What can you, your baby and your partner expect from me?
You can expect from me non-judgmental and unconditional support to birth the way you, your baby and your partner choose for.
How do I work?
Prior to the Birthing: We will meet first for an introduction meeting. This meeting will serve us to get to know each other. You, and your partner will be able to ask me any kind of questions that seem important to you when choosing the right person to be your doula.
If you chose me to be your doula we will meet another 2-3 times prior to your predicted due date. These meetings will serve us to get to know each other better, they will help you to gain trust in me and to form a bond with me for a most wonderful journey of your life, birthing of your baby. In these meetings, we will through pleasant talks, learn what are your expectations about birthing in The Netherlands. We will discuss birthing process that you envision to have, and all other side ways the the birthing might take. Further, we will investigate if there are possible fears on your and on your partner's side, that could hinder birthing and how you can transcendence these. If you will wish so, we will together work on your birthing plan.
Each of these sessions will take up to 1.5 hours and will be scheduled at your convenience at the location of your choosing.
Birthing: From the week 37 to week 42 I will be there to support you at any moment you, your baby and your partner will need me to. Middle of the night, weekend, whenever, I will be one call or message away to answer on any kinds of questions. Also, I will regularly get into contact with you to see how you are feeling. And when the birthing starts and you will feel the need for my presence, I will be there within 1 hour and I will stay until the baby is born. In this time I will not leave your side. Through the birthing, I will be there to take care you are staying relaxed and you feel comfortable. When you will wish so, I will utilize various techniques such as breathing, visualization and massage to help you to get through tough moments. Naturally, I will be there to support also your partner. Besides, I will strive to collaborate with the medical personnel in a most professional manner.
After the Birth: I will visit you in the week after the birth. On this occasion we will together enjoy your baby, we will talk about the birthing, about your feelings, and we will discuss your difficulties (if any) and your needs.
To keep the memory of your birthing journey alive for many more years to come you will receive from me a Story of Your Birthing in one more vist within the month after the birth.
" Note from Nina for yoU „
Dear mom, I will be honored to meet you and to undertake this
most wonderful journey with you.
If our ways will however not meet, I wish that you will birth your way, no matter what way you,
and your baby will chose for.
I wish you that it will be most joyful moment of your life.
If there are any questions in relation to my Doula Services
do not hesitate to contact me.