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Ali Cashen

How do you envisage your baby’s birth will be? My aim will be that you feel  supported, cared for and listened to.  As a Doula, I will keep and hold your birth space to your own needs and requirements whether your choice is to be at home, in your natural surroundings or in a hospital or birth centre.  My own birth experiences were of two wonderful home births and I believe that you too should have the opportunity to naturally follow the rhythms of your body, mind and baby to engage together…

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AlisonTodd

  Student Birth Doula: 'Hello my name is Alison and I live in Tunbridge Wells with my husband, and son Leo who is 2 years old. I have felt in my bones for a while that I am here to be a Doula; and I have always been drawn to the wonder and beauty of pregnancy, and the power of birth. I believe in each woman's innate ability to give birth in her own way, and to make her own informed choices.   I will provide a listening ear, support and guidance as needed on your unique journey. I gave birth…

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Amanda Lau

Established  Doula: 'Hello! My name is Amanda. Being a Mother of two has continued to be the greatest life lesson and I’m so very blessed and thankful for my family. I am thrilled to be a part of Conscious Birthing Guidance programme with Cassandra. I have always had an open heart and a call to Nurture, having grown up with the knowledge of BSL (British Sign Language) it’s given me a huge appreciation for diversity and cultural differences. My aim as a Doula will be to provide non-judgemental…

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Anna Morton

Student Birth Doula: Hi, my name is Anna. I have 3 kids and I live in West Oxfordshire. I have been passionate about birth since I got pregnant with my first child, 13 years ago. I believe strongly in an individual's right to choose the place and way in which they give birth and I wish to offer my service as a doula to support them in this. I see birth as a sacred act, a rite of passage, however we choose to go about it, it is the threshold into a new stage of our lives. Every birth adds to a…

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Cat Raincock

Cat Raincock: Student Birth and Postnatal Doula. 'I am a mother of two and a fully trained hypnotherapist and Yoga Nidra instructor and have worked with women for the last 7 years supporting them through hypnosis and coaching. My work has been focused on women and fertility until I extended my care to pregnancy, birth and beyond. I offer birth and postpartum doula work. I believe all women should have the opportunity to have an empowered birth and one that is coated in bucket loads of love and…

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Clem

Student Birth and Postnatal Doula: 'Hi, I’m Clem. I am based in Crewe and cover my local area around Cheshire East and within 1 hour drive of Crewe.  I am originally from France but moved to the UK 6 years ago and settled down in Cheshire, where I am now raising my little boy with my partner. If you are reading my profile, then you are already on the path to discovering your incredible super powers, and your baby’s! Whoever you choose to be your doula, you will do great.  Maybe you are…

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Eli Tersou

Student Birth Doula: 'I was guided to the Doula path by what felt like coincidences, but now realise was answering a calling. Growing up with two much younger siblings and finding ourselves with absent parents during my tender teenage years, I naturally stepped in to a care taking role of my brother and sister, as well as the household. It felt both natural and challenging, gifting me with a glimpse of understanding of nurturing, responsibility and motherhood. Later on, I found the space to…

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Hana

Hello! I’m Hana and I’m a Student Doula working in London under Kate Woods’, of Conscious Birthing, mentorship. I’m here to support families in having positive, empowered experiences so that they can raise a generation of loving and connected humans.  I have always been of service to the people in my life and through my own self-work, have come to remember that my values are love, connection and openness; my purpose is to bring people together.  As the last few years of listening to birth…

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Jo Kidman

Established Birth and Postnatal Doula: "I’m Jo, a birth and post-natal doula working across Cornwall and the Devon border. I support all kinds of families and all types of births including those at home, in birth centres and at Derriford and Royal Cornwall hospitals. I live in a beautiful hamlet in North Cornwall with my husband and three children. As a family we like to enjoy the simple things in life. I bake sourdough bread and enjoy nourishing those around me with food, love and my time. I…

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Justine Garratty

Student Birth Doula. “Hello, my name is Justine, l am a mother, birth keeper and grandmother. My birth keeper story started on May 2nd, 1996, at home, birthing my daughter. Somehow, even unbeknownst to me at the time a seed was planted and two years later I was training to be a midwife in Brighton working within the community supporting women antenatally, standing beside them during their births, and guiding them postnatally. Over the last five years my fierce passion for nurturing women and…

