Natalie Anderson

Melbourne VIC 0490143046
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I am birth and postnatal doula and a mindfulness and childbirth educator, as well as a mother who has had two challenging yet empowering births, so I feel passionately about supporting women and their families to have a positive experience through pregnancy, birth and early parenting. This includes a holistic approach promoting both physical and emotional wellbeing to fully embrace the innate wisdom of calm, instinctive birthing, where a mother feels that she is informed and confident in trusting in her ability to birth her baby and overcome any challenges. My most important role as a doula is to listen, inform, support your decisions and hold the space for you to have an incredible birth journey on whichever path you may choose to folllow.

I completed my training at the Australian Doula College, and I am also a certified Childbirth Educator with HypnoBirthing International. My support is flexible, individualised depending on your needs, and can include face-ro-face and/or virtual doula meet ups throughout pregnancy, during labour and birth, the fourth trimester and beyond. I can help to prepare you and birthing partner to feel at ease and confident by working with you to develop a comprehensive plan for the support you need at home as well as in your chosen birthing space. I also offer HypnoBirthing childbirth education in private or group sessions.

I am happy to travel up to 60 mins within the Mornington Peninsula, central/south eastern and bayside Melbourne areas.

Feel free to message or call me for a chat on 0490 143 046 or contact me via: natalieanderson.vn@gmail.com
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Name Natalie Anderson
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Phone Number 0490143046
Email natalieanderson.vn@gmail.com
Doula since 2019
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A sample birth support plan:
- Antenatal visits: including birth goals and preferences planning, wellness sessions which promote relaxation with massage, essential oils, visualisation, affirmations and guided meditation and labour preparation to encourage optimal positioning for baby, as well as acupressure, rebozo and breathwork techniques, guidance for birthing companions, also attending medical appointments if desired.
- Continuous support during labour & birth (and during the Golden Hour immediately after birth) for mum and her birth companion/family, plus beautiful birth photos.
- Postnatal visits: including de-briefing with birth photos and story, fourth trimester planning, newborn care, sleep and breastfeeding support, health information and service referrals - also just to listen and chat over a cup of tea!-
- Unlimited communication and support via phone/text/email (ongoing).
- Access to evidence-based information and advice, and to my extensive pregnancy, birth and wellbeing resources.
- A back-up doula if required.
- 24/7 on-call support 2 weeks before/after estimated due date.
- Ongoing support and check-ins via phone/text/email/in person.

A sample postnatal plan (each visit approx. 3 hours):
- Antenatal visit to meet family and discuss preparations for the fourth trimester, including a care plan.
- Sibling support during/post labour and birth.
- Emotional support: birth debriefing, reassuring and supporting mum in self-care, baby bonding and adapting to postpartum transition.
- Physical support: supporting mum with comfort measures for relaxation and healing, caring for baby and/or siblings to ensure parents can rest, spend time together or with other family members.
- Practical support: help with settling in at home, meal preparation, food shopping etc.
- Informational support: advice on newborn care including sleeping, feeding, health information and service referrals.
- Accompanying mum on outings or health care visits.
- Ongoing support and check-ins via phone/text/email/in person.

Services
Doula
Antenatal - Birth Planning
Antenatal - Mother Blessings
Birth
Birth - Back Up Doula
Birth - Rebozo/positioning techniques
Birth Photography
Childbirth Education - Hypnobirthing
Postnatal Visits
Postnatal - Birth Debriefing
Postnatal - Breastfeeding support
Postnatal - Sleep and settling support
Country Australia
State/Province Victoria
distance: 1,749 Kilometers
Address Melbourne VIC
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