How can a doula help you?
A dedicated professional who is by your side throughout pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatal period.
A trained professional to guide and encourage you throughout every contraction during labour.
Unbiased, up to date information to help you make informed choices surrounding your pregnancy and birth.
Emotional support for you and your partner.
Rebecca especially loves supporting mums who have previously has had a difficult pregnancy and or labour and are still recovering. She has experience helping women with anxiety and or depression.
So you are scared of pain in childbirth?
You want to educate yourself as much as possible, but googling is making you scared & overwhelmed? People everywhere are telling you horror stories, even strangers. But you figure that women since the beginning have been doing it, so surely you can too!
You are looking for a doula but you aren't even sure what one is... Congratulations and welcome to By Your Side Doula Services Melbourne. I am Rebecca, owner of By Your Side Doula Services and can help you by combating myths with facts, using simple but effective relaxation techniques and providing you with the tools and resources you need to make informed decisions.
Birth can affect you for the rest of your life, so why leave it to chance or going with the flow and see what happens. Getting to know how birth works and how you can use your body in the most effective way can help you have a positive birth.
Let me teach you how to be confident to trust your body and your baby and be confident standing up for what you want.
"If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it." John H Kennell
Want assistance navigating the overwhelming hospital system? Want someone by your side to vent any frustrations, concerns or just a sounding board for your feelings? Are you scared of childbirth? Or scared of the unknown? Have you had a baby already and things just didn't go to plan and want support this time around?
What if you could feel calm, confident, secure, supported, positive and even comfortable?
Preparing for the birth of a baby is an exciting time. Luckily you have the 40+ weeks of pregnancy to get your head and your heart ready. It’s more than getting a cot, pram and baby room all set up. Mums need to use this time to ensure that they prepare their mind, body and heart for childbirth, ensuring that they are fully educated about the birthing process and the options available to them in terms of which provider to use, which hospital, or is home birth in Melbourne an option? Will I use pain relief? If so what is available? What are the pro and the cons? ...Read More
For this reason, childbirth classes are essential to ensure that you are fully prepared for labour and the birthing process. Rebecca from By Your Side is the specialists provider of childbirth classes Melbourne.