Our Doulas

Doulas offer different services depending on what women need, but can offer antenatal support, birth attendance and supporting the couple or pregnant woman in labour and postnatal support including birth debriefing, helping with baby and other siblings, breastfeeding support, preparing food and emotional support.


Ly Malnick

Services offered: antenatal, birth, postnatal and breastfeeding support, birth debriefing.

Areas covered: All areas of Bristol and surrounding areas

Contact:07843 377 718 ly@relaxedbirthandparenting.com, www.lymalnick.info

Sarah Lambert

Services offered: antenatal, birth and postnatal support, birth debriefing. Other skills offered: reflexology, shiatsu, baby reflexology.

Areas covered: Westbury Park, Whiteladies, Clifton, Cliftonwood, Hotwells, Kingsdown, Redland, Cotham, Bishopston, Montpelier, St Werburghs, Greenbank, Fishponds, Kingswood, St George, Totterdown, Windmill Hill, Southville, Bedminster. Portishead, Clevedon, Thornbury. For Portishead, Clevedon, Thornbury mileage will be added to charge.

Contact: 0117 382 7042 or 07851 739 334 sarah@relaxedbirthandparenting.com

Tortie Rye

Skills offered: Antenatal birth and postnatal Doula. Antenatal to include: Birth preparation, preferences and partner support. Postnatal to include: breastfeeding support, birth debriefing, cooking and help in the home as well as support in caring for your new baby. Experienced with twins.

Areas covered: St Werburghs, Montpelier, Clifton, Cliftonwood, Hotwellls, Kingsdown, Redland, Henleaze, St Andrews, Cotham, Bishopston, Whiteladies, Greenbank, Fishponds, Easton, St George, Totterdown, Windmill Hill, Southville, Bedminster.

Contact: 07796 121 530 or 0117 329 8836 tortie@relaxedbirthandparenting.com

Dominique Sakoilsky

Services offered:  Training doulas, antenatal, breastfeeding and postnatal support (no birth attendance). Other skills offered: Couple therapy and relationship counselling, craniosacral therapy for babies and adults, one-to-one counselling, birth debriefing and postnatal depression counselling.

I have over 25 years of family and couple work in the arena of birth and parenting and am happy to offer home visits, supporting new families, blended family issues, couple relationship  work and i have a passion and much experience of meeting the very individual needs of each family.

Areas covered: Clifton, Bishopston, St Andrews, St Werburghs, St Pauls, Redland, Hotwells, Sea Mills, Stoke Bishop, Westbury on Trym, Southmead.

Contact: 07969 204 763 dom@relaxedbirthandparenting.com

Rebecca Hunt

Skills offered: Antenatal, Birth and Postnatal Support, including birth preparation, establishing birth preferences, birth attendance, providing tailored postnatal support to suit your needs, birth debriefing and breastfeeding support.

Areas covered: Bishopston, Clifton, Cotham, Henleaze, Horfield, Kingsdown, Montpelier, Redland, Sneyd Park, St Andrews, St Paul's, St Werburgh's, Stoke Bishop, Westbury on Trym.

Contact: 07740 407656 or 0117 9147968 rebecca@relaxedbirthandparenting.com

Catherine Waters

Skills offered; Antenatal and Postnatal doula, experienced with twins and in recovering after a caesarean .birth, birth preparation including establishing birth preferences and labour support. Light household duties and home cooking, breastfeeding support, iron tonics, tinctures and herbal remedies.

Areas covered include,Montpelier,Bishopston ,Kingsdown, St Paul's, St Werburghs,Stoke Bishop, Westbury on trym,Clifton, Cotham, Redland,,Henleaze,St Andrews,

Contact: 07816 506 374 or catherinewaters@blueyonder.co.uk


Jo Slator

Services offered postnatal support,light house duties (no birth attendance),Antenatal support,breastfeeding support,birth preparation classes,couples workshops,baby massage calming and bonding

Contact 07796263726 or jo.slator@relaxedbirthandparenting.com

West Midlands

Louise Bennett

Services offered:Doula service, antenatal, breastfeeding and postnatal support Other skills offered:Reflexology,couple counselling one-to-one counselling, birth debriefing and postnatal depression counselling.

Areas covered: Stourbridge, Walsall, West Midlands.

Contact: 07966 848 505 lou@relaxedbirthandparenting.com