Welcome to Norwest Doula Services. Who am I?

My name is Trisha – or Trish to those that love me.
I have been blessed to find my calling in supporting women through their pregnancy and births since 2007 and am absolutely honoured to witness the precious moment as a mother welcomes her baby to her arms and a family

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Doula Support For Caesarean Births

  Doulas Support Caesarean Births Too   With the rate of caesarean sections in Australia at approximately 32% according to The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) Mothers and Babies report 2012 it’s fair to expect that as a doula we will attend caesarean births. Baby Henry Not all of these births though are […]

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Pregnancy Calculator

How is your estimated due date calculated? Your estimated due date (EDD) is calculated by adding 240 days (which is equivalent to 40 weeks) to the first day of your last period – this is based on a regular 28 day cycle. Please remember that your EDD is exactly that, an estimation. Only 5% of […]

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Myths About Dads & Doulas

Myths About Dads and Doulas By Penny Simkin, PT Myth 1 – If a woman has her partner, the doula becomes redundant. Reality – The doula may be the only person at the labor besides the partner who is there solely for the emotional well-being of the woman. The nurse, the doctor, the midwife have […]

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