Calm Waves - Birth doula service

Amstelveen, Netherlands

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Hello, I'm Miranda and I'm originally from the UK. I have two lovely little children, and live in Amstelveen.

I can support you through your pregnancy and birth journey as a birth doula.

I have supported 100's of families through their pregnancy, birth and postpartum journey, in the UK, Singapore and now here in the Netherlands.

Becoming a parent is a life-changing experience. It's a journey that will change us forever. I will help guide you through your journey, ensuring that you're heard, safe, supported during every step of the way.

I have 5 sisters and know, from their experiences, my mums experiences, and my own, that you will always remember your pregnancy, birth and postpartum journey.

I became a HypnoBirthing childbirth educator after giving birth to my first baby, Forest, in the UK in 2012. We had a positive c-section, where the HypnoBirthing techniques and tools carried myself and my husband through a very long birth and the c-section. I then decided to teach this amazing course!

We then gave birth to our daughter, Daisy, in 2015 in Singapore, using HypnoBirthing. It was the most amazing, empowering experience! I was so comfortable and in control and my husband was an awesome support for me, we were a team. I want to do it again!

How can I support you:

- Birth doula: supporting you through pregnancy & birth emotionally, physically, spiritually and with information. I will ensure that you're listened to, that you feel supported and safe. I will work with your partner and care provider so you have the best team around you.

- HypnoBirthing: A full childbirth education course - I've been teaching this for 9 years and it's amazing! I teach the original Mongan Method, with added information about Spinning Babies, massage and more! I offer group and private courses & refresher courses!

- Pregnancy & Postnatal massage: Let me pamper you and massage aways aches and pains. I can come to your home, or you can enjoy a relaxing massage in my massage studio in Amstelveen. I've been a massage therapist for 13 years

- Baby massage: once your baby is 4 weeks old, come and join my baby massage classes! A great way to bond with your baby, connect with other parents, and learn some wonderful techniques to soothe and relax your baby, helping tummy troubles, colic, encouraging flexibility and development

Have a read through my profile and my website. Do reach out if you fancy a chat, or need more information. I'm here to help!

Thanks for reading and I can't wait to meet you!

With love, Miranda

Additional info

About the practitioner

  • Spoken language(s): English
  • Experience in years: 10

Service location

  • Online
  • At home
  • At the practice

Catalogue of services

Birth Doula service - 23h

Every woman remembers their baby's birth. My own lovely 80 year old mum remembers all of her 5 births,...
Every woman remembers their baby's birth. My own lovely 80 year old mum remembers all of her 5 births, in great detail. She can clearly remember what happened, who was there, and how she was made to feel.

By having a Doula, you increase the chance of making your baby's birth a positive one. An experience you can look back on and feel good about. Giving birth can be one of the most powerful and defining experiences of a woman's life.

Birth is such an incredible time for mum, baby and birth partner. A time when you're faced with many decisions, options and questions. This is a time when you need as much support as you can get.

You might choose to birth in a hospital, at home, or in a birth centre, or in the forest....wherever you choose to birth, having continuous emotional, physical, practical and informational support, helps you to feel empowered, supported, and safe. You might want a natural unmedicated birth, an epidural, a c-section. My job, as a doula, is to create and maintain a warm, safe, non-judgmental space for you. Making sure you're always listened to and treated with respect and love. You, the powerful birthing Goddess!

Choose between my doula packages that can include a HypnoBirthing course, pregnancy & postpartum massage or just stand alone birth doula support:

With love, Miranda

" Miranda was a phenomenal presence for us during our birth. She was an additional layer of gentle, caring support, adding different positions/techniques/calming words that truly helped me through the whole process. It also helped me to know that my husband had someone else there supporting me."- Shelley (Amsterdam)


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Contact me to learn more about my services and see if we are a good fit. I look forward to hearing from...
Contact me to learn more about my services and see if we are a good fit. I look forward to hearing from you.


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