I support LGBTQI+ Families in Birth as well as families with diverse backgrounds and stories by providing a compassionate, respectful and culturally appropriate care to all my clients. My focus is to provide a safe, responsive and affirming experience for expectant parents, their partners or single/solo moms. I truly believe that no expectant parent should ever birth alone and no one should ever be judged or receive any less care because of ethnicity, religion, age, gender or personal situation.
Mainstream birth support and hospital policies can present some challenges for prospective LGBTQI+ parents so I will help you navigate the healthcare system so you can be informed of your choices and options.
- I will offer support through pregnancy and during labour with my doula tools.
- I will help you find specific resources and information about co-feeding, donor milk, health book & Medicare after surrogacy, Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), …
- all the newborn essentials once baby is born like bottle feeding, bathing, changing, swaddling and settling
I work hard at incorporating inclusive language everyday throughout my practice but have still lots to learn so feel free to jump in and let me know if something needs improvement. Your feedback is invaluable to progress in the right direction.