Amma Birth Companions - Companionship

Delivered by Amma Birth Companions
Note: Service delivered by home visits, support to attend the hospital and appointments at the office.
Note: this service is only for ethnic minorities , refugees or asylum seekers and women
  • Befriending

Birth Companionship

Our volunteer birth companions work in teams to provide continuous practical and emotional support to expectant parents. Support is offered from the third trimester of pregnancy until a week or two after birth.

Our birth companions:

  • Provide one-to-one support to birthing people from the third trimester of pregnancy until birth, Work with parents to develop an individualised birth plan and Advocate to ensure clients’ voices are heard in the decisions that impact their birth experience

Postnatal Companionship

Our postnatal companions work voluntarily to support and nurture
parents’ physical and emotional recovery from birth. They help ease the transition to parenthood by ensuring parents are rested, nourished, and able to bond with and comfortably feed their baby.

Our postnatal companions: Help with infant feeding, Assist with domestic tasks, Enable parents to rest and recover, Ensure parents are well-nourished and Facilitate connections with other parents.

Free of charge.  

Service availability

Monday
9am to 5pm
Tuesday
9am to 5pm
Wednesday
9am to 5pm
Thursday
9am to 5pm
Friday
9am to 5pm

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