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Kizzy Petit

Student Postnatal Doula. ‘Hi, I am Kizzy, which means “Stillness; be at peace”. I live with my family in East Grinstead after moving to the UK from Venezuela in 2014. I used to be a Marketing lecturer back in my country, where I worked in the business sector for ten years. Following that, I became a Mother.  Since I gave birth, I experienced a paradigm shift and learnt to listen to my soul’s desires and to follow my own excitement. After having embraced my own birthing story, I had a calling…

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Michelle Matheson

 Established Birth Doula: “Pregnancy, birth and postpartum is a time in a woman’s life when vulnerability and empowerment converge. It is a potent experience of transformation of her inner world, an unveiling of her deepest sense of self, and a mysterious portal to unseen guiding wisdom that supports her path through motherhood. With this knowing, a woman’s birth experience is precious to me and to share in the journey of her baby is an immense privilege. My approach as a holistic doula is to…

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Navrup

Student birth and postnatal Doula: "My name is Navrup Kaur and I am a mother of four little humans. Each of my births have been different and every experience has allowed me to build the confidence to grow into my purpose as a doula. I have experienced Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD), group strep b, gestational diabetes, emergency caesarean section, induction and also, completely natural and undisturbed births also. Whilst this can seem like a lot, there are way through challenges in birth…

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Virginia Walker

Student Birth Doula: Virginia has been a pre and post natal yoga teacher for sometime now, supporting clients in person and online. She has not had children of her own yet, though has a huge interest in supporting mothers-to-be and new mothers through what she regards as an awe-inspiring and magical time.   At the outbreak of Covid, Virginia was asked to support two existing yoga clients through their births. She felt this was a clear sign, at long last to proceed the Doula training with Kate…

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Areas Covered: Northwest England

Amy Fairbrother

Established Birth Doula. Sale, Cheshire: “I am Amy and I live in Sale. I have no children yet but am completely obsessed with birth! Not having given birth myself, I don't have a story that led me to this line of work, it just called to me - it's what I am supposed to do. I originally wanted to be a midwife, being obsessed with all things birth it seemed like the natural way to go. However, on a maternity placement as an apprentice healthcare support worker, I realised that with the staff…

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Areas Covered: Bristol, Southwest UK

Cassandra Rosa

Established Birth and Postnatal Doula. Bristol. 'I was drawn to the role of Doula out of my great respect for pregnancy and birth, viewing this time as a sacred rite-of-passage where women have the opportunity to connect with their power, let go of that which no longer serves them and embrace their beautifully designed bodies. I believe that childbirth is life-changing for all concerned and that the way a child enters this world can have a significant effect upon the unfolding of their lives.…

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Areas Covered: Oxfordshire

Christine Ivory

Student Birth and Postnatal Birth Doula: “As a mother of three and grandmother of five (so far!!) my aim is to support you and your family so that you may have a positive birth story, leaving a memory that will both remind you and make you feel proud of the amazing capacity of the female body. I am available for a package of support bespoke to your needs....including any combination of through pregnancy, birth and into the postpartum period. My aim is to help inform and support your choices, to…

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Areas Covered: Edinburgh, Scotland

Daisy Dinwoodie

Established Birth and Postnatal Doula. 'I strongly believe in every woman's ability to know what is right for her and her baby and that, with support of her partner and/or a doula and access to information, she can birth her baby with grace, strength and passion.  I have supported many women planning to birth after caesarean (VBAC) and those considered high risk.  I am happy to meet you to discuss your needs, and see whether you feel you might benefit from my support.  I do not have a…

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Areas Covered: Dartmoor

Esme Shea

Student Birth Doula: "I grew up in a family where birth was deeply honoured and the intuitive wisdom of women celebrated. At the age of nine, I was present for the birth of my younger brother, who was born in water in our living room. I witnessed the power and confidence of my mother, trusting in her body’s wisdom as she birthed. Even at such a young age, this was a profound experience –  a wellspring in which I found an inner knowing and deep trust of the birthing process. As I move through…

