Postpartum Doula covering south lakes & north lancashire

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Supporting mothers through birth and postpartum - workshops, groups and 1:1 support

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About Us

Empowered Mothers Network is a Community Interest Company founded in 2018, which supports women after the birth of their baby.

Our Aims

  • To provide support for those who don't have a support network

  • To allow new mamas to focus on healing, bonding with baby and establishing breastfeeding (if they so choose)

  • To provide help and support with mental/emotional health & wellbeing

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Latest Posts


Episode 3: Birth & Postpartum Stories – Premature Birth & HBAC with 2 Under 2

In this episode, I’m sharing some of my own birth and postpartum story with both of my daughters – one a premature planned C-section after a hospitalized pregnancy, followed nearly 14 months later by a rural homebirth.   Are you preparing for the birth of your baby? Download ‘Seven tips on building your postpartum support…
creating a postpartum support network

Creating A Postpartum Support Network

Working out how to build your postpartum support network is really useful to do before you have your baby, but it’s not too late to plan after the baby has arrived. There are lots of reasons why you may want to build a network to support you after the birth of your baby – for…

Episode 2 – Online Postpartum Support vs Face-to-Face…Which Is Right For Me?

In this episode of the Empowered Mothers Network Podcast, I talk about how a postpartum doula can support you, then look at some of the benefits and differences between having an in-home doula and using an online postpartum doula service.     Are you preparing for the birth of your baby? Download ‘Seven tips on…
how much does a postpartum doula cost

How much does a postpartum doula cost?

If you’re currently pregnant and planning for your birth and postpartum, you may be considering hiring a postpartum doula to support you.  Once you’ve found one or two prospective postpartum doulas, it’s likely that they sound like just the sort of thing you need – but the question is, how much does a postpartum doula…

What is the difference between a birth doula and a postpartum doula?

You’re probably already familiar with the concept of a doula – they’ve started to move more into the mainstream and several famous faces (including the Duchess of Sussex) have talked about their plans to use a doula. However, there are a couple of different types of doula work and services that you can hire to…

Episode 1 – Why do new mothers benefit from postpartum support?

In the very first episode of the Empowered Mothers Network Podcast, I’m discussing some of the reasons that new mothers benefit from postpartum support – regardless of their background or birth.   Are you preparing for the birth of your baby? Download ‘Seven tips on building your postpartum support network’ to help you feel supported…

When does Two Under Two get easier?

If you’re in the same boat, this is probably one of the questions you’ve been crazy-googling in the middle of the night. It’s certainly a full-on club to be in…some members only have two under two for a couple of weeks or months, and some are in it for the long haul…! With babies 13…

Remembering on Maternal Mental Health Week

Today, in the middle of #maternalmentalhealthweek is a day I will always remember. I was 28 weeks pregnant and had been told the 20 week scan I had Placenta Previa – everyone seemed quite calm about it because most of the time the placenta moves out the way. I’d already had a minor bleed but…

Becoming the person you want to be

“To live is to change” John Henry Newman Nothing really stays the same. However, there are a few stages in life where we encounter larger changes, such as becoming a husband or wife, a major career change or the passing of someone close to us. But if you’re here reading this, it’s likely that you’re…
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