Services offered

& Personalized Support

Antenatal Doula

Natural & Safe

As your antenatal doula I offer emotional support and information during pregnancy and help with birth preparation plans, relaxation techniques & any birth related issues that you may have. I am  here to help you make your big journey personal and safe. Whether you choose a hospital birth or a home birth, I can help you and your partner prepare for the unexpected moments during the birthing process and in the days that follow.

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Postnatal Doula

Your Wellbeing First

As your postnatal doula I work flexible hours to suit you and the family. I offer you practical and emotional support to at home following your  birth. I also help with light household duties (laundry, cooking, general tidy-up), looking after little ones, while the you focus on your new-born or looking after the baby while you have a rest. I also offer support with infant feeding, and am able to guide and signpost you to further professional support with infant feeding if needed.  

Birth Doula

Here to care  for You every step of the way

 A big part of my work is offering birth support. I give you the undivided, unbiased and professional support needed to ensure your journey is as safe and positive as possible.  As your doula, I am  available to contact anytime 24 hours 7 days a week from 38 weeks gestation, and am committed to whatever you feel would benefit you, your baby, and your family most. Get in touch today to learn more about this service.

Support packages

why not mix and match 

Get in touch for your free 30 minute consultation about the services available through Essence of birth

Birth and Postnatal Package

  • Two to three antenatal visits to your home

  • Being on call for 24 hours a day once you reach 38 weeks

  • Labour support – at the onset of labour, as soon as you want me until you are settled with baby and baby has had a good feed.

  • 20 hours of postnatal support made up of any combination of visits between 2 and 6 hours each during the first 6 weeks after birth

  • The option to call, text or email with any queries or concerns about wellbeing and infant feeding

  • Free Weleda Calendula Babycare Gift Set worth £12.95

Group Hypnobirthing Tuition

  • Session 1: Hypnobirthing module (2.5 hours)

  • Session 2: Birth physiology (2.5 hours)

  • Session 3: Birth choices and scenarios (2.5hours)

  • Session 4: Birth partner's role & practical techniques for coping with labour (2 hours)

    • Bonus 1: Rebozo (1/2 hour)

    • Bonus 2: Aromatherapy (1/2 hour)

Birth Package

  • 2 or 3 antenatal visits at your home

  • Being on call for 24 hours a day once you reach 38 weeks

  • Labour support – at the onset of labour, as soon as you want me until you are settled with baby and baby has had a good feed.

  • One or two visits to your home, during the first 6 weeks after the birth

  • The option to call, text or email for up to 6 weeks after birth

  • The option to borrow one of the slings or rebozos

  • Free Weleda Calendula Babycare Gift Set worth £12.95

Postnatal Package

Minimum 20 hours of support made up of any combination of visits between 2 and 6 hours each.  The postnatal support includes: 

  • help with light household chores, 

  • looking after your baby while your rest or do things that you need to do,

  • looking after older siblings while you spend time with your baby,

  • making some light bites for you and the family, and

  • supporting you with infant feeding.

  •  the option to call, text or email with any concerns about your well-being and that of your baby and  infant feeding 

  • the option to borrow one of the slings or rebozos

Antenatal Doula package

  • Two face to face visits which we can talk about anything birth related that you would like, we may prepare your birth preferences document and learn about how birth unfolds.

  • One other visit (could be online) focused on birth preparation

  • Unlimited calls and texts for the duration of your pregnancy

  • The option to call, text or email for up to 6 weeks after birth

  • The option to borrow one of the slings or rebozos

 On-line Hypnobirthing Preparation 

A complete antenatal training programme   designed to help you release fear and build confidence in your ability to birth your baby, all from the from the comfort of your own home.  The course is self paced and presented in a simple, logical way and based on evidence. 

Contact Grace Today!
Grace Collins

Birth & Post natal Doula 

Qualified KG Hypnobirthing instructor. 

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