Families birthing at Barwon
Health University Hospital Geelong, St John of God Hospital Geelong, and The
Epworth Geelong now have unique access to our on-call Doula program. This
program provides on-call certified doulas for hire, from when you arrive at
your birthing suite.
Our hospital Doula teams work
in 12 hour shifts 24/7 and you will have the opportunity to get to know our
doulas if you choose to take part in our optional birth preparation classes.
This unique program offers an
affordable option for Doula support with the reassurance of having a highly
trained and experienced professional Doula.
Package cost $390.
Optional group birth
preparation classes $25 per couple per session.
PLEASE NOTE - Pre
registration is required for this program please contact us for registration
paperwork prior to 36 weeks gestation.
Private Doula Package
Our most popular support
Doula will meet with you 4 times throughout your pregnancy to
discuss your birth and to guide you through the benefits, risks and
alternatives for each of the decisions you have ahead.
will develop a birth plan you're comfortable with using unbiased research
supplied to you by your doula.
will practise labour techniques to assist you during your birth.
will have free access to our library of books and DVD's.
will also have access to our hire equipment including Labour Tens Machines
and Birth Pool .
will have 24/7 email access to chat to your doula prior to your
Doula will be on call for you for up to 4 weeks before your birth and
ready to come to you when called.
early labour your doula will meet you either at home or your chosen place
of birth and remain with you providing you and your partner with support,
keeping you both informed, as well as creating a beautiful birth environment.
will be able to pre select your preferred aromatherapy, massage, music,
hot and cold pain relief, physical assistance with birthing positions,
photographs of both parents with baby at birth and more.
Doula will provide you and your partner with light snacks and drinks as
required so you can focus on relaxing and enjoying your
Doula will remain by your side throughout the entire labour, birth and
post delivery leaving you only when you want privacy. Your Doula will
create a safe environment where you feel nurtured and secure.
- Geelong and
Surfcoast Doula Services also offers the reassurance of having a back up
Doula on call at no extra charge in case your Doula is delayed or unable
to attend your birth for any unforeseen reason. You will meet this
Doula during your visits so you will be familiar with her and she will
have a complete understanding of your needs.
your birth your Doula will return for a post birth appointment to debrief
your birth and to connect you to local groups and facilities who can
support your early parenting experience.
Package Cost $950 -
weekly payment plan available*
Final Weeks Birth Support
This private Doula package is
designed for women after 35 weeks pregnancy who are looking for support during
the final days or weeks (or sometimes hours) leading up
Your Doula will meet with you
and your partner for a pre birth session to discuss the type of birth your
You will have the opportunity
to talk about any issues you may have or address any concerns. Your Doula will
help to ensure you both feel relaxed and ready for your baby's
You will discuss techniques
and positions for labour as well as enjoying a pre-birth massage. Your doula
will help to outline your birth plan if you don't already have one and put a
plan in place to ensure you feel fully supported on the day.
When your labour begins your doula will meet you at your chosen
place of birth and remain with you throughout your entire labour until your
baby is in your arms and you no longer feel you need her support.
Package Cost $549* Weekly payment plan available