As birth doulas, we will walk along side you through your journey of labor and birth. We will be there to provide emotional, physical, and educational support. Regardless of where you choose to give birth, we want to make sure you have a empowering birth experience. We have both received some training in Spinning Babies and can support you in following the Spinning Babies protocols to prepare for birth and during birth. For more information about Spinning Babies, go to https://www.spinningbabies.com/. Adele has also received Comforting Touch for Doulas training by Yiska Obadia. Yiska also offers a similar training for expectant parents. You can find more information about this training at https://www.yiskaobadia.com/comforting-touch-for-parents.
As postpartum doulas, we will be there to help you with breastfeeding, the emotional and physical recovery from birth, and newborn care. We will also be able to provide evidence-based research on common topics that you might have questions about. Emma volunteers with Postpartum Support International and is uniquely qualified in supporting your postpartum mental health. For more information about Postpartum Support International, go to https://www.postpartum.net/. Adele has received training in Comforting Touch for Babies from Yiska Obadia and can show you how to provide comforting touch to your newborn. For more information about Comforting Touch for Babies, go to https://www.yiskaobadia.com/comforting-touch-for-babies.
Adele is certified through The International Center for Reiki Training. Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki is a powerful, yet gentle, hands-on healing method which promotes healing and empowerment.. Reiki can be helpful during pregnancy and postpartum to support your physical and mental health.
Emma has been a photographer since 2013 and loves capturing those special moments. She has had the honor of photographing everything from weddings to newborns to families.