It is critical that you feel a deep connection with your doula or parenting coach, as this person may become an extended member of your growing family. Remember that the service of a doula is to support and guide through providing information and advocacy.
Leigh’s support for the birthing family includes both natural and coached breathing, massage/efflourage, visualization, aromatherapy, emotional support and encouragement, and so much more. Leigh's primary goal is that your babies birth be the result of informed and well educated choices made specifically by you.
Baby massage is a way to relieve stress for you AND your baby. Baby massage increases your confidence and sensitivity to your baby's cues, stimulates growth and healthy development of your baby's body, mind and spirit, and enhances your ability to understand your baby's special needs. Through this course, you will learn techniques to help your baby release stress which builds daily from new experiences and that means more rest for baby and you; everyone feels better! Classes are held privately or in small groups, and meet once per week for a series of four weeks.