Trisha Cook

Torrance Crescent, Quakers Hill NSW 0405 151 860
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My name is Trisha and I am a mum to five wonderful children, wife and doula – and now a grandmother too!

I embarked on my journey of supporting births before I even knew what a doula was, supporting friends and family members through their own births, knowing that I could make a difference and provide support when needed. As such, Norwest Doula Services was born.
Being welcomed to witness such a special time in their lives is such an honour.
I have birthed in a variety of settings myself, from a standard hospital birth, birth centre, caesarean birth and finally 2 wonderful home births in water.

What I do and why I love it!

I feel that being a doula is my true calling, I love the continuity of care and that I’m not finishing my shift halfway through a mothers labour. I get to support you the whole way through. How fantastic is that!

I provide support from when we meet during your pregnancy until after your baby is born. I am blessed to witness families growing as some come back to share their second & third babies births with me also. I have also been honoured to support families as they welcome their Rainbow baby (a baby after miscarriage or loss) in to their lives, such a very special moment to share in.

I am extremely passionate about VBAC’s, Homebirths, water births and assisting women to achieve their desired birth as much as I possibly can. After having 2 VBAC’S (at home) of my own I know just how very special and healing they can be to a birthing mother. Yes it’s hard work, but so is everything worth having.

My second passion is photography and I am happy to bring this service to you too, at no extra charge! I can provide you with some fantastic labour and birth photos, capturing your first moments with your baby.
I will provide you with information so you can make informed decisions regarding your birth, information that enables you to be empowered. I don’t claim to empower women for I believe you do your own empowering, I can however give you the tools to do just that.

Being a doula in Sydney has provided me with a diverse range of clients and birthing experiences over the years, I welcome and embrace the differences that each individual woman brings to her own birth.

Whether you’re birthing via Caesarean, VBAC, Medicated or Unmedicated, Waterbirth, Birth Centre, Hospital or Home, Single mum, Teen mum or an Older mum, a doula is there to support you through your journey.

I want to assist you in making your birth an empowering and memorable experience.


Name Trisha Cook
Business Name Norwest Doula Services
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Phone Number 0405 151 860
Email Trisha@norwestdoulaservices.com.au
Doula since 2007
Standard Fee $1,100
Services and Pricing information

My Full Birth Support package includes:
• Unlimited phone and email support to answer any questions and offer suggestions and support throughout pregnancy and early labour
• 3 Antenatal visits to assess your needs and desires for birth, define and understand our expectations of one another and provide you with useful tools for labour and birth. Visits done in your home or preferred location, approx 2 hours each
• On call from 38 weeks until baby is born (this means I am on call 24/7, everything I plan is around my clients at this stage) Naturally if you go into pre term labour I will do my best to support you during this also
• Assistance in writing your birth preferences, to help you clarify your preferences for birth and explain the options that are available to you
• Access to my lending library of books and dvd’s about pregnancy, birth and baby care, to support your learning
• Continuous physical, emotional and informational support for you (and your partner) for the duration of labour and birth, to help you move towards the vision you created for your baby’s birth
• Labour and birth photos – where possible I capture your labour and birth photos for you. Those precious first moments of you and your baby meeting each other. This is provided at no extra cost to you and will be provided to you on usb at your postnatal visit.
• Initial breastfeeding support immediately after birth to help your baby latch on properly and encourage the establishment of breastfeeding
• 1-2 Postpartum follow up visit to celebrate the birth of your baby and answer any questions you have during the early postpartum period

My Newborn package ($600) includes:
• Postpartum visits 2 days per week for 3 hours per day over 2 weeks* (12 hours)
• Assistance with settling baby
• Feeding assistance – breast or bottle
• Bathing baby
• Learning to understand your baby’s cues
• Help with siblings
• Light housework
• Caring for baby while you shower or nap uninterrupted!
• Resources and referrals
• Birth debriefing
• Non judgmental support

Combining both the Full Birth Support Package and the Newborn Package will give you the amazing Platinum Package, giving you the best of both pregnancy, birth and postnatal care. Your investment is only $1500!

The Last Minute Package is aimed at women in their 37th week and onwards.
I will aim to meet with you once in the time prior to you going into labour, if this doesn’t happen I will meet you at your chosen birthing place and support you there until your baby is safely in your arms and you are both tucked into bed. $750

All of these services are provided by an experienced doula of 10 years.
My experience includes hospital and birth centres, caesarean, twins, pre term birth, pregnancy after loss, homebirth, water birth, gestational diabetes, teen pregnancy, IVF and pretty much everything in between!

Services
Doula
Antenatal Visits
Antenatal - Birth Planning
Birth
Birth - Back Up Doula
Birth Photography
Childbirth Education
Postnatal Visits
Postnatal - Birth Debriefing
Postnatal - Breastfeeding support
Postnatal - Sleep and settling support
Country Australia
State/Province New South Wales
distance: 1,901 Kilometers
Address Torrance Crescent, Quakers Hill NSW
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