Birth (Recognised since June 2022)
Lives in: London N10
Local info and availability:
North, East, Central London mainly, but on occasion I will travel further.
Yoga, Meditation and Relaxation Hypnobirthing Breastfeeding Preparation and Support
I believe passionately that every birthing person has the right to an empowered pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience – and I will do all that I can to help you achieve that.
I have a non-judgemental and intuitive approach to supporting my clients. If we work together, I’ll hold a compassionate and supportive space for you as you move through your perinatal journey.
As your Doula, I will provide emotional, educational and physical support during pregnancy, birthing and beyond. From relaxation techniques to strength and stamina building, Hypnobirthing to breastfeeding guidance, I’m here for you.
At all stages, I’m fully invested in your comfort, safety and empowerment. During your pregnancy, I’ll help you prepare for your birth. I’ll educate you on your rights and keep you equipped with knowledge so that you can make informed choices about your maternity and postpartum care. I will help your birth partner gather all the tools they need to actively support you through your birth experience. At birthing time, I can advocate for you and your family, protecting and reinforcing your birth preferences. In the weeks after baby arrives, I’ll support you emotionally and practically, to help make your transition to parenthood an easy one.
“We recommend Nikita without reservation and simply cannot say enough to praise her for the important work she is doing. Nikita is a knowledgeable, resourceful, empathetic and calming presence and channels every bit of that into her work as a doula.
My family and I recently relocated to the UK while pregnant with our second child. We hired Nikita for the following reasons 1) we wanted someone to educate us on—and assist us with navigating—the NHS system, 2) we wanted to address the past trauma and fears from our first child birthing experience and 3) we wanted a strong advocate that would help us apply our birth preferences. Nikita not only delivered on these things, but went above and beyond in every single regard to care for our family and create a safe, strong environment to welcome our new daughter into the world.
She was able to identify specific traumas from my previous experience and guide us towards solutions; she was always available to help understand the sometimes conflicting signals we were receiving from our care through the NHS; and finally, Nikita was able to preemptively identify needs during labour and adapt as our energy changed throughout the process. With Nikita’s help, we had the tools and knowledge to have a beautiful and calm birthing experience with our second child.
Hiring Nikita—for her work as our doula and to guide us through hypnobirthing practices—was the single best investment we’ve made around births. Again, we highly recommend her services.”
~ Temi Ogunyoku
“I had my reservations about a doula and hypnobirthing, purely out of a misunderstanding / complete nonunderstanding as to their role, and the meaning of hypnobirthing. Nikita came along and changed every preconceived misconception I had. She is patient, caring, knowledgeable and gave us all the time in the world – every characteristic you could possibly need and want when going through the whole pregnancy / birth experience, especially speaking from a father’s perspective.
The birth of our daughter didn’t quite go to plan, namely due to our private midwife not being present (that’s another story), but Nikita stepped in and was simply magical. She has given us both so much support, from the antenatal sessions, to making us our first meal as we came out of hospital, to just popping in for a cup of tea and checking in on us.
If you’re considering a doula, please don’t look any further, she is the best person for the job and will make your whole experience a million times better! We could not be more thankful for all she has done for us, and will without doubt be friends for life!”
~ Jack Coats