frequently asked questions
WHAT ARE YOUR QUALIFICATIONS?
masters of therapeutic arts practise (current) || the miecat institute
bachelor of information systems (2013) || monash university
training & coursework
birth foundation doula training (2018) || dial a doula
postnatal doula training (2018) || dial a doula
miscarriage & abortion support training (2018) || samantha zipporah
sound sleep & secure attachment training (2018) || aware parenting with marion rose phd
level 1: mayan abdominal therapy (2018) || the arvigo institute
level 1: inner relationship focusing training (2018) || focusing australia
intuitive plant medicine training (2018) || one willow apothecaries
memberships & requirements
working with children’s check
doula network of australia
ARE You a mother?
I am a mother to two spirit babies eanna and isaiah.
do you provide breastfeeding and sleep settling support?
i provide basic breastfeeding support, as well as sleep settling and secure attachment using the Aware parenting model. For more in-depth support please contact a lactation or sleep consultant.
Do you offer reduced rates or payment plans?
payment plans are available on all packages. low income earners, aboriginals and torres straight islanders, refugees and asylum seekers are also eligible for a discounted rate.
WHAT ARE YOUR RELIGIOUS VIEWS?
i believe deeply and wholeheartedly in "spirit" (aka god/goddess, the divine, the unknowable). i am non-denominational and a believer in kindness above all. i understand pregnancy, termination and loss can bring up a lot of cultural and religious sensitivities. coming from a monotheistic upbringing - understanding and honouring those sensitivities are of upmost importance in my practise.
what are your views on abortion?
i am a doula and as a doula i stand by all birthing persons having loving and non-judgemental support through all stages of pregnancy, termination, postpartum and loss.
HAVE YOU HAD YOUR VACCINATIONS?
i have had all my childhood vaccinations. if adult vaccinations are an important consideration for you in selecting doula support services, please don't hesitate to ask for referrals to some incredible local practitioners.