Support in the early days, with your new baby
My Virtual Support:
This will be an opportunity for you to debrief, reflect verbally, ask questions, talk about your observations of your baby, or just have a cry with someone who knows how hard it is and won't judge you! I will follow up our conversations signposting information with links, articles, and videos.
Some things we can talk about are:
Your birth story
the Fourth Trimester
infant feeding: Breastfeeding/formula feeding/mixed feeding,
soothing baby: crying and cortisol, the calming reflex
postnatal mental wellbeing.
I have also been an Ofsted registered 'Outstanding' Childminder for 12 years, so we can also talk about child development. If you have more than one child, we can talk about, for example, balancing everyone's needs, learning through play, and play activities while we are all indoors.
We could plan it for every day, or every other day, or just a couple of times a week. We could start with saying let's schedule in an hour at a time, and of course if a lot is going on we just extend the session, as needed.
We can use facetime or skype, or another other platform you prefer.
The early days of having a baby are tough, no doubt, and now with not being able to get out and about like normal, I want to provide women with the opportunity to get support.
Included in any booking is ongoing text/whatsapp access to me during the duration of our booking. If something comes up, and it can’t wait to our session, I am happy to receive a text and troubleshoot as we go.
I am happy to take either ad hoc or block bookings.
I live in Kingston upon Thames, but virtually, I can work with women from anywhere.