of a woman's experience during pregnancy, birth and what follows.

I am an experienced and qualified prenatal, birth and postnatal Doula.

I have a great interest in postnatal care and I am fully aware that media, culture or traditional thoughts on childbirth and motherhood can put immense pressure on a new mother. I feel everyone around you should be aware that this is a very overwhelming change to you and those around you.

 

I am a proud Maternity Mate with Women's Health and Family Services. Through this service, I have supported vulnerable women, those who have escaped domestic violence, have special requirements both physically and mentally. I also have experience with babies who have been born with disabilities.

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