Perinatal accompaniment

Each of my services allow for  co-creation. This means that we evolve together as we embark on your chosen treatment or package. If you feel that what you are looking for does not exactly correspond with a particular service, you can contact me and together we can explore different options to best suit your needs.

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Doula

As a doula, I support you on a physical, emotional and organisational level. I provide you with information and the objective pros and cons so as to help you prepare for a birthing experience which best suits you. I can teach you relaxation techniques, breathing exercises and mindfulness to help you to deal with the intense changes that one experiences during pregnancy so that you may feel secure and empowered. Usually, our meetings take place in your home and we then go through the various topics depending on your needs and concerns. These topics included, but are not limited to, internal changes, emotional challenges from preconception to the postpartum period, different options and specificities of place of birth, each parent’s desires and fears, communication during labour and childbirth, how to prepare for the postnatal period, first hours and days with your baby and their specific. 

If you choose to have me with you on the day you deliver, I can be as involved as you wish, providing physical and emotional support and assisting you and your partner to create a positive atmosphere. As I am a non-medical worker, I can only be involved if you have a midwife or obstetrician taking care of the physical birth process. 

Once you have welcomed your baby into the world, I will visit you at home and support you with settling in with your newborn so that you can find a new balance that works for your family. My role during the postnatal period is to make sure that the parent’s needs are met so that they can be physically and emotionally available to take care of their new baby and begin to understand his/her way of communicating. I will be there for you to talk to, to answer any questions you might have as well as to help with some household tasks and chores (cooking/laundry or running errands) so that you can take the time to relax and bond with your baby and partner. 

PACKAGES OPTIONS AND FEES

GLOBAL accompaniment

  • Free remote appointment to present myself and discuss your needs
  • 6 meetings (2 hours each) split up as you prefer before and after childbirth
  • Follow up through messages and calls in-between meetings
  • Recorded relaxation and visualisation sessions and book loan
  • Support in finding services that aren’t in my field of expertise
  • On call period 7/24 from two weeks before the due date.
  • Presence and support from the first contractions to the birth as you wish and depending of the hospital/clinic allowance.

1100 frs (multiple payment options available)
Additional 2h visit 80 frs

 

Pre or postnatal support

  • Free remote appointment to present myself and discuss your needs
  • 2 hour meetings split up as you prefer before and/or after childbirth
  • Follow up through messages and calls in-between meetings
  • Recorded relaxation and visualisation sessions and book loan
  • Support in finding services that aren’t in my field of expertise

2 hours visit price :

90 frs each for a package of 8 or more
100 frs each for a package of 3 to 7
120 frs without package

 

Postnatal MAXI

  • Free remote appointment to present myself and discuss your needs
  • 10 hours or more at-home support during at least two weeks
  • One treatment per week to support your recovery process
  • Follow up through messages and calls in-between meetings
  • Recorded relaxation and visualisation sessions and book loan
  • Support in finding services that aren’t in my field of expertise

From 43 frs per hour
(decreasing rate depending of the number of hours and weeks)


I also accompany families in other birth related situations such as :
– miscarriages
– premature births
– fertility treatments
– perinatal bereavement

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Treatments and rituals

When giving a treatment or facilitating a ritual, I am the channel through which you can give yourself the time and space to connect with yourself. In this space, I give you my undivided attention and you give yourself the gift for recovery and growth. As aforementioned, it is all a co-creation and I receive as much as I give during these sessions. Below are a few service options. Feel free to contact me to help create one that would be 100% suited to you. 

Postpartum treatments

This can be combined however you wish to create a 1 to 2 hour session. Therein we will discuss your birthing experience and your newfound motherhood. 

  • Perinatal reflexology
  • Closure of the birth vortex meditation
  • Full body massage
  • Closing bones on hips or 7 points with rebozo
  • Belly and lower back heating : massage, moxibustion and warm beverage
  • Introduction to infant massage and reflexology (I demonstrate how you can perform massage and reflexology on your baby)

120 frs : 1 hour at home session
180 frs : 2 hours at home session

Rebozo massage

This Mexican traditional care is provided by two doulas to one woman. It can be used as a meaningful rite of passage to mark the end of immediate post-partum period, when transitioning back to working life or later.  It takes place in three stages :

  • 4-hands full body massage to celebrate your body
  • Sudation or ritualized bath to let go off toxins as well as emotions
  • Full body wrapping in 7 traditional rebozo shawl to rest in this deep healing womb-like space
Rebozo massage can be a beautiful way to close circle in other life events such as menopause, lost, divorce, first menstruation…
 

360 CHF for 3 hours treatment provided by two doulas
 10 CHF travel fees per doula are applied for at home treatment in Geneva and around

Ceremony around natality

Each ritual is designed according to your needs and can be held in a group, a small family setting or individually. 

  • Mama blessing (blessing way)
  • Pre-conception ritual
  • Perinatal loss ritual
  • Newborn welcoming ritual
  • Menstruation return ritual

 

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Workshops

Conscious parenting space

My aim is to provide the time and space for parents (and future parents) to meet and learn from one another. Conscious parenting focuses on self-awareness and stress management, so that parents can more easily stay grounded in their everyday life. We explore tips to help deal with everyday stress and share our individual parenting experiences. I do not believe that there is a ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ when it comes to parenting styles, but rather that there are a variety of ways to parent if we do so with consciousness. This approach fosters creativity to discover a style of parenting that is based on one’s values and specific family context and situation. We also take the time to explore the emotional states we find ourselves in as parents and learn ways of dealing with overwhelming situations.
My motto is: ‘When parents are in movement, children follow.’ 

Bilingual activity (FR-ENG)
Every 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month from 9.30 to 11.30 am
40 frs per meeting, free choice to register to one or several.
ON-LINE until end of March.

Further workshops and occasions to meet with new and future parents:

  • DoulAccueil, every Friday from 3 to 5 pm, free pricing in a scale from 10 to 20 frs
  • Women’s circle, if interested contact me.
  • Mother-baby circle, if interested contact me.

Dear partner, you are welcome! During the perinatal period, even if you are not the pregnant person, you are going through many changes, on a physical (hormonal) as well as emotional level. It is an intense journey and I welcome your requests. I am available to evaluate what kind of support I can offer you.

Doula and holistic Therapist

Aurélie MANUEL

Contact

Email:

info@amadoula.ch

Phone number:

076.602.96.27.

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