All equipment can be be loaned to any midwifery client free of charge with an agreed time you can keep them. These should be returned promptly and in clean working condition, otherwise I will regretfully need to charge full replacement costs.
Birthing & Post-natal Equipment
A portable, battery-operated pain relief device. For hygiene reasons, you will just need to purchase your own electrode pads.
Birth-ease Birth Ball
For use during pregnancy and labour, use this ball for comfort, exercise, or for an active birth. Benefits include relief from pregnancy/labour discomfort and progressing labour.
Peanut Birth Ball
The peanut ball gives a more controlled, multi-directional movement, and with this, increased stability and balance.
Holo - the lilo with a hole!
The holo is an inflatable airbed with a hole in the middle, developed for use in pregnancy to enable women to lie on their tummies.
Birth Pool in a Box
Professional grade, size mini.
Evidence shows that the use of water naturally relieves labour pain.
La Bassine Birth Pool
Professional grade, size standard.
Comes with inflator pump, underwater pump, hose pipe and tap connector. You will just need to buy a liner, which I can provide.
Lansinoh Breast Pumps
Choice of manual or single electric, and 2in1 double electric. Helping new mums express their milk comfortably and conveniently.
Books and DVDs
Available to loan free of charge for anyone participating in a workshop, course or service, the constantly-expanding DoulaLibrary has books and DVDs on the different methods of birth, parenting, breast feeding, baby development and more. Roll over the images for our top picks and click the links for more information.
BIRTH POOL HIRE, £95
£40 refunded if accessories are returned unused
Birth pools come with an electric inflator, underwater pump, new hosepipe, liner, seive and thermometer
Hire period from 37 weeks until you've had your baby
Pick up and return Ilkley
by Milli Hill Everything you could ever Google pre-birth rolled into a friendly, warm format that is full-to-bursting with USEFUL information.
by Kate Evans. How to make, grow and birth a baby.
by Kate Evans. Your formula for successful breastfeeding.
by Sarah Buckley. A doctor's guide to natural childbirth and gentle early parenting choices.
by Sarah Ockwell-Smith. A guide for calmer babies and happier parents.
by Nancy Bardacke. Training the mind, body, and heart for childbirth and beyond.
May explains why the natural birthing process, when left to its own devices, can proceed so beautifully on its own.
by Leah Hazard
by Nicky Wesson
by Micheal Odent. Rediscovering the needs of women during pregnancy and childbirth.
by Ina May Gaskin.
by Heng Ou. The first 40 days after the birth of a child offer an essential and fleeting period of rest and recovery for the new mother.