Doula Services

Labour & Postpartum Doula Services

"We have a secret in our culture, and it's not that birth is painful. 

It's that women are strong."

~Laura Stavoe Harm


A doula is a professional trained in childbirth who provides emotional, physical and informational support to the mother who is expecting, is experiencing labor, or has recently given birth. The doula's purpose is to help women have a safe, memorable and empowering birthing experience. Most often the term doula refers to the birth doula, or labor companions, labor support specialists, labor support professionals, birth assistants or labor assistants. There are also ante/postpartum doulas.


Labour/birth Doula

• Understand the physiology of birth

• Understand the emotional needs of a woman in labour

• Assist the woman and her partner in preparing for birth plans

• Carry out the woman and her partner’s plans for birth

• Provide continuity of care and an objective viewpoint

• Provide emotional support and physical comfort measures

• Help the woman and her partner obtain information to make informed decisions


Labour doula does not replace the woman’s partner nor make decisions for (or speak instead of) her client, or perform clinical or medical tasks, such as taking blood pressure or temperature, fetal heart tones, vaginal exams or postpartum clinical care.  A doula is a professional trained in childbirth who provides emotional, physical and informational support to the mother who is expecting, is experiencing labor, or has recently given birth. The doula's purpose is to help women have a safe, memorable and empowering birthing experience. Most often the term doula refers to the birth doula, or labor companions, labor support specialists, labor support professionals, birth assistants or labor assistants. There are also ante/postpartum doulas.  


Post-partum Doula

A postpartum doula provides evidenced based information on things such as infant feeding, emotional and physical recovery from birth, mother–baby bonding, infant soothing, and basic newborn care.  She is there to help a new family in those first days and weeks after bringing home a new baby. Research shows that moms, dads and babies have an easier time with this transition if a good support team is in place.  The postpartum doula offers many services to her clients, but her main goals are to help “mother the mother”, and nurture the entire family as they transition into life with a newborn. This would include doing things to help mom and dad feel more confident in their roles, sharing education on family adjustment and tending to the unique needs of a new mother. 


A post-partum doula works with each family to find out their particular needs. 


Some of the duties may perform include:

• Breastfeeding support

• Help with the emotional and physical recovery after birth

• Assistance with newborn care 

• Baby soothing techniques

• Sibling care

• Referrals to local resources


Most post-partum doulas provide service for a family anywhere from a few days up to a few weeks after bringing home a new baby. Families may have the doula work 1-3 days a week or as many as 5 days a week. Post-partum doulas often offer night time service to help the family transition more smoothly into the challenges of night time parenting. Each doula offers different services, so it is important that each family decide what their needs are and find a doula who can meet those needs and the fee may vary dependent on the type of service you need. Please note that we provide only night time service.  



To book for an appointment:

WA +62 821 4647 8030

e-mail: soulsanctuary88@gmail.com



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