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Areas Covered: North Scotland

Fiona Reilly

Established Birth and Postnatal Doula. 'Fiona is passionate about empowering women and families to choose what feels right for them around birth and parenthood. She has worked as a birth and postnatal doula since 2011 and loves supporting families and witnessing the awesome journey that they move through, as they lovingly establish themselves and their transforming family. She is currently based in Findhorn, North Scotland and is a member of the Scottish Doula Network. She wants women and…

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Areas Covered: Edinburgh

Franck David

Student Birth Doula, Franck David: Hello I’m Franck and I am a student Doula under the guidance of Kate Woods at Conscious Birthing. I live in South Queensferry on the outskirt of Edinburgh with my wife and our two teenage sons. I’m one of the rare male Doulas and I’m (also) French!   I feel that being a Doula is a calling; one I felt deeply even before the birth of our two sons. To me, being pregnant, giving birth to a human being is one of the most beautiful, powerful and life changing…

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Areas Covered: Scotland

Isabella Smith

Established Postnatal Doula: "My story as a postpartum Doula started when I gave birth to my daughter and had my partner and my sister by my side. After that I felt a calling and trained with Conscious Birthing in November 2018.  Since I was a little girl I was always helping with babies and loved being involved with newborn’s care. However becoming a new mother, changed my perspective on a postpartum period and the importance of the healing process, care and support a new mum needs. In the…

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Areas Covered: Wells

Jess Willerton

Student Birth Doula. “I felt a calling to be a Doula before I was pregnant with my first child. Something sparked and I couldn’t let it go. My own pregnancy and birth story fuelled this passion and I felt the pull to support families more than ever.  I’m a hypnobirthing practitioner and I’m working on a birth educator course.  Aside from these, I had a strong feeling that I had to meet Kate and do the Conscious Birthing Doula course. Having completed this, I am now being mentored with her…

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Areas Covered: Bristol and the South West

Lianne Marion-May

Student Birth Doula: I am based in Glastonbury and can cover my local area – Wells, Bridgewater, Yeovil, Frome, Taunton, Weston-Super-Mare, Shepton Mallet, Warminster, Gillingham and all the little towns/villages in-between (I can also cover up to the edge of Bristol and bath).   Hi I’m Lianne, thank you for coming onto this space to get to know me a little more! I am a seedling Doula – new to the world of birth work but with roots reaching back to a past of care work and art therapy. My seed…

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Phyllida Warmington

Student Birth Doula: Covering an up to an hour from TA4- Taunton, Wellington, Bridgwater, Exeter, Minehead, Exmoor, Weston-Super-Mare, Glastonbury.  "I believe birth is a profound right of passage and not inherently a medical event, even if medical interventions take place. I am here to offer myself up to nourish, nurture and walk beside you through pregnancy, birth and postnatally. I was called to doula work when expecting my first baby, fascinated by stories of women birthing in ecstasy which…

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Rebecca Wallis

My name is Bec and I have always been fascinated by pregnancy, birth, nature and the human body. Through my own holistic journey, I discovered the role of the Doula and since then, had an innate knowing that this is what I’m here to do. I am a Trauma Informed Doula, so I offer a space for you to work towards your best strategies when planning for your birth, to ensure you feel safe and in control. This means I have no judgement around which way you chose to birth-my job is to support you in…

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Rowena Tebbutt

Student Birth Doula: "I believe that when we feel truly supported, properly listened to and totally in our power, we are capable of amazing things. Childbirth is a transformational journey. It can heal, it can uplift and it can show us how incredibly strong we are. Much as every person is unique, I believe every woman’s journey through pregnancy and birth should be unique. She should feel confident in the decisions she needs to make. Feel beautiful in her growing and changing body. And feel…

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Samsara Tanner

Established Birth and Postnatal Doula. 'Samsara's soul has always been called to Birthing. From first glorious moment of empowerment at the birth of her first son aged 24, she has been attending births , and has had wonderful birth doulas attending her own four births. Trained in Childbirth Education with Parent Centre Australia in 1988 and Intuitive Counselling with Scott Washington in 1994, she became very involved with the Australian grass roots home birthing movement.  Samsara has been…

