doula services



Some things people have said about Chaya:

'I have a quiet minute so I have time to reflect on the birthing experience...I'm SO grateful to you for being present at the birth and guiding me through. It made a big difference to me. Thank you.'
Stanka, August 2015

'Thank you again for being such a wonderful support to me throughout the birth - it was such a comfort to have you there'
Francesca, Christmas Eve 2014

'I'm your number one fan and my gratefulness to you keeps washing over me. Somehow someday I want to do something in return for all you did for me'
Alice, baby boy 10lb 2oz, born in water at RUH, Bath. June 2014

'Divine Assistance'
P & S, parents of Danniel, born at RUH, Bath. March 2014

'Thank you again 4 your calm, positive support over last 24hrs. So lucky 2 have you with us! So much love & thanks, we are your biggest fans!'
M, G, L, T & baby girl. June 2013

'I had the birth I wanted'
Clare, mother of twins Finley and Marley, born vaginally at RUH, Bath. October 2012

'I'm not gonna lie, I'm very proud! So glad the whole thing went so differently! And I really couldn't have done it without you, my mum and Jack, so again thank you!'
Kelly, mother of baby Milo born in water at the RUH, October 2011

'We would like to thank you from the deepest of our hearts for your friendly smile, your warm hugs, your beautiful massage and for your more than generous support to make the labour and delivery as great as it was.'
Henry, Lucie and baby Henry - October 2010

'Thank you darling, I felt relaxed as soon as I saw you.'
Paul - August 2010

'Thank you so much for being so wonderfully there!'
Shelagh, Jonathan, Kelly & Jesse - May 2010

'Breathing with me and massaging my legs during labour was great - it helped me to feel like I could manage each contraction and stay positive. Baba's birth was so positive, happy and even quite fun (in a weird way) and a great part of this was due to your presence!'
Mara & Gavin - March 2010

'Thank you for sharing the wonderful experience with us, it wouldn't be the same without you.'
Iva, Cloud & Maja - May 2009

'Many thanks, we couldn't have done it without you, your lovely kindness and very practical help was so greatly needed and appreciated.'
Liz & Nigel - June 2008

'Thanks again for all your amazing help and support before and most of all during her birth.'
Hanna - April 2008

'Thanks honey for last night, you are a star!'
Paul - February 2008

'I cannot thank you enough. It made all the difference to have your kind support and see your smiling face throughout.'
Andrea - February 2007