Birth and Mother Companions
Our dedicated team of 25 volunteer companions are trained to support women throughout pregnancy, birth, and the postnatal period.
Together, they form a close-knit, compassionate and diverse group of individuals—each with a shared desire to help our clients achieve the best birth experience possible.
Many of our birth companions originate from countries outside of the UK and are able to offer culturally-appropriate support in a wide array of languages that includes Spanish, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Kurdish (Sorani), Mandarin, Ibo, Yoruba and more.
Each one of our birth companions is overseen by a mentor. Our mentors have significant experience of supporting women through pregnancy and birth, whether that be as a midwife, doula or NCT practitioner. They are there to offer professional guidance and support and to ensure best practice. Our mentors also play an important role in educating birth companions through regular group training sessions.