Katie Parker

Mirboo North VIC 0408 054 066
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I’m a postpartum doula, social worker and mum of two. I am really passionate about supporting women to feel nurtured, relaxed and confident in their transition to motherhood. From my own personal experience I understand how confusing, isolating and overwhelming life as a new mum can be, and hope to prevent others having this same experience by providing practical and emotional support to new mothers so that they are well cared for and nourished during their postpartum.

I offer “Preparing for your Postpartum” workshops for pregnant couples in Traralgon, Mirboo North and Leongatha, in-home support through my Postpartum Care Packages and a monthly Mothers’ Group. I strongly believe that it takes a village to raise not just a child, but a mother too, and would love to play a part in helping you to create your village!


Name Katie Parker
Business Name Katie Parker, Postpartum Support for Gippsland Families
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Phone Number 0408 054 066
Email info@katieparker.com.au
Doula since 2019
Services and Pricing information

POSTPARTUM CARE PACKAGES

I offer three different postpartum care packages. All include in-home support. Each visit will be different depending on what your needs are on the day, but could include any of the following:

- Birth debriefing
- Intention setting
- Emotional support and guidance
- Warm and nourishing meals
- Practical help and tips for caring for your baby
- Shoulder rub with warm black sesame oil
- Assistance with baby carriers/wraps/slings and cloth nappies
- Basic support with breastfeeding
- Practical support around the house including meal planning, setting up online grocery shopping and organising a cleaner
- Help preparing for your first outing with your baby
- Plenty of opportunities for you to rest

Other support included in my packages includes:

- In-home postpartum planning session during pregnancy
- In-home childbirth education session with a qualified Childbirth Educator
- In-home breastfeeding consultation with a qualified Breastfeeding Counsellor
- Monthly mothers' support group where you can connect with like-minded mums in a safe and nurturing space
- Mama meditations to help you relax
- Access to my library which covers a range of topics including birth, breastfeeding, birth trauma, motherhood and postpartum care
- Gifts including my signature "Postpartum Pamper Pack", ABA membership and "Newborn Mothers" book
- Special events for new mums and their families
- Referrals to other health professionals as needed

"PREPARING FOR YOUR POSTPARTUM" WORKSHOPS (held in Leongatha, Mirboo North and Traralgon on the last Sunday of the month, rotating venues)

This workshop is for pregnant couples who would like to ensure the weeks and months following the birth of their baby are full of love, peace and happiness. During this workshop I will:

- Support you in creating a postpartum plan that will have you feeling relaxed, confident, excited and well-prepared for your transition to parenthood - the most life-changing experience you will ever have!
- Talk about what you can do to avoid feeling isolated, exhausted and overwhelmed by your baby
- Explain how to increase the hormone you need to form a beautiful bond with your baby and ENJOY your postpartum (the photo above gives you a bit of a hint!)
- Get you thinking about building your village - looking at areas you'll need support in when your baby arrives and how to get this needed support

Investment for this fun and inspiring two hour workshop is $65 per couple including healthy treats for afternoon tea.

MOTHERS' GROUP

The identity shift you experience when you become a mother can leave you feeling disconnected from yourself, your partner and your baby. I strongly believe it takes a village not just to raise a child, but also a mother.

Joining my monthly Mothers' group can be a wonderful way to connect with like-minded mothers in your community, where you are listened to, understood and supported. We get down and dirty (talking about a lot more than how your baby is sleeping!) leaving you with a nourished heart, mind and soul.

Services
Doula
Postnatal Visits
Postnatal - Birth Debriefing
Postnatal - Breastfeeding support
Postnatal - Infant Massage
Country Australia
State/Province Victoria
distance: 1,866 Kilometers
Address Mirboo North VIC
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