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Areas Covered: Wales

Lily Rose Sequoia

Student Birth Doula: “As your Doula, I am here to support you to empower yourself through informed choice; and to stand with you as you navigate your way through pregnancy and birth towards life with your newborn”. Your Body, Your Choice: Whatever choices you make about your pregnancy and your birth - whether it’s an elected caesarean or a drug-free home birth - I am here to listen without judgement, to support you, and to advocate for your choices. Trust Your Instincts: We will work together…

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Areas Covered: Central and SW London, Surrey and outskirts. (Please call to discuss)

Lucy Hamilton

Student Birth Doula: "I have three little girls who are beginning to understand how their bodies work and how they need to nurture  and love themselves. I encourage them to question and to explore alternative learning opportunities. I am aware that I was brought up by a generation where bodily functions were little talked about, let alone understood. Some of us are conditioned into just trusting what we are told without question and sometimes unconsciously give our power and choice away…

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Areas Covered: Bristol

Nova

Established Birth and Postnatal Doula: Welcome, I’m Nova. I offer families support through Holistic Therapy, Children’s care, Foster Care, and more recently-through pregnancy, birth, and beyond as a Doula. For the last twenty years I’ve worked in service to people and planet offering full circle wholistic care and compassionate companionship for life’s biggest transitions.  Seeing each birth as revolutionary, I’m devoted to supporting parents to birth and raise children intuitively and…

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Areas Covered: North East London

Polly Mehta

"I was drawn to the work of a doula after my first Successful VBAC, I followed up on this after the birth of my second son.The feeling of empowerment that I felt after these two births are something I would so love to help nurture in other women throughout their pregnancy, birth, and post-natal journeys. I believe that feeling empowered and supported throughout our pregnancy and, significantly so, throughout our labours and births, gives us the best start from which to begin to nurtureours and…

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Areas Covered: South West

Sharon Gimpel

Student Birth Doula: "I am a mother to two wonderful girls, which I gave birth to at home. I am a dancer and mover, a Feldenkrais and somatic movement practitioner and a mentored Doula. I feel that every pregnant woman should have someone by her side, who can hold space for her, listen, witness, support her and serve her wishes and needs on this beautiful magical journey. I want women to have the freedom to choose and own their pregnancy, birth and motherhood journey from an empowered and…

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Areas Covered: North West England

Tracey Williamson

Tracey Williamson, Student Birth Doula. 'Hey congratulations on your pregnancy and your choice to seek the support of a Doula on your amazing journey and thank you so much for reading my profile. I am a mum of 2 beautiful daughters born 11 years apart. My eldest daughter has graced me with 4 amazing grandchildren. Of which, I was present at 3 of their births. I live outside Rochdale so can cover all Greater Manchester and beyond roughly one hours travel away A very practical mum and grandma…

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Areas Covered: Ibiza

Cyd

Established Birth and Postnatal Doula. 'Cyd Lee lives on a small island in the Mediterranean, Ibiza. It's a tight community of generally open minded international people, many of whom have escaped the mainstream paradigm and are looking for alternative ways to live their lives , with deeper meaning and integrity. The role of the doula is welcomed here, at home and in the hospitals. Kate's Doula courses have been a huge success and have helped enormously in building up a solid birthing community…

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Kate Gardner

Student Birth Doula. “Hi I’m Kate and I’m English, originally from London but I now I live in Ibiza. I’ve been fascinated by birth since I was a little girl and used to sit watching births on TV.  Little did I know this would be an indication of my chosen path. I am a yoga teacher I have been teaching since 2010, I trained in pre & post natal yoga in 2012 in London. I love teaching and connecting with mums and then meeting the babies and welcoming them to mummy and baby yoga and seeing them…

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Areas Covered: Spain

Sophie Whippy

Established Birth Doula. Sophie trained with Conscious Birthing in 2017 as she felt a calling to Doula work following the birth of her son in 2013. She is passionate about empowering women & families as they navigate a new chapter of their lives and hopes to do this by being a source of information and support. She very much feels it is a special place to be, along side a family as it grows, and approaches this with respect, care & love. Sophie is based in Ibiza with her husband &…

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