Doula Enita: Nurturing doula services

Birth and Postpartum Services and Support

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My Story

Who I Am

Hi! I'm Enita, proud homeschooling mom of 3.  After having a hospital birth that didn't turn out exactly as I wanted, I started delving into the world of information on natural birth, reading everything and anything. I had questions that were unanswered, most of them along of the lines of "Why didn't I know that?" or "Why didn't someone tell me this?". This was just reinforced when I became pregnant again, realizing that the information and options we are given are normally the options they are comfortable/used to giving, and not necessarily the only ones there are.  I decided that for this birth, I would love to have a doula that can not only help me emotionally and with non-pharmaceutical pain relief options , but also advocate for what I want and try and help me achieve this. I had a beautiful, restorative birth, exactly how I wanted it (You can read both my experiences under the "Birth Story" tab: Reuben and Ané)! This made me decide that I would like to help moms achieve this for themselves.

As a doula, I would love to help you get more information, make your wishes known, and try to help you have the birth that you want.  Give me a call or whatsapp that we can meet up and see if we, together with your partner, would make a good birthing team.  I am fluent in Afrikaans, English and the grunts, groans and gestures of labour.   

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My Services

Prenatal Visits

Offering support and  information

Birthing Guidance

Emotional support, advocating for you, birthing positions and non-pharmacological pain relief options

Postpartum Support

Homevisits to help out with what need be

All above available as virtual support as well

"She brought with her such a sense of calm and tranquility like the feeling you get when you sit under a blanket on the couch, drinking a cup of tea when it’s raining outside."

Michelle

“If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it.”

– Dr John H Kennell

Contact

Areas of service are Strand, Stellenbosch, Somerset West, Grabouw, Rooi-Els, Pringle Bay and Betty's Bay, but contact me if your area is not listed. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Zoom meetings will be held, if you so choose, and virtual support will be given during the birth, so the geographical area is not as important as before.

0828468567