Jacki Barker

Narrabeen, New South Wales 0448191149
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Jacki is a doula with a background of almost 20 years of midwifery. With a passion for peaceful, calm, positive and safe birth experiences, she is keen to ensure women are offered many birth choices. After a couple of years working in health administration, Jacki decided to return to assist women at birth with her own Doula business. She realised how much she missed birth. She has a warm, caring nature with a sense of humour and is thrilled that when she works as a doula, she has time to use the reflexology, reiki and aromatherapy she barely had time to use working as a midwife. Her bag of goodies includes heat packs, relaxation music, a Tibetan singing bowl, various mood lights/ and important essential oils. Jacki is a mother of two now grown children and regards their births as the most positive and empowering events in her life although she does wish she could go back and have waterbirths! After studying Arts with a Psychology major, Jacki was drawn to studying midwifery. She says her mission is to empower women and their partners through their own individual chosen birth plans, to create incredible, wonderful birth stories. She knows the presence of a doula can create the nurturing, secure setting to give women the total empowerment they deserve.

Name Jacki Barker
Business Name Love Cherub
Website Link Visit Link Here
Phone Number 0448191149
Email jackibarkerdoula@gmail.com
Doula since 2014
Standard Fee $1,800
Services and Pricing information

I have 2 options of service. My complete service includes 2 meetings while you are pregnant, each meeting lasting around 2 hours where we will get to know each other and discuss your birth plan. I will prepare the plan for you and I am always at the end of the phone for any queries. At the next meeting we discuss natural ways to begin labour and ways to help avoid induction for being overdue. I go on call at 38 weeks and we are often in touch from this point about appointments and signs of labour. Then once you are in established labour I shall be there for you both through the entire experience. I will stay until around an hour after baby is born and assist with self led attachment breast feeding and assist you with uninterrupted skin to skin bonding time with baby after birth. Then I like to visit you all twice in the postnatal period, at least once at home so I can assist you with feeding, wrapping, bathing and holding techniques, chores, light cleaning or meal preparation or even babysitting the older siblings while you have time alone with baby.

My Postnatal Service is entirely negotiable and should you wish to extend the time I spend with you in the period at home after birth, we can certainly tailor this service to your needs. This can be additional to my complete service or you may elect to have me just for the postnatal period and not the birth. Please see the above mentioned services I provide in this period within my notes on my Complete Service.

My Birth Only package is best for mothers having their second or third child who had no issues with breastfeeding before. I meet with you at least once but try to meet twice and then assist with a birth plan and attend your birth. I provide a debrief over the phone if you wish but there is no postnatal visit in this option.

Antenatal Visits
Antenatal - Birth Planning
Birth - Back Up Doula
Childbirth Education
Childbirth Education - Hypnobirthing
Postnatal Visits
Postnatal - Birth Debriefing
Postnatal - Breastfeeding support
Postnatal - Sleep and settling support
Country Australia
State/Province New South Wales
distance: 1,934 Kilometers
Address Narrabeen, New South Wales
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